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Hiking in Alaska

Alaska is a beautiful place full of open spaces, nature and quaint small towns.  CHI Work & Travel participants visiting the U.S. this spring had the opportunity to take in the beauty of Alaska by hiking in Girdwood, Anchorage.  Girdwood is a

CHI Joins Ogunquit Community J-1 Support Group Forum

On Monday, April 16th U.S. Department of State Designated J-1 Sponsors, guest speakers and local community members gathered together at Dunaway Community Center, in Ogunquit, Maine to discuss the Summer Work and Travel program. The purpose of the gathering was to engage with

New England Scavenger Hunt

Winter Work & Travel participants in New England were given a fun challenge during their program – a winter themed scavenger hunt.  They were sent off to find and take photos of 10 items such as snow, icicles, a snowman,

CHI Ambassador Helping to Make the World a Better Place

Over the summer CHI held its first Cultural Ambassador Award (CAA) conference, in Washington, DC for Summer Work & Travel participants.  Fourteen distinguished winners were chosen for this conference including Igor Pak, from Uzbekistan.  Igor has since returned home and has continued his CHI

Work and Travel Visits Montenegro and Serbia

In January 2018 CHI Work and Travel team visited Montenegro and Serbia to conduct hiring tours in Podgorica and Belgrade. CHI team members met face-to-face with the future program participants in their countries and held interviews during which many of

Winter Work and Travel at Wintergreen Resort

Winter Work and Travel participants are having a great time at Wintergreen Resort located in Virginia.  During the day Work & Travel participants greet guests with a smile as they help them get ready for their day of winter fun!  This

Exchange Visitor Creates Successful Custom Decorative Pillow Company

Darya poses with some of her beautiful custom pillows that were inspired by her time in the United States as a J-1 participant. In 2010, Darya Modestova was just 19 years old.  She had just graduated from high school, and was sweating through a hot summer in

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

The Elements of CHI’s Work and Travel Program

Work and Travel participant Petterina Thompson, from Jamaica, shares her experience living and working abroad.  Petterina talked about work, culture and her future and how all of these areas were enriched by participating in CHI’s Work and Travel program. Work “My work experience

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