Sports, Leisure & Recreation Placements

Want to stand out from the crowd?

Gaining international work experience on one of our Sports, Leisure & Recreation placements is a great option for making your CV stand out, and a great chance to learn about a new country and culture!

Why choose Placement Year International to arrange your Sports, Leisure and Recreation placement?

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

We are experts at arranging paid work placements 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 - Sports, Leisure & Recreation placements overseas
Placement Year International - Sports, Leisure & Recreation Placements

What roles are available on my sports, leisure & recreation placement?

Your role will be tailored to your skills, experience and preferences.

This may mean you specilise in a specific sport, or you may work in a business or centre that offers a wide range of sports and activities. Our experienced team will discuss your requirements with you during the application process to ensure you are matched with a suitable placement and role.

Which company will I work for on my sports, leisure & recreation placement?

We match your personal requirements and interests, your previous training and experience with the most suitable 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 have a number of host companies that we work with to offer sports, leisure & recreation placements. They include:

  • 4 or 5 star Hotels
  • Leisure centres
  • Sports equipment manufacturers
  • Youth sports programmes
Placement Year International - Sports, Leisure & Recreation placements overseas

Sports, Leisure & Recreation placement destinations

Got a Question? Contact us Find out more

We are here to answer your questions. Send us a message or call us on +44 (0)1273 725868.

How do I apply?

It's easy and quick!

Send your CV and Cover Letter to us using our short application 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!

Jason Billam - Plymouth University

“I wanted to personally thank you for all the help you've given me the last few months, and for allowing me to have this fantastic opportunity.”

Jason Billam - Plymouth University

"Thank you very much for everything, you found the internship I really wanted."

Gabriela Arevalo, Swiss Hotel Management School (SHMS)

Alex Smarsch - Oxford Brookes University

“I arrived at the Sheraton hotel and there are no words to describe how amazing this place is and how well they treat me. I hope my work here makes up for the good treatment I get!”

Alex Smarsch - Oxford Brookes University

"I would really like to thank you for being so involved in finding my internship. It was a great thing to discover your program."

Marko Djukic - Switzerland

Jason Billam - Plymouth University
“I have always wanted to travel with my work, and experience different cultures and lifestyles. China is now a place with so much to offer due to its phenomenal growth in the last few decades.”

Jason Billam - Plymouth University

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