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Job in the Amusement Park in San Francisco area, CA

An Amusement Park

An Amusement Park

For: 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: Where needed
Employer Type:
Amusement Park
Arranged By: InterExchange, Inc.
Employer ID: E-103648


Description of Business: This amusement park is California’s oldest and is a State Historic Landmark. It is home to two National Historic Landmarks: a carousel and a famous roller coaster. From the heart-pounding adrenaline rush of the roller coaster to the family fun of a water ride, everyone has a great time at the park. The park also has a large arcade and bowling alley.

Description of Area: This amusement park is located on the beautiful coastal beach, about 70 miles from  San Francisco. There is a town near the park with restaurants, bars, cafes, shops, etc. In your free time you can enjoy surfing, relaxing on the beach, hiking, playing volleyball and exploring the town.

Travel Time to the job site, example: 5,5 hours from New York by plane. Cost $270.00.

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

Job Details

Work Description: You will be working at an amusement park. You will be assigned a positron based upon the needs of your employer at the time of your arrival. You should be prepared to work in any of the following positions, as your employer will place you wherever they need you: Ride Operators, Game Operators, Food Service Operators, Arcade Operators, Merchandise Cashier or Parking Lot Attendant.

Salary and Bonuses: $8.25 per hour

Work Hours: You will usually work 6 hours per day, 6 days per week. You will be guaranteed 32 hours of work per week. Park is only open until September 7th. Please contact InterExchange in mid-August if you need work after this date.

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


Accommodation Cost: $60.00 per week

Accommodation Description: Usually you will be sharing a room with 3-4 other students. Ford apartments are available for couples. The apartments have a kitchen and bathroom. You will be responsible for your own meals. You will be living in a housing complex with international students living in the apartments around you.

Security deposit: If you select this employer as your preferred placement, and InterExchange, Inc. sends you a Job Placement for this employer, you will be required to pay $120.00 directly to this employer by May 1st to secure your job.

NOTE: Please be aware, that the payment just mentioned is not made to or through APEX Foundation and we offer no support for making it, or for obtaining a refund in the case you are denied your visa.

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: You will be required to wear a uniform, which will be provided. Women may wear up to three earrings per ear. Men may wear one earring only. Men and women may not wear pierced jewelry on any other visible areas of the body, including the tongue. Men’s hair should be neatly trimmed on the sides and in the back, and may extend downward on the back of the head to the middle of the collar. No ponytails are allowed for men. Tattoos are not permitted if visible when wearing a company issued uniform. You may not cover tattoos with bandages or make-up.


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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