Work & Travel

Program description

Program developed and controlled by the US Department of State, offers paid temporary jobs in that country. This program is developed during the university vacation period, from December to March, it is 4 months of work and also the participants, thanks to the J1 type of Exchange Students, have a month of grace to do internal tourism and know the places most important tourist in this country.
All the jobs are developed in the category of Hospitality and Tourism and Services Companies, the participants have the option of working in Hotels, Casinos, Resorts, Ski Parks, Theme Parks, Restaurants, among others, and having different options of positions in these companies such as: Receptionists, Cashiers, waiters, kitchen assistants, floor salesmen, lifeguards, ski instructors, game operators or chairlifts, among others. All the jobs, depending on the option chosen by the participant, have a weekly or biweekly remuneration of USD 7.25 to USD 15.00 per hour. The hours of work per week will depend on the position chosen by the participant and the company.

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Requirements

  • Registration in established dates.
  • Complete the Application of ie.
  • Be between 18 and 28 years old.
  • Be a university student (exclusive)
  • Intermediate / conversational level of English.
  • Present documents and requirements in deadlines established by the Organization.
  • Be available to travel for the period from December to March.
  • Motivation, dynamism and adaptability.
  • Appropriate maturity and personality.

It includes

  • Form DS-2019
  • English test
  • Assistance on filling the application and the job offer
  • Hiring procedures with American employers
  • Assistance for job interviews
  • Interviews with American employers
  • Filling in online form for the appointment with the American Consulate
  • Assistance to apply to VISA J1
  • SSN - Social Security Number
  • Accompaniment and advice before, during and after the experience
  • Constant support from a Representative of the Partner Organization and of IE
  • Medical insurance during the work period
  • Certificate of Participation
  • Final Pre-departure Orientation

Does not include

  • SEVIS………………………………………………….…. USD. 35.
  • VISA…………………………………..…..……. USD. 160.
  • Viatic for the first month……………….…… USD. 1.000.- approx.
  • Accommodation
  • Medical insurance in the grace period (30 days after the last work day).
  • Air ticket

Pre-registration form

Intercultural Experience Foundation. Authorized by executive decree n°380/08. Ministry of Public Health and Social Welfare, National Registry of Non-Profit Social Welfare Entities: Resolution IBS 008/2009 RUC 80054810-8. Recognized by the Ministry of Education and Culture as "Programs of Educational Interest”; according to Resolution No. 18. 072/08.