USIT Work and Travel Blog

Grad Visa Hotspots: Philadelphia

Considering living the dream on the USIT One Year Grad Visa but not sure which city is right for you? Check out some of the many reasons to kickstart your career in Philadelphia.  Lifestyle Philadelphia provides small-town vibes in the midst of a buzzing city. The city’s immigrant population shapes the city’s culture and lifestyle …

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Grad Visa Hotspots: Austin

Considering heading on the One Year Grad Visa but not sure where to go? Whether this is your first time moving away from home, or not,  Austin might just be the perfect fit for you.  Lifestyle Austin is a one-of-a-kind city, centred in the heart of Texas, the city has recently transformed from a booming …

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Camp USA Stories: Annie’s Life-Changing Summer

We caught up with Annie Phelan, who worked as a Camp Counsellor last year on USIT’s Camp USA programme. She’s here to tell you everything you’ve wanted to know about it. Take it away Annie! In the early hours of the morning, I packed my bags into the car and drove to Dublin airport from my home …

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Grad Visa Hotspots: Boston

Considering heading on the USIT One Year Grad Visa? Here are just a few reasons why Boston might be the perfect city for your next adventure. Lifestyle Boston can feel like a small town but with all the perks of city life. The warm and welcoming atmosphere it holds will make those who have just …

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USIT Canada Hiring Fair – All you Need to Know

Heading to Canada soon? You’re in luck, USIT’s Canada Hiring Fair will take place this year from the 6th-16th of August. Meet with Canadian employers from some of the top companies in Vancouver, Calgary, Whistler and Banff that will be attending the hiring fair over the 10 days. How Do I Get Hired?  It’s simple. If …

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10 Essential Hotspots For Your Canada Bucket List

Whether you are just spending the summer or the full 2 years, you should try and see as much of Canada as possible. Here is our definitive Canada bucket list.  1.  Toronto Toronto is Canada’s largest city in both by population and area. This city offers a widely popular nightlife, the busiest shopping mall in …

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Heading to Camp this Summer? Here’s What to Expect!

If you’re getting ready to head off to Camp USA for the first time. Here’s what to expect over the next 3 months… You’ll Make Friends For Life  At your first week of camp, you’ll have your orientation and induction. This is the week that you get to know everyone before the campers arrive. You’ll meet …

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Most People Forget This One Thing When Moving to Australia

If you’ve made the decision to move Down Under then you’re in luck! Australia have recently announced that they have 1000’s of jobs open to Irish holiday-makers, meaning there has never been a better time to move to Oz. You’ll also see plenty of friendly Irish faces over there as the number of people moving …

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The DOs & DONTs of J1 House Hunting

Posted 3 months ago in J1

Summer is finally upon us so if you’re heading on a J1, it’s probably a good time to start thinking about where you’re going to stay in the USA this summer. If you’ve been organized since day one, you may already have accommodation sorted. Go you! If you left things a little last minute however, …

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1000s of Jobs Now Open to Irish Working Holiday Makers in Australia

Australia has proven to be a hugely popular destination for Irish people with over 100,000 emigrating there in the last decade. The Irish desire to pack up everything and head to Oz seems to be stronger than ever before with 9,000 Irish people going on the Australia Working Holiday visa this past year, a massive …

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