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Amazing Male Au Pair: Fede from Paraguay

We want to give a huge shout-out to one of our amazing male au pairs, Federico Leguizamon (Fede), from Paraguay. During his time as an au pair, Fede has embraced every opportunity you could possibly imagine all while being a dedicated and caring au pair to his host kids. His host family absolutely loves him.

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For the past few months, we’ve been asking our Work and Travel, Internship/Trainee and CHI Au Pair participants to share photos from their summer fun.

Work Experience Programs

A second summer of fun

When you really love something you do it more than once! CHI Work & Travel participant Shaunell Ranglin returned for a second summer to Adventureland in Altoona, IA.

Work Experience Programs

AMERICAN BUSINESS embraces cultural exchange

CHI is partnering with a new employer this year in Des Moines, Iowa. Steena Co. (McDonald’s) recently welcomed 27 Summer Work and Travel participants at a few of their locations. They have gone above and beyond to make participants feel welcome and to ensure they are experiencing the cultural aspect of the program.

Work Experience Programs

Traditional Hawaiian culture with work & travel

Work and Travel participants in Hawaii recently experienced a unique cultural event. They took part in a traditional oli (Hawaiian Chant) and presentation to honor kupuna (ancestors).


An American Perspective: Why Summer Work & Travel Works!

Meet Elizabeth Cunningham.  She works at Steel Pier in Atlantic City and has been welcoming summer Work and Travel participants for over 16 years! Find out what Elizabeth loves about the Work & Travel program and how Atlantic City locals


Spring Dishes from CHI Staff

CHI staff love food almost as much as they love to travel. To welcome the longer days and warmer temperatures they recently enjoyed a fun potluck lunch filled with spring dishes. Here are some of their favorites: Spring Easter Egg

Work Experience Programs

Winter Wonderland in Bretton Woods, New Hampshire

Can you imagine spending your winter break exploring this winter wonderland? CHI Winter Work & Travel participants are lucky enough to spend time at the beautiful Omni Mount Washington Resort in New Hampshire. We recently visited some of our current

CHI Life

Advocating for Exchange

Rachel Levine (Intrax), Linda Mori (CHI), Kaitlin Sinclair (Intrax), Legislative Assistant Sarah Jackson (House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s Washington, DC office), Dana Welch (CCUSA) and Emmanuel Diaz-Obregon (Intrax). Several California based Exchange Visitor Program (EVP) sponsor organizations, certified by the Department of State, recently participated in

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