Partner Family

As a Partner family, you will spend time with one Intern at least twice a month throughout the school year.

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A partner family...

  • Partners with one intern.
  • Is the intern’s “extended family” during their stay in the U.S.
  • Acts as a support team for both the intern and their host families.
  • Offers more opportunities for the intern to experience American culture and create friendships

Realistic expectations include...

  • Engaging in social activities with their intern at least twice per month.
  • Spending family time together with their intern.
  • providing support for the for their intern by providing transportation
  • Occasional support for the intern transportation needs.
  • Coordinates with the host family in regards to scheduled events when necessary.

Unrealistic expectations include...

  • Sole reliance on the partner family for the intern’s transportation needs.
  • Financial assistance.