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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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Camp USA: How Marie Found The Perfect Summer At Camp Pencliffe, Maine

4 min readSpending an entire summer getting paid to have fun, surrounded by some of the most beautiful scenery in the world is a little difficult to do justice in words. Your sense of adventure has kicked in, you’ve trusted your instinct and decided to #JustUSIT. Now comes the payoff… For 2017 Summer Camp Counsellor, @MarieSalova her sense … Continue reading Camp USA: How Marie Found The Perfect Summer At Camp Pencliffe, Maine

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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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Half Time Report: 2017 Soccer Coaches On Their Time In The US So Far

6 min readBeeep, beeeeeep! Although it’s hard to believe, we’re more than half way through the summer! It’s half time, back in the dressing room so to speak, we decided to catch up with some of our soccer coaches in the U.S. to see how they’ve been enjoying their summer abroad in the States! Find … Continue reading Half Time Report: 2017 Soccer Coaches On Their Time In The US So Far

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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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It’s About Time We Introduced You To Our J1 Thailand Travel Ambassador….

1 min readSo, unless you’ve been living under a particularly isolated rock over the last few weeks, you’ll know that we launched a search to find the perfect J1 Thailand Travel Ambassador to embark on this dream assignment in Thailand. We poured over hundreds of entries, many of which were absolutely fantastic but we could … Continue reading It’s About Time We Introduced You To Our J1 Thailand Travel Ambassador….

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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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