Exchange Organization Membership

 

 

Exchange Organization Voting Membership

Benefits for Exchange Organization Members
  • Eligibility to Apply for Certification as a J-1, F-1, and/or Outbound Program: Take part in the CSIET Evaluation Process Each Year for Certification in CSIET’s Annual Advisory List
  • Members Center section of CSIET’s website: Access links and resources exclusive to CSIET Membership, including:
    • CSIET Annual Statistics for J-1 and F-1 Visa Students
    • U.S. State & Association Policy Database
    • Scenario Roadmaps & CSIET Statements
    • Past Conference Presentations
  • Discounts on CSIET Annual Conference Registrations:Meet and exchange ideas with others who share your interest in international youth exchange
  • Access to Anne Klein Communications Group (AKCG): Prepare and respond to the issues and crises that impact your program’s reputation
  • CSIET Newsletter, Student Diplomat & E-mail Updates: Receive updates on trends in the exchange industry, new government regulations, changes to CSIET policy, and CSIET’s latest advocacy efforts
  • Eligibility to serve on CSIET Committees and Working Groups: Voice your ideas about exchange-related topics on one of CSIET’s committees or working groups
  • Eligibility to serve on the CSIET Board of Directors
  • Advance digital copy of the Advisory List: Access detailed information about every program evaluated and accepted for Certification by CSIET
  • Discount on bulk purchases of the CSIET publications: Enjoy savings when you order CSIET publications to distribute to colleagues or students

Exchange Organization Eligibility: U.S.-based exchange organizations conducting international youth exchange programs for secondary-school students are eligible for exchange organization voting membership. Dues depend on the number of secondary-school-aged participants sponsored by the organization. To be eligible, interested exchange programs must demonstrate at least a one-year track record of conducting international youth exchange programs.

School/District Eligibility: SEVP-certified U.S. public and private high schools or school districts conducting international student programming are eligible for school/district voting membership. Dues depend on the number of secondary-school-aged participants sponsored by the school/district. To be eligible, interested schools/districts must demonstrate at least a one-year track record of conducting international student programming.