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2019 National Summer Work & Travel Community Support Group Summit

CHI representatives attended the 4th Annual National Community Support Group (CSG)
Summit in Branson, MO. The CSG Summit engaged communities, businesses, civic leaders, and designated sponsors across the U.S. to learn and build on the best practices for the Summer Work & Travel (SWT) program participants.

Work Experience Programs

How to Spot an Email or Phone Scam

We are noticing an increasing number of phone and email scams affecting exchange visitors. Specifically with housing and rental scams where exchange visitors transfer money before they start their program to a fraudulent realtor or landlord, scamming the victims out of hundreds if not thousands of dollars.

Work Experience Programs

Jordanian Cultural Ambassador Visits Japan

Story by Kamilla Silina, Work & Travel Department Omar Al Shamailh. from Jordan, visited Washington, D.C. this summer as one of CHI’s Cultural Ambassador Award winners. Before visiting D.C., Omar spent his summer as a Work and Travel participant at

Work Experience Programs

CHI Intern Helps with Grape Harvest

CHI Internship/Trainee participant Somnus, from China, recently volunteered to help with the grape harvest at CHI Founders Tom and Lilka Areton’s vineyard.

Work Experience Programs

This Program Has Changed My Life! | CHI Camp Leaders

“I’ve been doing the cultural exchange program through Camp Leaders to be a camp counselor for the past two summers and don’t have enough words to describe how much this program has changed my life.”

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Stories from Peru

Story by Kamilla SilinaWork and Travel Department I recently returned from an inspiring job fair in Peru, where I met enthusiastic Work and Travel participants who will come to the U.S. in just a few months for the winter season.

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