Summer Work Travel is a seasonal J-1 exchange visa program with the U.S. Department of State that gives U.S. employers the opportunity to hire international university students for their business' peak season.
Intrax works with you to develop a staffing solution that matches your key positions with the right employees. Our participants are top university students from around the world, eager to spend their summer working in the United States, speaking English, and learning more about American culture.
Having matched 100,000+ participants over 18+ years as a J-1 Summer Work Travel program sponsor, we have the expertise to guide you through the hiring process with ease, while building a rewarding cultural experience.
IWT works closely with you to develop a hiring plan personalized to meet your staffing needs so you can recruit participants that are able to work for your seasonal peak and shoulder seasons.
Our global partners from over 35 countries and local staff in the United States provide exceptional 24/7 support for both you and your participants from start to finish.
IWT J-1 participants are eager to learn about American culture from their coworkers and your guests, and they are just as excited to share their culture too.
Intrax host companies represent numerous parts of the hospitality and tourism industries, including hotels, ski resorts, amusement parks, and more. We work with companies to develop a clear understanding of hiring needs, while our expert international offices and partners recruit qualified participants for each industry.
Intrax works with a number of industries and can help you hire participants for the following positions:
amusement park ride operators
front of house
gift shop and retail workers
food and beverage workers
line and prep cooks
concierge and guest services
cooks and dishwashers
ski lift operators
servers, bussers, etc.
Our participants represent a wide range of skills, personalities and cultural backgrounds. Each participant is excited for the opportunity to live and work in the United States, bringing their skills to your company and improving their understanding of America.
All Work Travel participants are:
Full time students from the world's best universities
Excited to learn about American culture first-hand
Proficient in English
From more than 50 countries
If you have any questions about hiring, please contact IWT at firstname.lastname@example.org or please call us toll-free at 1-888-224-0450.
Intrax tours are run very smoothly, and communication with the Intrax staff before and during the tour was well-coordinated. On the tour, I was impressed by the overall quality of Intrax's students, who were professional and had good English skills.
Lagoon has found that the international participants bring an added culture that our local employees and park guests have come to love. We could not imagine our Lagoon team without these great students.
Five years ago I was introduced to Intrax and now I won’t use anybody else because I love Intrax. I love everybody I work with and the quality of students they bring. The J-1 program is absolutely one of the best things for American business, for diversity and to learn different cultures.
OUR FEATURED STORIES
Discover stories and tips from our students, hosts and team.