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Are you ready to become a CHI host family? Host a high school exchange student!  Students from around the world are coming to America for the 2015/2016 school year! Students are 15-18 years old and attend your local high school for a semester or full academic year. Volunteer host families are carefully matched with a […]

 

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  • CHI Au Pair USA is proud to announce Romanian au pair Edina Gabri as the winner of our 2nd annual Au Pair of the Year contest. Host families were asked to nominate an au pair by writing a letter explaining how their au pair goes above and beyond.  CHI Au Pair USA was thrilled to receive […]

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  • Summer is just around the corner, and CHI is gearing up to welcome young adults from countries like the UK, Colombia, New Zealand and Hungary to sharpen their leadership skills as counselors at summer camps across the U.S. International counselors in CHI’s Camp Leaders Program experience a classic American summer tradition: CAMP — from toasting […]

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  • In May we welcomed a new group of au pairs. They gathered together to attend the latest CHI Au Pair USA orientation in Washington, DC.  Our newest participants learned a lot and had a great time during their brief but productive stay in our nation’s capital. Welcome new au pairs!  We are so glad you are here and we hope […]

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  • CHI Work & Travel participant Jayrel Lanaria, from the Philippines, sent the following photos with the caption, “Loving this cultural exchange program. :) Never thought I will be here in USA!”  Jayrel is two months into his spring program and residing in Ocean City, Maryland. Thank you Jayrel for sharing your cultural exchange moments in Maryland! […]

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  • “Our Au Pair coordinator is AWESOME! Very sweet and caring, always responsive. We love her! This is an incredible program both for the US families that need childcare and the Au Pairs. They have an exciting experience travelling inexpensively, earning some money, and seeing life in a different culture. The kids benefit from having a […]

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  • CHI Work & Travel participant Patricia Kae Saceda, from the Philippines, shared some fun photos from Nathan’s Famous, in New York City, where she worked this spring.  Patricia had an amazing time working, exploring the city and making friends.  Thanks for the photos Patricia! Learn more about CHI’s Work & Travel program! You might also […]

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  • What’s Coming Up With CHI? We are excited to welcome a new group of CHI Au Pair USA participants on June 1st. Summer Work & Travel students begin to arrive in early May. 2014-2015 Academic Year Program students will head home in June after an amazing year attending high school in the U.S. Summer Group […]

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  • Are you ready to become a CHI host family? Host a high school exchange student!  Students from around the world are coming to America for the 2015/2016 school year! Students are 15-18 years old and attend your local high school for a semester or full academic year. Volunteer host families are carefully matched with a […]

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  • For a limited time, CHI Au Pair USA is offering an incredible discount for new and repeat host families.  Match with an au pair from now until September and you will receive $500 off the placement fee!  The $100 application fee will also be waived. Now is the time to open your doors to the world and experience […]

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  • We live in an increasingly global world where having the ability to learn a second language can give your child many advantages. Learning a second language is just one of the many advantages of welcoming an au pair.  One CHI Au Pair USA participant Vivian, from China, recently shared that per the host parents request, she only […]

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  • CHI’s Internship program is excited to be partnering with a new host business, AYI & Associates.  AYI is located in Carmel, CA and specializes in interior design with classic style.  They will be welcoming Maisa Alonso Ustulin, from Brazil, next month. Maisa earned her bachelor’s degree in architecture and urbanism from the University of Sagrado Coração, and has already […]

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  • CHI welcomed our spring Work & Travel participants in March. They are mostly from the Philippines, as now Thailand has changed their academic calendar and has become one of the “summer” countries. Our participants are working in a variety of areas throughout the U.S.  With the arrival of spring and warmer weather, there is an increased need for seasonal help. […]

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  • What do CHI au pairs, a shopping center, the San Francisco 49ers, ice cream, and selfies have in common?  The latest fun au pair group outing, of course! 17 CHI Au Pair USA participants in the San Francisco Bay Area recently gathered together for a big scavenger hunt.  They had a great turnout, with au pairs from 10 different countries […]

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  • I was in Chicago for work, four months’ pregnant with our fifth child, when my husband told me the news on the phone.  “She’s extending,” he said.  “Is she crazy?” I asked, half kidding and completely delighted. At the time, Charlie was 7, Bryson was 6, Adelyn was 4, and Marielle was 1.  Our home was […]

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  • We would like to nominate our au pair, Evelyn Flores Fuentes, for the Au Pair of the Year award. As full time working parents of almost one-year-old twins, we are often exhausted and overwhelmed. Since arriving at our house in November 2014, Evelyn has helped reduce the stress level in our household significantly. She has done this by being a hardworking, […]

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  • New beginnings, new starts, new store openings or school commencements - these things have always been exciting to me. Each new page in a book, turning over a new leaf, sitting in a new car, visiting a new museum or tasting a new dish - they all carry within themselves new expectations, new hopes and new possibilities.

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  • I just wanted to share with you a brief of a phone call conversation I just received from Lisa Maria, Calli Camacho’s host mother… Lisa asked for us to consider Calli for the Au Pair of the Year award. She repeatedly described Calli as an absolute blessing to their family and could not express how wonderful she […]

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  • CHI Au Pair USA host family Erin and Gabe Chernov are currently hosting Maria Antonella Martini, from Argentina.  Maria is 23 years old and is the family’s second au pair.  In addition to hosting Maria, Erin and Gabe also run a summer camp in northern Wisconsin for girls. Erin and Gabe, who reside for most […]

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  • CHI’s Short Term Enrichment Program (STEP) allows students to expand their horizons and get a taste of a different culture.  Past participant Tianyu Wang, from China, recently spent one month living and interning in the U.S.  Tianyu, who went by the name Andy while here, helped out at Woodcrest Preschool in Newbury Park, CA.  Andy also lived with […]

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  • We are excited to welcome new St. Louis interns Gabriela Hantig, from Romania, and Silvia Guaman, from Ecuador.  Gabriela is training at a marketing company while Silvia is a culinary intern at the Hyatt Regency St. Louis at The Arch. CHI’s Dayna O’Brien recently met with both girls to welcome them and take them to lunch at Mission […]

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