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CHI Au Pair USA Spring Host Family Discount

For a limited time, CHI Au Pair USA is offering an incredible discount for new and repeat host families.  Match with an au pair during the months of April or May and you will receive $500 off the placement fee! Now is the time to open your doors to the world and experience the benefits of an au […]

 

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  • Spring Work & Travel students are currently having a great time working at the Downtown Aquarium, Houston!  Our Filipino students spend their days learning a variety of positions including aquarium educator and ride operator. The Downtown Aquarium, Houston is a located on a six-acre entertainment and dining complex.  The aquarium is a 500,000-gallon aquatic wonderland, home to over […]

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  • Two CHI Internship participants from Uzbekistan recently shared some amazing photos of their host city, St. Louis, MO.  The two J-1 participants are completing a hospitality internship at the Hyatt Regency.  They are quoted as saying, “We are having the best time of our lives!” St. Louis, also know as The Gateway City, has plenty to offer its […]

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  • A group of CHI High School Exchange Students from South Carolina recently took a trip to our nation’s capital, Washington, D.C.   CHI Developing Academic Coordinator Denise, Academic Coordinator Josh as well as a few family members joined the exchange students. Eleven students from Japan, Thailand, Spain, New Zealand, Germany, Belgium, France and Italy joined in on the trip.Participants enjoyed viewing our […]

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  • For Spring Break a group of CHI interns at the Hyatt Regency St. Louis at The Arch decided to visit the Meramec Caverns in Stanton, Missouri.  The students from the Philippines had an amazing time. The Meramec Caverns are also refereed to as Missouri’s Buried Treasure.  Beneath the Meramec Valley lies amazing mineral formations that are […]

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  • CHI Internship/Trainee participant Anke Kutzscher, from Germany, recently wrote a wonderful article about her experience titled, Welcome to the Jungle: Getting the Most From a Digital Media Internship. Anke is currently a Digital Media Intern at Dealer Product Services. Before working at DPS, Anke interned for the Corporate Communication Department at Lufthansa and did social media project management […]

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  • High School Abroad participant, Jordan Duchon from Grand Rapids, MI is currently studying in Albury, NSW, Australia.  Jordan recently shared a bit about his semester abroad as well as sent a few photos taken with friends. Jordan says, “I’m doing great. I’m getting along just fine with my host family and in making a lot […]

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  • CHI staff and valued Work & Travel employers recently returned from a very successful hiring tour in Bucharest, Romania.  The group met many wonderful students who are excited to help U.S. businesses with their seasonal hiring needs.  Potential students were interviewed and can’t wait to get invaluable American work experience. CHI was joined on the tour by representatives from Ghirardelli Chocolate […]

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  • High school exchange student, Samuel Baňas, from Slovakia, recently won a prestigious art award from the 2015 Scholastic Art & Writing competition for his photography pieces.  Students across Colorado submitted over 5,000 original works for submission.  The winning pieces were displayed at the History Colorado Center in Denver, CO from February 14th through March 6th. Samuel received the […]

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  • Learn about another culture by hosting an international exchange student for 2-4 weeks!  Groups are coming to California, Oregon and Washington this spring and summer. We have students coming from China, Japan and some European countries. They attend English conversation classes right in your community and host families are needed. Open your homes and your hearts to one of these […]

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  • CHI Au Pair USA participants that arrived in early March were surprised to find themselves right in the middle of a snow storm!  The au pairs arrived from Argentina, Italy, South Africa, Colombia and Spain.  Most of these young ladies were seeing snow for the very first time. They were thrilled! Welcome new au pairs!  We know […]

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  • CHI Internship/Trainee participant Qin Li, from China, is currently completing her program at textile company Asian Eye.  Washington based company Asian Eye combines high-integrity traditional artistry with high-style colors, textures and designs.  The company creates a collection of exquisite scarves, shawls, hats, gloves and throws. Qin Li, who goes by Monica here in the U.S., is a […]

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  • Looking for a life changing experience traveling the world this summer? CHI’s English Conversation Volunteers Abroad (ECVA) offers homestay programs in over 20 countries! As an English Conversation Volunteer (ECV) you can go almost anywhere and stay with a host family for 1, 2 or 3 months. The ECVA program allows everyone, even budget travelers, […]

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  • In November we wrote about CHI high school exchange student Yoshiyuki (Yoshi), from Kagoshima, Japan, and the amazing time he was having with his high school water polo team.  The water polo season ended but Yoshi stayed in the pool by joining the South Kitsap High School swim team.  The team had a great season and even competed […]

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  • CHI Internship/Trainee participant Niño Cadag, from the Philippines, experienced Mardi Gras for the first time in Texas!   Niño along with fellow Internship participants John Kua and Christine Abcede  are all currently placed at the Tremont House in Galveston, TX.   You might also like: Day Trip to the St. Louis Zoo Uzbekistan Intern Runs […]

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  • CHI Au Pair USA participant Naty Ghiglioni, from Argentina, has a wonderful story about finding her perfect match with her current host family, the Marrones.  Naty took the time to write her story including meeting her family for the first time at Grand Central Station in New York City! “I met my host mom, Yvette, in Grand Central […]

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  • Do you want to build a snowman?  Or visit a castle made of ice? CHI Work & Travel participants recently experienced a real treat!  The Omni Mount Washington Resort’s Associate Service Center along with CHI hosted a J1 cultural visit to the amazing Ice Castles, in Lincoln, NH.  The event, which was free for CHI Work & Travel […]

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  • Dear Participants, CHI wants you to be cautiously aware that there are thieves who are targeting international students through a phone scam. The caller will claim to be from the Department of State, Customs and Border Protection, or the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), and will instruct you to pay them money due to missing visa […]

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  • CHI Internship/Trainee participant Atria Kenn Tapalla, from the Philippines, recently wrote to tell us what a wonderful time she is having living and interning in New Hampshire.  Atria has made new friends and even celebrated her birthday away from home for the first time.  Her co-workers and colleagues at Omni Mount Washington Resort made sure that the […]

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  • Host a High School Exchange Student! Become a CHI Host Family! Are you ready to become a CHI host family?  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 […]

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  • Cobb Charolais Ranch, in Augusta, Montana, is a wonderful part of CHI’s Internship program.  Recently they had four CHI participants, all from Brazil, in different states of their program learning at their family owned ranch. Andre finished his program and was ready to head home.  Luis and Matheus arrived in January and were getting settled and familiar with […]

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