Boston Employability Study Visit
Postponed for summer 2021
YOUR SUMMER IN BOSTON WITH EUCA
New year, new deals! Broad your horizons and book your flight to take part in the next EucA Employability Study Tour in Boston, USA!
This year your summer is stars and stripes!
Postponed for summer 2021
SAVE THE DATE!
COME, DISCOVER AND ENJOY AN INNOVATIVE AND ORIGINAL WAY OF LEARNING!
By experiencing in first person Boston-based companies and start-ups, participants will learn what are the skills, the mindset and attitudes needed to build their careers. Experiential Learning activities on Soft Skills with experts and professors will boost aspirations in both being and doing.
The Employability Study Tour will take place in Boston, USA, in the summer of 2021. More details to come!
MAKE NEW FRIENDS, TRAVEL IN THE US!
This exclusive programme tailored for EucA Students will offer you the opportunity to explore with fellow international students the amazing city of Boston as a local. You will live in a Hall of Residence of the University of Boston, will be a spectator of a Baseball match in Fenway Park, eat hot dogs or lobster rolls while walking around the Boston Harbour, or ride a bike along the Freedom Trail. During weekends, you can explore the New England area or even venture to New York City!
SPEND YOUR SUMMER BREAK SHAPING YOUR FUTURE!
Many studies show that graduates with international experience fare much better on the job market. Take the advantage getting ready for the challenges of tomorrow!
The Study Tour consists of visits to companies and start-ups offices, meeting with people from the HR department to learn more about the talent acquisition process and corporate culture. A visit to MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) and to the Harvard Campus will take place during the week, as well as selected seminars with faculty and staff from Boston area universities on topics of American socio-political culture, the future of work, of technological advances or of the transatlantic relationship.
The group will be composed of 20 selected participants.
EucA will book 10 nights for all the group in shared rooms (2-4 people).
A certificate of attendance will be given to the participants at the end of the Study Tour.
HOW TO APPLY - APPLICATIONS WILL BE OPENED SOON
If you wish to apply you will have to fill a Google form (to be published) including your CV and a short video introducing yourself and your motivation to participate on the Study tour. Applications will be on a rolling basis until places are filled up.
Students from all study areas and who are from EucA members and partners can apply.
Participation Fee 1.500 Euro
The Participation Fee can be paid in two instalments:
The first instalment of 500 EUR must be paid before 22 March 2020.
The second instalment of 1000 EUR must be paid before 15 April 2020.
What is included in the fee: Accommodation in double rooms at Boston University Myles Standish Hall, Half Board during weekdays (breakfast and one meal), Trainings, MIT and Harvard Campus visits, Organisational Costs.
What is not included in the fees: Flights to/from Boston, Insurance, Passport/Visa costs, Meals during the Week-end, Airport transfer and what is not included in the previous paragraph.
A 10% discount will be applied to the first 3 confirmed participants.
If you withdraw before a date to be specified, you will be refunded 350€ out of the first installment (we will charge you 150€ as a processing fee).
No refund will be made after the specified date.
USEFUL TRAVEL INFORMATION
To enter the US, you need a valid passport. If you do not already have one, apply for it as soon as your participation has been confirmed. It may take weeks or even months to receive it.
To find out which Travel Authorization you need based on your citizenship(s), we suggest you visit ApplicationTravel.us website. Once you click on the APPLY NOW button, you will have to declare your country and the reason for your visit (choose TOURISM): the website will then indicate the Recommended VISA type for your country. Once you again click on the APPLY NOW button, you will be able to complete the VISA/ESTA application directly on the website.
The ApplicationTravel.us website has a "costs and FAQ" section with all the information you might need, but feel free to reach out to us should you have any doubts.
Most European citizens do not need a VISA, but they need the ESTA. We recommend completing the ESTA/VISA process as soon as you start preparing to travel to the United States. All passengers visiting the United States from a Visa Waiver Program (VWP) country must apply for Travel Authorization prior to travelling to the United States by air, land, or sea.
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