Shaws Supermarket at Orleans 588

At Shaw's Supermarkets we are a high growth, high-energy chain known throughout New England for innovation and expansion which consists of stores throughout Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Connecticut and Vermont. We go to great measures to ensure that our employees receive all the training, support and resources they need to succeed. Shaw's provides opportunity for growth in a challenging retail environment and we are looking for employees that feel like they can hold their head high and be proud of what they do every day.

To learn more about us, please visit our webpage Shaw's Supermarket

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Reasons to join us this season:


·          Hourly wage of $11.00

·          If you work Sundays and holidays you get paid time and a half

·          Opportunity to gain experience working in many different departments


What our participants have to say:


“I like to live in American family with other students from different country and to know other culture. At Shaws Supermarket I have a really funny team.” – Ana M.


“I am living with American family and the other students who come to USA by WAT program. The whole family is so kind and helpful to us. I am living real American culture here; therefore my satisfaction for my current housing is very satisfied. I like my job. I work at supermarket as a cashier. I can improve my English language skills when I work there, it is too important. Anyway I am happy there.” – Dilara O.


Housing Information:


Housing can be difficult to find and it fills up fast, so we recommend you reach out to your employer as soon as you receive a job offer. We also suggest that you do your own research as well; Craigslist can provide a list of available options. You should expect to pay approximately $125 - $150 per week, per person.


For more details, contact information and other suggestions please refer to the Student Job Profile.

About Orleans and Cape Cod, Massachusetts:


Cape Cod is the eastern most part of Massachusetts. Its peninsula extends into the Atlantic Ocean and the coastline is filled with beautiful beaches and lighthouses. This well-known vacation destination is shaped like a bent arm. Orleans is located at the “elbow” of Cape Cod and includes the village of East Orleans and South Orleans. If you enjoy the water and outdoor activities then this is the place to be for boating, surfing, whale watching, fishing, golfing and more.


For more information visit:


Wikipedia - Orleans

Orleans Chamber of Commerce

Town of Orleans

Wikipedia - Cape Cod

Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce                                                                                                              


Cape Cod Weather:


A typical summer in Cape Cod includes plenty of sunshine and occasional rain showers. The days are warmer and the evening can be cooler. The average summer temperature is 73 degrees Fahrenheit (23 degrees Celsius) with the warmest month being July with an average temperature of 79 degrees Fahrenheit (26 degrees Celsius).


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How to Get There

The closest airport is Logan International Airport (BOS) located in Boston, Massachusetts. Upon flying into this airport you can take the P&B or Peter Pan bus to Hyannis, MA. From Hyannis take the H20 to Orleans, MA. You can also fly into John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and take a Greyhound Bus to Boston. Once in Boston, you can follow the above directions. 


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