Graduate Visa

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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GRAD VISA STORIES: @BruthaNiall’s Love Letter to Los Angeles

7 min readAnyone who’s been to the US for an entire year will know that it’s genuinely life changing. For our latest Grad Visa Story we caught up with @bruthaniall, fresh from an entire year living and working in LA. What follows will give you severe FOMO… “I normally live in Los Angeles, if you … Continue reading GRAD VISA STORIES: @BruthaNiall’s Love Letter to Los Angeles

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This Irishman’s US Road Trip Video Is The Best You’ll See All Year

1 min readWe get A LOT of travel videos submitted to us on a regular basis. To be honest, we love seeing them as every traveler’s experience is very different and it allows us to relive some of our own biggest adventures. PLEASE don’t stop sending us in vids (use #JustUSIT) of your travels! Even … Continue reading This Irishman’s US Road Trip Video Is The Best You’ll See All Year

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US Embassy Urges J1 Applicants To Get Ahead Of The Rush As Demand Soars For Limited Places

1 min readThe US Embassy has today released a statement urging 2018 J1 hopefuls to be more of a Fiona, than a Ross and get their applications in as early as they possibly can. Potential J1ers for 2018 have been urged to “be proactive and begin the application process as early as possible”, following a seven-week … Continue reading US Embassy Urges J1 Applicants To Get Ahead Of The Rush As Demand Soars For Limited Places

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US Airport Security Changes And What They Mean For Irish Passengers

2 min readAs of this morning, new security measures for international visitors coming from non-US airlines have been put into effect across the US. The additional checks are being put in place to avoid in-cabin bans on laptops (because in-flight Netflix is crucial) following the US (and shortly after the UK’s) decision to ban electronic devices … Continue reading US Airport Security Changes And What They Mean For Irish Passengers

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

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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Welcome, To The Real World! Best Work & Travel Options For 2017 Graduates

7 min readBring forth the silly hats! It’s time to bask in your own glory, soak up the plaudits and embrace the opportunities as graduation season in Ireland is soon to begin.

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Employer Spotlight: Irish Marketing Interns Wanted in San Fran, New York & Napa Valley

3 min readFinding that perfect paid internship in the US after you graduate is a tricky business. We get it. Searching for in the right places and for realistic companies can be a massive time drain and with less than 100 Graduate Visas left for 2017, time isn’t something you have much of to spare. … Continue reading Employer Spotlight: Irish Marketing Interns Wanted in San Fran, New York & Napa Valley

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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”

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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Update: One year Graduate USA Visa 2018

1 min readThe hugely popular and unique 1-Year US Graduate Visa Programme is under threat for 2018, USIT has learned. Whilst the USIT programme is a specific bilateral agreement between Ireland and the US, it falls under the” J” category of visa regulations. These visas are all up for review, leaving considerable doubt around whether the option … Continue reading Update: One year Graduate USA Visa 2018

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