Explore the world and get paid to do it. Future employers will be highly impressed by a placement or internship abroad. From Barcelona to Hong Kong to Toronto, find your way abroad with help from Careers and Enterprise.

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International placements and graduate roles are advertised on InfoHub. Simply type "international" into the search vacancy field within InfoHub to see the latest vacancies.


As a UWE Bristol student, you can use GoinGlobal to find international jobs, placements and internships and get expert advice on CVs, work permit and visa requirements for countries across the globe.

It includes a key employer directory which can be used to identify suitable global companies you can approach with speculative applications.

You can also use GoinGlobal to find out which US companies have a history of employing students from the UK.

As a UWE Student, you do not need to create an account to access all of the information but if you wish to save content, please follow the instructions on how to set up an account.

"As someone who wants to travel and work abroad in the future, my placement gave me first-hand insight into what it’s actually like to live and work in a different country."

Lucy, BA (Hons) Drawing and Print

Lucy BA (Hons) Drawing and Print

Lucy worked as an Assistant Producer in Madrid, Spain.

Placements and internship schemes through UWE Bristol

Opportunities in East Asia

UWE Bristol are excited to offer a new opportunity for 2019/20, working with our partners Pagoda Projects to deliver an exciting range of funded programmes in Taipei, Taiwan, and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

You can choose between a one-week Employability in the Asian Century programme in Taipei, an eight-week internship in Vietnam or a 6- to 12-month paid placement in Taipei.

Opportunities are available to learn about, and gain experience in, a wide range of sectors including design, tech, engineering, marketing, finance, media, NGOs, law and trade.

For details of all the projects designed for UWE Bristol students go to Pagoda Projects and enter the password Frenchay.

Spain internships

Spain Internships offers UWE Bristol students the opportunity to spend 6-12 months undertaking a Spanish placement. Applications for marketing, business and teaching placements are open year-round. Further information on sandwich placements.

UWE Bristol Global Water Security Programme

Take part in the UWE Global Water Security Programme and support global organisations working on improving water security worldwide. It's an exciting opportunity to do a short or long-term placement in another country. Applications are open until 30 April 2020, see further details about the scheme and how to apply.

UNA Exchange

UNA Exchange offers life-changing volunteer opportunities with low project fees as part of the European Voluntary Service (EVS) initiative.

Placements may be with non-governmental organisations, charities, public bodies or community organisations.

You can work with children or young people in a youth centre in Spain, do environmental work in Sweden or volunteer in an animal rescue centre in the Netherlands. Contact the EVS Coordinator at evscoordinator@unaexchange.org to learn more about the European Voluntary Service.

HIGHERED - The Global Talent Network

HIGHERED features hundreds of global placements and work opportunities for UWE Bristol Business School students. You'll need your UWE Bristol email address to access the site.