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To learn more about ECA’s exchange programs and initiatives visit our websites: Provides resources and networking opportunities for past and current participants of U.S. government-sponsored exchange programs. Offers materials and resources for English teachers and students to use both inside and outside of the classroom. A search engine for ECA-sponsored exchange program opportunities for both domestic and foreign audiences. Hosts information, including rules and regulations, for J-1 Exchange Visitor Program participants, sponsors, host families, and employers. Features information for international students about studying in the United States. For U.S. higher education professional, the website also hosts recruitment and resources for meeting campus internationalization goals. Highlights the Bureau’s history, impact, leadership, and key initiatives. Also includes communications guidance and resources for press and recipient organizations. Presents photo guides for import restricted cultural objects. The guides illustrate the types of items that cannot enter the U.S. without proper documentation, such as an export certificate. Aggregates foreign and U.S. government-sponsored resources and financial aid resources for U.S. students interested in studying abroad.


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