Showing posts tagged with Summer

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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Half Time Report: 2017 Soccer Coaches On Their Time In The US So Far

6 min readBeeep, beeeeeep! Although it’s hard to believe, we’re more than half way through the summer! It’s half time, back in the dressing room so to speak, we decided to catch up with some of our soccer coaches in the U.S. to see how they’ve been enjoying their summer abroad in the States! Find … Continue reading Half Time Report: 2017 Soccer Coaches On Their Time In The US So Far

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Party in the USA: Celebrating America the American Way

Posted 4 months ago in USA

5 min readBreakout the red, white and blue banner folks because it’s the Fourth of July today and America is celebrating 241 years of independence.  If you are an Irish-American or American-Irish, however you prefer, and you’ve never celebrated the Fourth of July, don’t worry because we’re going to give you a play by play … Continue reading Party in the USA: Celebrating America the American Way

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Vivid Sydney: Lighting Up the Night in the Land Down Under

2 min readSydney, the city from the place Down Under, has its best icons and more lit up in a colourful array of spectacular lights on display as part of its 23-day festival. Vivid Sydney challenges and inspires artists, innovators, and designers to take Sydney’s city landscape and turn it into a giant art collection for the public … Continue reading Vivid Sydney: Lighting Up the Night in the Land Down Under

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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 6 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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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 8 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 8 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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