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
4 min readUnless you’ve been living under a rock or somewhere with criminally poor internet coverage, you’ll know the past three weeks have seen us bring over 50 US Camps to Ireland to meet those of you dreaming of making one of them your home away from home this summer.
6 min readOne of the biggest difference between Irish and US job hunts is how you present yourself. Two and even three page CV’s are fairly common in Ireland, no matter what kind of job you’re applying for but in the US, time is quite literally money. With the greatest respect, they don’t want to … Continue reading 10 Hacks for Converting your Irish CV into an American Resume
3 min readEach week that ticks by is another one closer to beginning your dream summer in the US. By our calculations it’s 96 days until 1st May…96 days until the first of you can start flying out and 96 days until you can have a Perfect J1 Day in LA, Chicago, San Fran or … Continue reading The Perfect J1 Day In…Cape Cod
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
8 min readNot on the Premium programme? No problem! Here are some tips for where to search for jobs in great J1 locations. Cape Cod Cape Cod is the perfect summer destination for any J1er! Turning into a busy holiday resort during the summer months means it’s got tonnes of seasonal jobs up for … Continue reading J1 Job Tips