J1 Summer Work Travel 2021
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Program fee €699 includes insurance. €100 deposit to secure your place.

The J-1 Summer Work and Travel Visa program is open to 3rd level full time students pursuing degree level. This J-1 Visa provides the opportunity to become directly involved in the daily life of the people of the United States through travel and temporary work for a period up to four months during your summer vacation. Maximum number of times you go on program is three.

Given the considerable interest received by J1 Ireland in respect of the J-1 programme for 2021, J1 Ireland has decided to open applications for students wishing to apply to this year’s program. However, in the current uncertain climate the J-1 Summer Work Travel  Program remains subject to any governmental travel guidance or restrictions and the relevant governmental offices remaining open for the processing of applications. Your application and payment of the non-refundable deposit is made in that context. It is important that you read and understand the terms and conditions of the programme prior to making the payment of the non-refundable deposit and agreeing to the terms and conditions

See Department of Foreign Affairs and US Embassy in Ireland for more information.

Easy Payment Plan For 2021

• Program Fee only €699 including health insurance.
• Deposit of €100 (non-refundable) due on application. 14 day cooling off period applies.
• Second payment of €100 due by March 19th – Only due if travel restrictions lifted.
• Third payment of €499 due when DS-2019 ready to issue – Only due if travel restrictions lifted.

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Why book with J1 Ireland?

Secure your place on the J-1 Program for just €100!
Process your application including job offer.
Book your own Flights – Secure the Best Deals out there.
Cost-effective payment terms: J1 Ireland will only seek second and third payments if travel restrictions are lifted.
Realistic Submission Dates: We offer generous timelines to explore all your options.
No late penalty fees. Fixed price guarantee. We don’t penalize missed deadlines.
Medical Insurance: Our fees are inclusive of travel medical insurance which meets US State Department J1 regulations, and includes coverage for medically necessary testing and treatment of COVID-19 (subject to the terms and condition of the insurance certificate).
US Travel Restrictions: We’re upfront with you.
No Hidden costs: We are up-front with our costs. No hidden add-ons e.g., late penalties, luggage handling fees.
Friendly and helpful customer service: We look forward to assisting you with any queries you may have in a timely and friendly fashion.
Be ready: Avoid late applications.

Program Fee Includes

• Processing of your DS-2019 work papers following approval of your US job offer.
• Vetting of your US job offer.
• Sponsor administration support throughout you J-1 program.
• Medical Insurance: Our fees are inclusive of travel medical insurance which meets US State Department J1 regulations, and includes coverage for medically necessary testing and treatment of COVID-19 (subject to the terms and condition of the insurance certificate).

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J-1 Summer Work Travel Eligibility

• Between 18 and 30 years old.
• A full-time university student. *
• Able to show you have sufficient funds to financially support yourself in the U.S.
• Maximum number of times for program participation is three.
• Final year students must have evidence of further education or employment following your return from the USA when attending US Embassy interview.

J-1 Job Requirements

• Participants are required to secure job offer from US employer.
• The job must be vetted and approved by the US Sponsor.
• Job must be seasonal in nature and minimum 32 hours per week.
• Typical J-1 jobs are entry-level positions in hospitality, tourism, and retail sectors.
• Once job offer is approved participant can be issued DS-2019 and apply for US Embassy interview.
• Job offer must be submitted by April 1st.
• Job offer should be submitted as early as possible to allow time for processing of application and avoid delays in getting over to the US.

 

J-1 JOB PLACEMENT ASSISTANCE

Job assist option: For only €100 extra. No charge unless you are placed with employer.

We currently have jobs such as lifeguards, amusement park workers, housekeepers, waiters or waitresses, hotel staff, resorts area workers and many other fulfilling jobs in Ocean City and other locations.

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Cancelation, Refund Policy and Visa Denial Policy 

  • Cancel after €100 deposit is paid, following 14 day cooling off period: forfeit €100 deposit.
  • Cancel after second payment of €100 is paid: forfeit total €200.
  • Cancel after full program fee is paid and DS-2019 has been issued: forfeit full program Fee. If the Programme is cancelled or suspended by reason of Force Majeure, after the final payment has been received by J1 Ireland and prior to the Program commencement date, student can request a 50% refund of the program fee or deferral of paid program fee to the next available program.
  • 50% of program fee will be refunded if J-1 visa is denied by US Embassy. The DS-2019 form must be returned to receive a refund.
  • 3rd Party Fees: The US Embassy ($160), SEVIS ($35), and postage fees (€10) are non-refundable