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Steeped in American history, from the landing of the Pilgrims in Plymouth to the birthplace of inventor Benjamin Franklin. The capital city Boston is the oldest city in America. Now it is a hub of activity with lively nightlife, amazing seafood and home of the baseball team the Red Sox. Massachusetts is also home to Harvard University, so there are lots of bars, restaurants and clubs tailored to the student population.

Escape the hustle and bustle of the city and head to the coast, Cape Cod is made up of quaint fishing villages and amazing views.

Highlights

  • Take a stroll around the Harvard University and have a photo with the John Harvard statue, where every Harvard hopeful has a photo taken.
  • Go whale watching at Stellwagen Bank, which is the East Coast's most famous whale watching destination.
  • Go and cheer on the Red Sox at Fenway Park, the nation's oldest ballpark.

Did you know?

  • The movies Ted and Ted 2 were set in the city of Boston
  • Massachusetts holds two of the largest cities in New England, Boston (the biggest) and Worcester
  • The official state dessert of Massachusetts is Boston cream pie.

Climate

In the summer months (between June and August) temperatures in the state can reach highs of 27 degrees, perfect weather for lazing by the seaside in the summer.

Jobs

  • Moby Dicks
  • West Chop Club of Martha's Vineyard
  • Something Natural

 

Located: Wellfleet, Cape Cod, MA

Moby Dick's offer the best and freshest seafood in Cape Cod since 1983. The restaurant is based in Wellfleet which has miles of beautiful beaches with lots of outdoor activities in the area from walking to sailing. 

Job Role Duties Salary Positions Available Notes
Servers Take customer orders, and ensure that they have a great experience at the restaurant. $9.00 per hour 16 spaces  
Kitchen Staff Prepare the food and ensure that the kitchen stays clean and hygenic. $9.00 per hour 10 spaces  

 

Located: Vineyard Haven, MA

The West Chop Club, on the renowned island of Martha's Vineyard is a member owned private resort overlooking the water. With access to 9 Tennis Courts, 3 beaches as well as copious other facilities this is the perfect place to spend your summer. 

Job Role Duties Salary Positions Available Notes
Front Desk Agent Greeting and checking guests in and out. Process payments and answering questions. A passion for providing great customer service is a must as well as excellent people-skills $12.00 per hour 3 spaces  
Maintainence Crew Moving furniture, carrying baggage, painting, weeding, mowing, digging, grooming tennis courts, assist with repairs. $12.00 per hour 2 spaces  

 

Located: Nantucket, MA

30 miles south of Cape Cod, Nantucket is a gem of the USA. This beautiful island is picture-postcard perfect, and even in the peak of summer there's always an empty stretch of sandy beach to be found. With countless outdoor activities about, smart restaurants and fun bars there is something for everyone.

Job Role Duties Salary Positions Available Notes
Sandwich Maker Your job role would include making sandwiches, daily clean up and assisting with customers.  $11.00 6 spaces  

 

Serving up Cape Cod

Check out David's blog from his time living and working in Cape Cod in Massaschusetts in the USA on our Work America programme.

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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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