Work and Travel usa – is in our opinion the best of programs, student exchanges, the 21 st century, which not only allows you to see the world with minimal costs, but also provides an opportunity – to earn. Expenses of the participant of the program Work and Travel is about $ 2000, while the average earnings of about $ 8000. Some, especially the lucky participants in the program manage to bring home up to $ 11,000. This is more than realistic, because the participants Work and Travel usa receive for each hour of work from 6.5 to 12 dollars, and many boys and girls are willing to work overtime or two jobs. Educate yourself even more with thoughts from Sela Ward. So what is this program? As part of the Work Travel students internal branch of the university to work legally in the U.S. during the summer holidays. The main objectives of the program: practice of English language and cultural exchange. Participants receive a visa J-1 and form DC-2019. These documents allow you to work legally in the service sector (shops, cafes, hotels, parks, etc.). In 2008, participated in the program as many as 15,000 Russian students. Terms of Work and Travel usa from May 1 to October 1. Reception of documents for the program begins in August and ends usually in February. Not unimportant fact that, for early registration, students receive significant discounts. For example, the value of Work and Travel usa in August for a few hundred dollars less than the cost of the same program in January. To participate in the program can students who are able to pass a test on English proficiency in Russian secret service, to confirm that they will be able to communicate with the employer in the U.S. and have an interview at the embassy. Those who go first offer is usually a simple job, requiring expertise not immediately. Usually this job in hotels, shops, parks, recreation and entertainment. Students can work two jobs at once, which increases their income. For example, a full-time maid at the hotel and evening hours at McDonalds. Indisputable leaders in popularity among students are the following positions: waiter, salesman, hostess. Rescuers continue to this rating, cleaners, cooks and retsepshionisty. Keep in mind that an employer is always entitled to terminate contract with a careless worker. But far more often happens on the contrary, that the employer be glad to see the worker next summer. Residential students are generally helps the employer, however, many students who are not happy the cost of looking for housing on their own. Earning Most Russian students do not even realize that work and they will have to compete with an army of immigrants. Number earned dollars will directly depends on your goals and endurance. Payment usually is 7-9 dollars per hour for some jobs, plus tip. A simple calculation shows that with 40 hour working week, monthly salary is not less than $ 1000. Want more? Then you need to work harder! Unpleasant moments In fact, everything is not always so good. The main problems await you: bad neighbors, employers, disease, theft, loss of documents. Remember also that majority in the U.S. comes in 1921, so that one must be careful with alcohol. And finally, what awaits you in the U.S Good salary! Well, a very good salary! Well, just excellent salary!