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Party in the USA: Celebrating America the American Way

Posted 17 days 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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GRAD VISA STORIES: Arts Grad Eleanor Shipped Up To Boston For A Year

7 min readThe USIT Graduate Visa to the US isn’t just a piece of paper, it’s a like changing undertaking. To apply and be successful you need to be ambitious, dedicated and brave enough to dream big. Luckily, Irish graduates possess these traits in abundance leading to hundreds of hugely successful participants who’ve stood up … Continue reading GRAD VISA STORIES: Arts Grad Eleanor Shipped Up To Boston For A Year

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Looking Through the Lens: An Irish Film Maker’s Big Gamble in NYC

9 min read We’ve all wanted to take a big gamble at some point in our lives to just up and leave the place we’ve established ourselves, our career and connections for a new place that’s exciting and different from our comfort zone. But is taking the risk of moving to an entirely new city, … Continue reading Looking Through the Lens: An Irish Film Maker’s Big Gamble in NYC

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10 Grad Visa Myths in 2017 – Debunked!

7 min readThere’s been an air of uncertainty and confusion over the last few months in terms of American visas, particularly the year-long Graduate Visa. Just like the updated requirement of the J1 visa in 2015 that made a confirmed job prior to departure a requirement, each year can see changes to eligibility. Last November, things became … Continue reading 10 Grad Visa Myths in 2017 – Debunked!

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How To Land That Dream Internship in the US, From A New York CEO

9 min readThis week we have been in contact with the CEO of Ruby Media Group, in New York, to get some top tips on how to land your dream internship in New York with our Graduate visa opportunity. Kris Ruby is the CEO of Ruby Media Group, a Public Relations and Social Media Agency. Ruby … Continue reading How To Land That Dream Internship in the US, From A New York CEO

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Grad Visa Stories: Daragh’s New York Survival Guide

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

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

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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