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English Conversation Volunteers Abroad Program in the News

​Emmy-winning investigative reporter and producer, Peter Greenberg recently featured CHI’s English Conversation Volunteers Abroad program​ (ECVA)​ on his ​website.  Peter is America’s most recognized, honored and respected front-line travel news journalist. Read what Peter had to say about CHI’s ECVA program in Paris, France. You might also like: Adventures Teaching English Abroad: First Stop – […]

 

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  • Kendall Wilson, age 19 from New Jersey, recently returned home after participating in CHI’s English Conversation Volunteers Abroad (ECVA) program for two-months.  Kendall lived with a host family in Madrid, Spain and tutored  her 3-year old host sister and 7-year old host brother in conversational English for 15 hours a week. In addition to tutoring, Kendall was lucky […]

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  • CHI Internship and Work & Travel participants recently gathered together for a fun day at the St. Louis Zoo.  Looks like a great day!   You might also like: Summer Work & Travel Participant Highlighted by State Department Internship & Training Program Testimonial Culinary Intern Enjoys Chicago CHI Work & Travel Staff Attend Cooking Class […]

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  • CHI Work & Travel participant Ecaterina Covalenco, from Romania, was recently featured on the Department of State’s Route J1 blog!The Department of State’s Robin Lerner, as well as staff members, are currently traveling around the country visiting Summer Work & Travel participants, and recently passed through San Francisco to visit Ecaterina on one of her days […]

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  • A great representation of the cultural exchange and diversity aspect of the Au Pair program, with participants from around the world meeting for their four day orientation program before they make their way to their respective families. Following a successful completion of the comprehensive Orientation Program, led by CHI Regional Coordinator Chris Burbach, all participants […]

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  • CHI’s Developing Academic Program Administrator Janice Gale created these two wonderful drawings for our Academic Year Program students end of year memory books.  Thank you Janice!  They are beautiful. You might also like: Exchange Student and Host Family Complete 5k Run Academic Year Program Student Nominated for Student of the Month Exchange Student Makes High […]

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  • At the end of July CHI Short Term Enrichment Program (STEP) participants enjoyed a party at the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Haverhill where they are currently interning. The party was held at Camp Tasker, located on the shores of Country Pond in Newton, N.H.  During the get together they ate good food, danced, swam and took boat […]

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  • ​Emmy-winning investigative reporter and producer, Peter Greenberg recently featured CHI’s English Conversation Volunteers Abroad program​ (ECVA)​ on his ​website.  Peter is America’s most recognized, honored and respected front-line travel news journalist. Read what Peter had to say about CHI’s ECVA program in Paris, France. You might also like: Adventures Teaching English Abroad: First Stop – […]

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  • CHI Internship and Hospitality participants from Chicago recently took a weekend trip to St. Louis for a bit of sightseeing.  The group took a bus and arrived early in the morning.  Their first top was the local International Market where they each purchased something from their home country to bring to a picnic later in […]

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  • Congratulations to Yoon Ji Shin of South Korea!  Yoon Ji studied with CHI’s Private High School Program at Cascade Christian High School in Medford, OR and graduated this spring. http://chinet.org/private-high-school/ You might also like: Jae Hyun Cho from South Korea Graduates from American High School Program Spotlight: Private High School Program

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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 during the months of September, October or November 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 pair!  To take […]

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  • Have you considered hosting a high school exchange student? There are still students waiting to be placed for this next school year! Denise Lee, CHI’s Developing Academic Program Administrator in South Carolina made this wonderful video that really captures the heart of the Academic Year Program. Find an Academic Program Administrator near you: http://chinet.org/academic-year/regions/   […]

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  • CHI Internship participant Olesya Ten, from Uzbekistan, spent June 8th volunteering for The Color Run in Chicago, IL.  In addition to volunteering, Olesya ran the 5k race herself and had a great time!  Thank you for sharing these fun photos with us Oleysa!    You might also like: Internship & Training Program Testimonial Culinary Intern Enjoys Chicago […]

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  • CHI High School Abroad participant Jaime Jensen, from Salem, OR, recently studied for a semester in Melbourne, Australia.  Jaime shared some thoughts from Australia. “So far, I have gone to many attractions, but my favorite was Queensland. I went to a couple of the theme parks including sea world, movie world, and wet n wild. I am personally terrified […]

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  • St. Louis Internship participants Lucia Del Pino, from Ecuador, and Alexandre Leglise, from France, took a weekend trip to Chicago for Independence Day.  Lucia is part of CHI’s Trainee program while Alexandre recently arrived for a two-month Short Term Enrichment Program.  The two had a great time exploring Chicago and enjoyed the Fourth of July fireworks. You might […]

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  • “I love to travel. Traveling is something my heart wants and something I must do. I have always been fascinated with other countries and how their cultures function.” Amanda Cagle, CHI High School Abroad student in Italy 2014   http://chinet.org/high-school-abroad   You might also like: High School Exchange Student Begins Homestay Program in Spain Program […]

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  • Congratulations to Jae Hyun Cho!  Jae, from South Korea, attended CHI’s Private High School Program and graduated this spring from Mission College Preparatory High School in San Luis Obispo, CA. You might also like: Yoon Ji Shin from South Korea Graduates from American High School Program Spotlight: Private High School Program

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  • Many of our Summer Work & Travel participant had a wonderful Fourth of July thanks to our amazing employers! We received photos from across the country of our participants enjoying fireworks, barbecues and even canoe racing. Thank you for making this holiday special for our exchange visitors!  Here are just a few of the pictures […]

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  • Groups of students from China are coming to the USA for 2-3 week homestay programs this summer, and need host families! Open your homes and your hearts to these fantastic young people. Participating in these short programs is a great way to try out hosting, and introduce your family to another culture. Students will be […]

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  • CHI’s Ecuadorian partner organization Xplorer was recently name “La mejor agencia del ano” (Agency of the Year).  This award is presented by the Premier Agency Business Awards (PABA) whose mission is to recognize educational agencies that offer direction, support and guidance to participants in various programs.   Congratulations Xplorer!  We are proud to be partnered with […]

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