USIT Work and Travel Blog

J1 Stories: CIEE Civic Leadership Summit

We caught up with Conor Dunne who attended the CIEE Civic Leadership Summit last year. Once you hear his story, you’ll be convinced to apply too!  The CIEE Civic Leadership Summit One of the several requirements you must satisfy in order to be issued a work and travel visa from the United States Department of …

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Top Tips For Finding J1 Accommodation

Posted 5 days 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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Coach Soccer USA – Ciaran’s Summer of a Lifetime

Posted 17 days ago in J1

Each summer USIT hires hundreds of Irish football fanatics, looking for a dream summer in the US teaching the beautiful game. Ciaran Ryan spent his summer touring through Colorado, Utah, Wyoming and New Mexico on our Coach Soccer Programme, before hitting New York. We’re not jealous at all… Now you can hear all about how …

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10 Reasons To Go Solo On The USA Grad Visa

  There’s not much that’s more beneficial to us all than travelling. It expands our horizons and makes us really realise the importance of exploring and not living in one place all the time. Travelling solo has great advantages. If you’re thinking of doing the One Year Grad Visa alone here are the best reasons why …

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Camp USA – My Home Away From Home

  We caught up with Amy, who has been to Camp YMCA as a Camp Counsellor and a Staff Development Program Director, and she’s here to tell you everything you’ve wanted to know about it. Take it away Amy!

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Coach Soccer USA – The Texas Way, Y’all

Each summer USIT hires hundreds of Irish football fanatics, looking for a dream summer in the US surrounded by the beautiful game. Mark Molloy spent his summer touring through Dallas, Houston and San Antonio on our Coach Soccer Programme, before hitting New York. We’re not jealous at all… Now you can hear all about how …

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