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General Info for Students

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General Information for Students

Who can participate?

Every year SIVUX brings thousands of university students from all over the world to participate in the USA Work & Travel Program. They have the unique chance to meet with a new culture, to experience the work atmosphere and share their summer break with new American and other foreign friends.
Did you ever think that it is possible to come the USA, have a fun summer or winter job, cover your expenses and then travel to those amazing cities and natural wonders you only dreamed about? Now it is possible. The world is changing and many doors are opening for you, so...

In order to be considered for the USA Work & Travel Program, you must be:

›› Between 18 to 30 years old.
›› A full-time university student at an institution in your native country.
›› Capable and comfortable functioning in an English-speaking work environment.
›› Able to document proof of sufficient funds in order to financially support yourself upon arrival in the U.S.
›› Able to complete and submit the program application packet through a partner agency.

PLEASE NOTE THAT SIVUX DOES NOT RECRUIT DIRECTLY. YOU NEED TO CONTACT A SIVUX PARTNER AGENCY IN YOUR HOME COUNTRY IN ORDER TO COMPLETE YOUR "WORK & TRAVEL" PROGRAM APPLICATION ! PLEASE CONTACT US TO RECEIVE INFORMATION ABOUT PARTNER AGENCIES !

 

 

Program Details

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What Students Need to Know?

USA Work & Travel

The program provides:

  • J-1 visa documentation
  • 4 months of insurance
  • Complete orientation
  • Student Program Handbook
  • Program administration and supervision
  • 24-hour emergency assistance
  • Job assistance (with additional fee)

The Program does NOT include:

  • Visa application fees at the U.S. Consulate/Embassy
  • SEVIS fee
  • Round trip airfare to the U.S.
  • Airport transfers
  • Transportation expenses
  • Any daily living expenses including rent, utilities, furnishings, meals etc.
  • Any union dues at the place of employment
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Program Steps

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Get acquainted with the different program steps you will go through:

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Living in USA

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Check out some information that might be useful to you, concerning your staying in the states.

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Emergencies

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In Case of Emergency

Please contact SIVUX at the 24-hour emergency phone number, regarding emergency issues such as:

  • A life or death crisis such as critical injury or illness requiring hospitalization
  • If you are a victim of a violent crime
  • If you have been arrested

1-302-613-0770

As a reminder, the staff member on emergency phone duty is limited to what type of emergency service can be provided since this person may not necessarily be in our office depending on the time of day of your call. Also, in general, only advice can be given evenings and weekends, as many types of legal and financial services are closed.

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