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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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  • 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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  • Chinese high school exchange student Kai had a dream and that was to study in the US!  Kai is currently completing his sophomore year of high school here in the US.  He has had a wonderful year and will be returning next year to attend Antelope Valley Christian School, in California, with CHI’s Private High School Program (PHSP). The CHI […]

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  • CHI Work & Travel participant Alan Britez, from Paraguay, was disappointed that he was not able to join his fellow participants at a recent trip to the Lincoln Ice Castle.  To make up for missing the great cultural activity, Alan’s boss arranged for him and another J-1 participant to enjoy the Bretton Woods Canopy Tour. This unique […]

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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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