USIT Work and Travel Blog

Grad Visa Stories: “I didn’t want to live in an Irish community, I didn’t come here to have Ireland at my doorstep”

Huge thanks to Graduate Visa participant @raqu3ll3 for sharing her New York experience with us so far! Don’t forget to follow her on Instagram and check out her own blog Tales Of A Fairy. When you’re in college you have a goal and a purpose, you’re safe in a bubble where your daily routine is set. …

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Emerging Austin: The Sun-Soaked Texan Giant Worth Considering

Yeeeeeehaw! Even as recently as a couple of year’s ago, a huge majority of Irish graduates would plum for New York, San Francisco or in some cases Boston to spend their huge year living and working Stateside. A plethora of paid roles, a fast-lane lifestyle, some stunning local attractions and scenery plus the status that comes …

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

The 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 to stand …

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Grad Visa Stories: The Wexford Native Making Laughs And Making Waves In NYC

We like to think we’re a pretty funny sort. For the most part our sense of humour travels incredibly well. For Wexford native and Communications graduate, David Atkinson it’s taken him all the way to interviews with Will Ferrell and published works on FunnyOrDie and CNN. His Grad Visa experience and it’s well worth a …

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Grad Visa Stories: Daragh’s New York Survival Guide

Each 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 on NYC …

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