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Over 18 Work Experience Abroad

Over 18 and keen to spend some time working abroad to improve your language skills? This is your opportunity to work within a local business, using your target language on an everyday, practical basis. We can arrange a placement for you in a number of industries, including hospitality, travel and tourism, fashion and retail or even social work. You’ll need to have studied French, German, Italian or Spanish to AS Level or equivalent, to gain the maximum benefit from the experience. Your placement will be unpaid, but the duration is flexible.

Here's How To Do It

1. Find You Work Category

Hospitality: Hotels, Conference centres

Restuarant/Catering: Restaurants, Bars, Cafes, Tea-room

Travel/Tourism: Tourist Office, Travel Agency, Tourist attraction, Museum

Retail/Fashion: Retails Outlet, Fashion shop, Accessories shop, Sports shop

Social/Community Work: Charities, Retirement home, Voluntary agency

2. Register Your Interest

Apply online

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Call us on 0115 9404 500

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Email us at

Be prepared with your proposed dates, required duration, preferred destination and the type of placement you would like

3. Let Us Tailor-Make Your Trip

A standard work placement includes:

Unpaid work placement (varying durations available)

Follow-up throughout your entire stay

Help with administrative procedures

24 hour emergency contacts in the UK throughout your stay

Internship certificate with employer feedback

4. Go And Enjoy

By doing European work experience, you are not only gaining invaluable experience but also putting your language skills into practice in real life situations. Working abroad will enhance your skills and help you to take the next step in your professional career whilst travelling. No matter your professional experience, if you have studied the language to A-level or equivalent, a Halsbury Work Experience Abroad is for you!


Who Can Go?

Work experience abroad is ideal if you’ve studied a language before and you’re looking to brush up on your language skills. We would recommend that you will have studied the language to AS level minimum to get the most out of the experience.

How Long Can I Go For?

The length of the stay is very flexible. Many people just choose one week away while others choose three months or even longer. It depends on your plans and objectives.

How Will I Get There?

Some people are already abroad when doing their placements and won’t require transport, but we can easily arrange both flights and destination-airport transfers if you require.

Where Will I Stay?

Depending on your plans we can arrange hotel bookings, help you find a hostel and in some cases we can even help you find a host family.

Find Out More

Complete the below form with your requirements and we will look into the best work experience options for you and get back to you.

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