Staff Application

Belo USA staff is responsible for leading fully escorted tours for our groups of high school aged international students. Trip staff serves as the face of our company, playing the most critical role in these once-in-a-lifetime experiences for our students. Our most popular tour destinations are Honolulu, Hawaii, Los Angeles and San Francisco, and New York City and Washington, D.C. This is seasonal contract work and the bulk of our groups travel between January and July.


As a Belo USA staff member, you will be responsible for:

Executing a pre-planned travel itinerary
Enforcing the trip rules
Contributing to the group’s understanding of American history and culture
Duties such as keeping a head-count of the group, leading the group during and in between activities, performing room checks each night
Offering advice on food, shopping, and tourism options during free time


Must be at least 21 years of age
Fluent in English
Legally able to work in the United States
Able to travel for a minimum of 8 days at time

A successful candidate:

Is outgoing, enthusiastic, and maintains a balance between professionalism and fun
Has previous study abroad and travel experience
Can think quickly and solve problems independently in stressful situations


To apply, please complete the following application:

Questions with an asterisk (*) are mandatory
Please include a head shot style picture (professional photo not required)
Please submit a current resume


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Select resumes below: *

Candidate Personal Information


First Name *
Last Name *
Date of birth *

E-mail *

Skype name *
Home address *
City *:
State/Province *:
ZIP (Postal Code) *
Departure airport / City (1st option) *
Departure airport / City (2nd option) *:
Country of birth *:

Gender *:
Male       Female'

Cell Phone *
Home Phone: 
Current Occupation *
Employer *
Emergency contact telephone number *:  
Emergency contact person *:
Relationship of emergency contact person *




Your level of English *:
Other languages spoken:
Years studied:

International Experience


Have you ever been an exchange student or studied abroad? *
Yes       No
Host City and Country:
Name of program / organization
How long:
Do you have any experience in working with international populations ? *
Yes       No
If yes, please offer a brief explanation.

Work Experience


Have you ever worked with an exchange organization as a volunteer, staff member, or host family ? *
Yes   No
Name of organization:
Your position:
Additional comments:
Have you ever worked / served as a student travel trip staff with Belo USA Travel or any other travel organization ? *
Yes      No
If yes, please briefly name which organization, destination(s), how long you were trip staff for and your duties:
Have you worked with teenagers before? If yes, briefly describe your experience in working with teenagers. *

Other Questions


Do you consider yourself a leader? What experience do you have in a leadership role? Briefly describe: *
What personal qualities do you have that would make you a great trip staff member*? *
Why are you applying for this job ? *
Do you have any physical restrictions, medical impairments or allergies that would limit your walking or any limitations that would interfere with your ability to sit on a bus for 8-10 hours, with minimal breaks, or any other condition/ current situation that would otherwise hinder your participation as a trip staff member ? If yes, please explain: *
Do you have any dietary restrictions, including any which are for religious reasons or self-imposed ? If yes, please explain: *
Can you swim? *
Yes         No
Do you have a driver’s license ? *
Yes            No
Have you ever been convicted of a felony ? *
Yes                   No
What’s your t-shirt size ? *
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Would you be able to travel for a period of 8 days ? *
Yes    No
Would you be able to travel for a longer period of time (15 days or longer) ? *
Yes     No
Which date(s) are you available to be a trip staff member ? *
Candidate’s name:
Date of filling out application:



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