Work & Travel USA, as its name suggests, is an exchange visitor programme that gives you the opportunity to work and travel in the United States. As a participant, you will have the unique chance to experience life in the U.S. as more than just a tourist. You will also be able to share your own traditions and culture with the American people, as well as other international students.
Once you meet the requirements of the programme and you’re accepted, Astolinks will do the following:
First, we will provide you with the proper documents so you can obtain a visa
Second, we guarantee you a job offer, which generally includes pre-arranged, affordable housing
Third, you will get further information regarding the parameters of the Work & Travel programme and living and working in the U.S.
Types of Jobs
Our programme has a number of job positions available, usually in the following industries:
Food and beverage retail concessions;
Retail stores/shops in tourist towns;
The positions that are generally available include:
Amusement park/national park/ski resort crewmembers. May include ride operating, ticket taking, food service, etc.
Completed application form with signed terms and conditions. If you are under 20, your guardian’s or parent’s signature must appear on application
Two original letters of reference in English
Resume or CV
Astolinks’ or partner’s Proof of Student form must be filled and sealed or stamped by university. A university letter that includes the same information as on the form is also acceptable
Copy of passport
2 passport photos
A registration fee of $90 is paid with the application form
The programme fee:
Program Total Cost: $1400
Initial payment: $1000
After visa payment: $400
Non – refundable: $500
The purpose of Astolinks explore UK program is to give Ghanaian students opportunities to gain travel experiences, exposure and also participate in daily life in UK during the holiday breaks. The opportunity to travel to the UK will contribute to your personal, professional and cultural growth and to the intercultural understanding of participants and those they meet during their visits.
The cost of the program is 500 pounds. This includes visa application fee, hostel accommodation, airline reservation, travel itinerary, DHL cost and Astolinks services charge.
Applicants must always understand that the program fee exclude travel cost or ticket to the United Kingdom.
There will be an initial non-refundable deposit of 250 pounds to cover visa application fees of UK pounds 100 and booking of tour and accommodation for two weeks which is UK Pounds 150
. When students receive their visa, they will then pay the balance of 250 pounds before they depart to United Kingdom.
Documentation to be submitted
Before applying for the program, make sure you fulfill all the following requirements;
Clearly and completely fill in and sign Astolinks application form for 20 Ghana cedi.
Passport which must be valid for at least six months
Two recent passport sized photograph (45mm Í 35mm) in colour
Introductory letter from college/university
Transcript of academic records
Receipts of fee payment
Photocopies of student’s ID
Proof of sufficient funds
denial/refusal and refund policy
In case applicant’s visa is refused, the student who
made full payment of 500 pounds shall have 250 pounds refunded to him/her. The
student who made deposit of 250 shall not be entitled to any refund. The 250
pound shall be refunded to students when they provide a letter and their
passport to confirm visa rejection.
In case applicant provided fake documents or violated the rules and
regulations, there will not be any refund for him/her. All applicants should
understand that refund can take about six weeks (6 weeks) before Astolinks can
refund the money into students account. Refunds can only be paid by cheque into
the accounts of students or legal guardian.