Working on your gap year is a brilliant way to both reinvigorate the travelling funds and to really experience the culture of any given place; there are few more authentic ways to experience a destination than to work in it, among its local people.
Some countries are better than others for working holidays, and further still some countries are better for certain types of jobs. Australia, for example, is a great place for unskilled labour, like fruit-picking, due to the abundance of work and high wages. Many countries in Asia, like Thailand, China and Japan, are great for those who want to teach English as a foreign language, while countries in North America, like the USA and Canada, are perfect if you want to work in a summer camp or at a ski resort.
Use the links on the left side to filter down working holidays and gap year jobs according to specific countries.
N.B. At the moment, South African citizens are unable to get Working Holiday Visas - sorry!
This is our deluxe complete gap year package. It’s got everything you could possibly need to get to, get set up in and get exploring Australia.
Soak up the mystical beauty of China. You’ll teach English to friendly children, living alongside them and learning the local language as you go, making lifelong friends.
Australia is such an epic place to travel and work, this package lets you do both with ease. Not only does it cover your return flights to Sydney, but also completely sets you up to find employment.
Melbourne is the perfect blend of culture and commerce. This internship gives you the chance to work in the skyscrapers, ride the trams and relax on its beaches.
Welcome Down Under! We’ve put together a little something that’s totally unique to us - get your flights, a starter tour of Australia and help with your Working Holiday!
Change the lives of those around you for the better and leave a legacy that will last for decades to come on Mafia Island, a true tropical paradise.
Achieve your professional PADI diving qualification and gain work experience in marine conservation whilst diving the pristine waters of Mafia Island.
On this project you will work closely with the other staff reporters and will be involved in the intricate day to day running of a newspaper or various magazines on the beautiful island Suva
Canada is the ultimate winter playground and this is your way to get there and get paid to spend your winter skiing and living it up.
You will explore, chart and monitor extensive areas of coral and seagrass beds, record populations of fish and commercially important species and assist in annual reef health check.