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Participant Spotlight: Janusz

CHI was lucky enough to have Work and Travel participant  Janusz Urbanski, from Poland, work in the main office last summer.  Janusz helped incoming students, processed SEVIS validations and was an overall great addition to the W&T department. Janusz has now returned


EDUCARE  Affordable Childcare for your School Aged Children!  Starting in Winter 2009, CHI Au Pair USA will offer an affordable new Au Pair program called Educare!  The cost saving Educare program is designed specifically for families with school aged children

Expand Your Horizons Video Contest

As a member of WYSE Work Abroad, Cultural Homestay International recently encouraged participants to showcase their creative talents by joining WYSE Work Abroad’s “Expand Your Horizons” Video Contest. They were asked to submit a 2-3 minute video about their work abroad,

Work Experience Programs

CHI Work and Travel USA and Citi Field Make a Winning Team!

Ballparks, more so than venues in any other sport, have always captured the imagination of those who walk through the turnstiles.  That first view of the field upon exiting the tunnel, the smell of freshly cut grass, the thrill of

Educational Programs

Italian Group Homestay Students Enjoy California!

A group of students from Italy just finished their three week stay in beautiful Northern California.  The participants enjoyed wonderful sights and made long lasting friendships during their stay.

Work Experience Programs

Participant Spotlight: Yumiko

Last summer Tokyo native Yumiko Hashikita was just 26 years old, and enjoying the spoils of being a new bride.  Soon after getting married Yumiko decided it was time to focus on her career.  While looking for the best way

Educational Programs

Group Homestay Students Tour Firehouse

On June 14th a lucky group of Chinese students participating in CHI’s Group Homestay Program were treated to a tour of the Poulsbo Fire Department. The students enjoyed meeting the firefighters as well as learning the inner workings of an

Au Pair

Photos From the Field

Recently CHI coordinator Sandra Haglund accompanied a group of au pair and internship participants to a Faith Hill concert at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, CA. Back Row (L-R):  Rita – Lithuania, Carlos – Guatamala, Viviana – Argentina, Sitala –

Work Experience Programs

Participant Spotlight: Juan

CHI recently caught up with Colombian Work and Travel alumnus Juan Pablo.  Juan participated in the CHI Work and Travel program in the Winter of 2007 before returning home to his native Bucaramanga, Colombia.  He took what he learned in

CHI Life

CHI Recognizes Three Outstanding AYP Administrators

CHI would like to congratulate Jennie, Cathy and Lisa for placing the most Academic Year students between June 4th and June 15th!  Each wonderful lady will receive a bottle of refreshing Aretonia Vineyards Riesling.  This wine is handmade by CHI Co-Founder, Tom Areton.

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