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2017 CCIP student enrollment kicks off on Oct 15
The Cross Cultural Internship Program (CCIP)
Internship in New York City

Pub Date: Fri, Oct 07, 2016
BY Elizabeth Kay (FUSIA) | Fri, Oct 07, 2016 EST

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The Cross Cultural Internship Program (CCIP), a J-1 internship program, is announcing the launch of its 2017 student enrollment, marking the start of the program's second decade.

The first wave of the 2017 enrollment will begin on Oct 16. Interested students please attend an on-campus Info Session and Intro Interview from Oct 26 to Nov 12. Limited availability. Registration and some submission tasks are required. Skype fusia_18, Whatsapp +1 (917) 244-2600, or WeChat FUSIA_CCIP with inquiries.

Step 1 Sign up for a user account and Info Session (
Step 2 Log in and complete the Intro Interview Questionnaire (doc 11)
Step 3 Sign up for and attend an Intro Interview (and complete docs 1 through 10)

Nearly 1,000 students from across Asia have participated in the program. Priority admission is available for students of the program's partner universities. In 2017, the program plans to offer about 70 positions in accounting, government/law, marketing, media, graphics/animation, engineering, and more. The program uses the application process to assess applicants' attitude and competency; thus, pay attention to details.

CCIP is an internship community with an established global network of current and former participants. The program takes place in New York City, a world-renowned metropolis. It is characterized by a cohesive culture in which students live together, intern at host companies, and engage in group activities. The program partners with esteemed universities in Asia and over 20 host organizations that share a commitment to the internship experience.

Info sessions: Oct 26 and 27 (SG), Oct 20, Nov 3 to 7 (HK), Nov 11 (Macau)
Intro interviews: Oct 26 and 28 (SG), Nov 8 to 11 (HK), Nov 12 (Macau)

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The Cross Cultural Internship Program (CCIP) is a cultural exchange internship program that takes place in New York City every year. It is dedicated to fostering mutually beneficial East-West cultural exchange, targeting exchange visitors from Asia and the Pacific region.

CCIP provides exchange visitors and host organizations the opportunity to exchange insights, ideas, and experiences. Through the program, participants acquire practical knowledge and cultural experiences, and host organizations connect with the international community and stay abreast of trends in the global marketplace.

CCIP is organized by FUSIA Communications, one of the approximately 98 J-1 intern designated visa sponsors in the nation. FUSIA is responsible for the selection of interns as well as supporting and monitoring theĀ¬m during the program.

CCIP is a structured, full-placement internship program. Since 2008, CCIP has provided internship opportunities to over 850 exchange visitors. In 2015, 71 students were selected out of 1050 applicants. They were matched to 20-plus host organizations of diverse disciplines including government district offices, law firms, publishing houses, media firms, advertising agencies, real estate agencies, and more.

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