Physical Therapy Intern in California.
Jakob Hovsgaard, Denmark
Physical Therapy Intern at ProSport Physical Therapy
Rancho Santa Margarita, California
3 months J-1 Internship
Jakob is a former youth professional soccer player and he is doing an internship at ProSport Physical Therapy in Rancho Santa Margarita, California, United States. He is observing and learning how american physiotherapists work and approach injury treatment and injury prevention. He is a Physical Therapy student at Metropolitan University College in Copenhagen, Denmark.
How did you find your internship and why did you choose this internship?
I found the internship on the internet. I chose ProSport, because I always have had a dream about living and studying in California.
What advice can you give to others looking for internships?
Keep on going. It is hard work and takes a lot of time to get it done. There will always be a way to reach your dreams as long as you work for it.
How is the internship helping you with your career?
I have gained a lot of international experience within my field by doing this internship. I can highly recommend other students to do the same. You get to know other people, other cultures and learn how your profession is working in another country.
Top five tips, when coming to U.S.
How did you experience the J-1 visa help from The North-West passage?
I can not thank The North-West passage enough. They helped me with everything and they were always available for me if I had any questions. They made it possible for me.
How did you find housing and how much does it cost?
I found my room at Craigslist and I had a montly rent around $800.
Last famous words and the final tips for others who are planning to do an internship in the U.S.?
Do something about it. Stop dreaming and start taking some action. The best you can do is to follow your dreams and keep chasing the things you want to accomplish. You do not regret the things you do but the things you do not do.
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