Work Abroad

US Embassy Urges J1 Applicants To Get Ahead Of The Rush As Demand Soars For Limited Places

1 min readThe US Embassy has today released a statement urging 2018 J1 hopefuls to be more of a Fiona, than a Ross and get their applications in as early as they possibly can. Potential J1ers for 2018 have been urged to “be proactive and begin the application process as early as possible”, following a seven-week … Continue reading US Embassy Urges J1 Applicants To Get Ahead Of The Rush As Demand Soars For Limited Places

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New Exploration Into Blue Hole On Great Barrier Reef Brings Some Welcome News

3 min read“The Great Barrier Reef is dead”. This line has been thrown around the internet and the media over the last year. Partly to grab headlines but more significantly it points to the very serious and very real prospect that coral bleaching on the reef has killed up to 67% of the corals there. Without … Continue reading New Exploration Into Blue Hole On Great Barrier Reef Brings Some Welcome News

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Climbing Uluru Will Be Banned From October 2019 After Historic Vote

2 min readIt’s one of Australia’s most iconic wonders, visited by over 300,000 people per year but the future of Uluru will be ‘you can see but you can’t touch’ and we couldn’t agree with it more.

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US Airport Security Changes And What They Mean For Irish Passengers

2 min readAs of this morning, new security measures for international visitors coming from non-US airlines have been put into effect across the US. The additional checks are being put in place to avoid in-cabin bans on laptops (because in-flight Netflix is crucial) following the US (and shortly after the UK’s) decision to ban electronic devices … Continue reading US Airport Security Changes And What They Mean For Irish Passengers

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Embassy Friends! Irish & New Zealand Embassies To Open As Relationship Reaches New Heights

4 min readThere’s long been a strange spiritual connection between the people of Ireland and our far-flung friends of New Zealand. In fact, one-in-six Kiwi’s claim Irish lineage and despite us being over 18,500km away from each other the relationship has never felt that distance.

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Newcastle, NSW: The Laid Back Hidden Gem On Australia’s Gold Coast

4 min readAbsolutely no disrespect to the ‘buzzing’ city of Newcastle in Northeast England but compared to the New South Wales version, Geordie shores have been brutally beaten by the ugly stick…

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J1 Photo Competition 2017: And The Winner Is…

1 min readIf you didn’t take a picture, were you even there?! A couple of weeks ago we asked all of our 2017 J1ers to show us what a J1 feels like and you guys DID NOT DISAPPOINT! Before we allow our travel envy to completely run away with us, we wanted to share a … Continue reading J1 Photo Competition 2017: And The Winner Is…

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Want Your Visa & Etihad Flights Paid For? Tell Us Why You Should Be Our #OzAmbassador

2 min readUPDATE: Thank you all so much for such brilliant applications! We have now closed any further applications and selected our shortlist. Such was the volume of entries we cannot respond directly to everybody. If you haven’t been contacted yet, I’m afraid you haven’t made our shortlist. The standard of entries has been so … Continue reading Want Your Visa & Etihad Flights Paid For? Tell Us Why You Should Be Our #OzAmbassador

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Joe’s Soccer Summer in the US: “You’ll find yourself saying I love my job!”

10 min readEach summer USIT hires hundreds of Irish football fanatics, looking for a dream summer in the US surrounded by the beautiful game. @joemacruairi267 spent his summer touring through Denver, Wyoming, Idaho and New Mexico before hitting Las Vegas for McGregor/Mayweather. We’re not jealous in the slightest….

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J1 Photo Competition 2017: Submit Your Best Pics For Chance To Win €150 Travel Voucher!

1 min readA picture paints a thousand w̶o̶r̶d̶s̶ summers… The J1 Photo Competition is back! This year we want to find that one picture that perfectly describes what it feels like to stand upon the top of the Grand Canyon, see the New York skyline sparkle at sunset or capture those wild West Coast waves. Everyone is … Continue reading J1 Photo Competition 2017: Submit Your Best Pics For Chance To Win €150 Travel Voucher!

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