What's it all about?

The J1 summer work and travel programme is open to students studying full time in a recognised Irish University or college.

You must have a pre-arranged job to go on the J1 programme so USIT are here to help. Find out how to get hired, tips for finding your own job in the USA and top destinations at our information events and stands nationwide.

J1 Info Events

We're visiting a college near you! Take note of the date and we'll see you then.

Dublin City University
1pm,
Mon 10th Dec
Register Here

J1 Hiring Fairs

Hiring fairs are open to premium participants. Log in to your tracking account to book an interview slot.

Hiring Fair
Alex Hotel, Dublin
Thu 28th Feb

J1 Basic

You sort your own job
€499
299

Includes:

  • Vetting of your US job offer
  • Processing of your DS2019 work papers following approval of your US job offer
  • Administration and back-up support
  • US Embassy interview appointment guide

Excludes: Flights (E. Coast fr €699 inc taxes, W. Coast fr €785 inc taxes), Insurance (€289 - Gold), Sevis ($35), USA Embassy Fee ($160), Electronic Luggage Tag (€16), USA Sim card (€30), Postal Fees (€15)

J1 Premium

We sort the job for you
€699
499

Includes:

  • Assistance with your US resume
  • Invite to Hiring Fairs from November to April
  • Personalised appointment with a J1 hiring executive
  • US Interviews set up for you until you get a job
  • Collection of your US job offer paperwork & vetting for approval
  • Access to the USA employer hiring fair
  • Processing of your DS2019 work papers following approval of your US job offer
  • Administration & back up support
  • US Embassy interview appointment guide

Excludes: Flights (E. Coast fr €699 inc taxes, W. Coast fr €785 inc taxes), Insurance (€289 - Gold), Sevis ($35), USA Embassy Fee ($160), Electronic Luggage Tag (€16), USA Sim card (€30), Postal Fees (€15)