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Study Abroad in Spain

American high school exchange student Waverly Seale, from Portland, Oregon spent an amazing semester living and attending school in Spain.  Waverly shares her experience. I have had the amazing opportunity to live in the south of Spain for the second half

Volunteering in the U.S.

CHI Short Term Enrichment Program participant Gang Li Bruce learned a lot about life in the U.S. while living in Dover, NH and volunteering at a children’s museum.  Gang shares his experience during his one month stay.   “I have learned a lot

Cultural Ambassador From Ukraine Makes Voice Heard

Anastasiia Plokha (front row, third from left) shares her J-1 experience with university students. Work & Travel participant Anastasiia Plokha from Ukraine was one of the fourteen distinguished young people selected as a CHI Cultural Ambassador Award (CAA) winner in

Thank You Volunteer Participants

In honor of National Volunteer Week CHI would like to thank all of our exchange students who volunteer in the United States.  CHI’s Short Term Enrichment Program (STEP) matches exchange students with businesses where they can volunteer their time and

Thank You Volunteer Host Families

This week we celebrate National Volunteer Week.  A time to get out there, help your community and try and make a difference.  Every day we are thankful for our amazing volunteer host families who open their homes to exchange students

High School Exchange Students in Mississippi

Host families in Petal, Mississippi welcome high school exchange students for the school year.  They are experiencing new cultures and opening doors to the world.  Local news outlet WJTV12 visited three CHI high school exchange students attending high school to

J1 Exchange Program Inspires an American

Anna and J-1 participant Jordan at YMCA Camp McAlister Fate works in mysterious ways. The prospect of living abroad never crossed Anna Dolezal’s mind when she applied for a job at a YMCA summer camp 3,000 miles away from her

High School Exchange Students Visit Ice Castle

High school exchange students recently enjoyed a unique winter experience!  They visited an ice castle in Lincoln, New Hampshire!  They were excited to see a castle entirely made of ice with colorful lights throughout!  They even had slides made of

Why Work and Travel?

CHI Work and Travel program participant shares her experience as an exchange visitor with CHI. Why Work and Travel! “First, I would like to thank all CHI Family for all your support, help and the great job you are doing for

Exchange Students Celebrate the Holidays

The holidays are an exciting time of year and we make sure our CHI participants have every opportunity to join in the fun.  We arrange get-togethers and encourage them to spend time with friends and (host) families.  We want them

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