Showing posts tagged with Summer

Canada Work Programme 2018

Posted a day ago in Canada

2 min readWith the ever-increasing rise of Irish people going to Canada to work for a summer or for two years it was only a matter of time before we created a programme to meet your needs! So, we’re delighted to announce the launch of the Canada Work Programme 2018! Why would anyone go to Canada you may … Continue reading Canada Work Programme 2018

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Do’s and Dont’s of finding J1 Accommodation

Posted 8 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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Why Chicago is our Favourite J1 City

2 min readAh Chicago! “The Windy City”, “Chi-Town”, “The City of Big Shoulders” all these names given to the beautiful city over the years, but one thing remains the same – the atmosphere, the pride and acceptance this city has for everyone! Here are some reasons why we think Chicago is the King of the … Continue reading Why Chicago is our Favourite J1 City

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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 2 months 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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The Perfect J1 Day In…Los Angeles

Posted 2 months ago in J1

7 min readStill thinking about where to spend your J1 Summer? Having ticked off San Francisco, Boston and Chicago, it’s time for Los Angeles to make an appearance!  Los Angeles is a place you need to spend time in to really appreciate. Not on the regular J1 beaten path, maybe our perfect day will sway some … Continue reading The Perfect J1 Day In…Los Angeles

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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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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 8 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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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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