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
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
12 min readMaking the decision to leave Ireland behind for a while and relocate abroad is seldom one made on a whim. The impact on your career, family, relationships, finances and much more need to be weighed up but often it’s the change in lifestyle and raging jealousy of others that’ll persuade you to do it. … Continue reading Oz Visa Spotlight: Judy’s Guide To Perfect Perth
1 min readThink New Jersey and regrettably, you’ll instantly think of the abomination that was Jersey Shore, who’s cast and creators should frankly be taken to Geneva and put on trail for crimes against humanity! Get Snooki, Pauly D and JWow out of your head right now! The fake tan and GTL ‘banter’ still haunts … Continue reading J1 Employer Spotlight: WooHoo restaurant New Jersey
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]
2 min readThere are J1 Jobs and then there is this J1 Job… Our J1 Recruitment Team have been working ever so hard (bless them) to scour the length and breadth of California looking for suitable and past employers of J1 students. They’ve already lined up 100+ roles in Chicago, taking on roller coasters in … Continue reading J1 Employer Spotlight: Want To Work in Legoland, California?