BROOKINGS – Intercontinental Cultural Trade Companies (ICES) welcomes Julie Erickson as a new community coordinator.

“I grew up in South Dakota and I have lived in Brookings for 23 several years. I have also lived in Oklahoma, Colorado and Germany. I am the director of the Brookings Law enforcement Division Basis, individual a travel agency, and take care of a advantage retailer in city,  she claimed. 

“I have three grown kids, each of which hosted a Japanese trade university student, my oldest son getting also gone to Japan as an trade scholar.  I appear ahead to hosting additional learners and to aiding other pupils and families experience the fantastic chance of internet hosting.  I also have a incredibly treasured grandson who is a true wonder.

“I am energized to operate with trade students due to the fact it is so considerably enjoyable finding to know the pupils and their society as perfectly as watching them discover about us and our lifestyle. It is enjoyment to see their enjoyment about all they are accomplishing, viewing and learning,” Erickson mentioned in a release

She claimed she is thrilled possibility to do the job with global substantial university college students and the community families that host them and feels that owning trade students in our regional universities and communities increases mutual being familiar with and improves associations involving nations around the world.  Erickson will be doing work with households and colleges in Brookings and in the encompassing spot. Erickson is at this time on the lookout for households that would like to host for the school year of 2021.  

Exchange students live as a member of the host relatives – not a guest or boarder.  They take part in family members functions, stick to host family members regulations, and support with chores.  

Pupils have their individual health-related insurance plan and paying funds to protect all personal fees host family members present room and board and loving parental steering to the scholar. As the area coordinator, Erickson is obtainable to reply inquiries, give advice, and give general aid to college students and host family members all over the expertise.  

For more information about internet hosting or functioning with ICES, get in touch with Julie Erickson.