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Cape Cod

Read SAYIT's advice on and contact information for accommodation and J1 summer job hunting in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, USA.

If you are in search of a tranquil summer of sun, sea and sand, Cape Cod, Massachusetts, is the place to be. Home to 77 beaches, Cape Cod transforms in the summer months with the population tripling as many come to indulge in the beautiful beaches Cape Cod has to offer. Spend your days off on the beach soaking in the sun, all while enjoying the stunning scenery. 


Accommodation can be rather expensive and difficult to find. It is highly recommended that you begin your search for housing as soon as you've secured your job. 

The most popular area is Hyannis followed by Falmouth and Dennis port. Provincetown is the most northerly town on the Cape and has a vibrant and funky atmosphere. The main street is where everything takes place so this area is the best to live in for example Sea St, Ocean St, Gosnold St, or Nautical St. 

Dennis Seashores is a unique cottage community that offers a great selection of cottages to rent.

Very useful websites include: Mid- Cape J1 Housing Program, Appartment List, Flipkey and Home Away.

Job Hunting

While there are plenty of jobs in Cape Cod, the market can be quite competitive. Be sure to apply early and often to help your chances of finding work for the summer.

A popular employer of J1 students are cruise ship companies such as Hyline Cruises. Supermarket chains like Stop & Shop also take on additional staff during the summer. If staying in Hyannis, jobs are plentiful in the local mall and Main Street. The cinema, sports shops, Gap and Macy's are known for employing Irish students during the summer months. 


  Company Name  Address  Website
  Hyline Cruises  220 Ocean St, Hyannis, MA 02601  https://hylinecruises.com/
  Dunkin Donuts  CC Mall, Hyann is, MA 02601  https://www.peopleanswers.com/pa/testSplashPageEntry.do?splashURL=portalDunkinDonuts1&src=825452
  Cool Works  PO Box 383 Morris on, CO 80465  https://www.coolworks.com/massachusetts-jobs Cape
  Cod Works    http://www.capecodworks.com/






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