Summer Hiring Season

Learn about our variety of free hiring events to fulfill your J-1 hiring needs during the summer season.

Summer Work Travel particpants visiting the White House

Summer J-1 Work and Travel participants are usually available to work from May through October. CCI Greenheart offers host organizations a variety of free hiring events designed to fulfill their summer seasonal hiring needs.

Below is a general overview of the timeline host organizations can expect when hiring for the summer season, followed by a list of our international job fairs and virtual job fairs for summer seasonal hiring.

Step Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug
Paperwork
Hiring: Job Fair (travel internationally)
Hiring: Greenheart World's Fair (travel to Chicago)
Hiring: Online Hiring Center (no travel)
Hiring: CCI Greenheart to hire (no travel)
Participants apply for the visa at the U.S. Embassy
Employer sends a welcome email to participants
Participants arrive
Participants leave
  • Ukraine

    Ukraine

    Join CCI Greenheart as we travel with employers to Ukraine to meet program participants in their home country. This is a fantastic way to experience local culture while you meet and interview potential employees for next summer! Our hiring event will be held in Kyiv, the country’s capital city and one of the oldest in Eastern Europe.

    Dates: November 20, 2015 - November 23, 2015
  • China

    China

    Join CCI Greenheart as we travel to meet participants in Nanchang and Guangzhou this January. The job fair highlights include engaging in cultural exchange, learning about the history of your participants’ host country, and experiencing the culture and good food.

    Dates: January 14, 2016 - January 19, 2016
  • Thailand

    Thailand

    Join CCI Greenheart as we travel to meet students in Thailand this January. This is a fantastic way to experience local culture while you meet and interview potential employees for next summer! You’ll also have time to explore and even participate in a Greenheart Project. CCI Greenheart staff will be there every step of the way to guide you through the Job Fair Process.

    Dates: January 19, 2016 - January 22, 2016
  • Moldova

    Moldova

    Join CCI Greenheart as we travel to meet students in Moldova this December. This is a fantastic way to experience local culture while you meet and interview potential employees for next summer! You’ll also have time to explore the capital and largest city of the Republic of Moldova, Chisinau. CCI Greenheart staff will be there every step of the way to guide you through the Job Fair Process.

    Dates: January 26, 2016 - January 29, 2016
  • Dominican Republic

    Dominican Republic

    Join CCI Greenheart as we travel to meet students in the Dominican Republic this January. The job fair highlights include engaging in cultural exchange, learning about the history of your participants’ host country, and experiencing the culture and good.

    Dates: February 2, 2016 - February 5, 2016
  • Jamaica

    Jamaica

    Join CCI Greenheart as we travel to meet students in Jamaica this January. This fair will run in conjunction with the Job Fair in the Dominican Republic. The Jamaica Job Fair will take place in the capital city of Kingston, the cultural and economic hub of the country and the heart of Jamaican culture. Finalized dates will be announced soon.

    Dates: February 5, 2016 - February 8, 2016
  • Colombia

    Colombia

    Join CCI Greenheart in January as we travel to meet our Colombian participants in their home country. This is a fantastic way to experience local culture while you meet and interview potential employees for next summer! You’ll also have time to explore and even participant in a Greenheart Project. CCI Greenheart staff will be there every step of the way to guide you through the Job Fair Process.

    Dates: February 10, 2016 - February 13, 2016
  • Bulgaria

    Bulgaria

    Join CCI Greenheart as we travel to meet students in Bulgaria this February. This is a fantastic way to experience local culture while you meet and interview potential employees for next summer! You’ll also have time to explore and even participate in a Greenheart Project. CCI Greenheart staff will be there every step of the way to guide you through the Job Fair Process.

    Dates: February 11, 2016 - February 15, 2016
  • Turkey

    Turkey

    Join CCI Greenheart as we travel to meet students in Eskisehir,Turkey this February. This is a fantastic way to experience local culture while you meet and interview potential employees for next summer! You’ll also have time to explore and even participant in a Greenheart Project. CCI Greenheart staff will be there every step of the way to guide you through the Job Fair Process.

    Dates: February 15, 2016 - February 18, 2016
  • Slovakia

    Slovakia

    Join CCI Greenheart as we travel to Slovakia, the center of Europe! Meet participants in their home country and interview them for positions for this upcoming summer. You’ll also have time to explore the museums, theaters, and galleries of the capital Bratislava. CCI Greenheart staff will be there every step of the way to guide you through the Job Fair Process.

    Dates: February 20, 2016 - February 23, 2016
  • Jordan

    Jordan

    Join CCI Greenheart as we travel to meet students in Jordan this February. This is a fantastic way to experience local culture while you meet and interview potential employees for next summer! You’ll also have time to explore and even participate in a Greenheart Project. CCI Greenheart staff will be there every step of the way to guide you through the Job Fair Process.

    Dates: February 27, 2016 - March 1, 2016
  • Turkey

    Turkey

    Join CCI Greenheart as we travel to meet students in Istanbul, Turkey this March. This is a fantastic way to experience local culture while you meet and interview potential employees for next summer! You’ll also have time to explore and even participant in a Greenheart Project. CCI Greenheart staff will be there every step of the way to guide you through the Job Fair Process.

    Dates: March 1, 2016 - March 4, 2016
  • Poland

    Poland

    Join CCI Greenheart as we travel to Poland! Meet participants in their home country and interview them for positions for this upcoming summer. You’ll also have time to explore Lublin which is known historically to be the city of many cultures and religions. CCI Greenheart staff will be there every step of the way to guide you through the Job Fair Process.

    Dates: March 3, 2016 - March 6, 2016
  • Romania

    Romania

    Join CCI Greenheart as we travel to meet participants in Romania this March. The job fair highlights include engaging in cultural exchange, learning about the history of your participants’ host country, and experiencing the culture and good.

    Dates: March 5, 2016 - March 8, 2016
  • China

    China

    Join CCI Greenheart as we travel to meet participants in China this March. The job fair highlights include engaging in cultural exchange, learning about the history of your participants’ host country, and experiencing the culture and good.

    Dates: March 7, 2016 - March 10, 2016
  • United Kingdom

    United Kingdom

    Join CCI Greenheart as we travel to meet participants in the UK this March. The job fair highlights include engaging in cultural exchange, learning about the history of your participants’ host country, and experiencing the culture and good.

    Dates: March 16, 2016 - March 19, 2016
  • Czech Republic

    Czech Republic

    Join CCI Greenheart in March as we travel to meet our Czech participants in their home country. This is a fantastic way to experience local culture while you meet and interview potential employees for next summer! You’ll also have time to explore and even participate in a Greenheart Project. CCI Greenheart staff will be there every step of the way to guide you through the Job Fair Process.

    Dates: April 1, 2016 - April 4, 2016
  • Work and Travel Program

    Travel to Chicago, CCI Greenheart's headquarters, to conduct your seasonal hiring in an efficient manner. DATES:
    • December 16-17, 2015
    • February 17-18, 2016
    • March 16-17, 2016
    WHY YOU SHOULD PARTICIPATE IN THE GREENHEART WORLD’S FAIR:
    • Complete your summer hiring in just 2 days.
    • Conduct virtual interviews of pre-screened participants.
    • Receive training on the J-1 program and CCI Online.
    • Enjoy an excursion in Chicago.
    • Get to know CCI Greenheart staff and culture.
    This trip is all-inclusive for hiring 15 positions. Please contact your CCI Greenheart contact if you hire less than 15 or for an alternate travel arrangement. Employer sign up deadline is 1 month prior to each Greenheart World’s Fair.