Ben Franklin

At Ben Franklin we are conveniently located half a mile from the beach. We are a small, family run, family-friendly business. We have been working with J-1 students for over ten years and there are hundreds of international students in the area. We are looking for friendly team members who work hard and enjoy providing excellent customer service. If this sounds like you then come and join us for a successful and fun summer.

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Reasons to join us this season:


·          Live and work in a fun beach community with lots of J1 students

·          Housing is provided for only $60 a week

·          We organize employee activities, holiday lunches and transportation to shopping


What our participants have to say:


“Everything is great. I feel comfortable in the store and the housing is just awesome.” – Stefani C.


“I am very happy that I have such a good employers!” – Iva M.


“The house is very nice, and the job is very good and the people I work with are very nice.” – Adriana T.


About Nags Head, North Carolina:


Nags Head is located in North Carolina on the barrier islands known as the Outer Banks. Nags Head is a popular location with many visitors returning year after year. It is the ideal area for those looking to relax on the beautiful beaches, swim in the warm waters and watch the sunset. Sports in the area include kayaking, diving, surfing, parasailing, boating, swimming and fishing. Attractions within a short drive include the North Carolina Aquarium and North Carolina Maritime Museum on Roanoke Island, the Frisco Native American Museum & Natural History Center, The Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum, Cape Hatteras National Seashore and the historic Whalehead Club.


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Wikipedia - Nags Head

Wikipedia - Outer Banks


Nags Head Weather:


Spring in Nags Head is typically a mild season with average daytime temperatures in the upper 60’s (20 degrees Celsius) and lower 70’s (23 degrees Celsius). A typical summer in Nags Head includes plenty of sunshine and occasional thunderstorms. The days are hot and humid. The average summer temperature is 80 degrees Fahrenheit (26 degrees Celsius) with the warmest month being July with an average temperature of 85 degrees Fahrenheit (30 degrees Celsius).


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How to Get There

The closest airport you can fly into is Norfolk International Airport (ORF) located in Norfolk, Virginia. If you fly into this airport on the specific arrival date we will arrange to pick you up.


For specific arrival information and dates please refer to the Student Job Profile.