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Spirit Participants are Changemakers in D.C.

Oct 31, 2016

Five of Spirit’s Summer Work & Travel students were invited to participate in CIEE’s Civic Leadership Summit in August. This three day summit took place at American University in Washington D.C. and brought together 62 young leaders from 33 countries. 

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Work and Travel and U.S. Diplomacy

Oct 31, 2016

Spirit's Director of International Business and Compliance, Alison Gold, was recently recognized by the Alliance for International Exchange. Please click here to read her blog about the event.

Instagram Contest Week 10

Aug 24, 2016

This summer, Spirit Cultural Exchange has launched a weekly Instagram contest, unveiling a new theme each week so that our Summer Work and Travel, Intern, and Trainee participants can show us how their summers are going and win prizes!

The Week 10 Instagram contest theme was "Your Favorite Summer Memory." Xixin L. won with her picture with her roommates and colleagues in Washington. Click here to see the rest of the contest photos!

Instagram Contest WEEK 9

Aug 24, 2016

This summer, Spirit Cultural Exchange has launched a weekly Instagram contest, unveiling a new theme each week so that our Summer Work and Travel, Intern, and Trainee participants can show us how their summers are going and win prizes!

The Week 9 Instagram contest theme was "A picture from another city." Ayse G. won with her picture from Yellowstone National Park. Click here to see the rest of the contest photos!

Instagram Contest Week 8

Aug 10, 2016

This summer, Spirit Cultural Exchange has launched a weekly Instagram contest, unveiling a new theme each week so that our Summer Work and Travel, Intern, and Trainee participants can show us how their summers are going and win prizes!

The Week 8 Instagram contest theme was J Day or other cultural activities. Jia W. won with her picture of a traditional Chinese tea service performed in Corolla, NC. Click here to see the rest of the contest photos!

Instagram Contest Week 7

Aug 10, 2016

This summer, Spirit Cultural Exchange has launched a weekly Instagram contest, unveiling a new theme each week so that our Summer Work and Travel, Intern, and Trainee participants can show us how their summers are going and win prizes!

The Week 7 Instagram contest theme was your favorite American food. Salomat S. from Uzbekistan won with her Wisconsin cheese. Click here to see the rest of the contest photos!

Instagram Contest Week 6

Aug 10, 2016

This summer, Spirit Cultural Exchange has launched a weekly Instagram contest, unveiling a new theme each week so that our Summer Work and Travel, Intern, and Trainee participants can show us how their summers are going and win prizes!

The Week 6 Instagram contest theme was doing a physical activity. Ackime Thomas won with is big smile while kayaking in Wisconsin. Click here to see the rest of the contest photos!

Instagram Contest Week 5

Aug 10, 2016

This summer, Spirit Cultural Exchange has launched a weekly Instagram contest, unveiling a new theme each week so that our Summer Work and Travel, Intern, and Trainee participants can show us how their summers are going and win prizes!

The Week 5 Instagram contest theme was your favorite American dessert. We had 2 winners this week - Work and Travel participant Yaxin L. from Colorado and Intern Ana Belen Armendariz from New York. Click here to see the rest of the contest photos!

Instagram Contest Week 4

Jul 12, 2016

This summer, Spirit Cultural Exchange has launched a weekly Instagram contest, unveiling a new theme each week so that our Summer Work and Travel, Intern, and Trainee participants can show us how their summers are going and win prizes!

The Week 4 Instagram contest theme was Red, White, and Blue, in honor of the 4th of July. Wanrada M. posed with the American flag at her workplace in Wisconsin for her winning shot. Click here to see the rest of the contest photos!

Instagram Contest Week 3

Jul 12, 2016

This summer, Spirit Cultural Exchange has launched a weekly Instagram contest, unveiling a new theme each week so that our Summer Work and Travel, Intern, and Trainee participants can show us how their summers are going and win prizes!

The Week 3 Instagram contest theme was to photograph a landmark, or something that makes your area special. Berk C. from South Dakota won, with his pose in front of wall art in Rapid City! Click here to see the rest of the contest photos!

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