Work & Travel USA brings a wide range of benefits that will last long after you return home:

  • You can work in a seasonal job available in the US for up to 12 months
  • Pre-arranged job is not required
  • Choose the departure date that suits you (Work & Travel 12 months)
  • You’ll earn US$ which you can use to travel around the country at the end of your program
  • You can explore life in the United States with maximum freedom and at minimum cost
  • You will get first hand experience of working in the world’s leading economy
  • You will gain important insights into American business culture that will enhance your future career prospects
  • You will challenge yourself and gain independence and maturity
  • You will enhance your resume and give yourself a competitive edge in the jobs marketplace
  • You’ll make friends from all over the world
  • You’ll have heaps of fun!


To be eligible to participate in the Work & Travel USA 12 month program you must be aged between 18 and 30 years of age and:

  • Be a full-time student enrolled at a university or a technical education provider, such as TAFE in Australia or Polytechnic in NZ (minimum Diploma level course of 2 years duration). Study must be on campus;
  • Have completed your first full year of studies, or
  • Have graduated from such an Institution within the past 12 months
  • Agree to abide by the program rules
  • Must be predominantly on-campus study
  • Have a minimum of $975 (US dollars) available in order to support yourself upon arrival in the US
  • Be an Australian or New Zealand citizen

Important Notes:

  • GAP year and high school graduates are not eligible.
  • International students are not eligible.