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Our 2017 Gordon Colleary J1 Scholarship Winner, Roisín Kehoe!

1 min readLast year, we launched the Gordon Colleary J1 Scholarship programme in honour of our late founder. Having trawled through hundreds of great applications we wanted to find an Irish student who stood out for holding Gordon’s core values of generosity, kindness and a passion for travel.

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

Posted a month 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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Five of 2017’s Soccer Camp USA Coaches On Their Assessment Days, Getting Hired and Dream Teams!

8 min readThis is probably you’re last chance to spend the summer of 2017, surrounded by and involved in the sport you love, while seeing a huge amount of the United States. Already this week, we’ve offered contracts to Soccer Camp USA applicants in Cork and Limerick, with Dublin to follow this Thursday. Worried about … Continue reading Five of 2017’s Soccer Camp USA Coaches On Their Assessment Days, Getting Hired and Dream Teams!

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

Posted 3 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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20 Reasons Why Chicago Is Our Favourite US City

Posted 4 months ago in J1

5 min readFence sitting is for the weak, it’s time to nail your colours to the mast and ours is red, white and (light) blue. It took a long time to reach and general consensus on the best J1 city in 2017 but after much deliberation (and the fact I shouted louder and for longer), … Continue reading 20 Reasons Why Chicago Is Our Favourite US City

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[PICS] Camp USA Hiring Fair 2017: Meet Our New Hired Campers!

1 min readPhew, well that was a hectic day! The dust has settled on our biggest ever Camp USA Hiring Fair on the 16th January and it’s safe to say it was a massive success! The standard of applicants this year, blew away our US Camp Directors who had a super time meeting all of … Continue reading [PICS] Camp USA Hiring Fair 2017: Meet Our New Hired Campers!

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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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Dream Team: USIT Proudly Partner With Finn Harps FC For Soccer Camp USA Coach Search

5 min readBack of the net! We’re delighted to announce a star addition to our Soccer Camp USA dream team in 2017 – Finn Harps F.C. We’ve seen unprecedented interest in the perfect work and travel programme for football mad individuals aged 18-30, particularly in the North of the country and we couldn’t be happier … Continue reading Dream Team: USIT Proudly Partner With Finn Harps FC For Soccer Camp USA Coach Search

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J1 Employer Spotlight: 130 Roles in Chicago, Rollercoasters in Williamsburg & Famous Shrimp in Boston

Posted 4 months ago in J1

4 min readLast year presented a new challenge for J1 participants and the J1 Team. How can we ensure that the new provisions to the J1 visa do not leave participants disappointed?  Changes to the J1 visa now require bright-eyed, bushy-tailed Irish students to secure summer employment in advance, before beginning their J1 adventure. With … Continue reading J1 Employer Spotlight: 130 Roles in Chicago, Rollercoasters in Williamsburg & Famous Shrimp in Boston

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Help! How Do I Get My J1 Job Sorted? 15 Hiring Tips To Secure Your Dream Summer In The US!

Posted 5 months ago in J1

6 min readOk guys, Christmas is over it’s time to get some hustle on! 2017 is upon us and if you want it to be the most unforgettable year so far then that’s going to require two things – A J1 Application and a J1 Job. For many of you, the first part is a … Continue reading Help! How Do I Get My J1 Job Sorted? 15 Hiring Tips To Secure Your Dream Summer In The US!

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