Work Abroad

Ever thought about working abroad? Search hundreds of jobs around the world for 2015 & 2016. Our website features working holiday and gap year jobs in 25+ destinations. We have jobs abroad for students, graduates, gap years and anyone seeking a fresh start overseas. We Working abroad is your chance to live in a new country, experience a new culture, make new friends, get paid and change your life. If this experience appeals to you our website will be able to help you find a job or recruiter overseas. Wether you are looking to take a working holiday, or you are a student seeking a short term flexible job or a full time position overseas - you will be able to find a role to suit your interests. Apply today!


Featured Work & Travel Opportunities Abroad

Au Pair Jobs

Campsite Jobs

Care Work

Cruise Ship Jobs

Farm Jobs

Holiday Rep Jobs

Hotel Jobs

Intern Abroad

Media & Journalism

Medical Work

Summer Camp Jobs

Summer Jobs

Teach English

TEFL Courses

Volunteer Work


Winter Jobs



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Work Abroad

Why Apply to take a Working Holiday

A working holiday is a great way to do something different, get paid, see a new country and meet new people. Working holidays are a lot of fun and allow you to do more than just what you would do on a normal holiday. You will get to integrate into a new culture and experience a lifestyle which might be totally different to what you are used to. The only hard part is deciding where to go as there are lots of destinations you could choose which offer different jobs and destinations. Whether you are planning time out or would just like to live abroad and spent time out doing something new working holidays offer an exciting chance for a fresh new experience. A working holiday is also a good way to gain work experience, you can applying for an international internship program to enhance your CV or resume. Employers usually look highly upon work experience overseas and this can make you stand out in the crowd. If you are a student or graduate for example, time spend away doing something constructive like working abroad can really enhance your employment prospects in the future. Or if you are currently in employment a working holiday might open up a new career path. We have working holiday jobs listed all around the world in exciting destinations. We also offer paid gap year working holiday jobs. 


Countries Which Offer Working Holiday Visas:

  • Argentina, Austria, Australia, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Chile, Denmark, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, South Korea, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and the United Kingdom. 

Please note criteria and conditions might have changed at the time of reading this, please check relevant country websites for up to date information.



When applying for a working holiday visa for a foreign country each destination will have different application criteria. Generally though to be eligible for a working holiday visa you will have to fulfil certain criteria including:

  • Have a valid passport
  • Be in good health
  • Have a good character
  • The visa you are applying for matches your intentions for your visit
  • Be aged usually between 18 and 30 years (some countries extend this to 35)
  • Have sufficient funds in your bank account to be able to pay for your first period of entry
  • You will also have to have an outbound travel ticket to show you will not be staying indefinitely



Types of Employment Opportunities Overseas

If you are considering applying for a working holiday and are wondering what types of jobs are available we have put together some useful information to help give you some ideas of what to expect. You can apply for jobs in most industries when on a working holiday visa abroad. Popular working holiday jobs in the hospitality industry like bar job roles, waiting jobs, bar tending jobs and management jobs. You could work in a hostel, hotel, resturant, cafe, fastfood outlet or more. If you enjoy outdoor and adventure sports you could train to become a PADI scuba diving instructor in some of the best diving spots in the world. There are a wide range of water sports working holiday jobs and this can include coaching water based activities, from kayaking, surfing, canoeing, sailing and being a water ski instructor. There are lots of seasonal summer and winter working holiday opportunities, in winter you could consider working at a ski resort as there is a need for seasonal winter staff. Winter ski work can include instructing ski lessons, assisting on ski slopes, lift operators, slope patrols and general ski resort staff.


Applying to Work Abroad Through a Sending Agency

If you apply through a sending agency they will help you set up flights, arrange your working holiday visa and help you find jobs overseas. They should also arrange transport and accommodation which is great if you are traveling solo or if you have never been on a working holiday before. There are so many companies which offer work abroad programs it can be difficult to recommend only one, especially when each one caters to different people. Browse working holiday jobs on our website today or if you need any information, tips or advice about planning a working holiday please e-mail us.