Working, studying and volunteering abroad 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 abroad on your summer vacation or year out.
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 and studying abroad allows you to experience a country as a local, not just seeing the tourist sites but actually living the culture. Earn money to fund your travels, making your trip last even longer! Not only that, but working abroad looks great on your résumé and gives you something to talk about in those job interviews back at home.
The Aussie lifestyle is envied the world over, with its year-round sunshine, tropical climate, beach culture and vast and varied landscapes to explore. This is why it's one of the most popular countries to work and travel. Take the ultimate trip 'down under' with a working holiday visa or one of our great work programs.Work in Australia
From the giant sand dunes of Ninety Mile Beach to the ice-capped peaks and glaciers of the Southern Alps, New Zealand is a country that will never cease to amaze you. You can nab all sorts of jobs, from ski instructor to kiwi harvester, so get your New Zealand working holiday visa and start living the dream!Work in New Zealand
You may know people who claim to be Irish, but have they actually lived there? Live and work in the 'Emerald Isle' with our work in Ireland programs. With us, you can experience the unique Irish culture as a local; get to know the lively city of Dublin, drink pints of Guinness or breathe in the fresh air in Ireland's stunning countryside.Work in Ireland
Do something exciting this summer and intern in Britain! Experience the real British life and culture from the inside, while you work and live in cities like London, Manchester, Liverpool, Edinburgh, Cardiff and more! Intern in Britain gives students and recent graduates the opportunity to work as an intern anywhere in the UK for up to 12 months.Intern in Britain
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've got 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.
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 Nepal 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
Studying abroad is one of the best experiences a student can have! You learn using a different point of view and, sometimes, a different style of teaching than you get here in the U.S. Not only that, but you can pick up a new language and get to know a country as a resident.
Studying abroad is one of the best experiences a student can have! You learn using a different point of view and, sometimes, a different style of teaching than you get here in the U.S. Not only that, but you can pick up a new language, make new friends and get to know a country as a resident.Study Abroad
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. Pre-screened, guaranteed teaching jobs are available each month if you are interested in teaching English abroad in Thailand, South Korea, China, Myanmar or Vietnam.Teach English Abroad
Becoming an Au Pair abroad provides an opportunity to travel overseas and live with a host family in exchange for providing childcare. You'll get loads of free time to explore your new home, experience first-hand a new culture and get a salary to fund your activities. Contact us to find out more about becoming an au pair in Europe...