Posts from March 2018

Flying High For 17 Hours

Ever been on a 17 hour non-stop flight? Neither have we. In fact no one had been until Qantas Airways launched the very first 17 hour non-stop flight between Australia and the UK. With 200 passengers on board, flight QF9 took off on Saturday, March 24th, from Perth at 7pm (local time) and landed in London early …

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Employer Spotlight: 118 Positions Available In Sunny Sacramento

With summer looming around the corner and with J1 Season in full swing California jobs are really hard to come by at this stage so if you’re stuck on spending a summer in Cali check out what Sacramento has to offer. This year we’ve got one wonderful employer who wants you! So, which lovely employer …

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The Gordon Colleary Memorial J1 Scholarship

The management and staff of USIT would like to pay tribute to our original founder by running the Gordon Colleary Memorial Scholarship in his name for a third year. In view of Gordon’s vision and kindness USIT would like to offer a J1 Scholarship to one deserving student. How can you enter? In order to …

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FINAL J1 Hiring Fair, 24th March – All You Need To Know

The J1 for 2018 is now into ‘Jonathan Sexton’ time (we’re making that a thing). Long story short, if it’s going to happen for you, it needs to happen very soon.

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Italy Has Never Looked As Good In This Epic InterRail Adventure

Thinking about going InterRailing? Need that little bit of motivation to start planning your trip? Well if this doesn’t do it for you, nothing will. This video was sent into us by Jack Deacon who last summer, along with his girlfriend, explored Italy by train visiting Naples, Vesuvius, Pompeii, Rome, Florence, Venice, Burano, Vienna and …

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Soccer Coaching Opportunities Spread To Canada For This Summer

We have some great news to share this week! Following the hugely successful Coach Soccer USA Programme, we are delighted to announce that, this summer interested Irish applicants aged 18-30 will also be able to apply for coaching positions in Canada! While the Canadians are more accustomed to committing borderline GBH on an ice hockey …

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Edmonton, Canada Embraces the Cold With Awesome Illuminated Skating Path

The beast from the east? 4 days of snow? Not much when you compare it to the kind of snow Canada gets in its winter months. When it snows here, the whole country shuts down…apart from the pubs of course, which for some reason get busier! When it snows in Canada, everything runs as normal …

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Moving to Canada At 27 – Finally Confronting My Fears After Years Of Convenient Excuses

How many goals, aspirations or experiences do we allow to slip through our grasp because we latch onto a paper-thin but a convenient excuse? You could argue it’s a daily confrontation in your mid to late twenties – Go to the gym v spend an hour on Instagram. learn something new v binge Netflix. You …

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