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.

Search for an opportunity

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 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

Eight-week internships are available in Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam. You may be able to do a virtual internship if coronavirus prevents travel to this destination.

You can also do a 6– to 12–month paid sandwich placement year in Taipei, Taiwan. Pagoda Projects will work with you to ensure all placements fulfil academic requirements. These programmes operate a competitive application process and are open to students eligible for the UWE Bristol Employability Bursary. If your application is successful, you will have your programme fee fully funded by the University and you will be able to apply for the £1,000 Employability Bursary to pay for flights and other expenses.

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. Applications open in January 2021 so keep checking this page for information.

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.

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.

Teach Abroad

Teaching abroad is open to all students, regardless of what subject you are studying.

Find out more about Teach Abroad.


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.