CCUSA is designated by the U.S. Department of State to offer Australian and New Zealand full-time University students or recent graduates the chance to legally work, travel, and play for up to 12 months anywhere in the USA.
If you are thinking about taking a break from university or recently graduated and you are trying to decide what to do next, this program is a great option. You can gain international work experience and have an incredible adventure at the same time.
This is a one-time-only visa. If you are eligible, now is the time to take advantage of this incredible opportunity. Applications are open year-round. You can go for up to 12 months, and you choose when your adventure will begin.
Please Note: You will not be eligible if you are doing your studies by correspondence or completing your studies online, or studying part-time.
Through our ‘Placement’ and ‘Independent’ options, you get to tailor your experience by location, job, and salary. Both program options allow you to decide whether you would like to stay and work in the US for 6 months or 12 months.
If you choose the Placement Option, CCUSA will find you a seasonal job before you leave for the U.S. We are renowned for providing quality international staff to U.S. ski and summer resorts. We work closely with our U.S employers to ensure successful work experiences for all of our participants.
Some of the job opportunities available with the Placement Option are:
Besides having fun and immersing yourself in the U.S. culture, The Working Holiday USA program has many benefits for personal growth and career advancement. You will also be partnering with an experienced Bridge USA J-1 visa sponsor who has been operating Cultural Exchange Programs around the world since 1986. Some of the other benefits included are:
Please note there are additional costs to consider as part of the program. These fees are not set by CCUSA and are payable to third parties: