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California is so much more than the glitz and glamour of Los Angeles, it encompasses everything from the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco to gigantic trees of the Sequoia/Kings Canyon.

Los Angeles is the biggest city in California and home to Disneyland, the up-market neighbourhood of Beverley Hills and the craziness of Venice Beach. 

San Francisco is one of the most distinctive and appealing cities with fun and friendly locals and home to amazing sites.

Catalina Island is off the gulf of Santa Catalina in California and is only 22 miles long and 8 miles wide. It's often described as a tropical faraway island with all the amenities you'll ever need from restaurants and bars and long winding roads.

Highlights

  • Be in awe of the worlds biggest trees at Redwood National Park
  • Channel your inner-child and soak up everything that Disneyland has to offer.
  • Stroll along State Street in Santa Barbara home to amazing diners, coffeehouses and nightclubs.

Did you know?

  • San Francisco Bay is considered the world's largest landlocked harbour
  • California is home to the annual music and arts festival which is often attended by lots of celebrities every April.
  • The Hollywood Walk of Fame stretches along 15 blocks of Hollywod Boulevard and three blocks of Vine Street Hollywood.

Climate

California's climate varies widely dependent on proximity to the coast, generally temperatures in the summer have highs of 30+ degrees and the summers and if you're by the coast it will likely be nice and breezy.

Jobs

Here are some of the jobs that are available in this state...

  • Aramark Yosemite
  • Resort at Squaw Creek
  • Jackson Hole Mountain Resort

Location: Aramark Yosemite National Park, CA

If you want to have an amazing summer in an awe-inspiring location making lots of new friends - Yosemite is the place for you!

Job Role Duties Salary Positions Available
Server Assistant Assist waiter/ waitress delivering food, cleaning dishes, resetting tables. $10.15 per hour 2 spaces
Cooks Helper Assisting the cook in a variety of tasks in the kitchen. Taking orders from customers and helping to prep items $10.15 per hour 2 spaces
Food Service Utility person Serving food in a cafeteria setting $10.15 per hour 2 spaces

 

Location: Resort at Squaw Creek, CA

You won't get views like these back in the UK. Call Lake Tahoe home, make awesome friends and have the summer of a lifetime.

Job Role Duties Salary Positions Available
Restaurant Server

Take customer orders, ensure that the food is delivered within a reasonable time and take payment from the customer.

$10.50 per hour
 
 
Retail Assistant
Ensure all customers are greeted throughout their store journey, take payments at the cash desk and maintain store cleanliness $10.50 per hour  
Housekeeper Clean guests rooms and ensure public areas are clean and tidy. $10.15 per hour  

 

Location: Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, CA

For the ultimate adventuresome summer, look no further than one of Yellowstone's National Park's most incredible resorts!

Job Role Duties Salary Positions Available
Restaurant Server Take customer orders, ensure that the food is delivered within a reasonable time and take payment from the customer. $10.50 per hour
 
Housekeeper Clean guests rooms and ensure public areas are clean and tidy. $10.50 per hour  

 

Hannah & Emily's Adventure

Check out Hannah and Emily's blog, we caught up with them about how they were finding working on Catalina Island as Retail Assistants in clothes stores.

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Work America Video

Check out our Work America video, you'll get a snapshot of what it's really like to live and work in the USA over the summer with BUNAC.

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