Welcome to WICEN (World Internships & Cultural Exchange Networks), a leading international networks of organisations specialising on International internships, education and cultural exchange programmes. Our networks focused on the youth mainly to undergraduate, graduates and young professionals. Our networks are part of an international organizations and academic community that spans 120 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, Africa, Asia and the Middle East.
WICEN (World Internships & Cultural Exchange Networks), is an organization devoted to promoting cross-cultural awareness through international internships, educations and cultural exchange programs. For more than 15 years, WICEN has been connecting young people from all over the world with life-changing international cultural exchange and internships opportunities.
We encourage youth to travel and see the world while they are young so they can develop a strong cultural foundation that there is far bigger world out there to enjoy and learn. Our programs are focus in the fields such as hospitality, architecture, art, business, culinary arts, design, education, engineering, health sciences, hospitality management, information technology, law and medicine.
Our Internships and Cultural Exchange programs includes:
Career Internships Program (CIP) – connects undergraduates, graduates and young professionals to Internships opportunities around the world to enhance and gain knowledge on their future careers.
Professional Internships Program (PIP) – connects graduates & young professionals with internships and cultural exchange programs around the world.
Hospitality Internships Program (HIP) – connects undergraduates, graduates & young professionals internships opportunities in the global Hospitality industry.
Work & Travel Program (WTP) – connects undergraduates, graduates and young professionals to work and travel opportunities around the world. Cultural travel while earning as the key components of the program.
Work Experience Program (WEP) – connects undergraduates, graduates and young professionals to work experience opportunities around the world. Work Industry Experience as the key components of the program.
Cultural Homestay Program (CHP) – connects undergraduates, graduates and young professionals to learn new languages and culture in a Homestay environment. Total linguistic and cultural immersion like never seen before.
Our Mission & Vision
Throughout our worldwide network of organization, we share a mission to make internships and cultural exchange programs a valuable experience. It’s a mission we believe that will give every candidates a greater understanding,a deeper awareness and values to various cultures and people around the world.
At the center of our vision is value, as defined by our candidates and those who host and employ them. A deeper understanding on diversity of people and cultures with an international perspective helps prepare candidates to succeed in the global marketplace.
Our dedicated team of highly-skilled professionals based in our head office in London and Chicago is dedicated to international cultural exchange, working on a portfolio of key issues to accelerate the development of youth exchanges . Nearly every member of our overseas-based staff has extensive experience traveling, working, or living abroad, and each person has a thorough understanding of every embassy rules and regulations that govern our Internships and Cultural Exchange Visa programs.
When you ask people why they work with WICEN, chances are they’ll talk about our service. Our goal is to provide comprehensive, personalized service to every single participant in each of our programs. We pride ourselves on anticipating your needs, exceeding your expectations, and being at your service whenever you need us.