J-1 Summer Work Travel 2020

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COVID-19 News & Updates for our customers

J1 Ireland has been advised that the J-1 Visa program will be temporarily suspended until May 11th. For students who have a May program start date, they should not expect to travel to the U.S. prior to May 11th. This guidance includes the program grace period for travel prior to their work start dates.  This period will be subject to review every thirty days thereafter.

J1 Ireland has also been advised by its J-1 Sponsors that applications will continue to be processed as normal for students travelling from May 11th.

As this is an evolving situation, J1 Ireland will continue to monitor developments and will be guided by its J-1 Sponsors and the most up-to-date information available.

As always, the health, safety and security of Irish students is paramount, and J1 Ireland will notify all applicants should they be impacted by any further possible travel restrictions.

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J-1 Summer Work Travel 2020


  • DS 2019 form
  • Job Vetting
  • Health Insurance Coverage
  • GAA Supplementary Insurance Available
  • Program Administration

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J1 Ireland continues to offer the most flexible and most cost-effective option for students planning their J-1 Summer Work and Travel Visa program each year.

Why Choose J1 Ireland? 

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  • Make sure you determine the final cost of your J-1 visa by pricing and booking your own flight!
  • Choose the best flight prices available from unlimited flight providers.
  • Don’t wait for the final cost of your J-1 to be determined by unconfirmed flight prices.
  • Have the freedom to select your chosen US airports for arrivals and departures.

Easy Payment Plan: Deposit €100 & Second payment of €150 due within 21 days. (Both Non Refundable). Final payment due when application and job offer approved.

No Hidden costs: We are up-front with our costs. No hidden add-ons e.g. luggage handling, postage etc.

Health Insurance: Our fees are inclusive of health insurance.

GAA: J1 Ireland Travel Insurance – policy endorsed to note cover for Gaelic Games.

Friendly and helpful customer service: We look forward to assisting you with any queries you may have in a timely and friendly fashion.

No confusion, no what ifs! It makes sense to book with J1 Ireland.


100s of camps to choose from!

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J-1 Camp Counselor 2020 New

Limited Offer €99 Program Fee Includes 

  • DS2019 form & SEVIS
  • Camp Placement – 100s to choose from!
  • Health Insurance Coverage
  • Program Administration
  • Earn: Age 18 – 20 – $1,600; Age 21 and over -$1,750 based on 9 weeks’ work

J-1 IRISH WORK TRAVEL PILOT PROGRAM 2019

Open to Irish citizens who are currently enrolled in and actively pursuing a 3rd level degree or finished classes no more than 12 months.

Participating students will undertake up to a  one year internship position in a US business or organization in the student’s degree-related industry.

Intern position does not have to be prearranged before arrival in the US.

J-1 INTERN VISA 2019

Open to students who are currently enrolled in and actively pursuing a 3rd level degree or finished classes for no more than 12 months.

Participating students will undertake a one year internship experience by securing a position with a high-performance, successful US business or organization in the student’s degree-related industry.

Intern position most be approved before arrival in the US.

J-1 TRAINEE VISA 2019

Work-based learning program in an individualized training/internship placement plan. Receive training in U.S. business practices in your chosen occupational field.

Open to participants with 3rd level degree or professional certificate and one year of prior related work experience or have five years work experience outside the US in the field in which they are seeking training.