One of the many benefits of Work and Travel USA is that it brings the world to your community, giving you, your guests, your domestic staff, and your exchange visitors the chance to exchange cultures. The resources below will help you make the most of this opportunity.
Before your exchange visitors arrive:
Throughout the summer:
To keep exchange visitors and domestic staff engaged throughout the summer, post the calendar you received from CIEE and add important community events such as:
Facilitate cultural exchange by encouraging your students to share their culture and customs. A few examples to get you started:
Continue to train your supervisors:
We hope the steps above will contribute to another successful summer season. Remember to send your stories and photos to firstname.lastname@example.org. We’re especially interested in hearing from employers who’ve developed their own icebreakers or welcome events. Share your successes with the rest of us!
For additional resources, please visit Knowledge Base In-Country Support or review previous Toolkit articles.
By Andrei Bazaiac, International Recruitment Consultant