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Going on A J1? The Bare Essentials For A Dream Summer

Posted 5 months ago in J1

7 min readHaving helped Irish students experience the US for decades, we like to think we know a little something, something about making your adventure to the US a truly unforgettable experience. We want you to have the time of your life, and you will. “First things first though, having taken feedback from thousands of past J-1 Visa … Continue reading Going on A J1? The Bare Essentials For A Dream Summer

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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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150 New J1 Jobs & Fast Track Hiring Fair Added For 2017 Applicants!

Posted 6 months ago in J1

1 min readWe’re deep in the 4th quarter of getting aboard a dream J1 summer but our dedicated recruitment team have just made a big play! While some outlets have already closed the J1 application process, we’re here to help get interested students on the Fast Track to the States by the end of May. … Continue reading 150 New J1 Jobs & Fast Track Hiring Fair Added For 2017 Applicants!

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Heading To California This Summer? Become A Member Of The Wild Geese!

1 min readIt doesn’t seem to matter where in the world you go, you’ll usually find a Paddy in a GAA jersey somewhere close by. Superbowl’s, US Masters, State of Origin matches – there is always one! Always. We all know that Gaelic Games are an institution as Irish as your Mammy telling you to … Continue reading Heading To California This Summer? Become A Member Of The Wild Geese!

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USA East To West Coast: Tom’s Epic Adventure After A Year in New York! [Part One]

5 min readA few month’s back, we caught up with Irish Travel Blogger and US Grad Visa participant, Tom Burke on his first seven months living and working in New York City. Unfortunately for him, all good things must come to an end. Having said that, what better possible way to end a life-changing 18 … Continue reading USA East To West Coast: Tom’s Epic Adventure After A Year in New York! [Part One]

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Which J1er Are You? Meet Kyle, He’s The Guy Behind The Camera Who Videos EVERYTHING!

Posted 7 months ago in J1

6 min readJust like we’ve seen with Chief Aoife, Beach Babe Aimee and lovable disaster Ross, no J1 crew is complete without someone to capture it all and turn your memories into a bad ass highlight reel! Sure, Kyle can get a little on the irritating side when he’s recording you stuffing pizza into your … Continue reading Which J1er Are You? Meet Kyle, He’s The Guy Behind The Camera Who Videos EVERYTHING!

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J1 Employer Spotlight: Want to Work in Fenway Park? Boston Is Bursting With Awesome Summer Jobs

Posted 7 months ago in J1

3 min readFind us a J1 student in the past dozen or so years that hasn’t checked out a ball game at some stage during their dream 3 months in the States and we will be amazed! As much a rite of passage as the Grand Canyon selfie or scaling the Empire State, going to … Continue reading J1 Employer Spotlight: Want to Work in Fenway Park? Boston Is Bursting With Awesome Summer Jobs

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J1 Spotlight: Scholarship Winner Louise On Her Dream J1 In Chicago

4 min readWhen we start thinking of our favourite US cities, Chicago is almost always well up the rankings and for good reason! A sports mad city, complete with a beach and brimming with good vibes including Lollapalooza, it’s no wonder our Gordon Colleary J1 Scholarship winner in 2016, Louise Kelly decided it was the … Continue reading J1 Spotlight: Scholarship Winner Louise On Her Dream J1 In Chicago

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Which J1er Are You? GAA Isn’t Sport, It’s A Way Of Life For Galway Native Tadgh

Posted 8 months ago in J1

6 min readJust like all J1 crews will have a Ross, an Aoife and an Aimee you can bet that ‘GAA Head’ Tadgh isn’t going to be far away… Let’s just say that Tadgh’s interest in anything outside of making the Galway senior team is passive to say the least! Tadgh’s biggest worry of the summer … Continue reading Which J1er Are You? GAA Isn’t Sport, It’s A Way Of Life For Galway Native Tadgh

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