Professional cultural exchanges make companies bigger and the world smaller.
Global Monday brings a fresh perspective and clarity to what can otherwise be the slow and convoluted process of securing high-quality J-1 sponsorship. Through helping internship candidates align their goals with prominent businesses, we help build a better and brighter global community.
Our unparalleled commitment to pairing motivated young professionals with the perfect host companies sets us apart. Our passion for what we do shines through in our streamlined process, backed by our unwavering support and guidance. Together, we forge a path towards a better and brighter future.
Global Monday’s team is devoted to helping our candidates expand their knowledge in their respective fields of study by enhancing their careers with paid J-1 internships in the United States. Additionally, we zealously work toward helping American businesses get the best international interns to join their teams.
We believe our core values of good communication, customer satisfaction, high quality J-1 visa sponsorship, processing speed, support, and efficiency differentiate us from our competitors. Our focus on developing and maintaining a top-notch professional cultural exchange program has created a corporate environment that thrives on delivering world-class service every day.
When you choose to do business with Global Monday, you are partnering with a company who cares. We are continually focused on finding ways to support our clients and improve our programs.
Meet our team of global change-makers, dedicated to connecting cultures and unleashing potential through professional exchange.
Co-Founder & Managing Partner
Carlos has spent most of his professional career in senior management roles at Educational and Cultural Exchange organizations. He speaks three languages fluently, has traveled extensively to over 50 countries, and is an expert in cross-cultural competence and J-1 visa sponsorship. He holds a degree in Business and Finance, with an emphasis in Hospitality, Travel, and Tourism.
Co-Founder & Managing Partner
Galo launched Global Monday with his partner to not only simplify the challenging process of J1 visa sponsorship, but to also transform the overall experience for both candidates and host companies. He brings a wealth of experience from his background in professional services, where he held senior management roles in recruiting, human resources, corporate training, and executive consulting. Leveraging his business expertise and passion for developing relationships, he excels in navigating the nuances of the global J1 marketplace. Galo holds degrees in Sociology and Marketing, and is driven by his vision to foster high-quality and mutually beneficial cultural exchange. In his spare time, he loves to add a new stamp in his passport and support his sports teams. He is an avid wine and dog lover.
Karen has 10 years of experience in operations and marketing for J-1 visa, global education, and exchange programs. Originally from Germany, Karen has been living, traveling, and working out of worldwide locations for the past 10 years and had the pleasure of exploring 20 countries so far. Karen joined the cultural exchange force, because she wants to share her excitement for discovering the world and enable other people to venture off too. Karen has a B.Sc. in International Management.
Kayleigh van Houwelingen
Kayleigh is an International Hospitality Management graduate from the Netherlands and a former J-1 intern. She did her internship with Global Monday in New York City, which allows her to relate to each candidate. She is strongly passionate about giving future interns the exact same once-in-a-lifetime experience as she had.