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Top Tips For Finding J1 Accommodation

Posted a month ago in J1

Jetting off this summer to live your best life in the USA? You should probably start thinking about where you’re going to be living. Have a look at our top tips to finding your J1 accommodation! 1. Do your Research  Start sooner, rather than later and spend a bit of time researching potential accommodation. Once …

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2019 Travel Trend: Fitness Holidays

Introducing USIT’s Fitness Holidays The hustle and bustle of everyday life can make it next to impossible to reach your fitness goals. We all make plans but it isn’t long before we start making excuses. What if there was a way to escape from your busy modern life and finally focus on achieving the body …

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Spending Summer in Canada? Read This First!

There’s No Such Thing As A J1 For Canada Irish students are becoming more and more interested in spending their summer in Canada. Of course, Canada is an amazing country to live but when going for just one summer, there’s a catch. Many students assume they can do a J1 in Canada but there’s actually …

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Living in Canada- My Experience and Advice

Between two minds about making the move? We caught up with Danu McGowan, who lived and worked in Canada last year. Don’t miss her advice and experiences of living and working in Canada on the IEC visa. Research your destination Canada is the 2nd largest country in the world so your choices of location are …

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10 Things I Learned On My Grad Visa

Joseph Murray has just returned home from an amazing year in Los Angeles on the US Grad Visa. We decided to sit down with Joseph and discover what he learned from his adventure and how it’s benefitted his career since he’s returned home. 1. Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained One of the most valuable things I …

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Coach Soccer USA – Ciaran’s Summer of a Lifetime

Posted 2 months ago in J1

Each summer USIT hires hundreds of Irish football fanatics, looking for a dream summer in the US teaching the beautiful game. Ciaran Ryan spent his summer touring through Colorado, Utah, Wyoming and New Mexico on our Coach Soccer Programme, before hitting New York. We’re not jealous at all… Now you can hear all about how …

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J1 Stories: Richard’s Summer in L.A.

Posted 2 months ago in J1

Beautiful weather, plenty of jobs and the promise of amazing Instagrams are making Los Angeles a very popular J1 destination. We caught up with Richard Banahan to discover why he chose L.A. for his J1 programme. Richard Banahan – Santa Monica, CA   Preparing For My Adventure I knew before I even applied for the …

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Amazing Summer Jobs in Myrtle Beach

Posted 2 months ago in J1

Myrtle Beach is an amazing destination if you’re planning on going on USIT’s J1 Programme. Located on the South Atlantic coast of South Carolina, it’s known for its stunning beaches, world-renowned seafood and huge outlet malls. J1ers who’ve been to Myrtle Beach describe it as the best summer of their life! We know Myrtle Beach is …

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10 Tips For Getting Hired At Camp USA Hiring Fairs 2019

January 16th, 18th and 25th – follow these golden rules and one of these will be the day your Camp USA dream becomes a reailty. 1. Prepare yourself Before the fair, we will send you the list of camps attending. Take the time to read through the camp profiles, have a look at their website and …

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USIT’s Soccer Superstar

USIT are hiring soccer players and coaches to spend the summer working at soccer camps in the USA on our Coach Soccer USA programme. The programme is open to anyone aged between 18-30 with an enthusiastic attitude and a passion for soccer. To celebrate this amazing opportunity, we’re giving one lucky winner an all-expense paid …

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