Working, learning and volunteering overseas is a great way to travel; we love nothing more than getting to know a new language, culture or environment and we've always believed in giving a little something back. For us, this is what travel is all about and we have hundreds of opportunities for you to work and volunteer overseas on your Gap Year, career break or sabbatical.
Why not? Jobs will vary depending on where in the world you end up, but working in a different culture and environment is always going to be exciting. Working overseas allows you to experience a country as a local, not just seeing the tourist sites but living the culture. Earn money to fund your travels, making your trip last even longer! Not only that, but working overseas looks great on your CV and gives you something to talk about in those job interviews back at home.
Working in the UK is far more like fun than like actual work! Get a full-time hospitality job in the UK, with live-in accommodation included and a wage of approximately £160-£200 a week! Our Work UK program is the no-stress, no-hassle way to guarantee a great time living and working in places across the UK.Work in the UK
The Work Canada Job Fair option puts you face to face with a variety of Canada’s top ski resorts so you can secure a job before you even leave Australia! In fact we're so confident that if you don't get a job at the fair, we’ll give you your money back! Before you know it you'll be hitting the ground running in Canada (just be careful 'cause it's slippery in winter).Work in Canada
Do you have a cheery disposition? Do you know where to find the naughty corner and how to make broccoli sound as tasty as ice cream? If you answered yes to most of the above then perhaps you should pack your bottomless bags, open your umbrella and work overseas as a Nanny or Au-Pair! Our Nanny Overseas program is a great way to travel and gain valuable work experience with kids at the same time*Find out more
Spend summer in the States and get paid to be there? Ohh yeah! With our USA summer camps everything is included – meals, accommodation guaranteed placement or your money back! Yep, we’ll tee you up with the ultimate summer gig right here. Check out all the summer camp USA info – we can help you with your application and get everything sorted before you go!Summer Camps USA
Live with a friendly English-speaking family in Italy or Spain as their ‘Summer Au Pair’. Many families available and waiting. Childcare qualification NOT required, babysitting experience sufficient. Earn 80-100 Euro p/wk to look after the children and do some light housework. Sightsee and take language lessons if you choose in your free time. Own bedroom and all meals provided. Placements available for 2-3 months June – September 2015. Costs: $200 Application fee & $250 Placement fee (normally $500) plus airfare and insurances. Offer ends 5pm Friday 5 June.
Do something good for both you and the world around you. Our volunteering projects allow you to volunteer for a week or a month, depending on your time constraints and you can do anything from marine conservation in Mexico to teaching children in the depths of India and Africa. Take a look at our rewarding projects or speak to a Travel Expert to help you decide which project is best for you.Volunteering Projects
Responsible travel has been with STA Travel in various shapes and forms since our pioneering days. By funding a number of projects through the STA Travel Foundation we are really making a difference to the local communities we're gotten to know over the years.
Now you can help too; we've got over 90 incredible volunteering projects that will give you the opportunity to do some good of your own. Decide how and where you want to volunteer, from working with animals in Asia, to conservation in Latin America, and we can sort the rest.
Teaching English as a Foreign language (TEFL) is a qualification that will enable you to teach English abroad. Live and work in a new country and gain a unique insight into the culture, as well as earning a bit of extra cash for your travels. Take our fully accredited online TEFL course and combine with one of our amazing TEFL courses or Internships for a truly life-changing experience!TEFL Courses
Learn A Skill Abroad
Learning while you travel makes your trip more worthwhile. Coming back home with extra skills after a year abroad will show future employers that you made the most of your experience. Take a look below to find out about learning a language abroad or picking up new skills in far flung countries!
Learning a language abroad is a really great thing to do. Immerse yourself into a culture by learning a language in the country that speaks it. You get to live somewhere cool, get that smug feeling of self-improvement and have genuine exchanges with locals. Learn Spanish in Latin America, learn Japanese in Tokyo or French and Italian in Europe!Learn a Language or Skill
Let's get something straight: learning abroad isn't the same as learning at home. We're talking about learning to dive in Fiji, becoming a ski instructor in Canada or studying in the UK - learning abroad is way more fun! Come back from your travels with a new skill and earn some serious cool points with your mates.Learn a Skill