USIT Work and Travel Blog

Canada Biometrics and Insurance – All You Need To Know

Since August 1st, 2018, those applying for a visitor visa, study or work permit, or permanent residence in Canada need to give their fingerprints and photos (biometrics). Until now, biometrics have been taken at the Canadian Embassy but a new Visa Application Centre (VAC) has just opened in Vistatec House, Dublin, making the entire process more streamlined. …

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Jessica’s Stunning Summer in Cape Cod!

Jessica had an unforgettable experience on her J1 working in Cape Cod at Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club. We asked her to tell us all about her amazing summer and why she chose Cape Cod for her J1 Work and Travel Programme.  Like most college students in Ireland, the summer after I turned 21 was …

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Kate’s Unforgettable Summer at Camp!

We caught up with Kate Fox who spent last summer as a Camp Counsellor at a Special Needs Summer Camp in the U.S. Her story is guaranteed to melt your heart. My Life-Changing Summer at a Special Needs Camp From the moment I applied for USIT’s Camp USA programme, I knew I was going to have …

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10 Reasons To Go Solo On The USA Grad Visa

  There’s not much that’s more beneficial to us all than travelling. It expands our horizons and makes us really realise the importance of exploring and not living in one place all the time. Travelling solo has great advantages. If you’re thinking of doing the One Year Grad Visa alone here are the best reasons why …

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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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Coach Soccer USA – The Texas Way, Y’all

Each summer USIT hires hundreds of Irish football fanatics, looking for a dream summer in the US surrounded by the beautiful game. Mark Molloy spent his summer touring through Dallas, Houston and San Antonio on our Coach Soccer Programme, before hitting New York. We’re not jealous at all… Now you can hear all about how …

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