USIT Work and Travel Blog

A Summer in Myrtle Beach

So we caught up with J1er, Issa, who spent last summer in the idyllic Myrtle Beach in South Carolina. He told us about his whole experience, from what kind of work you can get, where to stay, and he even told us where to hit up once work is done. Are you jet setting off …

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

Posted a year ago in Canada

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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OZCAST: Our #OzAmbassador James Fox on his Travel Addiction, Exploring South America, Two Years in Canada and The Move Down Under

Hundreds applied to become our #OzAmbassador for 2018, for which we’re so grateful. Unfortunately, there could only be one and @dunta90 went to Dublin’s Aussie bar the Woolshed to meet him. Listen below to @jamesdeanfox on his adventures so far and his next one next May… James will be celebrating Australia Day with us this …

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REVEALED: The 12 Hottest Destinations For Irish Travellers in 2018

Posted a year ago in Asia

12. Kadavu, Fiji Did you know Fiji is close to having an island for every day of the year? There are 332 chunks of impossible beauty, although only 106 of them have permanent residents. Fiji’s capital, Suva is only a 4-hour flight from Sydney and for the thousands of Irish living on Australia’s East Coast, …

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