The Coalition for American Business Skills is a diverse group of business leaders, organizations, and associations that support and recognize the economic value and cultural benefits of helping top students and young professionals from around the world experience the American workplace through immersive internships and training programs.
These cultural exchange programs provide individuals with unique exposure to U.S. business practices and perspectives through structured and guided work-based learning experiences. Equipped with enhanced skills and expanded networks, international interns and trainees return home, where their newly-acquired abilities are magnified, often reshaping careers and communities.
At the same time, American businesses, from Fortune 100 companies to startups to family-owned businesses and NGOs, benefit from access to emerging talent around the world. They bring international perspectives to their operations. Their knowledge and networks help to ease and expand opportunities for U.S. companies overseas.
International interns and trainees exposed to American host organizations, products, and services regularly reach back for them when they’ve returned home, directly supporting the U.S. economy.
Bolstering Business + the U.S. Economy
Interns and trainees exposed to American host organizations, products, and services regularly reach back for them when they’ve returned home, directly supporting the U.S. economy. Moreover, host companies consistently cite a multitude of short- and long-term benefits, among them: