Jobs in Sri Lanka

Jobs in Sri Lanka

Interested in working in Sri Lanka? We are writing a guide to gaining employment in Sri Lanka which will include jobs, recommended recruiters who hire foreign staff and also information about work permits and eligibility. 


Jobs & Work Experience Placements in Sri Lanka

A Guide to Working in Sri Lanka for Foreigners

We are getting more and more enquiries from foreigners and expats seeking paid employment in Sri Lanka, this is a developing country and finding fixed contracts can be tough. There are opportunities though for students, graduates and people seeking a new career in the country. 


Popular Industries to Work in Sri Lanka

  • Administrative
  • Business
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Healthcare
  • Hospitality
  • IT
  • Language/Multilingual
  • Management
  • Marketing/PR
  • Non-Profit
  • Sales
  • Teaching
  • Tourism/Travel


Internships in Sri Lanka

Most companies which recruit international interns are located in the largest towns and cities in Sri Lanka like:

  • Colombo
  • Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia
  • Moratuwa
  • Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte
  • Negombo
  • Kandy
  • Kalmunai
  • Vavuniya
  • Galle
  • Trincomalee
  • Batticaloa
  • Jaffna
  • Katunayake
  • Dambulla
  • Kolonnawa
  • Anuradhapura
  • Ratnapura



You can find placements with companies like:

  • Conservation
  • Law & human rights
  • Marketing & PR
  • Media & journalism
  • NGO 
  • Tourism


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