The Center for International Career Development (CICD) is a U.S. Department of State-designated J-1 Visa sponsor organization. CICD is proud to offer unique experiences in many countries to qualified applicants from around the world.
CICD’s 3- to 7 month flagship program is available for university students to travel to France and gain professional culinary & hospitality skills in two phases: Students begin their program with phase one in Montpellier, southern France, for a short language and cultural immersion course then move to phase two for full-time internships with 3- to 5-star hotels and restaurants.
CICD Programs offered: International Internships, Language Courses, Work and Travel, and Volunteering in a variety of fun and challenging fields and destinations. These affordable experiences located in Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Americas, are eligible for college credit.
CICD is a member of WYSE - The World Youth Student and Educational Travel Confederation (Amsterdam)