What is Summer Work And Travel Program?
SUMMER WORK AND TRAVEL in the US is an Exchange Program using cultural and education components to boost mutual understanding between US citizens and foreign Participants. Participants, foreign college and university students, interact with US citizens during the up to four months of the work period, their travels, and everyday lives on the Work and Travel Program.
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There are three most important aspects of the Summer Work And Travel Program:
Mutual, Cultural exchange
Work and gain experience
Travel and have fun!
Benefits
Summer Work And Travel participation benefits
Personal growth
International work experience
International networking
Polishing language skills
Adventure of a lifetime!
Summer Work And Travel requirements
To participate in the Summer Work And Travel Program, you have to meet a few requirements:
Basic requirements
  • 18+ years old
  • English skills - enough to function in a English-speaking environment
  • Accomplish the recruitment procedure and submit the payments
Academic
  • active, post-secondary student (incl. final year students)
  • successfully completed at least one semester
Summer Work And Travel program details
Work hard, play hard - that’s what the Work and Travel Program is all about. You spend up to four months working in your summer job, enjoying your surroundings, making new relationships, and having fun. After the work period, you have a unique chance to visit the most iconic spots in the US.
New York
San Francisco
Hollywood
Yellowstone
Many more
Summer Work and Travel program options
Option One
Full Placed Program
  • Program Sponsor is responsible for work placement
  • You don’t have to worry for finding the place to work yourself
Option two
Self-Placed Program
  • You are responsible for finding suitable work placement/job offer
  • Sponsor has to vet and approve your placement
  • Your work placement has to meet both DoS criteria as well as Sponsor’s criteria
  • Sponsor might not approve your work placement and/or an offer
Summer Work And Travel application procedure
Summer work and travel application procedure steps
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