USIT Work and Travel Blog

Grad Visa Hotspots: Austin

Considering heading on the One Year Grad Visa but not sure where to go? Whether this is your first time moving away from home, or not,  Austin might just be the perfect fit for you.  Lifestyle Austin is a one-of-a-kind city, centred in the heart of Texas, the city has recently transformed from a booming …

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Grad Visa Hotspots: Boston

Considering heading on the USIT One Year Grad Visa? Here are just a few reasons why Boston might be the perfect city for your next adventure. Lifestyle Boston can feel like a small town but with all the perks of city life. The warm and welcoming atmosphere it holds will make those who have just …

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USIT Canada Hiring Fair – All you Need to Know

Heading to Canada soon? You’re in luck, USIT’s Canada Hiring Fair will take place this year from the 6th-16th of August. Meet with Canadian employers from some of the top companies in Vancouver, Calgary, Whistler and Banff that will be attending the hiring fair over the 10 days. How Do I Get Hired?  It’s simple. If …

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Grad Visa Hotspots: Chicago

When it comes to choosing a city for your One Year Graduate Visa, you are truly spoiled for choice. Perhaps you want to experience the fast-paced New York lifestyle or maybe a more chilled beach vibe is your thing. Chicago is a city that combines the best of both worlds so there’s no surprise more …

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Irish Students Now Receiving Life Bans For Working Without J1 Visa

Posted 3 months ago in J1

It has been reported that there has been an increase in the number of Irish students attempting to work in America without the required J1 visa. Some students have attempted to deceive border security agents with an ESTA visa, stating they are only visiting the States as tourists when they, in fact, intend to work …

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Heading to Camp this Summer? Here’s What to Expect!

If you’re getting ready to head off to Camp USA for the first time. Here’s what to expect over the next 3 months… You’ll Make Friends For Life  At your first week of camp, you’ll have your orientation and induction. This is the week that you get to know everyone before the campers arrive. You’ll meet …

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The DOs & DONTs of J1 House Hunting

Posted 3 months ago in J1

Summer is finally upon us so if you’re heading on a J1, it’s probably a good time to start thinking about where you’re going to stay in the USA this summer. If you’ve been organized since day one, you may already have accommodation sorted. Go you! If you left things a little last minute however, …

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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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