Work & Travel USA students visiting the U.S. on a J-1 visa are excited to bring a new culture to your business and are available to work for up to four months during their summer breaks. Start and departure dates vary according to students' academic schedules. Availability also varies by country, see our table below.

The following dates are subject to change.

Summer Season

Country Earliest Available Departure By
Albania July 15 October 15
Armenia June 1 August 31
Azerbaijan June 7 September 16
Belarus June 25 September 1
Bosnia and Herzegovina June 1 September 30
Bulgaria May 1 September 30
China June 1 September 15
Croatia June 4 October 10
Colombia May 1 August 30
Czech Republic May 1 October 1
Dominican Republic May 4 September 10
Ecuador (Quito) January 20 October 1
Ireland May 15 September 15
Italy June 15 September 15
Jamaica May 5 September 7
Jordan June 1 October 1
Kazakhstan May 8 September 1
Kyrgyzstan June 1 August 31
Latvia May 2 August 31
Lithuania May 2 August 15
Malaysia May 25 September 15
Mongolia June 7 September 6
Montenegro June 15 September 18
Nicaragua May 15 September 1
Nigeria June 1 October 1
North Macedonia June 1 September 30
Philippines March 26 September 1
Poland May 25 September 30
Portugal July 1 September 15
Romania June 15 September 30
Russia May 15 September 15
Serbia May 21 October 10
Slovakia May 15 September 15
Slovenia June 1 September 30
Spain March 24 October 27
Taiwan June 1 September 30
Thailand (Spring) March 7 July 7
Thailand (Summer) May 7 September 7
Turkey May 15 October 1
Ukraine May 6 September 6
Uzbekistan May 25 September 20

Winter Season

Country Earliest Available Departure By
Argentina December 1 April 1
Australia November 15 March 8
Bolivia November 15 March 15
Brazil November 15 March 15
Chile December 1 April 1
Costa Rica December 1 March 31
Ecuador (Guayaquil) February 21 May 2
Malaysia November 25 March 15
New Zealand October 27 March 12
Nicaragua December 15 March 15
Panama December 1 March 31
Paraguay December 1 March 31
Peru December 1 March 31
Uruguay November 15 April 1

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