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Summer Work Travel Program

Program Overview

College and University students enrolled full time and pursuing studies at post-secondary accredited academic institutions located outside the United States come to the United States to share their culture and ideas with people of the United States through temporary work and travel opportunities.


The Summer Work Travel program provides foreign students with an opportunity to live and work in the United States during their summer vacation from college or university to experience and to be exposed to the people and way of life in the United States.

Summer Work Travel program is a 3-4 month program from March to June or May to August, or June-September designed for college and university students to experience living and working in the United States during their summer vacation from college or university. 


    Summer Work Travel Students must be:

  • Sufficiently proficient in English to successfully interact in an English speaking environment;
  • Post-secondary school students enrolled in and actively pursuing a degree or other full-time course of study at an accredited classroom based, post-secondary educational institution outside the United States;
  • Have successfully completed at least one semester or equivalent of post-secondary academic study; and
  • Pre-placed in a job prior to entry unless from a visa waiver country.

Program Duration:

The term of employment and/or the internship may not exceed the four-month program duration, and must be completed during your summer vacation. Additionally, you are permitted to enter the US up to 30 days before employment begins and may stay to travel up to 30 days after employment ends. HOWEVER, you are limited to the total amount of time that you are officially on summer break from the university.

as your j-1 facilitator we will provide you with:

Employment opportunities: 
• work in semi-skilled to non-skilled service positions at resorts, hotels, restaurants, and amusement parks.
• Internships in US businesses and other organizations in the following fields: 
     science research
     graphic art/publishing 
     media communication,
     computer software and electronics,
     legal offices
Application for assistance
Consular visa assistance 
  • Assisting in filing DS-160
  • Mock/Practice interview  3 sessions
  • Travel agent assistance for all your travel needs.  We outline specific arrival windows and work with you to insure arrivals are optimized to your convenience.


Have you participated in a J-1 program before