Professional, international internships and placements for pre-university, undergraduates and graduates.

Professional, international internships and placements for pre-university, undergraduates and graduates.
Pre-university short term placements in Australia, Nepal and the UK


Our Short term placements in Australia, Nepal and the UK are perfect for high-school students who want to gain worthwhile work experience in their summer holiday or gap year.

Undergraduate professional internships and work placements


Gain real life experience with a professional, international work placement in Business, Hospitality or Sports & Leisure during your degree.

Graduate professional internships and work placements


We arrange professional paid internships and work placements for graduates in Business, Hospitality, Sports & Leisure and Teaching.

We are passionate about the importance of gaining hands on experience and practical training in some of the world’s fastest growing economies.

Placement Year International - types of placements and internships

Our placements

There are many international placements and internships to choose from. We guarantee the type of role you request.

We arrange a wide variety of work roles to help you gain valuable work experience in your chosen industry.

Choose from:

Business: Accounting, Business development, Consulting, Engineering, Finance, HR, IT & Computing, Marketing, Media, PR & Communications, Real estate, Sales

Hospitality: Events, Hospitality, Tourism

Sports: Sports coaching, Sports events, Sports business


Virtual: Gain experience with a real business without leaving home

Destination options with Placement Year International

Our destinations

Choose from 7 destinations 

Young people who understand other cultures and ways of working internationally have a real advantage. Our destinations have been carefully selected to be safe, interesting and suitable for the types of placements we offer.

For Business roles, choose Australia or Nepal. For Hospitality and Events roles, choose the UK, Australia, the Maldives, Thailand or Vietnam. For Teaching we recommend Thailand or China. Sports are available in Australia and Thailand.

Inquire Now

We keep our process simple to make it fast, secure and easy for you and us.

Contact us now for placements & internships starting in 2024

Case Studies

Adam Heath at a space awards ceremony in Sydney during his Business internship in Australia with Placement Year International

Adam Heath in Sydney, Australia

Adam Heath studied Product Design at University of Wolverhampton and joined us for a Business placement in Australia with an aerospace company.

Tammy Sports placement in Australia

Tammy’s Australia Sports placement

Tammy joined our Australia Sports programme after completing her A-levels and worked as a Personal Trainer in a gym in Sydney.

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

Mei Smith

“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

Sam Galloway

“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

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