CHI News Blog

Host a High School Exchange Student this Fall!

There is still time to host a high school exchange student this fall. Students from around the world are coming to America […]

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Concord Exchange Student Destination

Loic Servais came from Belgium and was immersed in American culture through CHI’s Academic Year Program.  Loic did not know […]

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CHI Welcomes Venezuelan Intern

Recently, CHI was excited to welcome Venezuelan Intern Sujaira Moughawiche to the United States.  Obtaining her visa and passport from Venezuela was a long and complex process, but everyone working on […]

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High School Exchange Student Discovers Success in New Medium

Yui Hirata, from Japan, was excited to come to the United States and attend high school as part of CHI’s […]

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Exchange Student Gives Back to the Community

Monica Rondena, from Magenta, Italy, arrived in Northern California as part of CHI’s Au Pair program in 2015.  Monica joined […]

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Farewell High School Exchange Students

Summer means it is time to say goodbye to our high school exchange students.  They come to the U.S. for […]

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Foreign Workers Learn Safety Law in Cape May County

Wildwood’s International Student Orientation Program (ISOP) welcomed exchange students in the U.S. for the summer. As part of the orientation, […]

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“Dare to Dream, Travel, Explore!”

  INTERNATIONAL PARTICIPANTS: CAMP COUNSELORS CHI’s Camp Leaders Program allows you to experience the excitement of working in the great […]

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CHI Raises Money for Foster Youth

Over the weekend CHI staff members attended Italian Street Painting Marin where they raised awareness and accepted donations for foster youth. […]

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Cultural Homestay International Welcomes First J-1 Visitor from Cuba

Cultural Homestay International Welcomes First J-1 Visitor from Cuba Cultural Homestay International (CHI) has welcomed its first J-1 participant from […]

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Gratitude from Spain

CHI received this lovely thank you letter from a very happy natural mother in Spain expressing her appreciation for the […]

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Casey and Maggie Welcome New Au Pair

Casey and Maggie could not wait to welcome new au pair Milagros, from Argentina!  Within hours of her arrival, the […]

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From Exchange Student to Agency Owner

Kiki Cheung, from Hong Kong, had a unique experience with CHI’s Internship Training program.  In 2014, she began an 18-month […]

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High School Exchange Student Helps in Katrina Rebuilding

Headlines in Belgium noted Hurricane Katrina, but it quickly passed from the news in Europe. Little did Loïc Servais, a […]

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German Exchange Student Starts Non-Profit Organization

Jennifer Retz, from Germany, was a high school exchange student with CHI during the 2008-09 school year.  She lived with […]

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Academic Year Program Spring Retreat

CHI Academic Year Program participants went on their annual spring retreat to Devils Lake near Lincoln City, Oregon.  Over 60 […]

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Exchange Visitor Creates Successful Custom Decorative Pillow Company

In 2010, Darya Modestova was just 19 years old.  She had just graduated from high school and was sweating through a hot summer in her hometown […]

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High School Exchange Students Visit Nation’s Capital

CHI high school exchange students recently took a trip to Washington, D.C. to visit our nation’s capitol.  There is still time […]

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2017 Au Pair of the Year

CHI Au Pair is proud to announce au pair Birte Storms as the winner of our 4th annual Au Pair of the […]

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2017 AU PAIR OF THE YEAR WINNER – Birte Storms

First Place Dear Cultural Homestay International, We, the Parker family, are very excited to nominate our wonderful au pair, Birte […]

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