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Fancy a working holiday? Try these popular seasonal jobs in the USFrom students on the hunt for adventure between studies to people looking to expand their career options, seasonal jobs provide short stints of employment that can diversify your skillset.
There are a range of seasonal jobs available throughout the country, suitable for those who seeking flexibility in their work life. These positions offer the versatility that traditional, full-time work simply can’t.
In this article we will be look at some of the temporary jobs across the US which have proven to be rather popular with seasonal workers.
5 popular summer season positionsThe most popular summer season jobs in the US are found at summer camps. Roles include:
Special Needs Counsellor
5 popular winter season positionsThe most popular winter season jobs in the US are usually found at ski resorts. Roles include:
Ski and Snowboard Instructor
Nanny and Childcare
The paperwork particularsThere is a diverse range of opportunities to work seasonal positions in the US. To turn the dream into reality, you need to fill out the relevant paperwork and gain the appropriate visa.
If you are aged over 18 and in full-time study at university, you can apply for the J1 visa.
With the J1 visa, you can be employed in the US for up to four months and will be able to travel the country for 30 days after your employment ends.
A J1 visa costs £145 from the UK and you will have to attend an interview at the US Embassy. You will also have to provide evidence of sufficient funds for the duration that you’re in the US ($800-$1200).
Of course, you are able to leave the US before your visa officially ends if you wish.
Another option is the H2B visa. This is open to both students and non-students.
To gain the H2B visa, you will need to be aged over 18, be able to speak English and not be a skilled worker in a specific industry.
With the H2B visa, you will be able to work in the US for up to three years across various sectors, including seasonal positions.
There are also a number of international companies which support individuals with finding employment across the US, as well as provide visa sponsorship.
Overall, there are a number of seasonal employment opportunities across the US which can diversify your skillset whilst you create unforgettable memories.
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