Janeene Cumberbatch – Barbados

“Most rewarding experience of my life”

Participating in the J-1 Summer Work and Travel Program has been one of the most rewarding experiences of my life. Through this program I was not only able to meet and interact with students my age from different cultures but I was able to build lifelong friendships as well. This program also allowed me to live and work in one of the most beautiful places in Missouri. Furthermore my bosses and co-...

Asheika Pryce – Jamaica

“Rediscover yourself while learning and having fun”

They say the only way to truly rediscover yourself is to be away from those who know you. Without the pressure of being that which people know you to be, you can truly be yourself. While I have experienced this before when I moved from Jamaica, a fresh experience this summer has shined a new light as to who I really am. The break from the routine and the creation of many friendships and new experi...

Lisa Thomas – Grenada

“An experience of a lifetime”

My experience was a great one. I enjoyed my trip to the U.S. The people I met while on this program were really nice. They did their best to show me what their country is like, making sure I had a taste of everything their culture had to offer. I made a lot of friends with whom I shared my culture and they loved it. My trip back home was long and tiring but was also full of excitement because I go...

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