Three Things We Learned by Throwing a Celebration for Seattle’s Cultural Exchange Community

CICD Staff and J-1 participants from all over the world at the "Year of the DS-2019" Celebration!
Dec 05 2019

On October 16, 2019, the Center for International Career Development (CICD) and our sister organization NorthWest Student Exchange (NWSE), hosted a cultural exchange celebration in honor of “The Year of the DS-2019”.  Named after the iconic DS-2019 form (required to obtain the J-1 visa), this event was a perfect opportunity to celebrate the passion, hard… Continue reading »

3 Easy Video Styles to Document Your Cultural Exchange!

3 Easy Ways to Create A Video with CICD
Aug 21 2019

Welcome to the United States! Arriving in a new country can be both exciting and overwhelming. Whether your program is 1 or 18 months long, you’ll want to keep track of your international travels! CICD has created a guide that breaks down the top 3 ways that YOU can make a video of your exchange… Continue reading »

CICD J-1 Teacher in the News

CICD J-1 Teacher, Irish from the Philippines
May 13 2019

CICD Teacher Irish from the Philippines is having the experience of a lifetime as a Special Education Teacher in Shelby, Montana. She arrived in March and has been welcomed with open arms by her new school and community. Irish brings many years of experience to her role and has found some interesting differences between American… Continue reading »

Teach in the USA – CICD’s Global Teaching Program

CICD participant, 2018
Jan 24 2019

CICD sponsors teachers from all over the world on the J-1 visa to the United States. This program allows American students to experience a new culture firsthand and for teachers to learn more about American schools and pedagogy. Through a variety of cultural lessons designed by the foreign teachers, students learn about their home country… Continue reading »