USIT Work and Travel Blog

6 Reasons To Go To Camp This Summer!

Sick of working the same boring old Summer job every year? Ready for an escape from the ordinary? Then Camp USA might just be for you! It’s not your average summer/ part-time job by any means. It’s the J1 with a difference that could well and truly change your life. Here are our Top 6 …

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Deadline for 2018 Grads to go on One Year Grad Visa is March 31st

Did you graduate in 2018? Are you considering USIT’s One Year Grad Visa? Well, time is running out to secure your place as the deadline for 2018 Grads is March 31st! Traditionally, graduates were eligible for this visa for up to one year after graduation. The terms of the visa changed last year however, changing …

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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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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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10 Things I Learned On My Grad Visa

Joseph Murray has just returned home from an amazing year in Los Angeles on the US Grad Visa. We decided to sit down with Joseph and discover what he learned from his adventure and how it’s benefitted his career since he’s returned home. 1. Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained One of the most valuable things I …

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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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Amazing Summer Jobs in Myrtle Beach

Posted 2 months ago in J1

Myrtle Beach is an amazing destination if you’re planning on going on USIT’s J1 Programme. Located on the South Atlantic coast of South Carolina, it’s known for its stunning beaches, world-renowned seafood and huge outlet malls. J1ers who’ve been to Myrtle Beach describe it as the best summer of their life! We know Myrtle Beach is …

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10 Tips For Getting Hired At Camp USA Hiring Fairs 2019

January 16th, 18th and 25th – follow these golden rules and one of these will be the day your Camp USA dream becomes a reailty. 1. Prepare yourself Before the fair, we will send you the list of camps attending. Take the time to read through the camp profiles, have a look at their website and …

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USIT’s Soccer Superstar

USIT are hiring soccer players and coaches to spend the summer working at soccer camps in the USA on our Coach Soccer USA programme. The programme is open to anyone aged between 18-30 with an enthusiastic attitude and a passion for soccer. To celebrate this amazing opportunity, we’re giving one lucky winner an all-expense paid …

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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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