Ireland’s leading work abroad and summer J1 experts, we make living and working in the USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand simple.
Need to get out of here?
€100 off Summer Camp USA '24! Book by 30 Nov.
Why do it with USIT
Peace of mind jobs
Work abroad minus the job hustle, pre-arrange your J1 summer job, working holiday job or USA internship placement on our USIT Job Hub.
All the admin
From visa processing and sponsorship paperwork to overseas bank account set-up, we include everything you need to work and travel abroad.
No drama deposits
Secure your spot with our lifetime low deposit, and if you change your mind, move it over to a new program – no awkward questions asked.
Hey, we’re USIT
The work and travel experts
Founded in 1950-something in the halls of Trinity College and UCD, our student forefathers knew one thing. That the way to explore and experience more – was to earn while you did it. We’ve been creating life-shaping work and travel experiences ever since. Whether you want to fund your summer in the US at camp or on a J1, bankroll your gap year with a working holiday, or use your degree to get ahead on a professional internship – USIT opens up a world of opportunities.
Get hired at our Nov and Dec J1 job fairs
J1 job hunters! Getting a summer J1 job in the USA doesn't have to be hard work. Get hired at USIT's virtual J1 job fairs. The dates are: 24 Nov for Chicago J1 jobs, 1 and 15 Dec for NYC J1 jobs, and 11-15 Dec for San Diego J1 jobs. There are 150+ jobs to fill in total. To get hired: book onto our J1 program, register for the job fair, and get your summer '24 job wrapped up by Christmas. (Just call us Santa).
The inside scoop on J1 and Summer Camp USA
Meet our USIT Camp and J1 Insiders. Leading up to summer ’24, they’ll be across our channels - spilling the iced tea on their experience working at camp and on their summer J1. Watch here and follow their episodes @usittravel
Meet our USIT Camp and J1 Insiders. Leading up to summer ’24, they’ll be across our channels - spilling the iced tea on their experience working at camp and on their summer J1. Watch here and follow their episodes @usittravelWATCH NOW
Take on the world
Fast track your career working in the USA
If you’re a student, grad or professional – we have three program options to help you advance your career with international work experience in the States.
If you’re a student, grad or professional – we have three program options to help you advance your career with international work experience in the States.READ MORE
Get ahead for spring/summer '24
IEC Canada visa pools close, get ready for 2024...
The IEC Canada visa pools closed on 23 Oct. But you can still book Work Canada with a deposit and we'll let you know as soon as they open for 2024 - usually in Jan.
The IEC Canada visa pools closed on 23 Oct. But you can still book Work Canada with a deposit and we'll let you know as soon as they open for 2024 - usually in Jan. FIND OUT MORE
Get Down Under
Need to get the heck out of dodge?
We can usually get your Australia working holiday visa issued in a week! Plus, set you up with the bank account and tax stuff you need to start working ASAP. Beachy.
We can usually get your Australia working holiday visa issued in a week! Plus, set you up with the bank account and tax stuff you need to start working ASAP. Beachy. FIND OUT MORE
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Guaranteed USA jobs
Number 1 for J1
The original J1 provider, a summer J1 is a rite of passage for Irish students. From San Diego to NYC, land the best summer jobs on our Job Hub. Book early for first dibs.
Why book with USIT
Flexible payments and conditions
Secure your place on our programs with a lifetime low deposit, giving you time to save. And if you change your mind, we can move your deposit over to a new program – no awkward questions asked. T&Cs apply.
Free virtual info event - Mon 4 Dec '23 @ 17:30
Camp USA - Everything you need to know
Spend your summer living, earning and having the time of your life as an Activity Specialist or Camp Counsellor in the USA. Job placement and new BFFs included. Join our travel talk for the need to know on visas and how USIT helps you land a job before you go.
Free virtual info event - Tue 5 Dec '23 @ 17:30
J1 USA with USIT - Get ready for summer '24
Your J1 ride or die, we’ve hollered around this rodeo a few times. For 65+ years in fact, so it’s fair to say we have this whole job thing covered. Log on to our virtual information session to learn more about USIT's famous J1 program and how you can start preparing now.
Free virtual info event - Thu 7 Dec '23 @ 17:30
Grad USA with USIT - Everything you need to know
Final year student or recent grad? You only have 12 months after finishing your degree to enter the USA on our 1-year Grad USA visa. In this free info session, we'll go through everything you need to know about who can go, how to apply and what positions you can do.