About IENA

International Exchange of North America (IENA), a world leader in cultural exchange, was established in 1995 to arrange reciprocal international work exchange programs to and from the USA.

Based in the USA, we are mission driven, high quality and affordable provider of International programs throughout the world.

The owners of IENA consist of previous J-1 participants and summer camp directors, with over 100 years combined experience in International programs!

“I think this program is an amazing opportunity for inner growth and I would recommend it to anyone who wants a life-changing experience.” – Work and Travel Participant

It is our mission to empower people around the world to connect with each other through programs that promote cultural exchange and understanding.

We pride ourselves in going the extra mile to find the perfect match for each participant and business that we work with and the service and support we provide to our participants, Partners and employers. Our staff and directors are always available to assist and provide practical advice based on 35+ years of experience with more than a quarter of a million participants. There are many other programs, but no one matches our support services or the experience of our team.

Our programs include, Summer Camp Program, Work & Travel Program, Australia/New Zealand 12 Month Work & Travel Program, and our Outbound Programs; Work & Travel Canada, Work & Travel Australia, Work & Travel New Zealand, Intern in Colombia and Teach English in Thailand.