Work abroad

A person stands with luggage and watches a plane take off


If adventure beckons but you don't want to step out of the job market, working abroad could be the life-changing experience you need.


Work abroad

Explore new horizons

Find out about visas, language requirements, and where to look for jobs abroad in over 30 different countries!

Prospects: Working Abroad

Target Jobs: Working Abroad

Gap year opportunities

Don't wait for adventure to find you. If you're hoping to take a year out and go travelling, read Prospects' Gap year advice on where you could go and what you could do to make sure you have a trip to remember.

The following organisations all have information for students wishing to take a gap year:

International Opportunities

Find out about opportunities for international academic study or work placement through the University of Salford.


Gradlink - A specialist careers site for international students and graduates who have or are studying in the UK.

Information includes:


Recommended websites

  • Fulbright - Postgraduate study opportunities in the USA.
  • GoinGlobal - Useful for both international students planning to return home and students and graduates looking to explore career opportunities in a new country. Each profile includes a job vacancy search and cultural and relocation information.
  • OECD (The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) - Provides insights into country statistics.
  • Passport Career - An online global career strategy program for career advancement.
  • Student Circus - Aimed at International students who want to stay and work in the UK.
  • Study EU - Provides information on doing internships and placements in Europe