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Summer Work Travel 2012 - 2013 Season Program Dates by Country

Summer Work Travel 2012 - 2013 Season Program Dates by Country. The program dates are windows of opportunity for program participation. Within this timeframe, students are still subject to their university's official academic break schedule. Read more.

Special Personnel for Special Game

One of our key specializations is providing American Golf Clubs with seasonal personnel. Students with J1 Visa participating in Work and Travel Program have proven they are best workers for Golf Clubs. Young and well-educated, they show their diligence and responsibility. You can rely on seasonal staff in such works as Golf course maintenance, assisting players, car hosting, room services, meal services, Golf shop sales and many other duties. Students from 15 countries are between 18 and 28 and they already have positive characteristics from our partners. Read more.

Want to find out whether your business can use foreign seasonal employees?

Interested but not sure where to start? Let handle your seasonal staffing processes! Feel free to browse the sections of our site in case you have any questions about The Work and Travel USA Program, the J1 Visa, or anything else concerning hiring foreign students. Read more.

J1 visa issuance condition in Russia and Ukraine in 2011

In view of economical state and high unemployment in the USA, American government has taken several decisions with a purpose to reduce the amount of J1 visa students who participate in Work and Travel USA program. Read more.

The USA National Parks: popular vacation destinations

National parks are cultural symbols of the United States. Moreover, they embody its spirit. Parents take their children there to see sights representing ideals and values of the country. These areas are protected by state for their outstanding ecosystems, flora and fauna, and cultural importance for the nation. Read more.

Amusement areas in summer – the secret of Water Parks’ popularity

Rising temperature outside is not only one reason why water parks are visited so often. Since first water attractions in 1940 they have greatly grown both in popularity and variety, not to mention their number. Up-to-date water park is a large amusement park with different waterplay areas, such as splash pads, lazy rivers, water slides, spraygrounds. Read more.

Overseas Seasonal Workers in the Beach Services Sector

The beach services sector faces an annual demand for seasonal workers to fill thousands of beach job positions for the peak season. Companies look for efficient and easy-going personality types that are helpful in direct guest interaction and are physically strong to work long hours outdoors. Read more.

Create the atmosphere of B&B hotel

We may not pay attention at little things such as smiles of the staff serving guests in your B&B hotel and the way they can make people comfortable around them, but you can be sure: your client does notice all these details. He forms his opinion about your enterprise relying on these impressions. All these factors are taken into account as this is something that makes the spirit of the place and mood of your clientele. And though it is made by such things as cleanness of hotel, stylish decoration and other things that can be seen and touched, there are still something that can be felt only. This is something we call atmosphere of the place. But atmosphere is impossible without industrious staff contributing to your brand every day. Read more.

Less J1 employees will be obtainable in 2011

Exchange workers from Belarus, Bulgaria, Moldova, Romania, Russia and Ukraine now need to have a job offer affirmed by their employers before the visa interview. It is very important for the American employers since the residents of the aforesaid countries put together about 50% of the international seasonal staff in America. Read more.

Two most important factors ensuring success of Concession Business

Food and game concessions are everywhere. Visiting Traveling Carnivals, Zoos, Fairs and Theme Parks, you will always find mobile fast food and game concessions there. As there are plenty of different carnivals and fairs including agricultural fairs in summer and autumn, food and game concession business depending on them operates from May till October. Most concessionaires travel from one city to another. They spend about a week in each city and usually travel with carnivals. They are also invited by cities celebrating any holidays or holding fairs. At the average, concessionaires travel about 1 -3 states. Mobile food service and game concessions have plenty of opportunities. But, it is necessary to remember two most important factors ensuring success of concession business. They are hiring employees and managing cash flow.