Application Procedure for International Volunteers Program

The host company sends EDI position description.

EDI posts the position on our Open Position List.

Applicant sends application form, resume and cover letter to EDI.

Applicant passes host company interview and/or screening*

EDI sends confirmation and invoice.

Applicant receives I-20 to apply for Student Visa (F-Visa)**

Applicant obtains Student Visa (F-1) by passing interview at the U.S. Embassy or Consulate.

Internship and English classes begin upon arrival.

*Host company interview/screening: While this is generally not required, some host organizations request preliminary interviews and/or health examinations prior to the beginning of the internship program.

**F-1 Visa (Student Visa): For those who wish to participate in the program for 3 months or longer, English schools can issue an I-20 form to obtain the F-Visa.