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Work & Travel USA

Jobs for Students

Experience living abroad and American daily life, make friends from around the world, perfect your English (if you are a non-native speaker) - all this, and for as little money as possible. Use your summer break and take a job as a resort worker in a U.S. National Park, as a lifeguard in a pool, as a waiter in a café, at a hotel reception, in a shop, or in an amusement park ticket booth...

If you are interested, open-minded, and flexible, this is the right program for you! Intrax cooperates with host companies across the country. Along with job interview offers, we send detailed job descriptions for you to decide to accept.

You can apply for a placement service OR you can choose for find your own job. Find job offers here. Find information about our J1 visa service here.

Work & Travel USA – at a glance

  • Summer job arranged before departure
  • Intrax arranges up to 4 job interview offers fitting your application (dates, gender, abilities)
  • Sufficient pay to cover your main costs (state minimum wage)
  • 3 - 4 months' work during your summer break
  • 1 month afterwards to discover the USA
  • We oversee all formalities regarding legal aspects of your work and stay
  • International work experience to put on your CV
  • Non-native speakers - improve your English by using it in real-life situations
  • Find summer job offers here.
  • Find program prices and benefits here.
  • Find criteria and important dates here
  • Already have a job offer in the USA? Take a look at our J1 Visa Service.

Work & Travel USA – Our USA offices

The Work & Travel USA program is coordinated from our American headquarters in San Francisco, who have been successfully organising summer jobs for students in the USA since 2001. 

Curious? – Find out more about Work & Travel USA!

You find more details about the program, including examples for jobs, housing options, prices and benefits, by looking through the submenus.
If you have any questions, our European office in Berlin will be pleased to help.
Please contact us at
E-mail: Astrid Dittberner,, telephone +49 - 30 - 84 39 39 94.
If you prefer speaking in French, please contact Claire Busson,, +33 9 70 46 52 32

Once you have decided that the program is for you, click here for the Work & Travel USA Application.