The Light - An Alumni Publication Summer 2015 - Page 7

NEW & NOTEWORTHY YFU needs your help! One of the most difficult challenges for the worldwide YFU network is finding families willing to open their doors to an exchange student. If you are still in contact with your host family, please consider reaching out to encourage them to host again. Email alumni@yfu.org to connect your host parents with our international partners. OPPORTUNITIES ABROAD AMESON YEAR IN CHINA INTERNSHIP AT YFU BELGIUM “Ameson Year in China (AYC) is a unique opportunity for recent college graduates to become Educational Ambassadors by spending a year teaching, learning, and making a difference in public schools across China. Educational Ambassadors benefit from being immersed in one of the world’s fastest developing cultural, economic, and political landscapes.” Learn more and apply at goayc.org. YFU Flanders is offering an internship for a period of 4 to 12 months starting 25 August 2015. The application deadline is June 30. Request information from Boudewijn Huysmans, Director of YFU Flanders. e-mail: b.huysmans@yfu.be ROSETTA STONE DISCOUNTS FOR ALUMNI YFU COUCHES If learning a new language is on your list, you might enjoy a discounted Rosetta Stone account. YFU is currently offering employees, alumni and volunteers the opportunity to purchase a 1-year online Rosetta Stone account for 2015 at a reduced rate of $100. You can request more information or an account by emailing alumni@yfu.org.  Have the itch to travel again and experience life as a local? Make the world your home and share your couch with the YFU network. Managed by the YFU International Secretariat, register your couch today to host YFU world travelers or find a place to stay in nearly 1,000 locations around the world! http://couch.yfu-is.org/ YFU • The Light | 7