There are a number of factors that go into deciding whether a potential Host Organization is eligibleto host an intern or trainee through our institution.
Some of these factors are stipulated by the Department of Mobility, others are standards put in place as part of our efforts to maintain the quality of our training programs.
A host organization must have the resources in place to provide a structured, guided training program to the intern or trainee within a professional environment.
Before training begins, host organizations must also be able to demonstrate that they have the following:
- A suitable workspace and any position-specific equipment in a professional workplace.
- The ability to provide ongoing supervision and evaluation of the intern/trainee.
- A Worker's Compensation policy that covers the intern/trainee.
- An Employer Identification Number (or Tax ID number).
Certain types of organization are not permitted to host.
About Special Guidelines, each Host Organization must have an active Worker’s Compensation insurance policy that provides coverage to the participant during the training period.
About Workspace, each participant must have his/her own workspace at the Host Organization. Participants are not allowed to train in home offices where there is not clear separation between the living space and the workspace. Interns/Trainees must have the opportunity to interact with coworkers in English-speaking work environments.
Please note that an Intern/Trainee with an internship must always be accompanied by a supervisor on the job site and training activities.
Please note that the above information is intended to provide general information only. A final determination of eligibility can only be made during the formal application review process.