Grad Visa Stories

GRAD VISA STORIES: “I can’t stress just how much this year has changed me and opened my eyes”

Posted a day ago in Career

5 min readHuge thanks again to @raqu3ll3 for sharing her New York experience with us so far. If you missed Part One you can catch it here. You can also follow her own blog, Tales of a Fairy here.

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Grad Visa Stories: “I didn’t want to live in an Irish community, I didn’t come here to have Ireland at my doorstep”

Posted 9 days ago in Career

8 min readHuge thanks to Graduate Visa participant @raqu3ll3 for sharing her New York experience with us so far! Don’t forget to follow her on Instagram and check out her own blog Tales Of A Fairy. When you’re in college you have a goal and a purpose, you’re safe in a bubble where your daily routine … Continue reading Grad Visa Stories: “I didn’t want to live in an Irish community, I didn’t come here to have Ireland at my doorstep”

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A Year in Dallas: 5 Reasons It’s A Great Place For Irish Graduates

6 min readWe’re not gonna sugarcoat it, getting yourself a high flying job in Manhattan isn’t without it’s challenges. It takes nerve, there is the possibility of failure but those who dream of the NYC life, be bold and go for it…just don’t do it without a contingency plan nestled under your wing.

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Emerging Austin: The Sun-Soaked Texan Giant Worth Considering

8 min readYeeeeeehaw! Even as recently as a couple of year’s ago, a huge majority of Irish graduates would plum for New York, San Francisco or in some cases Boston to spend their huge year living and working Stateside. A plethora of paid roles, a fast-lane lifestyle, some stunning local attractions and scenery plus the status … Continue reading Emerging Austin: The Sun-Soaked Texan Giant Worth Considering

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PCT Visa Jobs: Taphandles Are Looking A Beer Artist in Seattle

1 min readEach week we scour the US jobs market, looking for the brightest and best companies wanting the brightest and best talent – that’s where you guys come in! If combining your travel addiction and furthering your career sounds like a winning combination, you could do worse than checking out our latest featured role … Continue reading PCT Visa Jobs: Taphandles Are Looking A Beer Artist in Seattle

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GRAD VISA STORIES: Arts Grad Eleanor Shipped Up To Boston For A Year

7 min readThe USIT Graduate Visa to the US isn’t just a piece of paper, it’s a like changing undertaking. To apply and be successful you need to be ambitious, dedicated and brave enough to dream big. Luckily, Irish graduates possess these traits in abundance leading to hundreds of hugely successful participants who’ve stood up … Continue reading GRAD VISA STORIES: Arts Grad Eleanor Shipped Up To Boston For A Year

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Looking Through the Lens: An Irish Film Maker’s Big Gamble in NYC

9 min read We’ve all wanted to take a big gamble at some point in our lives to just up and leave the place we’ve established ourselves, our career and connections for a new place that’s exciting and different from our comfort zone. But is taking the risk of moving to an entirely new city, … Continue reading Looking Through the Lens: An Irish Film Maker’s Big Gamble in NYC

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Grad Visa Stories: The Wexford Native Making Laughs And Making Waves In NYC

12 min readWe like to think we’re a pretty funny sort. For the most part our sense of humour travels incredibly well. For Wexford native and Communications graduate, David Atkinson it’s taken him all the way to interviews with Will Ferrell and published works on FunnyOrDie and CNN. His Grad Visa experience and it’s well … Continue reading Grad Visa Stories: The Wexford Native Making Laughs And Making Waves In NYC

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How To Land That Dream Internship in the US, From A New York CEO

9 min readThis week we have been in contact with the CEO of Ruby Media Group, in New York, to get some top tips on how to land your dream internship in New York with our Graduate visa opportunity. Kris Ruby is the CEO of Ruby Media Group, a Public Relations and Social Media Agency. Ruby … Continue reading How To Land That Dream Internship in the US, From A New York CEO

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Grad Visa Stories: Daragh’s New York Survival Guide

6 min readEach year, hundreds of passionate, driven Irish graduates make a life-changing decision to follow their dreams in the US. One such big dreamer is Daragh Cushen, a Drama Studies graduate of UCD who went all in and took on Broadway after graduation. A year on, armed with a wealth of experience in taking … Continue reading Grad Visa Stories: Daragh’s New York Survival Guide

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