ISE takes great pride in our community service program, Project HELP. This program provides students with the opportunity to give back to their host communities during their stay. Each student that participates in the ISE cultural exchange program must complete a minimum of 5 community service hours in their host town, and many students choose to exceed that minimum requirement. Students assist their host neighborhoods by volunteering their time and energy to support local causes in:
Each year, International Student Exchange places several lucky students from around the world in the residential high schools in Oregon State to participate in a truly unique cultural exchange in towns bordering national forest areas. IFF placements offer a wealth of opportunity for students with a love of nature and the outdoors.