At International Experience, we believe that learning about other cultures, languages, and customs is the best way to dispel prejudices and embrace global citizenship.

iE-USA Blog

July 22, 2017

amanda with kids blog

Haiti Adoption Project: The Ultimate Win/Win!

This summer, two Illinois sisters who share a passion for FAMILY are teaming up!  One is pursuing a missional adoption, and the other works tirelessly to help high school exchange... Read more »

July 14, 2017

Charlotte Powell

Experiencing the Bigger Picture

Why would a single parent of two teenage girls sign up to host an exchange student? Let’s hear from host mom Charlotte Powell to find out! Thanks for being here... Read more »

July 04, 2017


Giving Away the American Dream

The 4th of July embodies so much of what we treasure as Americans: a celebration of our nation, our FREEDOMS, and our families. That’s what makes those sparklers shine all... Read more »

June 29, 2017

german flag blog

Emily Experiences Germany!

When a family hosts an exchange student, a common side effect is a newly awakened passion and interest in travel and cultures! American teenager Emily participated in a 2 week German immersion... Read more »

June 19, 2017

lukas bakersfield

Welcome “Home” to Bakersfield!

iE Student Lukas Grimberg from Austria enjoyed every moment of his 5 month exchange at Bakersfield Christian High School, a place he was surprised to find he quickly felt at home!... Read more »