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New York State can be described using one word: Contrast. No where else can you find the hustle and bustle of New York City bordering such tranquil and spectacular natural scenery.

From people watching in Central Park and checking out up and coming bands in Brooklyn, to relaxing on the beach in the Hamptons and golfing on Shelter Island, New York State truly has something for everyone.


  • Visit the awe-inspiring Niagara Falls
  • Take a trip to the Hamptons
  • Head out to Fishers Island to get away from the busy mainland!

Did you know?

  • New York state boarders five other states: Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Vermont, Connecticut and Massachusetts... This makes it a great starting point for your travels!
  • It's the 27th largest state and covers 54475 square miles
  • New York's state Animal is the Beaver and the state emblem is the Bluebird.


The average climate in New York State over summer is about 28 degrees, but keep in mind, the humidity of New York City often makes it feel much warmer!


In the state of New York we work with lots of different employers, here are some of the jobs that we have available...

  • Pridwin Hotel
  • American Yacht Club
  • Fishers Island Club


Location: Shelter Island, NY

On a 10-acre property by Crescent Beach, this relaxed, all-wood hotel with cottages dates to 1927. 

Job Role Duties Salary Positions Available Notes
Food Server Take orders from customers and serve them with their food. $8.00 per hour 10 spaces  
Front Desk Agent Welcome the guests to the hotel and ensure all of their needs are met. $8.00 per hour 10 spaces  
Lifeguards Ensure guests have an enjoyable and safe time around the pool area. $8.00 per hour 10 spaces  
Housekeepers Clean guests rooms and ensure public areas are clean and tidy. $8.00 per hour 10 spaces  



Located: Rye, NY

The American Yacht Club, New York was founded in 1883, today the club conducts the aforementioned NYYC Annual Regatta. Rye in Westchester Country is home to the American Yacht Club, down by the coast.

Job Role Duties Salary Positions Available Notes
Food & Beverage Attendants Take orders from customers and serve them with their food. $10-12 per hour 2 spaces  



Located: Fishers Island, NY

The Fishers Island Club is a private golf, tennis and beach club located on the secluded Fishers Island, NY. Located in Long Island Sound.
Job Role Duties Salary Positions Available Notes
Snack Bar Attendants Duties will include preparing food and drink items for busy snack bar and assisting in dining room on busy evenings $11 per hour 8 Spaces  


American Yacht Club Interview

Catch-up with our BUNACers working for American Yacht Club in New York State this summer 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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