CHI News Blog


Male Au Pair Reflects on Completed Program

Male Au Pair participant Matthew Tomlin, from the United Kingdom, recently completed two years as an au pair in New York.  During […]

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J1 Participants in Maine

Celebrating J-1 Participants in Maine

Dunkin’ Donuts in Old Orchard Beach, MA went out of their way to celebrate J-1 participants in Maine and make […]

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Italian Wedding

CHI Staff Attends Italian Wedding of Host Brother

CHI Academic Program Administrator Sarah Jensen recently took a trip to Italy to attend the Italian wedding of her host […]

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WT Virginia

This is Summer Work & Travel Virginia

Work & Travel participants on Chincoteague Island, Virginia are having an amazing summer.  They are working and playing hard.  Chincoteague […]

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Au Pair Abroad

Au Pair Abroad in Germany Living Like a Queen!

Amanda Sanders grew up with her family hosting foreign exchange students through CHI. Now that she graduated from high school, […]

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Galveston Beach Cleanup

CHI J1 participants recently gathered together in Galveston, TX for a beach cleanup bash.  They met at Stewart Beach on […]

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This is Summer Work & Travel Los Angeles

Summer Work & Travel students from around the world are currently visiting the U.S.  They are working and exploring our culture. […]

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FL Coast

Florida Restaurants Welcome Hospitality Interns

Three gorgeous waterfront restaurants in Florida realize the benefits of welcoming hospitality interns.  The Sandbar on Anna Maria Island, The Beach House […]

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Catholic High School

Exchange Student Graduates from Catholic High School

Private High School Participant (PHSP) Yun Kim recently graduated from Divine Child Catholic High School in Dearborn, Michigan.  Yun had […]

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Sacramento CHI Volunteer of the Year

We ask that all of our high school exchange students become involved in their community by doing some type of […]

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Miami Internship Get-Together

CHI Internship/Trainee participants in Miami met up for a get-together and some cultural exchange.  The group had dinner at Berries in […]

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Cultural Picnic in the Park

Interns from Chicago and St. Louis got together at a local park for a fried chicken cultural picnic.  At least […]

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Study Abroad Spain

Study Abroad in Spain with CHI

High School Abroad exchange student Paige, from Texas, is currently wrapping up her study abroad program in Spain.  Paige was […]

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Chinese Volunteers at USS Midway, a Win-Win For All Concerned

Seven CHI Short Term Enrichment Program (STEP) participants from China recently had the opportunity to share in all the excitement that […]

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Boston Scavenger Hunt

Boston Work & Travel Scavenger Hunt

Our Boston Work & Travel participants took part in a fun cultural activity, a scavenger hunt.  The group met at the […]

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International Propaganda

Now Open: The Museum of International Propaganda

CHI co-founders Tom and Lilka Areton recently opened The Museum of International Propaganda in San Rafael, CA. The grand opening […]

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Group Homestay Creates Lifelong Friendships

You may not think your life could change in just a few weeks, but with CHI’s Group Homestay Program it […]

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Kentucky Derby

Colombian Intern Attends Kentucky Derby

Internship/Trainee participant Natalia Forero, from Colombia, had the opportunity to attend the Kentucky Derby.  The Kentucky Derby is an annual […]

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Exchange Students Visit Chicago

CHI high school exchange students had the opportunity to visit Chicago recently.  The group saw the sites as they took Amtrack […]

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Miami Internship Program Thriving

CHI’s Internship/Trainee program currently has quite a few participants in Miami, FL.  Miami is a vibrant city filled with culture and […]

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