Locations of

The most common locations for Work and Travel jobs

in the United States are typically tourist destinations, resort areas, and places with high seasonal demand for temporary workers. These locations offer a variety of entry-level job opportunities and attract many international students participating in the Work and Travel Program. Some of the most common locations include:

Popular Tourist Cities:

Cities that attract a large number of tourists throughout the year are popular choices for Work and Travel participants. Examples include New York City, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Orlando, Las Vegas, and Miami.

Resort Areas:

Coastal regions, beach resorts, and ski resorts often have a high demand for seasonal workers during peak vacation times. Locations like Myrtle Beach, Hawaii, Lake Tahoe, and Aspen are popular for Work and Travel jobs.

National Parks:

National parks and recreational areas often hire temporary staff during the busy summer months. Places like Yellowstone National Park, Grand Canyon, and Yosemite National Park are known to offer Work and Travel opportunities.

Amusement Parks:

Theme parks and amusement parks are another common destination for Work and Travel participants. Disneyland, Walt Disney World, Universal Studios, and other major parks frequently employ temporary workers.

Summer Camps:

Many summer camps across the country hire international students for various roles like camp counselors and activity instructors.

Seasonal Industries:

Certain industries experience a surge in demand during specific seasons. For example, agricultural regions might hire temporary workers for fruit-picking during harvest seasons.

Hospitality Industry:

Hotels, motels, and restaurants in tourist-heavy areas often recruit Work and Travel participants to fill positions in housekeeping, food service, and front desk roles.

Navigating Work and Travel Job
Availability

It’s important to note that the availability of jobs and specific locations for Work and Travel positions can vary from year to year and depend on economic factors, seasonal fluctuations, and the needs of local businesses. Participants should research and apply to authorized program sponsors who can help match them with suitable job opportunities in various locations across the United States.