Make this a summer to remember and have the time of your life working at a beach resort in the United States.
During the summer month's beach resorts up and down the east and west coast are looking for seasonal help in all kinds of different positions.
Most beach resort jobs are casual positions and customer service focused. bar and restaurant jobs, theme park jobs, tour shop opportunities and leisure rentals are just some of the options that are out there for anyone who wants to spend the summer working at a beach resort.
One of the key things is to start the process early and do your research. Most businesses based in beach resorts will want to get most of their staff hired before the summer begins. If you know where you want to go find some jobs and contact the individuals responsible for hiring early on in the year. Include information on why you want to work for the specific business.
Here are some of the top destinations for summer jobs on the coast.
California - Everyone is familiar with California, featured in countless movies and full of iconic landmarks. This is one of the top places for summer jobs, not only for applicants from within the US but also for international applicants who want to spend the summer month's working at one of the many great beach destinations the state has to offer.
Florida - There is much more to Florida than just Mickey Mouse! Some of the best beaches in the country are located in this state and with so many beach destinations there are literally countless opportunities. From wild party destinations like Miami and Daytona beach to laid back destinations such as Sarasota and Fort Meyers. Some of the most popular places for summer jobs in Florida include - Tampa & St Petersburg
South Carolina - Less well know, especially for international seasonal workers is South Carolina. With wide open beaches and a laid back approach to life. South Carolina is a wonderful place to spend the summer months. The beautiful town of Charleston is located right on the coast here and Myrtle Beach is a world renowned destination for golfers.
North Carolina - With a rugged coastline and many small beach front towns such as Elizabeth city and Wilmington dotted along the coast, North Carolina offers a variety of job options for anyone looking for a fun summer job in a great part of America. It is also home to many national parks which are up and down the state.
New Jersey - Most people became much more aware of the Jersey shore following a popular TV show which followed a group of individuals during the fun summer months. Most people travel to this area to experience that wild, party hard lifestyle and you will find other individuals from all over the country and other parts of the world who have traveled to the area for the summer months.
If you are not a US citizen and want to spend the summer working in the US then you need to remember that you must have a work visa to work in America and this is not always the easiest process. The best option is to look into the J-1 Summer Work Abroad Program.
This is a program which enables international applicants, with a job offer, to work in the states for the summer month's. Employers must meet certain criteria to be able to hire international summer staff but if you are looking to work in one of the popular beach resorts you will find plenty of large companies who are eligible and who regularly hire international staff members.
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