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Types of Jobs Abroad

Looking for top travelling jobs or paid work placements on your gap year? Want to try out trusted jobs overseas but tempted by different types of jobs abroad? If you want to find paid work abroad but don't know where to kick-start your job search, then take a trip through our jobs pages and track down all types of jobs abroad.

Jobs ahoy!

Job opportunities overseas can seem overwhelming, but with a little bit of research you can pick your perfect paid work placement and capitalize on your skill set, boost your career prospects, make your CV sizzle and give you the chance to see the world. Finding paid work abroad is the way forward - take off on a gap year trip and travel the world trying the top types of jobs abroad.

Working abroad

Paid work abroad: Get set, go!

Whatever you chosen field, whether you are already qualified in your career or are seeking new horizons in a brand new job abroad, you can find your ideal fit and fly off to paid work around the world. If you are already trained in your perfect profession, or are set up with a skilled job, then why not jet off and jazz up your job search in a sizzling new destination? Or if you want a brand new buzz then find an exciting new job abroad and launch yourself into the working world.

Amazing job opportunities

There are amazing job opportunities on offer all around the world. Browse through the types of jobs on offer abroad and test out your top ten, from teaching to trade, fashion to finance. You can get a brilliant bar job abroad, land a paid teaching position, become an Au Pair in the USA, get an office job, find professional paid work, enjoy the outdoors with farm and ranch work, get a skilled labour job, help out with hospitality roles, land a sailing job, become a ski instructor, soak up the sun with a beach job, become a school gap assistant, plus many more unique job opportunities as you search for your ideal paid job abroad! Take a look at our full list of suggestions above...

Dynamic destinations

With wonderful working experience on offer in diverse destinations, find gap year gold on our Absolute Oz jobs programme in Australia on an ultimate gap year getaway. Plan your next career move on a New Zealand working holiday and get set for some gap year action, head to the USA to find paid work or secure a paid teaching job in incredible Asia. Get going to your dream destination and choose the type of job to suit you.

Happy job hunting!

Take a tour through our gap year guide to all the top jobs you can try on your travels and be tempted by the prospect of paid work and awesome overseas opportunities. With loads of exciting paid work programmes on offer that can help you every step of the way, set up your job search abroad and get job hunting!

Up to 12 months

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!

from £599

12 months

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!

from £449

Up to 12 months job support

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!

from £799

Up to 12 months

Aged 18-30 and looking for paid ranch work in Australia? This 9-day package includes 4 days relaxing in the beautiful beach resort of Noosa, 5 days ranch training and a guaranteed paid ranch job in the Oz outback, with wages typically £8.50 to £15 an hour!

from £1,729

Up to 12 months or longer

Explore the world & even earn money as you go on this awesome 360 trip for the budget backpacker! Explore Asia, Australia, New Zealand, and the USA on this round-the-world adventure!

from £2,329

Up to 12 months

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!

from £409

Up to 12 months

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!

from £1,389

Up to 12 months

Combine our top two gap travel programmes in one unforgettable trip! Go on a 18 day or 29 day Thai Adventure, followed by our Absolute Oz paid work package in Australia, which includes one week of fun in Sydney, and the chance to typically earn £10 to £15 an hour!

from £1,639

Up to 12 months

Travel and work on Australia's East Coast on our Big Aussie Adventure. Includes awesome travel along the East Coast from Cairns to Sydney, plus a paid work package so you can earn on average £10 to £15 an hour in Oz – amazing!

from £2,259

Up to 12 months or longer

Fund your travels by working abroad: See the globe on a shoestring, and pay your way with amazing jobs Down Under. The ultimate gold-digging gap year!

from £1,999