Tag: Au Pair in America

“I’m…um…an Au Pair”- why are we ashamed to admit it?

One thing I wasn’t expecting when I arrived in America was the realization that being an Au Pair was something to be ashamed of. This was soon obvious when shortly after arriving I went clubbing with a group of Au Pair friends. “Ooh foreign girls”, one guy said. “What are you doing here?” “Studying.” My friend […]

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Au Pair in America-Some Things You Should Know

If you’re thinking about applying for a job as an Au Pair, here are some things you should know: You earn US$200 a week. It’s not much, but you’re not paying for rent, groceries, utilities etc. However if you want to travel, you’ll need to control your spending.   The program is for one year, and you […]

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