Summer Work Overseas

Wanting to do something different this summer? Apply to work abroad. You will get to experience something completely new, meet new people, gain experience for your CV, get paid and have a lot of fun!

On One World 365 you can search exciting summer jobs in destinations all around the world, not only will you get to experience living in a new culture, you will also get to make friends, boost your bank balance and also get lots of free time to go travel. Some recruiters offer summer working holiday packages which include accommodation, meals and a salary. Applications are open to Brits and internationals. 

You can search positons from leading local and international recruiters who offer flexible paid short and long term positions during summer. Popular summer cultural exchange programs like Camp America are a great way to get paid and have a fun summer. View our guide to summer jobs abroad and find out how to apply, popular places to work, types of jobs available and top rated recruiters. 


Top Reasons to Apply

  • Escape your home town/city and live somewhere different
  • Get paid
  • Some jobs include free accommodation
  • Gain career skills which will look great on your CV
  • Make new friends from all around the world
  • Have a lot of fun


Popular Destinations

You can work in so many different destinations so you will need to decide which position or company you are interested in to help narrow this down. These are some of the most popular places to seek seasonal summer employment:

North America




Popular Summer Jobs

You can work in lots of different areas, popular industries include:


Types of Jobs Available

  • General: • Childcare • Bar staff • Teaching • Instructing Activities • Ticket Selling • PR • Promotions 
  • Creative Roles: • Drama • Art • Woodwork • Ceramics • Photography • Digital Imaging • Music
  • Water Based Jobs: • Lifeguard • Swimming coach • Sailing • Motor boat driving • Wakeboarding • Water skiing
  • Land Based Activity Instructor Jobs: • Horse riding • Climbing • High ropes • Fencing • Roller hockey • Tennis • Lacrosse • Archery • Riflery • Skateboarding • Mountain biking including repair • Go Karting • Mountain boarding


Summer Jobs for Students & Graduates

If you are currently a student seeking a summer job abroad, or a graduate then we have some fantastic options for you to live in a new country and most importantly get paid. A lot of people wanting to find summer jobs abroad head overseas, jobs can range from life guarding to housekeeping, and counseling to football coaching. There are a variety of different companies who offer positions for international students. There are a lot of companies offering accommodation and flights, making the process relatively stress free.

The great thing about these summer positions is that they offer you the chance to meet and work alongside like minded people. Many people continue travelling with the people they have met whilst working. There are lots of destinations, you could apply for a working holiday or work as an au-pair - you will get the unique opportunity to experience a different culture on a day to day basis as you share meals and participate in family activities. In return for your work, you get your weekly wage and board and lodging free. There are also sports coaching positions available where you can get paid to instruct football, tennis, rugby and other sports.

Every year thousands of people apply for summer jobs in countries like the USA and working at a summer camp. These jobs are one of the most fun experiences of your life and we list jobs at camp on our website, you will need to be aged 18 by June 1st to apply and get your application in early to avoid missing out. If you are looking to work on a gap year next year you can find sports instructor jobs on our website!

If you have a passion for sports and want to share this why not put your sports coaching skills to good use. Positions can include working leading tennis, football, rugby, gymnastics, swimming, archery and horse riding lessons.

Types of jobs you can apply for include bar / club jobs, pr's, chefs, waiter / waitress, ticket sellers, promotions, glass collectors, shot girls, sales jobs and more. If you are planning a normal trip to any of the above places why not consider staying a little longer and working for the whole summer? Jobs in these popular summer resorts start in May and usually run through to September.

These are popular party islands were you will get to enjoy the nightlife, lifestyle, escape your home country and enjoy the most fun experience. If you have ever been to any of these destinations or even if you have before, you can experience them for yourself. No previous experience is needed to apply but these positions will require a lot of energy.


Eligibility, Requirements & How to Apply

On our directory you can search summer positions from top rated companies recruiting students, graduates, couples & anyone looking to work overseas. Most companies require staff to be aged 16+, for other positions you will need to be 18+.