USIT Work and Travel Blog

Camp USA – My Home Away From Home

  We caught up with Amy, who has been to Camp YMCA as a Camp Counsellor and a Staff Development Program Director, and she’s here to tell you everything you’ve wanted to know about it. Take it away Amy!

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Camp USA: How Marie Found The Perfect Summer At Camp Pencliffe, Maine

Spending an entire summer getting paid to have fun, surrounded by some of the most beautiful scenery in the world is a little difficult to do justice in words. Your sense of adventure has kicked in, you’ve trusted your instinct and decided to #JustUSIT. Now comes the payoff… For 2017 Summer Camp Counsellor, @MarieSalova her sense of adventure …

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

Beeep, 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 out what …

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The Interrail Route that will Treat you to the Best of the West

Interested in going Interrailing and see some of the best places Western Europe has to offer? Then hop on board because this railroad trip is the one for you. From Lisbon’s gorgeous beaches all the way to Amsterdam’s quaint canals, you’ll hit almost every major city destination in Europe’s western half. The best part of …

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J1 Employer Spotlight: Last Chance In California & BBQ Bliss at Myrtle Beach

Posted 2 years ago in J1

There’s no easy way to say this, but if you still haven’t done anything about your J1 summer job up until now, your dream is starting to slip away. We don’t want to start calling you ‘a Ross’, but…it’s time to get your act together! We’ve already helped a ton of J1 students get their …

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Discovering Bali: Just Kassi’s Week Long Visit To Paradise

Posted 2 years ago in Asia

Now that’s Paddy’s Day has been safely negotiated it’s time to really start thinking about what you want out of your next holiday. You’ve battled through a good four months or more of the dark nights, howling wind and lashing rain that is an Irish winter so let’s rule out something cold shall we? Bored …

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Our Top 10 Concerts And Festivals In America This Summer

Posted 2 years ago in J1

Traveling America for the summer can be an unbelievable experience and the more you know before going and the more you do over there, the more enjoyable it will be. To help all the music and fest lovers heading over this summer we have complied a list of our top 10 gigs and festivals on …

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

Posted 2 years ago in J1

Just 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 face for …

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