Business Placements

Improve your chance of landing that dream job by getting valuable work experience on one of our international business placements.

Advance your career in Business, Finance, Events, Hospitality, Human Resources, IT, Marketing, Media, Sports Management and more by joining a business placement in Australia, Nepal, Thailand or the UK.

Our Covid-19 Guarantee gives you reassurance and helps you plan ahead in turbulent times.

Why choose Placement Year International to arrange your business placement?

Quite simply, we do all the hard work for you!

We are experts at arranging paid work placements and internships around the world.  Why spend your time contacting individual employers when we can do it for you?

From the moment you join, we guide you through the process making it stress-free. We help arrange visas. We liaise with University staff to ensure your course requirements are met and we help you complete necessary paperwork such as health and safety documents.

Placement Year International - Business placements overseas
Placement Year International - Bangkok, Thailand, one of our locations for business placements overseas

What roles are available on my Business placement?

Your role will be tailored to your skills, experience and preferences. Our friendly team will discuss your requirements with you to ensure you are matched with a suitable host company and role.

We offer placements in the following areas of business:

  • Administration
  • Business development
  • Communications and Social media management
  • Engineering
  • Environmental
  • Event management
  • Finance and accounting
  • Graphic/web design
  • Human resource management
  • Information Technology
  • Management consultancy
  • Public Relations
  • Real Estate management
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Sustainability 
  • Tourism

Which company will I work for?

We match your personal requirements and interests, your previous training and experience with the most suitable business placement.

This personal approach ensures you receive the experience and training you want and the host company receives someone with the skills they need.

We many host companies in our network that we work with to offer business placements. They include:

  • Accounting and finance companies
  • Consultancy firms
  • Global booking websites
  • Marketing agencies
  • Small or medium sized enterprises
  • Tour companies

We will arrange a video call between you and our proposed host company before confirming it. This gives you the chance to ask any questions about the company, what work you will do, what training you will receive etc. It’s also a chance for the host company to meet you before you join them. 

This call is really valuable because it makes the placement or internship arrangements very transparent and clear. Meeting your supervisor on the video call also makes the process more exciting and less worrying. 

Placement Year International - International business placements in Accounting & finance, Communications, HR, Marketing and more!

Business placement destinations

How do I apply?

It's easy and quick!

Complete our short application form including uploading your CV and Cover Letter. Please clearly state in your Cover Letter which destination and type of placement you are interested in.

Got more questions? Send us a message!

How do I apply?

It's easy and quick!

Send your CV and Cover Letter to us using our inquiry form.

Please clearly state in your Cover Letter which destination and type of placement you are interested in.

Got more questions? Send us a message!

"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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