Diplomacy Begins Here: Local STEAM to Global Innovation

Join us September 22-23 in Pensacola, FL to explore the intersection of science, innovation, and international exchange with IVLP partner Gulf Coast Diplomacy.


Global Ties U.S. Internships

Calling all students: want to be part of a mission-driven team and gain resume-building skills in the process? Apply for a fall internship with us. We have 6 opportunities (virtual or in person).


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Exchange Matters

My Internship Experience at Global Ties U.S.

By Rachel Mintz, Communications Intern, Global Ties U.S.   Last month, I had a virtual networking event with interns from Global Ties U.S., Global Ties Detroit, and The International Center. One

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Exchange Matters

WorldChicago Reflects on Hosting Regional Summit

By Jasemen Hatcher, Development Manager, WorldChicago  Each year, the U.S. Department of State, in partnership with Global Ties U.S., sponsors the Diplomacy Begins Here Regional Summit in communities across the

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We foster connections that break down borders, shatter stereotypes, and create a more peaceful, prosperous world.  

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“I am convinced that increased participation by dedicated Americans in international exchanges will help to achieve our common hope for a durable and just peace.”

President John F. Kennedy, 1961 Learn More