Work & Travel USA Alumni Connect at Events in Kazakhstan
Work & Travel USA alumni with InterExchange staff[/caption]
December 6 & 7, 2013 — Astana and Almaty, Kazakhstan
InterExchange hosted two events for our alumni in Astana and Almaty, Kazakhstan, this December. More than 90 Work & Travel USA alumni attended the events, where they reconnected with old friends, enjoyed food and refreshments, and shared stories from their cultural exchange programs in the United States. Alumni enjoyed the chance to network as they met new people who participated in InterExchange programs during different years, exchanged business contacts and discussed their careers and potential opportunities with each other.
Alumni had a unique opportunity for networking[/caption]
During the reception, speakers encouraged alumni to share stories about their experience and inspire future generations of students interested in cultural exchange. Attendees discussed the exciting possibility of creating a country-wide independent alumni association while also becoming more involved in the larger U.S. Department of State alumni initiative, including the Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund.
U.S. Embassy and Consulate staff from the Public Affairs and Cultural Affairs sections were also in attendance, greeting past participants and extending their warm wishes. Attendees had a wonderful time and were happy to establish new relationships with others in their country.
Attendees enjoyed snacks and refreshments[/caption]
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