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Employer ID: E-100549
Employer Type: Large Hotel
Employer Region: Midwest
Location: Mackinac Island, Michigan
Possible Positions: 15
Job Title: Sales Help.
Work Description: Your responsibilities may include preparing sandwiches, selling
ice-cream and/or candy, assisting customers, stocking inventory, cleaning the store,
cleaning the toilets, working the cash register, dealing with American currency,
taking customers orders, etc. Your employer may ask for your assistance in duties not
listed, please be flexible and ready to work in various areas associated with running
the establishment.
Uniform/Dress Code: You must maintain a neat and clean appearance while at
work.
You may be required to purchase a uniform to wear while at work. You should bring
or plan to purchase black or khaki pants or shorts, white socks, and nice tennis shoes.
You should be prepared to spend $20-$30 on your uniform if you are doing sales
help.
Hair should be kept neat and men’s hair should not be longer than collar length. Men
in sales help positions must be clean shaven. Only conservative jewelry is allowed.
Men may not wear earrings at work, women may wear no more than two earrings per
ear. No other piercing may be worn at work. Any tattoos should be covered while at
work.
Salary Per Hour: $6.50.
Bonuses: You will receive a $1.00 per hour bonus for each hour you’ve worked if
you successfully complete your job commitment.
Work Hours: About 7-8 hours per day, about 6 days per week.
Accommodation Cost: $50.
Accommodation Description: Your housing will be dormitory style, with separate
living quarters for men and women. You will share a room with 1-3 other students,
and you will share a bathroom. There are kitchen facilities equipped with a
refrigerator, stove, and microwave. There are furnished common living spaces with
cable TV. There are coin-operated laundry machines on site. You should bring rain
gear and warm clothing for the early and late season. You may also want to purchase
a bike (which you can do upon arrival), since no cars are allowed on the island. Your
housing is within walking distance of your place of work.
Travel Time From NYC to Job Site: 24 hours.
Approximate Travel Cost: $120.
Travel Mode: Bus
Description of Business: This store provides customers with gift wrapped boxes of
fudge, taffy, coffee and caramel corn. Located on Mackinac Island, one of Michigan's
premiere vacation destinations, the store is famous for its delicious fudge and
beautiful gift wrappings of year (all summer orders require 1 additional day for
shipping.
Description of Area: Mackinac Island is a popular island resort area in Lake
Michigan, so there are plenty of recreational activities (beaches, shops, water sports,
restaurants, pubs, etc.). Many young people from the U.S. and all over the world
come to work at the island every summer.


Employer ID: E-101810
Employer Type: Restaurant
Employer Region: Midwest
Location: Leland, Michigan
Possible Positions: 11
Job Title: Where needed.
Work Description: You will be assigned a position based upon the needs of your
employer at the time of your arrival. You should be prepared to take any of the
following positions:
Kitchen Help (this may include being a line cook, a prep cook, cutting vegetables,
helping the cook staff, helping to prepare dishes, mopping floors, washing dishes,
doing general cleaning),
Bus Person/Wait staff (this may include clearing & setting tables, refilling the salad
bar, helping the wait staff, keeping the dining area clean) . Positions will most likely
overlap, be prepared to do all of the above duties.
Uniform/Dress Code: You should always maintain a neat and clean appearance on
the job. No facial piercing, no visible tattoos, no unnatural hair color. Uniforms vary
by position and will be provided.
Salary Per Hour: Non-tipped kitchen positions will start at $7.00-$8.00per hour.
Wait staff positions will start at $2.65 plus tips.
Work Hours: You will usually be working between 6-10 hours per day; 5-6 days per
week.
Accommodation Cost: 45
Accommodation Description: A $50 housing deposit is require upon arrival. You
will be living in a large house with nine other international students. There are 5
bedrooms, two bathrooms, two large outdoor decks and a gas grill. The house is
furnished and is three miles from work and 1/2 a mile from Lake Michigan. You
should expect to share your room with one other person. You can purchase meals at
work for $3 a meal. Otherwise you will be responsible for providing your own meals.
You will also be provided with a car to share, which you can use to get to work, go
shopping and go to the beach.
Travel Time From NYC to Job Site: 24 hours
Approximate Travel Cost: $125
Travel Mode: Bus
Description of Business: This restaurant is a full service casual dining restaurant
with outside dining in a busy tourist area in northern Michigan.
Description of Area: Leland, Michigan is located right near Lake Michigan (one of
the great lakes) and is near Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lake shore. People visiting
the area enjoy water sports, going to restaurants, shopping, going to pubs, etc.


Employer ID: E-104113
Employer Type: Cleaning Service
Employer Region: Midwest
Location: Glen Arbor, Michigan
Possible Positions: 8
Job Title: Housekeeping.
Work Description: You will be cleaning summer rental houses and condos. You will
be doing housekeeping work at a number of locations. You will typically drive to
four to six locations each day you work with a company car and clean the houses,
cottages, and condos. Your duties will include cleaning rooms, making beds, cleaning
bathrooms, doing laundry, taking out garbage, scrubbing floors, doing some
maintenance work, restocking toiletries, and vacuuming. If you have the right attitude
and can have fun at work, then you will enjoy this job.
Uniform/Dress Code: All students (including non-driving) are responsible to pay for
their automobile fuel for transportation to and from work, for personal use of the car,
or for transportation to other jobs. You must maintain a neat and clean appearance at
all times. You should bring comfortable clothing and sneakers. Neat and clean jeans
and conservative shorts are preferred. Body piercing and visible tattoos will not be
permitted.
Salary Per Hour: $7.00. Your employers will give you an envelope to leave at each
location so that the renters may leave you tips if they wish.
Work Hours: You will usually be working about 5-8 hours per day, 4-5 days per
week (typically 5). Work days normally start at 9am. Schedules are set by the
supervisor and are non-negotiable. Second jobs are allowed as long as the work does
not interfere with your main job.
Accommodation Cost: $75
Accommodation Description: Your housing will have kitchen facilities including a
microwave and refrigerator. You will share a bathroom with other students. Your
accommodations will also have a telephone and cable television which will be
included with your utilities. All meals will be your own responsibility. *Note:
Smoking is absolutely forbidden during work hours. Smoking breaks will not be
allowed, nor will you be permitted to smoke in the company cars or in your housing.
You will also have to pay for gas usage when you use the car. You will have to pay
for your own utilities (about $20 a month per person) with your other roommates.
You also will have to pay a housing deposit of $100 that will be deducted from your
paycheck. It is your responsibility to keep the housing clean and the housing will be
inspected at least twice a month by a supervisor. The company vehicles must also be
kept clean and will also be inspected.
Travel Time From NYC to Job Site: 23-24 hours.
Approximate Travel Cost: $135.
Travel Mode: Bus
Description of Business: This employer rents cottages, condos and houses to
families during the summer in Michigan. They employ international students to drive
to various properties to provide cleaning services. Many of their properties are in the
quaint towns of the north which are always filled with activities. Antiquing, wine
tasting, and gift shopping are all available to summer vacationers.
Description of Area: Glen Arbor is situated within the Sleeping Bear Dunes
National
Shoreline, centered between Glen Lake and Sleeping Bear Bay. Glen Arbor remains a
popular tourist spot next to Glen Lake and the Sleeping Bear Dunes, with several
specialty shops, resorts and restaurants. Area activities include biking, hiking,
kayaking, horseback riding, swimming, boating, fishing, etc. The nearest big city is
Traverse City, located 20 miles away.


Employer ID: E-104135
Employer Type: Retail
Employer Region: Midwest
Location: Mackinac Island, Michigan
Possible Positions: 2
Job Title: Where Needed.
Work Description: You will be assigned a position based upon your employer’s
needs at the time of your arrival. Please be prepared to do the following:
Sales Help - helping customers and selling goods. Please arrive knowledgeable about
American currency as you will be operating a cash register.
Cleaner - cleaning and helping to maintain the appearance of the store.
Uniform/Dress Code: A work shirt will be provided by your employer. Bring neat
and clean shorts, pants and shoes. A neat and clean appearance is required at all
times.
Salary Per Hour: starting at $6.50.
Bonuses: You will receive an ending bonus of $0.50 per hour for every hour worked
if you work until the end of your work commitment dates.
Work Hours: You will usually be working 7 hours per day; 6 days per week.
Accommodation Cost: $42
Accommodation Description: You will be placed in a furnished apartment above
the store. You will share a bedroom, bathroom, living room, and fully equipped
kitchen.
Travel Time From NYC to Job Site: 24 hours.
Approximate Travel Cost: $120.
Travel Mode: Bus
Description of Business: This employer sells gifts, T-shirts, and other goods in
Mackinac Island, Michigan. People from all over the U.S. come to this beautiful part
of the country to spend their summer vacations.
Description of Area: Mackinac Island is a popular island resort area in Lake
Michigan, where there are many recreational activities and places to visit (beaches,
shops, water sports, restaurants, pubs, etc.). Many young people from the U.S. and all
over the world come to work on the island every summer.


Employer ID: E-107129
Employer Type: Retail
Employer Region: Midwest
Location: Harbor Springs, Michigan
Possible Positions: 13
Job Title: Sales help/Chocolate-Candy Making
Work Description: You will be working in a Chocolate and ice cream shop in
Mackinac City, Michigan. You will be responsible for making soft-serve ice cream
cones, banana splits, and other ice cream treats. You will need to be confident in
American money and your English, and you must be good at making an ice cream
cone. You may also be asked to assist with other aspects of running a business at your
employer's request.
Uniform/Dress Code: You will be expected to maintain a neat and clean appearance
at all times. You should bring neat and clean khaki or tan pants. No shorts will be
allowed at work. No open-toe shoes or exposed heels will be allowed. Long hair must
be kept under a hat. Facial piercing are not allowed.
Salary per Hour: $7.00 per hour.
Work Hours: You will usually be working between 6 and 10 hours per day; 5-6 days
per week. Second jobs are readily available.
Accommodation Cost: 90
Accommodation Description: You will stay in basic dormitory style rooms, 3
Bunks/ persons per room. Each room has its own bathroom. Bedding, bathing towels,
microwave oven, refrigerator, table and chairs provided. Outdoor picnic area with
BBQ grill, fireplace pit and Laundry machines also provided. Grocery stores 5
minutes from housing and close to work.
You will be required to have a $200 dollar deposit available upon arrival and another
$25 will be deducted from your first 4 paychecks. The deposit is refundable at the
end of the season provided your housing is in good condition.
Travel Time from NYC to Job Site: 15
Approximate Travel Cost: $80
Travel Mode: Bus
Description of Business: Kilwin's has been a celebrated part of Northern Michigan
since 1947, and has earned a reputation for its quality products and excellent service.
Using only the finest and freshest ingredients, our products are a pleasure to sell, and
we delight in seeing our customer's enjoyment of them. Although long a Northern
Michigan landmark, the company has grown throughout the country. Each shoppe
shares the traditional values of quality, service and enjoyment, and are designed,
equipped and trained to provide this first-rate experience.
Founded in 1947 by Don and Katy Kilwin, it is now owned by Don and Robin
McCarty of Harbor Springs, Michigan. They have been the principal owners since
1995, previously having operated stores and having held key management positions.
Without question, they represent the Kilwin's team culture and operating philosophy.
Under their leadership, Kilwin's expanded to a network of fifty Shoppes by 2004. We
continue to support this sustained growth. Today, everyone in Kilwin's corporate
system is dedicated to maintain the integrity, quality and excitement that has defined
the company. We remain committed, skilled and eager to be a part of the ambitious
and careful expansion planned for the future.
Description of Area: Mackinaw City is the gateway to Mackinac (pronounced
Mackinaw) Island and is fast becoming a vacation destination all its own.


Employer ID: E-115848
Employer Type: Small Hotel
Employer Region: Midwest
Location: Copper Harbor, Michigan
Possible Positions: 4
Job Title: Housekeeping/Dishwashing and Where Needed
Work Description: Your responsibilities as a housekeeper will include all and any of
the following: cleaning rooms; vacuuming, changing linens and towels, making beds,
doing laundry, cleaning bathrooms etc.). You may also be asked to assist with other
aspects of running this resort (such as general maintenance, general kitchen help,
dishwashing, and wait staff) at your employer's request. It is your obligation to
remain flexible and hardworking as an participant and an employee of this resort.
Uniform/Dress Code: Your employer will provide you with a company shirt. In
addition, you will need to wear black or khaki (tan) pants, which you must provide
yourself. In general, you should always maintain a neat and clean appearance. Long
hair should be tied back, and tattoos should not be visible. While working, you will
be asked to remove all body and facial piercing (ears are okay), and refrain from
unconventional hair styles and colors.
Salary per Hour: $6.00 per hour.
Overtime Information: $9.00 per hour after an average of 40 hours per week
Work Hours: 6 hours per day, 6 days per week. Some days you may be working 8
hours or more.
Accommodation Cost: $25 per week
Accommodation Description: You will be living in an on-site cabin with up to 3
people in each cabin. The cabin has a stove and a refrigerator. Linens will be
provided. 1 meal per work day will be provided for you. You will also have access to
laundry machines.
Travel Time From NYC to Job Site: 24 hours
Approximate Travel Cost: $150
Travel Mode: Bus
Description of Business: This resort is a well established, family owned and
operated business where you will always find a warm, friendly atmosphere. The
resort offers comfortable lodging in cabins or motel rooms, home-style cooking in the
restaurant, and a place to relax and socialize in an on-site bar.
Description of Area: This resort is located in Copper Harbor, a small town on the
shores of Lake Superior in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. You will have access to
plenty of outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, fishing, swimming, and other
water related activities. A second job at a local restaurant will also be available. You
will also be fairly close to Canada. In order to get to your job from New York City,
you may want to fly. Flying will be faster, but much more expensive. If you wish to
fly, please look at www.statravel.com for cheap flights to Houghton County Airport.
(You will need to connect through Minneapolis MN.) You may also be able to take a
bus from Minneapolis. If necessary, you may contact , or ask your employer for
additional help with booking a flight. When you arrive in New York, will provide
you with travel directions via bus or train. It will be up to you to book a flight on your
if, if you decide that you want to fly.


Employer ID: E-118049
Employer Type: Mid-Size Hotel
Employer Region: Midwest
Location: Copper Harbor, Michigan
Possible Positions: 2
Job Title: Housekeeping
Work Description: Job duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Thorough cleaning of motel rooms and cabins including changing linens, making
beds, dusting, vacuuming, washing bathroom floors, tubs, toilets, sweeping balconies
and walkways, stocking of supplies, washing windows, etc .Must be capable of
getting on my hands and knees to clean floors and tubs and to clean under beds
.Cleaning of clubhouse, campground bathrooms and Laundromat.
Do laundry as needed. Most is done by outside linen service.
Empty garbage cans and cigarette cans outside of buildings.
Pick up any obvious trash outside of buildings and parking lots.
Report anything that needs maintenance.
Be courteous to tourists and try to provide information as requested .Miscellaneous
projects and cleaning jobs.
Uniform/Dress Code: Casual but appropriate resort attire. Uniform shirts are
provided.
Salary per Hour: $7.25 plus tips
Work Hours: Approximately 5 hours daily/Approximately 6-7 days per week.
Hours and days will vary.
Accommodation Cost: 25
Accommodation Description: $100 security deposit per employee refundable upon
inspection of housing and inventoried items at departure of employment. Outside
guests not allowed. Accommodation will be 2 bedroom cottage on resort premises.
Fully furnished and equipped with wireless internet.
Travel Time From NYC to Job Site: 13 hours
Approximate Travel Cost: $120
Travel Mode: Bus
Description of Business: This mid-sized hotel is within walking distance of the
area’s attractions. They have much experience with international students!
Description of Area: It is a rural resort community surrounded by beautiful lakes
and forests .There are lots of outdoor recreation and natural beauty .May be able to
assist in obtaining secondary employment at other establishments, if desired.


Employer ID: E-121636
Employer Type: Restaurant
Employer Region: Midwest
Location: Copper Harbor, Michigan
Possible Positions: 6
Job Title: Waitresses and Kitchen Help
Work Description: Your responsibilities will include all and any of the following:
waiting tables, doing dishes, and preparing food. You may also be asked to assist
with other aspects of running this resort (such as general maintenance, general
kitchen help, and wait staff) at your employer's request. It is your obligation to
remain flexible and hardworking as an participant and an employee of this resort.
Uniform/Dress Code: Your employer will provide you with a company shirt. In
addition, you will need to wear black or khaki (tan) pants, which you must provide
yourself. In general, you should always maintain a neat and clean appearance.
Salary per Hour: $6.95 for kitchen help, $3.35 per hour plus tips for waitresses.
Work Hours: 40 hours or more per week.
Accommodation Cost: 25
Accommodation Description: You will be living in an onsite cabin with up to 3
people in each cabin. The cabin has a stove and a refrigerator. Linens will be
provided. At least one meal per work day will be provided for you. You will also
have access to laundry machines.
Travel Time From NYC to Job Site: 24 hours
Approximate Travel Cost: $150
Travel Mode: Bus
Description of Business: This restaurant is a well established, family owned and
operated business where you will always find a warm, friendly atmosphere.
Description of Area: This restaurant is located in Copper Harbor, a small town on
the shores of Lake Superior in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. You will have access to
plenty of outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, fishing, swimming, and other
water related activities. A second job at a local hotel will also be available. You will
also be fairly close to Canada.


Employer ID: E-122008
Employer Type: Retail
Employer Region: Midwest
Location: Mackinaw City, Michigan
Possible Positions: 2
Job Title: Sales Help
Work Description: Your position will be at a t-shirt shop. The employee is
responsible for greeting customers, waiting on customers, stocking and cleaning
inventory, folding t-shirts, and various other job duties as assigned.
Uniform/Dress Code: Neat and clean appearance and conservative attire required.
Salary per Hour: $7.00
Work Hours: 40 hours per week
Accommodation Cost: 100
Accommodation Description: You will be living in a room in a motel with a small
Kitchen, bathroom and cable TV. The accommodations are about a 10 minute walk
from the store.
Travel Time From NYC to Job Site: 1 day
Approximate Travel Cost: $100
Travel Mode: Bus
Description of Business:
Description of Area: Mackinaw City is the gateway to Mackinac (pronounced
Mackinaw) Island and is fast becoming a vacation destination all its own.


Employer ID: E-122148
Employer Type: Retail
Employer Region: Midwest
Location: Mackinaw City, Michigan
Possible Positions: 6
Job Title: Sales help/Custard and Ice cream Making, Fudge Candy maker
Work Description: You will be working in an ice cream shop in Macinac City,
Michigan. You will be responsible for making soft-serve ice cream cones, banana
splits, and other ice cream treats. You will need to be confident in American money
and your English, and you must be good at making an ice cream cone. You may also
be asked to assist with other aspects of running a business at your employer's request.
Uniform/Dress Code: You will be expected to maintain a neat and clean appearance
at all times. You should bring neat and clean khaki or tan pants. No shorts will be
allowed at work. No open-toe shoes or exposed heels will be allowed. Long hair must
be kept under a hat. Facial piercing are not allowed.
Salary per Hour: $7.00 per hour.
Work Hours: You will usually be working between 6 and 10 hours per day; 5-6 days
per week. Second jobs are readily available.
Accommodation Cost: 90
Accommodation Description: You will stay in basic dormitory style rooms, 3
bunks/persons per room. Each room has its own bathroom. Bedding, bathing towels,
microwave oven, refrigerator, table and chairs provided. Outdoor picnic area with
BBQ grill, fireplace pit and Laundry machines also provided. Grocery stores 5
minutes from housing and close to work.
You will be required to have a $200 dollar deposit available upon arrival and another
$25 will be deducted from your first 4 paychecks. The deposit is refundable at the
end of the season provided your housing is in good condition.
Travel Time from NYC to Job Site: 15
Approximate Travel Cost: $80
Travel Mode: Bus
Description of Business:
Description of Area: Mackinaw City is the gateway to Mackinac (pronounced
Mackinaw) Island and is fast becoming a vacation destination all its own.


Employer ID: E-122841
Employer Type: Restaurant
Employer Region: Midwest
Location: Mackinaw City, Michigan
Possible Positions: 2
Job Title: Kitchen Help
Work Description: You will mainly be making pizza, sandwiches, and other food as
necessary. Other kitchen help responsibilities may also include washing and re-
shelving soiled dishware and glassware, emptying garbage, sweeping and mopping
floors, wiping down food service tables, chopping vegetables, and assisting the cook.
The position requires standing, bending and walking. The kitchen area, at times will
have high humidity and temperatures.
Uniform/Dress Code: Your uniform will consist of a company hat and shirt. You
can wear jeans and knee length shorts they have be below finger tips. No holes in
pants in shorts. Open toe shoes are not allowed. You should wear sneakers or other
closed toe shoes. First uniform shirt is provided for free, if you need more shirts they
are $15 per shirt.
Salary per Hour: $7.50 per hour
Overtime Information: Overtime may be available
Work Hours: 36-42 hours per week. Generally average of 40 hours
Accommodation Cost: 60
Accommodation Description: Your accommodations are very close to where you
will work. It is across the parking lot and a very short walk. Other international
students reside here also. Your housing is dormitory style and will most likely
accommodate two people to a room. If you are friends or a boyfriend/girlfriend
couple, you may share a room. You may have microwave or fridge. There is internet
access at the library. Meals will be your own responsibility. You will be able to get
meals at the restaurant where you work for half the regular price while you are
working, sometimes this can be twice a day.
Travel Time from NYC to Job Site: $153.50
Approximate Travel Cost: 1 day
Travel Mode: Bus
Description of Business: Restaurant offers sandwiches, pasta, pizza, salads, and a
variety of other foods.
Description of Area: Mackinaw City is the gateway to Mackinac (pronounced
Mackinaw) Island and is fast becoming a vacation destination all its own.

				
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