Types of Jobs

Types of Jobs 2018-10-16T16:22:58+00:00
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What Type of Jobs, Industries and Locations

Plentiful job positions and interesting locations available throughout the United States for international students. Work alongside Americans and people from all over the world in seasonal or temporary job positions at popular tourist destinations, restaurants, boutiques, ski resorts, and amusement parks. Meet new friends, learn more about Americans, enhance your education, improve your English, and experience new adventures.

Choose Your Location in America or Australia

Our locations are as varied as our participants’ interests. Since GeoVisions is located in the charming area of New England, we have many jobs in this historical and beautiful part of the United States. While any of our jobs are located along the Atlantic coastline stretching from Maine to Miami, we also have opportunities across the country as far west as Washington, and states, cities, and communities in between.

Let us know what part of the United States you’d like to explore, and we’ll do our very best to find you a great job opportunity. Keep in mind that you will also have 30 days after the end of your program to explore other parts of the United States no matter where your journey begins!

A Variety of Work for A Variety of Interests

Through our network of U.S. employers, there are many types of positions available. Most of our host employers operate seasonal businesses and are looking for temporary staff to help them during their busiest seasons. They enjoy having enthusiastic and eager international students on their teams.

Make Money while Experiencing a New Country and Culture

We carefully screen employers to make sure they are committed to your cultural exchange experience. Employers must offer competitive salaries, and appreciate the reciprocal benefits of work and travel programs. Your host employer will sponsor fun activities and cultural events to welcome you to the team and the community.

Work where People Play

There are many different types of places that you can work while in the United States. Since most of the businesses are seasonal, they generally cater to vacationers and tourists looking to relax, recharge, and have fun. Meet people from all over the United States and abroad working at:

A colorful Ferris wheel

Working in resorts amusement and theme parks is a great way to see how Americans enjoy summer pastime. You can make a huge impact on their holiday and vacation experiences by exposing them to the hospitality of your home country. Enjoy your summer season working as a:

  • Amusement park attendant
  • Lifeguard
  • Ride operator
  • Games operator
  • Food & beverage host
  • Guest service attendant
  • Admission attendant
  • Cashier
  • Concession stand operator
Two chairs on the beautiful beach

Choose to work in a family run boutique hotel, or in larger hotel and resort properties. Whatever your preference, we have many positions including:

  • Front desk clerk
  • Housekeeper
  • Guest services
  • Bell staff
  • Concierge
  • Server
  • Dishwasher
  • Retail cashier
  • Event staff
A man is preparing some bread

From small, chef or family owned restaurants specializing in local cuisine, to restaurant chains located across the United States, here are a sampling of jobs:

  • Food and beverage servers
  • Hostesses
  • Cooks
  • Kitchen prep
  • Dining room staff
  • Dishwashers
  • Cashier
  • Baristas
Many different kinds of product are on the shelvs

From boutique, one-of-a-kind shops, to nationally known retail stores, work as a sales clerk or store helper in these types of retail businesses:

  • Clothing store
  • Specialty store
  • Grocery store
  • Ice cream parlor
  • Coffee shop
  • Gift shop
  • Convenience store
A couple is sitting by a beautiful lake shore

The United States has 60 National Parks, many of them world famous – Yosemite, Death Valley, Everglades, Grand Canyon, Redwood to name a few. Experience the natural beauty of the United States while working in one of these positions:

  • Front desk staff
  • Food and beverage servers
  • Guest services
  • Kitchen worker
  • Resort worker
  • Guest room attendant
  • Concession attendant
A man is riding a snow zet-ski

Participants, who have summer break during the winter months in the United States, can work in beautiful ski resorts in New England and the Midwest. If you love winter sports and resorts, we have many job placements that will put you in the heart of American winter wonderlands!

  • Ski/snowboard instructors
  • Ski/snowboard rental shop attendants
  • Lift operators
  • Ticket sales
  • Guest services
  • Snow grooming
  • Merchandise/retail hosts
  • Cafeteria cashiers
  • Food and beverage server
  • Dining room hosts
  • Dishwashers
  • Prep cooks
  • Housekeepers

Temporary Job Placements that Provide Cultural Experiences

Summer Work Travel program is a cultural experience first and foremost. Temporary job placements have strict guidelines to ensure that program participants are exposed to the best possible experience. GeoVisions may only place you in jobs that:

• Are seasonal or temporary;
• Provide opportunities for regular communication and interaction with U.S. citizens and allow you to experience U.S. culture.

Experiences that Multiply Your Opportunities

GeoVisions is passionate about ensuring you have a fabulous cultural exchange experience and so are the host employers we select. They understand their obligation to expose you to cultural and educational experiences. Together, we are committed to making your time in the United States safe, productive, and enjoyable. We want your time to be one that you will never forget, and one that will improve your opportunities to succeed in the future.

Stand Out from the Rest

Participation in a cultural exchange program tells a prospective employer a great deal about your drive, determination, and courage. It shows that you can adapt to new situations and interact with new people. It also demonstrates and that you are committed to experiences that expand your perspective and enhance your education.

Stand Out from the Rest

Participation in a cultural exchange program tells a prospective employer a great deal about your drive, determination, and courage. It shows that you can adapt to new situations and interact with new people. It also demonstrates and that you are committed to experiences that expand your perspective and enhance your education.

Make Friends and Build Professional Networks

The friends and contacts that you will make will form a new network of personal and professional connections as you complete your education and embark upon a career.