How to Apply and Costs
Work America programme costs: £399
If you have previously held a J-1 visa through BUNAC then you can apply as a Work America returner and pay a returner fee of just £339.
Work America 2013 is now closed for bookings. Check out your other options for summer 2013 in America and sign up to our newsletters to be the first to know when Work America 2014 will open in autumn 2013!
Other Costs to consider
US visa fee
Mandatory travel insurance & US government SEVIS fee
$600 (if you have a pre-arranged job)
$1000 (if you are job hunting on arrival)
Support funds can be in your name or in the name of a guarantor, like a parent.
How to Apply
Pay just a £100 deposit (non-refundable) to gain access to the Online Job Zone and start job hunting! If you are booking after 9th March, you will need to pay the full programme fee of £399 at this stage
Upload your documents including your participant agreement and proof of your student status
Pay 2nd payment
Remaining programme balance of £275 if you book before 8th March. Or the full fee of £399 if you book after 8th March
Insurance and DS-2019
You must purchase BUNAC insurance and pay the SEVIS fee before we can request your DS-2019 (the official document which allows you to apply for the visa)
Book your embassy appointment
Once you have paid your insurance you can book your US Embassy appointment via your BUNAC account
Once you have completed steps 1 - 5 we will contact you for a phone interview
Travel to America!
Once your visa has been issued, you are ready to fly to the USA! Our office in America will be on hand to offer you support throughout the summer!
View the Work America Programme Guidelines