It needn’t be complicated – simple, spontaneous pleasures such as walking and exploring, making new friends and sharing good times, or building English skills by talking to people you meet outside of work can make your time in America both more meaningful and more memorable. You’ll also find plenty of opportunities for making new personal and professional contacts, such as networking events, volunteer activities in the community, sports, and participating in industry associations – so expect to have a very full agenda!

Adjusting to a new culture
The United States is culturally diverse. No matter where you choose to go in America, it’s likely it will be different from your home country, and it might take some time to get used to. Many exchange visitors experience a range of emotions at first, from excitement to frustration, before adjusting to the new culture. Learn more on the