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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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 24 months
Work, live, travel Canada!
Experience the best of Canada as you work and wander around the country for up to two years on an epic travel adventure!
6 or 12 months or longer
Take a TEFL course then earn $1200 a month!
Take 120 hours of TEFL training in the beautiful beach resort of Hua Hin in Thailand before taking on a paid teaching role in schools across Thailand and earning up to USD1200 per month!
Up to 12 months
Paid work + flexible travel in Australia and New Zealand
Aged 18-30? This trip combines our Absolute Oz Jobs paid work programme in Australia with fantastic flexible travel passes in Australia and New Zealand! You could earn between £10 to £15 an hour, and then spend that cash exploring these beautiful countries - Perfect!
Up to 12 months
Earn top dollar in Australia's Northern Territory!
Find paid work in Australia’s amazing Northern Territory and enjoy gorgeous landscapes, buzzing nightlife and incredible culture! Expect to earn a whopping AUD18-35 an hour!
6 or 11 months
Become a “gappie” at an Aussie boarding school.
Become a ‘gappie’ assistant in an Australian boarding school. Spend 6 months or more gaining amazing work experience abroad and discover Australia at the same time! You could expect to earn between AUD75 to AUD200 a week PLUS enjoy all-inclusive accomodation and meals during term time!
12 months or longer
Earn over USD20,000 plus free flights & accommodation!
Aged 21-35? Got a degree? Earn at least USD 20,000 per year as a paid teacher in South Korea, plus a TEFL Course, cultural course, cultural excursion weekends and accommodation included!
Up to 12 months or longer
Take a TEFL course & be a paid teacher in Myanmar!
Get a paid teaching job guaranteed before you travel to beautiful Burma (Myanmar): Earn up to USD1200 a month, and gain that all-important TEFL qualification too!
Up to 12 months or longer
Our most popular round-the-world trip – in reverse!
Head west across the globe and explore 5 fantastic countries. See the USA, New Zealand, Fiji, Australia and Thailand in one perfect round-the-world package!