Showing posts tagged with New York

Do’s and Dont’s of finding J1 Accommodation

Posted 7 days ago in J1

7 min readSecond semester is well and truly underway and in between all the assignments and embassy appointments, it’s probably a good time to start thinking about where you’re going to stay In the USA this summer on your J1.

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J1 Job Tips

Posted a month ago in J1

8 min readNot on the Premium programme? No problem! Here are some tips for where to search for jobs in great J1 locations.   Cape Cod Cape Cod is the perfect summer destination for any J1er! Turning into a busy holiday resort during the summer months means it’s got tonnes of seasonal jobs up for … Continue reading J1 Job Tips

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[QUIZ] What’s Your Perfect J1 City?

Posted a month ago in J1

0 min readFrom the bustling streets New York City to the sun, sand and sea of San Diego. Where is the perfect spot for you to spend your J1 summer? Take the quiz and find out!  Remember, the J1 Basic package is still available from €299 with Premium now only €399 practically guaranteeing you a summer job. Head toj1online.ie or … Continue reading [QUIZ] What’s Your Perfect J1 City?

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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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GRAD VISA STORIES: “I can’t stress just how much this year has changed me and opened my eyes”

5 min readHuge thanks again to @raqu3ll3 for sharing her New York experience with us so far. If you missed Part One you can catch it here. You can also follow her own blog, Tales of a Fairy here.

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Employer Spotlight: Irish Marketing Interns Wanted in San Fran, New York & Napa Valley

3 min readFinding that perfect paid internship in the US after you graduate is a tricky business. We get it. Searching for in the right places and for realistic companies can be a massive time drain and with less than 100 Graduate Visas left for 2017, time isn’t something you have much of to spare. … Continue reading Employer Spotlight: Irish Marketing Interns Wanted in San Fran, New York & Napa Valley

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Only 250 Grad Visas Left As Recent Graduates Grab What Could Be Their Last Chance

1 min readIt’s getting to that time of the year when the window of opportunity, left ajar for recent Irish graduates to spend a life-changing year in the US, is starting to close. By last August, the initial allocation of Graduate Visa’s to be issued in 2016 was filled up. That scramble last year is set to … Continue reading Only 250 Grad Visas Left As Recent Graduates Grab What Could Be Their Last Chance

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10 Grad Visa Myths in 2017 – Debunked!

7 min readThere’s been an air of uncertainty and confusion over the last few months in terms of American visas, particularly the year-long Graduate Visa. Just like the updated requirement of the J1 visa in 2015 that made a confirmed job prior to departure a requirement, each year can see changes to eligibility. Last November, things became … Continue reading 10 Grad Visa Myths in 2017 – Debunked!

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

12 min readWe 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 … Continue reading Grad Visa Stories: The Wexford Native Making Laughs And Making Waves In NYC

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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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