USIT Work and Travel Blog

10 Pro Tips to GET HIRED at our J1 Hiring Fair!

Posted 21 days ago in J1

USIT’s first J1 Hiring Fair of 2019 is taking place on February 28th in the Alex Hotel, Dublin – follow these hot tips to GET HIRED instantly! 1. Be Prepared Before you attend the fair,  you will already know which companies you’ll be interviewing for. Take the time to read up on the company, have a …

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10 Reasons Why EVERY Irish Student Should Do A J1

Posted 24 days ago in J1

Wondering if a summer J1 is right for you? Check out our Top 10 reasons why you should go for it. 1. Americans Love the Irish First and foremost, Irish people have a long history of moving to America to experience the American Dream and this tradition hasn’t changed. As a result, so many Americans …

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Up to $5,000 New Zealand Relocation Grant for Irish Teachers!

Recently graduated in teaching but still feeling the urge to travel? Then we have the perfect opportunity for you to advance your career and satisfy your wanderlust at the same time! More and more Irish teachers are choosing to pack their bags and gain international experience on USIT’s Teach in New Zealand Working Holiday Programme! Why? …

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Top Tips For Finding J1 Accommodation

Posted a month ago in J1

Jetting off this summer to live your best life in the USA? You should probably start thinking about where you’re going to be living. Have a look at our top tips to finding your J1 accommodation! 1. Do your Research  Start sooner, rather than later and spend a bit of time researching potential accommodation. Once …

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2019 Travel Trend: Fitness Holidays

Introducing USIT’s Fitness Holidays The hustle and bustle of everyday life can make it next to impossible to reach your fitness goals. We all make plans but it isn’t long before we start making excuses. What if there was a way to escape from your busy modern life and finally focus on achieving the body …

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Living in Canada- My Experience and Advice

Between two minds about making the move? We caught up with Danu McGowan, who lived and worked in Canada last year. Don’t miss her advice and experiences of living and working in Canada on the IEC visa. Research your destination Canada is the 2nd largest country in the world so your choices of location are …

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J1 Stories: Richard’s Summer in L.A.

Posted 2 months ago in J1

Beautiful weather, plenty of jobs and the promise of amazing Instagrams are making Los Angeles a very popular J1 destination. We caught up with Richard Banahan to discover why he chose L.A. for his J1 programme. Richard Banahan – Santa Monica, CA   Preparing For My Adventure I knew before I even applied for the …

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10 Must-See Beaches in Australia

Australia is famous the world over for its spectacular beaches. With nearly 10,000 beaches sprinkled along the Australian coastline, there’s a sandy shore to suit every taste in this expansive country. Coming from Ireland, it’s understandable that my love of Australia’s sandy shores is borderline obsessive. With year-round good weather, there’s no need to brave …

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Exploring New York on a Budget

Make the most of your J1 summer with these essential tips for exploring New York on a budget!

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