Why Work Abroad?
If you've had it with searching the job pages and competing with the rest of the UK in interviews, then why not take a gap year, do something completely different and get wonderful work experience abroad?
Best of both worlds
If you have been dreaming of taking a gap year but don't want to neglect your career prospects, then combining worldwide paid work experience with seeing stunning sights is the best of both worlds! If you want to gain valuable work experience while exploring incredible new places, then you should work abroad!
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Another reason why you should work abroad is that you'll make some money as you go! If you have always wanted to travel but are faced with financing fears and the worry of how to fund your gap trip, then getting work abroad is the ideal way of funding your stay overseas and saving up to see the sights.
If you have a clear idea of the work route you want to take in life, or want to try a taster of new things, then you should consider taking up an internship, or becoming a volunteer abroad and gaining valuable work experience on your gap year. With a range of professional internships on offer, as well as volunteer placements working with kids, communities or wildlife, whatever your career path you can see it all if you choose to take up the challenge and work abroad on your gap year.
Boost your CV
Getting work abroad is CV gold. Not only are you proving your job skills to employers, but you are showing off a whole range of other talents and qualities, such as the ability to take on a new challenge, travel independently, show a versatile skill set and gain work experience worldwide. If you want to show that you're a serious contender in the career market then you should definitely work abroad!
Absolute Oz Jobs
12 months from €637
A perfect way to get your Working Holiday off to a great start!Aged 18-30? Expect to earn £10 to £15 an hour with paid work in Oz! Start with 8 days of fun in Sydney plus 12 months of expert job offers, advice and support - awesome!
Work as an Au Pair in the USA
12 months from €521
Earn $10,000 a year, free flights, accommodation & meals included!Work as an Au Pair in the USA for a year. Earn over USD10,000 and gain amazing childcare experience abroad. Flights, accommodation, meals and insurance included, plus a 3-night orientation in New York!
Absolute Oz and East Coast Adventure
44 days from €3.054
Absolute NZ Jobs
12 months from €812
Have fun & make friends on a New Zealand working holiday!Aged 18-30? Earn money with paid work in New Zealand! Start with 7 days of fun, adventure and Maori culture in Auckland and the Bay of Islands, plus 12 months of job advice and support. Wages are typically between £7 and £11 an hour, so get out there and start earning!
Ranch Jobs in Australia
12 months from €1.974
Absolute Melbourne Jobs
12 months from €603
Thailand, Bali and Absolute Oz Jobs
12 months from €3.124 (Was
Budget Backpacker 360
12 months from €2.764
Work in New Zealand
12 months from €498
Have fun & make friends on a New Zealand working holiday!Combine travel and paid work in awesome New Zealand with this 2 or 7-night comprehensive working holiday package. Experience the wonders of this incredible country whilst earning typical New Zealand wages of between £7 and £11 an hour and making friends!
Work and Travel New Zealand
12 months from €1.381
Find paid work, earn, travel and explore New Zealand!Work and travel in New Zealand! This paid work and travel package includes a week of fun in Auckland & the Bay of Islands, 12 months of job support and a brilliant, flexible bus pass! Expect to earn between £7 and £11 an hour, and then spend that well-earned cash on the road!
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