USIT Work and Travel Blog

IMPORTANT J1 UPDATE: San Diego Jobs

Posted 3 days ago in Career

2 min readIf you’re thinking this is something got to do with J1 jobs and San Diego, you’d be right. As many of you will be aware (if you aren’t by now where have you been?!), 2018 is seeing an unprecedented amount of J1 applicants wishing to spend their J1 summer in San Diego, California. … Continue reading IMPORTANT J1 UPDATE: San Diego Jobs

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J1 JOBS: 100+ Hospitality Jobs in Chicago Now Available Ahead Of 28th Feb Hiring Fair!

Posted 7 days ago in Career

3 min readKeep the faith guys, the lectures and assignments will be melting away into the summer sun of your great US adventure sooner than you think. You keep ploughing on, and we’ll keep making J1 dreams a reality.   The United States is one absolutely huge country, so failing to have an open mind … Continue reading J1 JOBS: 100+ Hospitality Jobs in Chicago Now Available Ahead Of 28th Feb Hiring Fair!

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Do’s and Dont’s of finding J1 Accommodation

Posted 7 days ago in J1

7 min readSecond semester is well and truly underway and in between all the assignments and embassy appointments, it’s probably a good time to start thinking about where you’re going to stay In the USA this summer on your J1.

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Aitutaki Lagoon – Uncovering The Most Beautiful Place You’ve Never Heard Of

Posted 8 days ago in Asia

6 min readJust when you think you’ve mapped out everywhere you need to visit before you kick the bucket. Our newest addition is one we can’t stop staring at…

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Trial Advice, Favourite Managers & Dream Teams From Five Of Our 2018 Coaches!

Posted 9 days ago in Career

8 min readWhere did the weeks go?! It genuinely only seemed a few days ago that we had record numbers at our UCD Trial Day back in November. Now, there are only two chances and a handful of contracts left to be snapped up before our 2018 squad heads to Warwick for their training weekend.

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Blagging It As A Superbowl Expert Even Though You’ve Little Idea What’s Happening

Posted 20 days ago in J1

4 min readThe Super bowl, Americas biggest annual sporting event, the American All – Ireland Final if you will. This Sunday it takes place in chilly Minnesota between the mighty New England Patriots and the up and coming underdogs, The Philadelphia Eagles. The Patriots are vying for their second straight championship and their sixth Super … Continue reading Blagging It As A Superbowl Expert Even Though You’ve Little Idea What’s Happening

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Employer Spotlight: Seven New Employers Hiring In Beautiful Myrtle Beach

Posted 20 days ago in J1

7 min readFinding the perfect J1 job for you can be a daunting task but thanks to our recruitment team Fergus and Sean, its a whole lot easier! They’ve been busy searching for the best jobs for you guys and this week they’ve got tonnes of sweet gigs with seven great employers across the beautiful … Continue reading Employer Spotlight: Seven New Employers Hiring In Beautiful Myrtle Beach

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Why Chicago is our Favourite J1 City

2 min readAh Chicago! “The Windy City”, “Chi-Town”, “The City of Big Shoulders” all these names given to the beautiful city over the years, but one thing remains the same – the atmosphere, the pride and acceptance this city has for everyone! Here are some reasons why we think Chicago is the King of the … Continue reading Why Chicago is our Favourite J1 City

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Want To Work Camp USA? There’s One Skill The Camps Want Most…Become a Lifeguard!

4 min readUnless you’ve been living under a rock or somewhere with criminally poor internet coverage, you’ll know the past three weeks have seen us bring over 50 US Camps to Ireland to meet those of you dreaming of making one of them your home away from home this summer.

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10 Hacks for Converting your Irish CV into an American Resume

6 min readOne of the biggest difference between Irish and US job hunts is how you present yourself. Two and even three page CV’s are fairly common in Ireland, no matter what kind of job you’re applying for but in the US, time is quite literally money. With the greatest respect, they don’t want to … Continue reading 10 Hacks for Converting your Irish CV into an American Resume

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