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Grad Visa Stories: Daragh’s New York Survival Guide

Posted 4 days ago in Career

6 min readEach year, hundreds of passionate, driven Irish graduates make a life-changing decision to follow their dreams in the US. One such big dreamer is Daragh Cushen, a Drama Studies graduate of UCD who went all in and took on Broadway after graduation. A year on, armed with a wealth of experience in taking … Continue reading Grad Visa Stories: Daragh’s New York Survival Guide

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Grad Visa Jobs: A Downtown Manhattan Dream For Any Irish Law Graduates

Posted 6 days ago in Career

1 min readWhat an unbelievable opportunity this is…and you don’t even need to perfect your ‘bend and snap’.

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Grad Visa Spotlight: Retro Flame On The Perks Of Being An Irish Gal In NYC

Posted 8 days ago in Career

1 min read  “New Yorkers love the Irish, they really do. I’m not sure if it’s our accents, our personalities or a little bit of our charm but being Irish over here is a really, really good thing”   We can’t blame them really, especially when the calibre of graduates arriving from Ireland to the … Continue reading Grad Visa Spotlight: Retro Flame On The Perks Of Being An Irish Gal In NYC

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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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The Gordon Colleary J1 Scholarship 2017: Nominate A Student Before April 18th 2017

1 min readThe management and staff of USIT would like to pay tribute to our original founder by running the Gordon Colleary Memorial Scholarship in his name for a second year. In 1959, Gordon helped establish ‘Union of Students in Ireland Travel Bureau’, or as it now known USIT. Two years later the first student … Continue reading The Gordon Colleary J1 Scholarship 2017: Nominate A Student Before April 18th 2017

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East to West Coast By Rail: Austin – New Orleans – New York

8 min read26 days – 14 cities – 10,247km. What a journey it’s been! And so our grad visa blogger, Thomas Burke, has finished in Santa Monica and heads onward to Austin and New Orleans. If you missed the last leg of his journey you can read it here. Leaving The Beach Behind For Austin, Texas … Continue reading East to West Coast By Rail: Austin – New Orleans – New York

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Seattle to Los Angeles – Coast Starlight – Departure at 9.35am on 28th Feb. Total journey time approx. 36 hours.

5 min readAnd so our grad visa blogger, Thomas Burke, has finished in Seattle and heads onward to LA. If you missed the last leg of his journey you can read it here. After rainy Seattle, I was ready for some sun! When I was planning the trip, I was going to stay in Los Angeles … Continue reading Seattle to Los Angeles – Coast Starlight – Departure at 9.35am on 28th Feb. Total journey time approx. 36 hours.

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USA East To West Coast: Chasing The Great Lakes From NY To Chicago [Part Two]

6 min readThe goodbye’s have been made, the train tickets booked, the last leg of Tom’s unforgettable year on his US Grad Visa is coming to an end…but not until his epic 4,000km US adventure! If you missed Part One, read it here. New York to Chicago – Lake Shore Route: Departure at 3.40pm on … Continue reading USA East To West Coast: Chasing The Great Lakes From NY To Chicago [Part Two]

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USA East To West Coast: Tom’s Epic Adventure After A Year in New York! [Part One]

5 min readA few month’s back, we caught up with Irish Travel Blogger and US Grad Visa participant, Tom Burke on his first seven months living and working in New York City. Unfortunately for him, all good things must come to an end. Having said that, what better possible way to end a life-changing 18 … Continue reading USA East To West Coast: Tom’s Epic Adventure After A Year in New York! [Part One]

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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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