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What We Stand For

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Excellence. Integrity. Respect. 

CIEE Core Values

We believe in excellence and integrity. We provide the highest-quality programs and services, lead by example, and go the extra mile to serve our students and partners.

We believe in respect. We embrace and celebrate diversity. We practice open and honest communication.

We believe in inclusion. We strive to open doors for people from all backgrounds to CIEE programs and to CIEE.

Finally, at CIEE we believe in problem solving. We develop innovative and practical solutions to help expand access to international exchange opportunities.

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For over 70 years, CIEE has helped people develop skills for living in a globally interdependent and culturally diverse world. 

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We believe international exchange should be for everyone - and we make it possible for everyone to participate.

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Helping others understand the value and importance of cultural exchange.

Giving Back

CIEE brings people from across the world together in shared experiences that build bridges between individuals and communities. In this spirit, CIEE sent 10 staff members to Puerto Rico in February 2018 to volunteer with local service organizations helping communities devastated by Hurricane Maria.

At CIEE, the welfare of our participants is paramount

Health and Safety

We care about people – and every participant’s health, safety, and security is our #1 priority.