Work abroad

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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: 

  • Graduate jobs boards               
  • Profiles of 100+ employers – where employers provide latest graduate vacancies, give advice, link to their social media etc.               
  • Profiles of international graduates from across the UK               
  • Extensive advice sections               
  • Latest news and events               
  • GradLink social media including Instagram, LinkedIn, Facebook etc.               
  • E-newsletter subscription             
  • GradlinkUK
  • GradlinkChina
  • GradlinkIndia
  • GradlinkEurope
  • GradlinkAfrica
  • GradlinkCanada
  • GradlinkSouthEastAsia
  • GradlinkGulf

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.