cultural learning

Summer Work Travel (SWT) participants from South America recently had the opportunity to learn about flora, fauna, history and the environmental impact humans make on California's Lake Tahoe at a presentation by the League to Save Lake Tahoe, commonly known as “Keep Tahoe Blue”.

15 SWT participants from Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina who have been working in North Lake Tahoe for the winter attended an information session hosted by InterExchange, The Ritz-Carlton-Lake Tahoe and the League to Save Lake Tahoe.

Author: InterExchange

This summer, hundreds of J-1 cultural exchange participants shared photos and videos of all the things they do to learn about and experience American culture throughout their time on their programs as part of the inaugural InterExplorer Contest. The game was an interactive, engaging way for participants to showcase the diversity of activities they did to learn about the U.S.

Author: InterExchange

Have you ever wondered what it looks like inside the U.S. Capitol?

This August, Summer Work Travel (SWT) participants from China, Kazakhstan and Russia participated in a guided tour of this historical building and got to find out!

The group met at the Ulysses S. Grant statue on the Washington Mall. After taking pictures and enjoying views of the Washington Monument, they entered the U.S. Capitol.

Author: InterExchange

International students from around the world visit Virginia Beach every summer through the Summer Work Travel (SWT) program, a J-1 visa cultural exchange program overseen by the U.S. Department of State. Students visiting this summer had a unique opportunity to learn more about the Virginia Beach community, through Virginia Beach Civic Day at City Hall, a special event coordinated on July 8th by the Virginia Beach International Students Outreach Program. J-1 visa participants who are living and working in the area as well as their host employers and sponsors were invited to attend this event.

Author: InterExchange

Shortly after their arrival in the U.S., more than 20 Thai participants of the the Summer Work Travel (SWT) program recently engaged in educational and interactive fire and safety training sessions at the New York City Fire Museum (NYCFM), located in the former quarters of Engine Company No.

Author: InterExchange

Chapel Hill, NC — Family dinner is an important part of any family’s day. And the Schoenfisch family has made their Monday dinners even more special with the help of their au pair, Eva.

Named “Czech Mondays” by Eva and the Schoenfisch’s young children, family dinner has turned into a cultural learning event for the whole family.

Author: InterExchange

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