Work your way - around the USA!
Work your way - around the USA!
Duration: from 12 Months
Countries: United States of AmericaCalling all Aussies & Kiwi's! Enjoy the flexibility and the freedom to experience everything the US has to offer. With the Letz Live 12-month Work & Travel Program, there are no set dates for your travel, and the type and duration of your employment is almost limitless. That's right - the USA is yours for the taking!
The Letz Live ‘Independent USA’ package gives Australian & Kiwi passport holders the opportunity to live and work throughout the USA at their leisure. Using the J1 visa program, participants can support their North American adventures with employment throughout the USA (there are some small restrictions to employment types) for a 12 month period.
In addition to your USA visa sponsorship, Letz Live will also provide you with;
• Mandatory Healthcare Insurance (valued at $1000.00);
• Discounted travel and tours with our sister company Letz Travel;
• Worldwide hostel membership;
• Lonely Planet USA Guidebook.
• Further information on travelling abroad.
Program Eligibility Requirements:
In order to qualify for the US J1 visa program, participants must meet the following criteria.
• Australian or New Zealand passport holder;
• At least 18 years of age;
• Have completed at least 1 semester of tertiary education (studying - on campus - full time);
• No criminal records;
• Demonstrate proof-of-funds;
• Attend a mandatory interview with the US consulate.
Register your interest online and finalise your $200 deposit. Once you have completed this step, a Letz Live representative will contact you with additional information that you need to provide Letz Live (and the US Department of Homeland Security) to support your visa application - its all very easy!
You then simply send the information back to Letz Live for verification along with your final placement contribution and we will do the rest. Letz Live will send you the required information for you US Consulate interview + your USA departure package and your ready to go!
Your big journey of discovery awaits. Jetting off overseas to immerse yourself in a new culture is a life changing experience. It’s a precious opportunity to learn more about the world and yourself.
For decades, young people around the world have been taking this rite of passage before starting tertiary education or their first full time job. And now it’s your turn. You have so many questions. Where shall I go? Where will I live? How will I fund my travels?
Take away the guesswork by talking to the Letz Live crew today. Whether you want to work, learn or volunteer, we’ll help you find a fantastic overseas placement to suit you and your unique interests. The Letz Live crew have all travelled the world at a young age and they’re ready to hand the baton on to the next generation. All of us have personally experienced the thrills, rewards and challenges of living and working overseas.
Whether you’re planning months ahead, or you’re ready to go now, we’ll get straight to work on your itinerary. We know our network of overseas contacts on a personal basis, so you can be assured of only quality placements with full support throughout your experience. You’ll be making lifelong friendships on your journey, but we’ll be your travel buddy from afar!
Letz Live was established in 2004 by Nicholas Hare, who was inspired by his own pivotal gap year experience in the UK.