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GRAD VISA STORIES: Arts Grad Eleanor Shipped Up To Boston For A Year

7 min readThe USIT Graduate Visa to the US isn’t just a piece of paper, it’s a like changing undertaking. To apply and be successful you need to be ambitious, dedicated and brave enough to dream big. Luckily, Irish graduates possess these traits in abundance leading to hundreds of hugely successful participants who’ve stood up … Continue reading GRAD VISA STORIES: Arts Grad Eleanor Shipped Up To Boston For A Year

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Looking Through the Lens: An Irish Film Maker’s Big Gamble in NYC

9 min read We’ve all wanted to take a big gamble at some point in our lives to just up and leave the place we’ve established ourselves, our career and connections for a new place that’s exciting and different from our comfort zone. But is taking the risk of moving to an entirely new city, … Continue reading Looking Through the Lens: An Irish Film Maker’s Big Gamble in NYC

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How To Land That Dream Internship in the US, From A New York CEO

9 min readThis week we have been in contact with the CEO of Ruby Media Group, in New York, to get some top tips on how to land your dream internship in New York with our Graduate visa opportunity. Kris Ruby is the CEO of Ruby Media Group, a Public Relations and Social Media Agency. Ruby … Continue reading How To Land That Dream Internship in the US, From A New York CEO

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Grad Visa Stories: Daragh’s New York Survival Guide

6 min readEach year, hundreds of passionate, driven Irish graduates make a life-changing decision to follow their dreams in the US. One such big dreamer is Daragh Cushen, a Drama Studies graduate of UCD who went all in and took on Broadway after graduation. A year on, armed with a wealth of experience in taking … Continue reading Grad Visa Stories: Daragh’s New York Survival Guide

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Grad Visa Jobs: A Downtown Manhattan Dream For Any Irish Law Graduates

1 min readWhat an unbelievable opportunity this is…and you don’t even need to perfect your ‘bend and snap’.

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How To Take A Bite Out Of The Big Apple On A Budget

5 min readNew York is probably close to number one, if not number one on every Irish person’s travel bucket list, and it doesn’t have to cost you your life saving to get there! Check out these tips on how to do New York to the full on a smaller budget. Couponing Is Huge Business … Continue reading How To Take A Bite Out Of The Big Apple On A Budget

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Step-by-Step Guide: How To Breeze Through Your US Embassy Interview

5 min read“Congratulations! You have been placed at camp and you’re in the final steps of spending the summer of a lifetime working in the US. You’ll travel to America on a J1 Camp Counsellor visa. This will entitle you to work in an American summer camp and then travel across the country for up … Continue reading Step-by-Step Guide: How To Breeze Through Your US Embassy Interview

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The Gordon Colleary J1 Scholarship 2017: Nominate A Student Before April 18th 2017

1 min readThe management and staff of USIT would like to pay tribute to our original founder by running the Gordon Colleary Memorial Scholarship in his name for a second year. In 1959, Gordon helped establish ‘Union of Students in Ireland Travel Bureau’, or as it now known USIT. Two years later the first student … Continue reading The Gordon Colleary J1 Scholarship 2017: Nominate A Student Before April 18th 2017

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East to West Coast By Rail: Austin – New Orleans – New York

8 min read26 days – 14 cities – 10,247km. What a journey it’s been! And so our grad visa blogger, Thomas Burke, has finished in Santa Monica and heads onward to Austin and New Orleans. If you missed the last leg of his journey you can read it here. Leaving The Beach Behind For Austin, Texas … Continue reading East to West Coast By Rail: Austin – New Orleans – New York

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Seattle to Los Angeles – Coast Starlight – Departure at 9.35am on 28th Feb. Total journey time approx. 36 hours.

5 min readAnd so our grad visa blogger, Thomas Burke, has finished in Seattle and heads onward to LA. If you missed the last leg of his journey you can read it here. After rainy Seattle, I was ready for some sun! When I was planning the trip, I was going to stay in Los Angeles … Continue reading Seattle to Los Angeles – Coast Starlight – Departure at 9.35am on 28th Feb. Total journey time approx. 36 hours.

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