Careers Resources

Careers Resources

International Work Experience Opportunities

BUNAC Working Adventures Worldwide

Overseas work and volunteer programmes in countries such as USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa.

Resources for International Volunteering

The link below will take you to a list of recommended resources for finding international voluntary work opportunities.

IAESTE: A Global Work Experience Program

Summer Exchange Placement organisation providing students of science, engineering, technology and the applied arts with paid, course-related, technical training abroad.

Mountbatten Institute - New York Internship

12 month training programme that provides an opportunity to learn about American and International business techniques. Successful completion of the programme leads to the qualification of Pg Cert International Business Practice. There are two intakes per year in March and September and deadline for applications is approximately 6 months prior to start of internship.

Search by country or job type to find internships worldwide. Free to register.

Teaching English as a Foreign Language

The link below will take you to a list of recommended resources for finding out about opportunities to teach English as a foreign language.

Casual Job Opportunities Worldwide

The link below will take you to a list of websites, recommended for searching for casual/ seasonal work abroad.

Erasmus Traineeship

Erasmus offers funding to support students to gain valuable international work experience in a European organisation. It is open to all students, regardless of degree programme or level. Types of work experience funded include, English Language Assistantships, industrial placements, degree projects abroad, summer internships and graduate internships.

Erasmus plus - financial support for working abroad

This programme offers funding to students to gain work experience in Europe as part of their degree course.


Listing of internships available worldwide.

RISE summer internships in Germany (Science and Engineering)

RISE is a summer internship program for undergraduate students from the United States, Canada and the UK in the fields of biology, chemistry, physics, earth sciences and engineering. It offers unique opportunities for undergraduate students to work with research groups at universities and top research institutions across Germany for a period of 2 to 3 months. All scholarship holders receive stipends from the DAAD to help cover living expenses, while partner universities and research institutes provide housing assistance.

Intern Options - Australia

This company organises internships in Australia across a wide range of sectors, including Agriculture, Finance, Law, Hospitality, IT and PR. There are no set application deadlines but you need to allow 8-10 weeks for internships to be organised for you.

Working Holiday Programme in South Korea

Information on how to obtain a Visa that will allow you to undertake short-term employment in Korea.


Student-led organisation which sources placements in other countries. Check with the local AIESEC branch to find out more about opportunities for University of Aberdeen students.

Absolute Internship

A global provider of internships in Beijing, Hong Kong and Shanghai. Absolute Internship partners with some of China's leading companies as well as leading international companies. They offer a wide range of opportunities across a variety of industries such as business, law, finance and more. The program is very reputable and has been featured in media such as BBC News and Business Review Europe.

NYQUEST Camp Canada

Summer camp roles in Canada, such as camp counsellors, activity leaders, outdoor instructors and support staff.


The link below will take you to a list of organisations offering expedition projects. (USA)

Recruitment site for internships searchable by type of job, degree and location.

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