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.
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
"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