WHAT KIND OF COST IS INVOLVED?

The cost of your pre-arranged job will depend on three things: the location you choose (Chicago/New York), how long you want to stay, and whether you want pre-arranged accommodation or not! The costs below are set as of 12/6/2019 and are subject to change. To get started you would apply for the program and pay the $595 deposit followed by the amounts highlighted below for your preferred situation:

Chicago

DurationWithout AccommodationWith Shared Accommodation
8 Weeks$5359NZD$10877NZD
10 weeks$5873NZD$12818NZD

 

New York

DurationWithout AccommodationWith Shared Accommodation
8 Weeks$6533NZD$11086NZD
10 weeks$7129NZD$15877NZD

What else should I budget for:

  • Visa Sponsorship and Insurance (paid directly to visa sponsor) USD$898-$11,271 (depending on duration)
  • J1 Visa Fee (payable to the US Embassy) USD$160
  • SEVIS FEE (payable to visa sponsor OR Department of Homeland Security) USD$180.00
  • Flights