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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

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

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

On March 18, Sima Samar, M.D., chair of the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission, offered a rare look at the challenges of Afghanistan women as part of the 2014 Justice for Women Lecture Series. More than 200 students, community leaders, and area residents attended the live event, and over 80 SWT alumni from 18 countries participated through live streaming.

Author: CIEE

Earlier this month, ten Romanian and Moldovan Summer Work Travel (SWT) alumni met in Bucharest to explore the possibility of creating an alumni network in Romania. A lively, far-ranging conversation included ideas on how to stay connected to the U.S. and each other, and all agreed it was important to perpetuate the exchange begun on their program in the U.S.

Phil Simon, Vice President, Work & Travel USA at CIEE said:

“I was extremely impressed by the energy and enthusiasm of the group."

Author: CIEE

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In mid-December, students from Argentina, Paraguay and Brazil arrived in Denver, Colorado, to kick off their cultural exchange program in the U.S., learning more about their host country and cultural facets of their educational and cultural exchange program.

Author: InterExchange

More than 90 Summer Work Travel alumni attended events in Astana and Almaty, Kazakhstan, in early December, where they reconnected with old friends, enjoyed food and refreshments, and shared stories from their cultural exchange programs in the United States.

Author: InterExchange

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