Summer Hiring Season

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Summer Hiring Season

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.

  • China (Harbin & Changchun)

    China (Harbin & Changchun)

    Travel to Harbin and Changchun, China, this December to meet face to face with future Summer Work and Travel participants. Sit back with some herbal tea, Wang Laoji, and listen as Cantonese is spoken and the transportation hustle and bustle happens around you. Chinese participants are available later in the summer season, typically arriving June 1, 2017 and departing on September 15th, 2017.

    Dates: December 9, 2016 - December 15, 2016
  • Thailand

    Thailand

    Visit “the City of Angels” as you travel to Bangkok, Thailand, for an International Job Fair. Become familiar with the respectful greeting “Wai”, by observing locals as they put their palms together and bow slightly. Spend some time at the Grand Palace, home of 18th century kings, and learn more about the country’s main religion, Theravada Buddhism. Connect with Thai Summer Work and Travel participants, who typically arrive May 20-25, 2017 and depart August, 20, 2017.

    Dates: January 12, 2017 - January 16, 2017
  • Colombia

    Colombia

    Since the name “Columbia” was derived from the Italian explorer, Christopher Columbus, make sure to explore the world’s second most biodiverse country. Learn about the national sport, Tejo, a team sport focused on launching projectiles at a target or surround yourself with some of the more than 1,754 bird species that inhabit the country. Participants from Columbia typically arrive between May 1, 2017 – June 6, 2017 and depart on August 30, 2017.

    Dates: February 11, 2017 - February 14, 2017
  • Dominican Republic

    Dominican Republic

    Travel to Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic with us. After completing your hiring needs, spend some time in the capital that prides itself as being the first European city in the New World. Increase your Spanish skills as you enjoy a traditional Lunch, nicknamed La Bandera (“The Flag”), which consists of rice, red beans, plantains, meat and salad. Participants from Dominican Republic are typically available to arrive between May 5-13, 2017 and depart between August 20-31, 2017.

    Dates: February 14, 2017 - February 17, 2017
  • Jamaica

    Jamaica

    While traveling in Jamaica, enjoy the traditional “Jerk” style meat dishes that is typical of Jamaican cuisine as well as the wide range of fruit served in many entrees and desserts. Though English is the national language of this tropical region, listen as you hear many Jamaicans speak Patois, a combination of English, African, Spanish and French languages. Participants from Jamaica typically arrive between May 20 – June 15, 2017 and depart on September 7, 2017.

    Dates: February 17, 2017 - February 20, 2017
  • Bulgaria

    Bulgaria

    Travel to Sofia, Bulgaria for a CCI Greenheart International Job Fair. This 7,000 year old city is the second oldest city in Europe. Explore the more than 600 natural mineral springs or take advantage of Bulgarian forests that cover nearly one third of the land. Learn more about traditional culture as you observe Bulgarians expressing approval by shaking their heads instead of nodding. Participants from Bulgaria typically arrive between May 20 – June 5, 2017 and depart September 20, 2017.

    Dates: February 10, 2017 - February 13, 2017
  • Turkey

    Turkey

    Known as the most populous city in Turkey, Istanbul is the country’s economic, cultural, and historic center. Make sure to try some traditional Kebabs and Keftes and finish with some rich sweets known as Turkish delight. Participants from Turkey typically arrive between June 10-22, 2017 and depart on October 1, 2017.

    Dates: February 23, 2017 - February 26, 2017
  • Jordan

    Jordan

    Experience the culture of Jordan as you travel to Amman Jordan with CCI Greenheart. Though it is known as a historical paradise, the capital Amman is experiencing a changeover from a sleepy village to a bustling metropolis. The city is also known to have biblical significance as it is believed that Moses is buried on Mount Nebo, about 30 miles out. While in Amman, try out Jordan’s specialty cuisine, mansaf, which is a delicious lamb and rice meal, typically eaten with one’s hands. Participants from Jordan generally arrive June 1, 2017 and depart October 15, 2017.

    Dates: February 26, 2017 - March 1, 2017
  • Poland

    Poland

    Often referred to as the Phoenix City, Poland’s capital Warsaw, was once completely destroyed due to World War II. While in Poland, travel around the city and visit one of the world’s first public libraries which opened its doors in 1747. While trying some Polish cuisine, prepare to sit down around 2:00 PM for a 3 course meal, as this is when the main meal of the day is served. Learn more about a breakfast favorite, the bagel, which is believed to have been invented in Poland during the 16th century. Participants from Poland typically arrive between June 5-15, 2017 and depart September 25, 2017.

    Dates: March 6, 2017 - March 9, 2017
  • China (Wuhan & Chengdu)

    China (Wuhan & Chengdu)

    Travel to China with CCI Greenheart. While in Wuhan, enjoy some time outdoors and visit the country’s largest urban lake, East Lake. While learning about Chinese culture, The Yellow Crane Tower is a site to be seen with inscriptions from famous poets and literati adorning the tower. Chinese participants typically arrive June 1st and depart on September 15th.

    Dates: February 21, 2017 - February 26, 2017
  • China (Chengdu & Kunming)

    China (Chengdu & Kunming)

    Travel to Chengdu and spend some time with Giant Pandas at the famous Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding. While in the capital of China’s southwest Sichuan Province, take some time to learn about the deep history and culture of those living in the region. Chinese participants typically arrive June 1st and depart on September 15th.

    Dates: February 27, 2017 - March 3, 2017
  • China (Guangzhou & Sanya)

    China (Guangzhou & Sanya)

    Spend some time exploring as you travel to China for CCI Greenheart’s job fair. A visit to Guangzhou, China means a visit to Canton Tower. This well-known landmark is known for its unique design and offers a bird’s eye view of the city when you travel to the top. The Pearl River also serves as a city central point. Chinese participants typically arrive June 1st and depart on September 15th.

    Dates: March 4, 2017 - March 9, 2017
  • Czech Republic

    Czech Republic

    According to Forbes magazine, Prague boasts one of the best zoos in the world. The city is also known for the well regarded Charles Bridge, Astronomical Clock, and the Prague Castle. With the highest beer consumption per capita in the world, enjoy a world famous Czech pilsner after enjoying a traditional Czech meat dish. Participants from Czech Republic typically arrive on June 17, 2017 and depart September, 15, 2017.

    Dates: March 24, 2017 - March 27, 2017
  • Work and Travel Program

    Travel to Chicago, CCI Greenheart's headquarters, to conduct your seasonal hiring in an efficient manner. DATES:
    • August 17–18, 2016 - winter hiring
    • December 13–14, 2016 - spring and summer hiring
    • February 15–16, 2017- summer hiring
    • March 15–16, 2017- summer hiring
    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.