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CHI Exchange Students Volunteer at USS Midway

Imagine walking up the gangplank of a historic ship knowing you are going to be part of its history that very day.  Having the chance to explore below deck, experience flight simulators, climb up and down metal stairways as you discover the length and breadth of the USS Midway Aircraft Carrier.  Breathing in the fresh cool […]

 

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  • CHI Academic Program Administrator in Kentucky, Shawn Rowton, was recently featured in local paper The Paducah Sun.  The article tells how a simple conversation in 2008 lead to Shawn hosting her first foreign exchange student.  Shawn later went on to become part of CHI’s staff and now helps other families experience this amazing exchange student program.  Read the article […]

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  • Ivy Ye and Dale Sun, from China, are currently participating in CHI’s Short Term Enrichment Program.  Both girls are volunteering at Lawrence General Hospital, in Massachusetts and are doing a great job.  They are making a great impression with hospital staff and patients.  The hospital recently launched a week-long wellness program and Ivy and Dale jumped right in to help […]

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  • Jiaxi Lu, from China, is currently participating in CHI’s Private High School Program (PHSP).  She is living in Tacoma, Washington and attends Lincoln High School.  Jiaxi is having a great time and loves celebrating all of our holiday activities.  That includes coloring Easter eggs! As an exchange student from China, I’m surprised and fascinated by Easter. To me, […]

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  • San Francisco au pair participants had the opportunity to sail in the San Francisco Bay.  We love giving our au pairs fun opportunities to enjoy their host city. Why an Au Pair? Affordable: For approximately $8 an hour, per family, this is a remarkable value, especially for families with multiple children. Flexible: Set your own […]

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  • Fifteen countries were represented at a recent international pizza party in St. Louis, MO.  Internship/Trainee participants and international friends gathered at PW Pizza where they enjoyed good food, cultural exchange and made new friends. Over 30 people attended representing Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Ukraine, Latvia, Uzbekistan, Philippines, Bulgaria, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, China, India, Turkey, and Malaysia. CHI’s Internship/Trainee programs are […]

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  • CHI Academic Year Program participant Patrik Nestrak, from Slovakia, was cheered on at a recent hockey game by his host family, the Fowlers.  Thank you Fowler family for being such a wonderful supportive host family! Slovakian exchange student Patrik on the right   You might also like: Host a High School Exchange Student! Extraordinary High School […]

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  • Zackary Lind, from Michigan, recently arrived in Brisbane, Australia to begin his High School Abroad program.  Zack was welcomed at the airport by his excited host family.   His inspiration for choosing Australia for his exchange year was Steve Irwin.  Zack loves animals and hopes to be a veterinarian. You might also like: Attend High School Abroad in […]

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  • From December to March, our South American students had the opportunity to work in diverse winter seasonal positions, from ski resorts in the northern part of the US, to the sought after beach communities of Miami. Whether it’s experiencing their first snowfall, or experience the beauty of Lake Tahoe, CHI’s Work & Travel program provides […]

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  • Full-time pediatrician and mother-of-four Dr. Laura Harris shares why having an au pair is the right choice for her family in recent article Juggling Careers and Family in Atlanta is Simplified with CHI Au Pairs. Laura says, “My patients’ parents ask me all the time how I do it.  I tell them, ‘Well, for one thing, I […]

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  • Lifestyle and travel blogger and CHI World Explorers participant Camille Juan shares a video testimonial about her World Explorers experience in France. Find out what Camille says about “My French Homestay Experience”. Through World Explorers you can explore new places, exchange your language and culture, experience life as a local abroad, and have a lot […]

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  • High school exchange student Silvia Gil Manso, from Spain, shares her exchange experience. I’m pretty sure deciding to be an exchange student is one of the best decisions I’ve made in my life, if not the best! Going on an exchange, spend a year without your family and friends sounds kind of scary and crazy, but […]

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