WHAT KIND OF COST IS INVOLVED?

The cost of your pre-arranged job will depend on two things: 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:

 

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: 2-6 months)
  • J1 Visa Fee (payable to the US Embassy) USD$160
  • SEVIS FEE (payable to visa sponsor OR Department of Homeland Security) USD$220
  • Flights