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Job in a Supermarket on the Eastern Shore of Virginia, VA

E-128459 Job in a Supermarket on the Easter Shore of Virginia, VAFor: University or college students
Program: Work Travel USA
Visa required: J1 Visa
Season: Summer vacations

Area pictures: Explore the area with Google Panoramio

Job Title: Cashier or Stocker
Employer Type:
Arranged By: InterExchange, Inc.
Employer ID: E-128459


Description of Business: This employer is one of the largest supermarket chains in the United States, operating 1,300 supermarkets, and offers quality products in 11 Southeast and Mid- Atlantic states.

Description of Area: You will be working at a store in a small town on the Eastern Shore of Virginia.

Travel Time to the job site, example: 6 hours from New York by bus. Cost $95.00.

Area pictures: 1992-2009 Participants’ Photos [coming soon]

Job Details

Work Description: You will be assigned a position as a cashier or stocker. Cashiers display a professional, pleasant attitude to all customers. Scan customers selected items for purchase, provide purchase transactions, and ensure proper handling of American currency, debit and credit card purchases. This position will provide the opportunity to work directly with the public and gain skills in American customer service. Students may be expected to work in other areas of the store as directed by management. Stocker: Much of the work is done in the evening and early morning hours when the store is not as full with customers. Unload trucks, stock product on the shelves. This is fast paced work – stock about 50 boxes of product per hour, average weight of product is 16 kg. Basic responsibilities are ensuring the shelves are filled with necessary store product, moving and liftink heavy boxes, bagging customers orders as well as helping customers load their purchases into their vehicles. English level must be strong and student must have a friendly personality. Students may be expected to work in other areas of the store as directed by management.

Salary and Bonuses: $8.75 per hour. $400.00 bonus if you complete your commitment and stay until the date agreed upon with your employer. This bonus will be sent out after you return to your home country. The employer will send the check to InterExchange and InterExchange will send the check to you in your home country.

Work Hours: Weekly schedules may vary as business demands. You may be expected to work any one of the 3 regular 8 hour per day shifts. Estimated average weekly hours will depend on business need. Expected to be 32+ hourly weekly.

NOTE: This positions require excellent skills in English.

Job type illustrations: 1992-2009 Participants’ Photos [coming soon]


Accommodation Cost: $100.00 per week

Accommodation Description: The employer will assist with locating housing only. The actual agreement will be between the student and the owner.

Accomodation Pictures: How we lived in America 1992 – 2009 – participants’ photos


Requirements: Not specified.

Standard requirements for the Work Travel USA program sponsored by InterExchange, Inc. are:

  • Conversational English
  • Minimum placement duration 12 weeks (or for summer, until Labor Day, whichever is longer)
  • Minimum placement is 2.5 months in national parks

Uniform/Dress Code: Navy blue top, polo shirt with employer logo. Khaki pants or skirt. Shoes can be black or brown. Athletic shoes are approved as long as all shoes have a surfaře that is cleanable. Visible body piecing is NOT permitted. Ponytails are permitted but must be tucked and out of sight. Good personal hygiene is required. Cost of uniform is $11.98 plus tax each for employer shirt. These can purchased at their assigned store and can be payroll deducted.


None who was previously placed in this location offered pictures for this gallery.

How to Apply

Do you like the employers shown in this section? Would you like to work for an employer like that?
Great! Apply for the Work Travel USA program and enjoy your summer adventure in the USA!

The program allows you to indicate three preferences for the area of the USA where you would like to be placed, and three preferences for the type of employer you would like to work for.

Although the program sponsor can not guarantee that your preferences will be met, it does guarantee you one job placement! All the employers listed here hosted international students in the past and the placements provided for an unforgettable summer!

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