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J1 2014/2015 Semester 1
Transcript of J1 2014/2015 Semester 1
What is a J1?
USA Summer Work and Travel Visa
Where Can I go?
Anywhere in the USA!
For How Long?
15 May- 15 September
Who Can Go?
18+ on day of travel
All students in full-time degree or Higher
Qualifications studies in Ireland
Irish Erasmus students
Final Year Students
North East USA
USIT Jobs Database
5 Step Process
1. Complete J1 application
2. Book flights with USIT and
3. US Embassy interview
4. Track your J1 online
5. Final Payment
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Why Go on a J1?
Experience a different
Adventure! Fun! Culture!
Try new things
Immerse yourself in new culture
Meet fantastic people
The Irish Summer
My J1 Experience
USIT Employer Road Show
Just a few Rules!
tracking system used by the U.S.A
10 Days to Register on arrival
Must notify when changing residences
Now for the Important Question.....
Picking a Location
Seasonal and Casual Work
Resorts, restaurants, shops, amusement parks, tourist areas
Ocean City, Maryland
Thousands of J1'ers
Cape Cod, Massachusetts
Santa Monica, California
Sun All Round!
hostess at a beach side resort restaurant
Met people from all over the world
Made lifelong friends
Before you pack your bags....
Programme Fee J1 Classic- €99 (depost €49)
Programme Fee J1+Job - €299 SPECIAL (deposit€199)
SEVIS fee- €35
5 Month Insurance and Exam failure- €189
Jobs database- €35
Optional US SIM Card- €30
Optional GAA Insurance - €60
To West Coast from €785 (incl tax)
To East Coast from €699 (incl tax)
What last years J1ers said...
"The best summer of my life by a long shot!"
"If I could go back in the morning I would"
"Loved it! Can't wait to go back"
"Made tons of friends, American and Irish."
Change your CV into Resume format
State you have a J1 Visa on resume
Get SSN immediately
Hand out resumes in person
Don't go in large groups
Look smart and smile
30 days to find work
Look up your contacts
Finding A Job
Road Trip 2014
Newport, Rhode Island
But There's More!!!
J1 + Job
Things to consider...
Can I find work in the area?
Is it safe?
How much will rent cost?
What amenities are nearby?
Montauk, New York
How to get a Job
State yours legal work status
Book plenty of hostel time
Go & View in person
Take care of yourself
Do not put down a deposit unless you are 100% happy and you have an official agreement & lease.
Ensure you read and fully understand your lease before signing!
Exclusive to students!!
Looks great on your CV!!
Have an amazing summer!
Travel! See a whole new country!
Travel as a tourist for up to 30 days after your J1
Plan and make the most of your summer!
There are 50 states to explore!
New York, New York
What can you do?
MUST WORK IN SEASONAL POSITIONS!
theme park staff
Life in California
San Diego > LA > San Fran > Chicago > New York > Pittsburgh > Morgantown, West Virgina> Cork
Making new friends!
Experiencing American culture,
4th of July!
View from work
Jacuzzi in our apartment complex!
Checking out the local sights!
Free accommodation all over the world!!
Giant's Causeway, Co Antrim, Northern Ireland.
Cooper's Rock, West Virginia, USA.
San Francisco, California, USA.
J1 sponsor & US partner
30 days To Register Employer Details
CIEE Cross Cultural Surveys - Every Month!
Just a few Rules!
1 Year Graduate Visa
Are you in your final year?
BRAND NEW - BUSCH GARDENS
Apply for all jobs before February 2nd & have everything sorted before summer!
FREE BREAKFAST EVERY DAY!
Are you outgoing & enjoy working with kids?
aged 19 to 30
activity you can teach
avail mid June to mid August
hold Irish, British or Australian passport
Amazing job opportunities at high-end private country clubs, resorts, restaurants and more!
Start earning as soon as your arrive in the USA & apply with your friends!
minimum rental period - 4 weeks
private kitchen, common room & bathroom
total cost €1069 + €230 for additional weeks
all bills included
min rental period 75 nights
$2359 US Dollars
Pay in installments