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Texas Exchanges Student Fly Over Port Aransas

Summer Work & Travel employer Islander Souvenir recently arranged a fun outing for our J1 summer participants located in Texas.  CHI students along with other J1 participants had the opportunity to take a plane ride over Port Aransas, Texas.  We would

My American Experience: Shelly Ann Johnson, Jamaica

WHAT I LEARNED I never thought this day would be a bitter sweet moment for me. When I arrived in the United States of America, all I knew, was that it was my first time traveling outside of my Island

My American Experience: Sabina Alieva, Russia

Dreams come true! I understood it when I became a participant of program “Work&Travel” and got opportunity to visit America. Famous Italian film director Federico Fellini told that “A different language is a different vision of view”. I completely realized

My American Experience: Ioana Toma, Romania

My American Experience When I left home, for my long flight from Romania, on a very early, warm and slightly crisp morning, to Denver, Colorado, I knew that all my preconceived notions of the state, and the USA in general, would disappear when I arrived and actually lived there.  As one travel writer put it, “you can’t write about a

J-1 Students Given Resources, Warm Community Welcome

Article published in the Journal Tribune and written by LIZ GOTTHELF | Staff Writer  OLD ORCHARD BEACH — Every year, hundreds of young people come to the area from foreign countries to work summer jobs on a J-1 Visa, a

Summer in Myrtle Beach

Russian Summer Work & Travel participants Klokova Ekaterina and Alina Novikova are a long way from St. Petersburg this summer. Both girls are currently working at Bojangles’ Famous Chicken ‘n Biscuits in North Myrtle Beach, SC.  During their days off they like

Dominican Exchange Student Returns for Second Summer

Work & Travel participant Franchesca Perez, from the Dominican Republic, shared what her USA experience has been like so far.  Franchesca, 21 year old, is here for the second time as part of CHI’s Summer Work & Travel program.  She is so

First Impressions of the U.S.A

CHI ran a contest in June for our Summer Work & Travel participants asking them to share with us photos of their first impression of the U.S.A.  We asked to see what surprised them or what they did first.  We

Summer Work & Travel Employer Spotlight – Lost Treasure Golf

CHI partners with some amazing employers including Lost Treasure Golf, located in Ocean City, MD.  Lost Treasure Golf is currently hosting two of our Summer Work & Travel participants.  Their motto at Lost Treasure Golf is, “Where Golf Becomes An

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