Contents What is W&T USA? Culture chock Living and working in the USA Traveling and going back
What is W&T USA? Exchange program For students only Earning money Improving your English Acquaintance with the US culture Unforgettable summer
You can participate if: You are between 18 and 22 years You are a full-time student You have a good skills of English
Culture shock Phases: Pre-arrival Arrival Flight and fight Filter and flex Pre/post departure
Culture shock Common Symptoms: Feel isolated Become nervous and tired Sleep a lot Be homesick Become dependent upon other participants How you can deal with Culture Shock: Maintain your perspective. Keep an open mind and a sense of humor Talk to people Use the resources around you Speak English
Working Possible jobs: waiter housekeeper retail assistant rescuer in the swimming pool ice-cream sailor taxi-driver bodyguard etc.
Advices to remember: Follow through with your work commitment Have realistic expectations and a positive attitude Be punctual Dress appropriately Be a "team player"
You and the Law Avoid: Illegal drug possession Underage drinking of alcohol Disturbing the peace Disorderly conduct Destruction of property Shoplifting Punishment: Monetary fine Jail time Community service Deportation