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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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Best Brunch Spots in Sydney & Melbourne

4 min readWe’ve sent thousands of you to Australia over the past few years and have gotten your feedback on the best brunch spots to hit up in Sydney and Melbourne on a budget. Although the brunch possibilities are almost endless, we’ve come up with our top 3 for each city. Ireland may have finally … Continue reading Best Brunch Spots in Sydney & Melbourne

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US Tech Firms Average Intern Salaries Are Very Different To Irish Equivalent

3 min readWhen you think of an internship role at a company what springs to mind? Zero pay or travel expenses only? Manual data entry? Becoming an unofficial barista? You’d be forgiven for thinking all of these when you look at the landscape for graduate jobs and internships in Ireland right now. In the US, … Continue reading US Tech Firms Average Intern Salaries Are Very Different To Irish Equivalent

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Volunteer: Five Incredible Opportunities You Could Experience in Costa Rica in 2017!

5 min readSustainable Tourism – the concept of visiting a place as a tourist and trying to make only a positive impact on the environment, society and economy. As part of our recent adventure to see why Costa Rica is becoming such a popular adventure destination for European travellers, we were also keen to see how … Continue reading Volunteer: Five Incredible Opportunities You Could Experience in Costa Rica in 2017!

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Going on A J1? The Bare Essentials For A Dream Summer

Posted a month ago in J1

7 min readHaving helped Irish students experience the US for decades, we like to think we know a little something, something about making your adventure to the US a truly unforgettable experience. We want you to have the time of your life, and you will. “First things first though, having taken feedback from thousands of past J-1 Visa … Continue reading Going on A J1? The Bare Essentials For A Dream Summer

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New Zealand Following Oz Lead With Visa Restrictions Before Year End

2 min readThe week started with Australian PM declaring ‘Australians must have priority for Australian jobs”, as he announced a planned abolition of the two/four year sponsorship visa – the 457 visa.

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What Australia’s Plans To Scrap the 457 Visa Means For You

3 min readIt’s a pretty safe bet that the vast majority of us awoke this morning, rather groggy from the Easter weekend. What we all probably weren’t banking on however was the news from Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on plans to abolish one of the country’s visa programmes – the 457 Visa.

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Step-by-Step Guide: How To Breeze Through Your US Embassy Interview

5 min read“Congratulations! You have been placed at camp and you’re in the final steps of spending the summer of a lifetime working in the US. You’ll travel to America on a J1 Camp Counsellor visa. This will entitle you to work in an American summer camp and then travel across the country for up … Continue reading Step-by-Step Guide: How To Breeze Through Your US Embassy Interview

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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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