Recent Articles

IEC Videos: Our National Parks

Filed in Videos by on March 28, 2014 0 Comments
IEC Videos: Our National Parks

Continue Reading »

Exchange Visitor of the Month: Carla Parzianello

Filed in Exchange Visitor of the Month by on March 27, 2014 0 Comments
Exchange Visitor of the Month: Carla Parzianello

Carla Parzianello is a J-1 trainee in Human Resources Management from Brazil. During her time at YMCA of the Rockies in Colorado, Carla has reached out to local Americans to share her culture. She has organized events for adults and spoken to kids in local schools. Check out her tips on how you can do […]

Continue Reading »

IEC Videos: American Food

Filed in Videos by on November 27, 2013 0 Comments
IEC Videos: American Food

Continue Reading »

Exchange Visitor of the Month: Ignacio De Solminihac Sierralta

Filed in Exchange Visitor of the Month by on February 28, 2013 0 Comments
Exchange Visitor of the Month: Ignacio De Solminihac Sierralta

In the winter of 2010, Ignacio De Solminihac Sierralta arrived in New York City to start a law internship. He was only in the US for two months, but on the day before his scheduled flight back to Chile, February 27, 2010, the sixth largest earthquake ever recorded hit Chile. The magnitude 8.8 earthquake also […]

Continue Reading »

Exchange Visitor of the Month: Esteban Roman

Filed in Exchange Visitor of the Month by on November 28, 2012 0 Comments
Exchange Visitor of the Month: Esteban Roman

Esteban Roman is a journalist from Mexico now training in Miami, Florida. What are the differences between journalism in the US and Mexico? The quality level of journalism is different here from Mexico. In Mexico, election coverage is about recording and publishing what the candidates say. Here, some journalists and media outlets try to go […]

Continue Reading »

Exchange Visitor of the Month: Marloes Schenk

Filed in Exchange Visitor of the Month by on February 28, 2012 0 Comments
Exchange Visitor of the Month: Marloes Schenk

Congratulations to Marloes Schenk, our Exchange Visitor of the Month. We recently caught up with Marloes to learn more about her J-1 training experience. Describe your training. I started at the end of July at Lululemon NYC Union Square to get acquainted with all the store operations. I started as an educator and then I […]

Continue Reading »

Exchange Visitor of the Month: Monika Hogye Hoppanova

Filed in Exchange Visitor of the Month by on December 28, 2011 0 Comments
Exchange Visitor of the Month: Monika Hogye Hoppanova

Congratulations to Monika Hogye Hoppanova, our Exchange Visitor of the Month. We recently caught up with Monika to learn more about her J-1 visa experience. How is your training going? The training is really fantastic. I knew that I’m entering a great program. It’s a 3 yr program and it’s really special to be able […]

Continue Reading »

Exchange Visitor of the Month: Sabine Mucha

Filed in Exchange Visitor of the Month by on October 28, 2011 0 Comments
Exchange Visitor of the Month: Sabine Mucha

Congratulations to Sabine Mucha, our Exchange Visitor of the Month. We recently caught up with Sabine to learn more about her J-1 visa experience. Tell me about your training: EMD Serono is the US side of my German company. I’m training in pharmaceutical services. I hope when I go back to Germany I can share […]

Continue Reading »

Exchange Visitor of the Month: Michael Ziegler

Filed in Exchange Visitor of the Month by on September 28, 2011 0 Comments
Exchange Visitor of the Month: Michael Ziegler

Congratulations to Michael Ziegler, our Exchange Visitor of the Month! We caught up with Michael to learn more about his J-1 experience in the United States. How’s your training going so far? Very well! One of the projects here was the basis for my thesis paper in university. There are a lot of new things and […]

Continue Reading »

Exchange Visitor of the Month: Jessica Dickman

Filed in Exchange Visitor of the Month by on July 28, 2011 0 Comments
Exchange Visitor of the Month: Jessica Dickman

Congratulations to Jessica Dickman, our Exchange Visitor of the Month. We recently caught up with Jessica to learn more about her J-1 visa experience.  How’s your training going so far? So far it’s been really good. Such a unique and wonderful experience! Just being in the mining industry in general is interesting. Knowing how the company gives […]

Continue Reading »