J1

10 Grad Visa Myths in 2017 – Debunked!

7 min readThere’s been an air of uncertainty and confusion over the last few months in terms of American visas, particularly the year-long Graduate Visa. Just like the updated requirement of the J1 visa in 2015 that made a confirmed job prior to departure a requirement, each year can see changes to eligibility. Last November, things became … Continue reading 10 Grad Visa Myths in 2017 – Debunked!

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Our 2017 Gordon Colleary J1 Scholarship Winner, Roisín Kehoe!

1 min readLast year, we launched the Gordon Colleary J1 Scholarship programme in honour of our late founder. Having trawled through hundreds of great applications we wanted to find an Irish student who stood out for holding Gordon’s core values of generosity, kindness and a passion for travel.

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How To Take A Bite Out Of The Big Apple On A Budget

5 min readNew York is probably close to number one, if not number one on every Irish person’s travel bucket list, and it doesn’t have to cost you your life saving to get there! Check out these tips on how to do New York to the full on a smaller budget. Couponing Is Huge Business … Continue reading How To Take A Bite Out Of The Big Apple On A Budget

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Going on A J1? The Bare Essentials For A Dream Summer

Posted 4 months ago in J1

7 min readHaving helped Irish students experience the US for decades, we like to think we know a little something, something about making your adventure to the US a truly unforgettable experience. We want you to have the time of your life, and you will. “First things first though, having taken feedback from thousands of past J-1 Visa … Continue reading Going on A J1? The Bare Essentials For A Dream Summer

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Step-by-Step Guide: How To Breeze Through Your US Embassy Interview

5 min read“Congratulations! You have been placed at camp and you’re in the final steps of spending the summer of a lifetime working in the US. You’ll travel to America on a J1 Camp Counsellor visa. This will entitle you to work in an American summer camp and then travel across the country for up … Continue reading Step-by-Step Guide: How To Breeze Through Your US Embassy Interview

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The Gordon Colleary J1 Scholarship 2017: Nominate A Student Before April 18th 2017

1 min readThe 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 second year. In 1959, Gordon helped establish ‘Union of Students in Ireland Travel Bureau’, or as it now known USIT. Two years later the first student … Continue reading The Gordon Colleary J1 Scholarship 2017: Nominate A Student Before April 18th 2017

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J1 Employer Spotlight: Last Chance In California & BBQ Bliss at Myrtle Beach

Posted 5 months ago in J1

2 min readThere’s no easy way to say this, but if you still haven’t done anything about your J1 summer job up until now, your dream is starting to slip away. We don’t want to start calling you ‘a Ross’, but…it’s time to get your act together! We’ve already helped a ton of J1 students … Continue reading J1 Employer Spotlight: Last Chance In California & BBQ Bliss at Myrtle Beach

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150 New J1 Jobs & Fast Track Hiring Fair Added For 2017 Applicants!

Posted 5 months ago in J1

1 min readWe’re deep in the 4th quarter of getting aboard a dream J1 summer but our dedicated recruitment team have just made a big play! While some outlets have already closed the J1 application process, we’re here to help get interested students on the Fast Track to the States by the end of May. … Continue reading 150 New J1 Jobs & Fast Track Hiring Fair Added For 2017 Applicants!

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J1 Employer Spotlight: WooHoo restaurant New Jersey

Posted 5 months ago in J1

1 min readThink New Jersey and regrettably, you’ll instantly think of the abomination that was Jersey Shore, who’s cast and creators should frankly be taken to Geneva and put on trail for crimes against humanity! Get Snooki, Pauly D and JWow out of your head right now! The fake tan and GTL ‘banter’ still haunts … Continue reading J1 Employer Spotlight: WooHoo restaurant New Jersey

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Our Top 10 Concerts And Festivals In America This Summer

Posted 6 months ago in J1

6 min readTraveling America for the summer can be an unbelievable experience and the more you know before going and the more you do over there, the more enjoyable it will be. To help all the music and fest lovers heading over this summer we have complied a list of our top 10 gigs and … Continue reading Our Top 10 Concerts And Festivals In America This Summer

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