Seasonal and Summer Jobs in Europe
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We offer immersion Spanish courses
all year round at special prices, jobs
in hospitality management all around Spain,
affordable internships in different cities
throughout Spain, culinary arts in top hotels,
field trips for schools and colleges, unpaid
volunteer programs, Spanish online courses,
and Dele preparation exams.
year round, any time, any program.
Cost: From US $100 per week.
Contact: Instituto Hemingway,
Bailen 5, 2 Dcha. 48003 – Bilbao,
Tel.: +34 94 416 7901. Fax:
+34 94 416 57 48
English in Europe with InterExchange Working Abroad — No
Teaching Certificate Required
InterExchange Working Abroad’s Teach English programs give you the chance to live in some of the most exciting countries in Europe! Whether you want to improve your second-language skills or explore a new culture, we have Conversation Coach and Teaching Assistant programs in Austria, France, Germany, Italy and Spain. Choose between private home lessons or classroom instruction and varying program lengths. Room and board is provided and short work hours allow for exploring — see Europe as a local, not as a tourist!
Contact: InterExchange Working
Abroad, 100 Wall Street, Suite 301, New York, NY 10005
Au Pair Abroad
InterExchange offers au pair programs in the U.S., Europe, Australia and New Zealand. Start Your Adventure Now! Live as an extended member of your host family and provide child care in exchange for room and board and a weekly stipend. Brush up on your language skills and gain firsthand experience of a new culture! Some programs also offer insurance, language classes and paid vacation. InterExchange is a nonprofit organization and a designated J-1 Visa sponsor in the U.S. with over 40 years of experience arranging cultural exchange programs.
Contact: Interexchange, Inc., 100 Wall
Street, Suite 301, New York, NY 10005, USA.
Tel.: 212.924.0446. Toll-free: 1.800.597.3675 :
Pair in France
Becoming an au pair in France is a serious
position … and while you do get paid to travel
… your main responsibilities are the children you
care for. While you might consider yourself patient,
fun-loving and perfect for a job like this … think
about how responsible you are and your previous
experience with children under your care. If you’re
ready … we have incredible families who need you
right away, living in amazing locations in France.
Do you enjoy helping children with homework, assisting
in keeping children's rooms and play areas clean,
preparing snacks and meals for children, and dropping
them off or picking them up from school or activities?
If the answer is "yes" then this program is definitely
You will earn €80/week.
Cost: From $859
Dates: For the summer, June/July
is the preferred arrival time for the 3 month program.
September is the preferred arrival time for the
10-12 month program but we can normally find longer
placements anytime during the year.
Contact: GeoVisions, 63 Whitfield
St. Guilford, CT 06437.
Tel.: 203-453-5838. Toll free
|| Au Pair in Italy
Experience a once in a lifetime, fun, challenging and cultural experience! Become an au pair in Italy for 2-3 months. Immerse yourself in the Italian culture and your Italian family while caring for the children.
Do you enjoy helping children with homework, assisting in keeping children's rooms and play areas clean, preparing snacks and meals for children, and dropping them off or picking them up from school or activities? If the answer is "yes" then this program is definitely for you.
You will earn between 80€ (Euros) and 100€ per week, which is approximately US$100 to US$125 of weekly income.
Dates: We can accept placements year round.
Contact: GeoVisions, 63 Whitfield St. Guilford, CT 06437.
Tel.: 203-453-5838. Toll free 1-877-949-9998.
||Tutor English in an Italian Summer Camp
GeoVisions offers a unique opportunity to tutor in English while at a summer camp. Volunteer 20 hours each week tutoring English at an Italian summer camp. Weekends are free to experience the culture by traveling around Italy. Help provide the teaching of English within an international environment. Tutor through games, sports and songs. Tutors learn games and songs during the orientation days.
Dates: 4-8 weeks
Cost: See website for details
Contact: GeoVisions, 63 Whitfield St. Guilford, CT 06437.
Tel.: 203-453-5838. Toll free 1-877-949-9998.
|BUNAC Work In Ireland
With it’s rolling emerald green hills and cities with cobble stoned streets and rivers running through them, life in Ireland is absolutely picturesque. Work in cities like Dublin, Galway, Limerick and Cork for up to 12 months in your field of choice. BUNAC’s full-support package will assist you first in securing the work authorization, prepare you for departure and connect you with our in-country partner office in Dublin. You’ll even have time to soak up the history, the literature and the Irish folklore on your work lunch break. Ah, to be in Ireland.
||Dates: Year round
Cost: From $360
Contact: BUNAC USA, 585 N. Juniper Drive Suite 250, Chandler, AZ 85226
Tel.: 866-220-7771 or 1-800-GO-BUNAC
Connect-123 helps you find career-related internships
in Barcelona, Spain in business, education, human rights, health
care, journalism and many other fields. From your first days
on the job, roll up your sleeves and dive in, working on real
projects that make a real contribution to local organizations.
Proficiency in Spanish is not a requirement.
What's included: Finding an internship that specifically
meets your needs; arranging secure, high-quality, centrally-located
accommodation based on your budget; assisting with local transport
and providing advice on public transport routes; airport meet
and greet service; a complete Spain preparation and orientation
information pack; advice, assistance, and guidance before,
during, and after your stay; group-rate discounts; and 24/7
emergency support and assistance. We can also arrange Spanish
classes, which are optional.
|| Dates: Both
start dates and durations are flexible. Typical durations range
from 1 to 6 months.
Cost: Please see website for details.
Contact: Connect-123 International Internship and Volunteer
USA Tel: (800) 731 6406 (toll free)
|Rise Above Your Competition! Intern in Europe with CEA
CEA’s internship programs extend beyond traditional domestic internships or study abroad programs to provide you with expansive skills that get you noticed. Our extensive network of business, non-profit, and non-governmental organization (NGO) contacts around the world allows us to offer quality internship placements aligned to your needs.
Internship placements secured by our locally based staff in Dublin, London, Prague, Paris, Florence, Rome, Barcelona, and Seville offer an exceptional combination of academic rigor and professional experience to help you get the most from your investment. Engage in a CEA internship abroad and rise above your competition!
||Dates: 8-week summer programs and 16-week fall and spring semester programs available.
Cost: Programs start at $5,195. See CEA website for details.
Contact: CEA Study Abroad
|Intern in Dublin with
Stint Ireland will work with you to find your perfect internship
match, whatever that might be! Professional internship placements
in the buzzing, cosmopolitan city of Dublin, an unforgettable
Irish experience with regular cultural events and excursions
around Ireland, and full support every step of the way from
housing and visa arrangements to career guidance and local
start and end dates
Contact: Stint Ireland, 76 Thomas Street,
| Teach English in Summer Camps in Italy & Austria
Teach English to Italian and Austrian children aged 6 to 14 years old in a fun, interactive summer camp environment throughout Italy and Austria during Summer 2017. Travel, meet new people, and immerse yourself in a new culture!
||Dates: June through to September, 2017.
Cost:Tutors pay for their travel costs to Assisi, Italy for orientation week and after their final camp.
Contact: Ashleigh McLean, Then English Camp Company, Santa Maria degli Angeli, Assisi, Italy.
A.C.L.E. (Associazione Culturale Linguistica Educational) sends native English speaking Tutors to camps located throughout Italy. A.C.L.E. seeks enthusiastic and dependable people to work as English Camp Tutors for children. Provides accommodation, transport, meals, weekly cash wages, and an orientation course. Visit the website to apply at www.acle.org.
Adriatic Dolphin Project, www.blue-world.org. Students with a background in biology or geography may be accepted as interns. Paying volunteers join researchers in the ancient village of Veli Losinj over the summer.
American-Scandinavian Foundation, Exchange Division, 58 Park Ave., New York, NY 10016; 212-879-9779 ext. 731; email@example.com, www.amscan.org. Places summer trainees in engineering, chemistry, computer science, or business throughout Scandinavia, mainly Finland and Sweden. Also places American students and recent graduates over the age of 21 in schools and companies in Finland to teach English.
American Village Camps, www.job-americanvillage.com. Language counselors, TEFL teachers and other staff for several different American-style English immersion camps in France year-round, including summer. Knowledge of French not required. Camps create a positive environment where it is fun, natural and necessary to use English. Seek energetic, creative, initiative-takers who are native English speakers and love working with children. Counselors live in the camp and create, organize, and lead activities and English classes. This is a paid position, and room and board is included.
A.R.C.E. firstname.lastname@example.org, www.arceaupair.it. Au pair placements around Italy including for Americans. Wages for au pairs. Live-in positions for English tutors can be arranged.
Ardmore Adventure Ltd, email@example.com, www.theardmoregroup.com. Leaders, EFL teachers, sports activity leaders, lifeguards and many others needed for multi-activity and English language holidays for overseas children at residential centers throughout Britain.
BEST Programs, www.bestprograms.org, offers a variety of paid and unpaid internships and au pair placements for Americans and Europeans in Spain, Italy, and Belgium.
Cultural Vistas: Internships Abroad, culturalvistas.org, is an organization that is dedicated to providing a wide variety of cultural exchange programs for both inbound and outbound students worldwide. Cultural Vistas offers programs offering a variety of personalized professional internships and training programs to France, Germany, Ireland, Spain, Switzerland, and the U.K.
CEI Paris — Centre d’Echanges Internationaux, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.cei4vents.com. Work in France department can assist higher education students over 18 from outside Europe to obtain temporary work permits to work and travel in France for 4-12 months starting any time. All candidates must be conversant in French.
Embassy of France: The Teaching
Assistant Program in France offers you the
opportunity to work in France for 7 months teaching English
to French elementary and secondary school students.
Each year, nearly 1,100 American citizens aged between 20-35 and permanent
residents teach in public schools across all regions
of metropolitan France and in the overseas departments
of French Guyana, Guadeloupe, Martinique and Réunion.
The program offers a monthly stipend of €790 (net). Contact: www.frenchculture.org.
Eurolingua Institute, email@example.com, www.eurolingua.com. Paid work experience in the hospitality industry of France and the U.K. Foreign language and internships in Germany, Italy, and Spain.
German American Institute Tübingen, www.dai-tuebingen.de. Au pair jobs. Local interviews required.
Globus Idiomas, www.globusidiomas.com. Au Pair in Spain program for all young adults who want to learn Spanish.
Hellenic American Union, 22 Massalias St., 106 80 Athens, Greece; firstname.lastname@example.org, www.hau.gr. TEFL-qualified teachers can contact HAU Career Office.
La Giraudiere: Work and Stay
in Southwest France helping a learning project.
Work and experience the French lifestyle at La Giraudiere,
where people from around the world help restore and
renovate a small hamlet, a place of learning that
is being brought back to life at the same time adding
to the lives of those who help make it happen. All
kinds of skills are required to help supervise the
volunteer and internship programs. In return for your
work you will receive accommodations, 3 meals a day,
advice, french lessons, training, excursions, transfers,
and so much more! Contact: email@example.com, www.lagiraudiere.com.
National Trust, Community Learning and Volunteering; www.nationaltrust.org.uk/volunteer. Working holidays and outdoor conservation camps throughout the U.K. year-round.
Nine Muses Au Pair Activities, Thrakis 39 & Vas. Sofia 2, 17121 Nea Smyrni, Athens, Greece; www.ninemuses.gr. Placement service for au pairs. Also offers positions in the tourist industry.
REMPART, www.rempart.com. Needs volunteers to care for endangered monuments throughout France.
www.seasonworkers.com is a GAP year, and seasonal work website with a difference. Apart from hundreds of jobs with some of the UK's leading employers, there is a Reunion section where people who have done seasonal work abroad or in the UK can add their details and search for long lost mates. It is for anyone who has done any kind of season, including GAP years, ski seasons, US Summer Camp, outdoor pursuits and field study centre jobs... (reviewed by Web Content Editor).
Sunseed Desert Technology, Apartado de correos 9. CP 04270, Los Molinos del Rio Aguas,
Sorbas, Almeria, Spain; Tel. +34 9511 90263; firstname.lastname@example.org, www.sunseed.org.uk. Invites volunteers to a remote research project, involving sustainable living while experiencing communal life, on the south coast of Spain.
Thistle Camps, National Trust for Scotland, www.nts.org.uk. Scottish counterpart of the National Trust (as above). Includes archaeological digs and trail building camps.
Trees for Life, The Park, Findhorn Bay, Forres, Scotland IV36 3TZ; 011-44-1309-691292; email@example.com, www.treesforlife.org.uk. Volunteers needed to restore the native Caledonian Forest in Scotland.
WWOOF (Willing Workers on Organic Farms), provides a list of countries worldwide, including Europe, where members may exchange volunteer farm work for food, accommodation and opportunities to learn about organic lifestyles.