Do I get to choose my student?
Yes, you get to choose your intern/trainee from multiple different profiles. You have the choice of hosting a boy or a girl and can choose your intern/trainee based on different degrees and specified areas of work.
Where do the participants live?
You and your participant can work together to arrange a living situation. The participant may live with the host farm's family, or rent a place of their own. This can be discussed between the participant and host operation at a later date.
Do the participants have medical insurance?
Each participant has an accident and sickness policy through INTER-ED. Depending on the state in which the host site is located, will determine whether or not the host farm will provide further insurance.
How will the participants get to and from the farm?
Each participant can either walk, ride a bike, carpool, or drive themselves to the host site. Participants are allowed to get a driver's licenses during their stay and may even buy their own vehicle, if so desired.
Are the participants allowed to work another job?
How long is the student’s stay?
A typical length of a participant's stay is 12 months. However, due to seasonal requirements of training arrangements, a 9 month placement can be made in some cases.
What are the ages of the participants?
Typically, all of the potential candidates are between 18 and 28 years old (with some exceptions).
Do the participants speak English?
Yes! It is required of each participant to be able to express themselves vocally in English. Each participant is evaluated on these communication skills before arriving in the U.S.
Are the students allowed to drive?
Participants are allowed to get a driver's licenses during their stay and may even buy their own vehicle, if so desired.