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International Education Week (#IEW2017)

November 13-17 is International Education Week (IEW). This week we will celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange.  Joined by the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education we promote the benefits of international exchange and education around

What I Loved About Work and Travel – Agnieszka from Poland

Agnieszka Wcisło, from Poland, shared what it was like for her to live in the United States and participate in CHI’s Work and Tavel program.  Find out what Agnieszka loved about Work and Travel.    “I worked as a bartender in


Help CHI protect the J-1 programs from the Trump Administration’s proposed cuts.  According to this week’s Wall Street Journal article, the White House is developing plans to eliminate certain J-1 visa programs, including Summer Work Travel, Intern Trainee, Camp Counselor and Au


The Trump administration released its FY2018 budget, which calls for an unprecedented cut of 28 percent to the Department of State. While we don’t know by what amount, it is clear that the administration will soon propose steep cuts to

Washington DC Au Pairs Meet Up for Pizza

Au pair participants in the Washington DC area gathered together for pizza and cultural exchange. Are you interested in becoming an au pair with CHI? AU PAIR QUALIFICATIONS Candidates are selected based on their maturity, independence, adaptability, and, most importantly, for

Exchange Student Summer in San Francisco

Gulirano Makhmudova, from Uzbekistan, participated in CHI’s Work & Travel program this summer.  Gulirano wrote the note below to her partner agency back in Uzbekistan sharing what a wonderful experience she is having in San Francisco. “When I arrived in USA

Are You Ready to Join the Work and Travel Program?

“My name is Don Ivan M. Leopoldo and I would like to thank the team CHI for this wonderful program. It’s been a great pleasure participating. I enjoyed my USA  Work and Travel program.  I really had fun and experienced

Building Bridges Between Cultures Through Homestay

Building bridges between cultures, one family and one student at a time. That’s the heart of CHI’s Group Homestay Program. Since 1980, we’ve been bringing American families together with students from around the world to share exciting, memorable experiences for

Ready to Learn About Another Culture?

Host an Exchange Student! Learn About Another Culture! CHI is currently looking for volunteer American host families for international exchange students, ages 15 – 18 years old for the upcoming school year or semester. These personable and academically select exchange students

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