Professional, international internships and placements for pre-university, undergraduates and graduates.
Tired of visa restrictions?
Our Virtual Australia Placements enable you to gain professional work experience with real Australian companies based in Sydney without the travel cost, visa requirements and safety concerns of leaving home.
We are passionate about the importance of gaining hands on experience and practical training in some of the world’s fastest growing economies.
Covid entry requirements
Want to know what’s required to enter our destinations?
All our destinations have now reopened for international travel as the world starts learning to live with Covid.
Find out about any specific requirements to enter our destinations so you have a smooth journey and trouble-free start to your international work placement or internship.
Because international work placements offer a wealth of opportunity!
There are many nations around the world which will influence our lives. Those who understand other cultures and ways of working internationally have a real advantage.
Ellie Whitehouse in Sydney, Australia
Ellie Whitehouse studies Accounting and Finance at Aston University and joined us for a Business placement in Australia with a law firm.
Harry’s Australia Business placement
Harry joined our Australia Business programme and started his placement remotely from home during the Covid-19 pandemic, with the option of continuing in Australia when international travel resumes.
Working in partnership with universities, prestigious global hotel brands and many other businesses.
“I thank you for your support. It really was a great experience.”
Fabien Shaikh, Nottingham Trent University
Nepal Business, Jan 2022
“Did a great job at finding me a placement in my chosen country and in my chosen field – especially given the difficulties of Covid and restricted travel.”
Harry Moore, Loughborough University
“I always wanted to work in the UK as it has a rich culture. I have expanded my global connections. You were very helpful and informative.”
Charmian Chang, University of Surrey
“I improved my communication, confidence, team work skills. Placement Year International is highly professional and organised. The communication and assistance was great, even after everything was sorted out with contracts!”
Feruza Shakir, University of Huddersfield
“Your service and that of your staff has been phenomenal!”
Geoffrey Frey, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
"I am working as sales and marketing Intern. Placement Year International could not make it any simpler. I am actively referring my friends."
Satwik Shiv, Nottingham Trent University
“It is a great established company with a lovely director who is very engaging to interns. I will recommend for my fellow Bournemouth University students.”
Mei Smith, Bournemouth University
“I definitely enjoyed my placement in Nepal and the process for applying was made very easy by the team at Placement Year International.”
Sam Galloway, University of Glasgow