Short-Term and Summer Jobs in the U.K. and Ireland
The Key Employers
|| Au Pair in Ireland
Becoming an au pair in Ireland 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 Ireland.
Au Pairs in Ireland are 20-29 years of age who can provide child care to a host family in exchange for room, board and a financial stipend. You must be a recent graduate with a bachelor's degree within 12 months of applying for your visa.
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.
|London Internship Program — The Intern Group
The Intern Group is a leading provider of international internships in London, New York, Europe, China, Australia and Latin America. We provide internships in all career fields year-round in London. Learn from leading professionals in your field while making friends from all over the world and living like a true Londoner. Our programs include a professional internship, accommodation, visa assistance, professional development tools & workshop, cultural events, social activities and much more. Launch your career with the travel adventure of a lifetime in London.
||Dates: Year-round on the first Saturday of every month.
Cost: From £3,495
Contact: The Intern Group, Busworks, 37-41 North Rd, London, N7 9DP, United Kingdom
Tel:+1 (718) 878-6393
|BUNAC Intern in Britain
BUNAC’s Intern in Britain program is your opportunity to set yourself apart in today’s job market by gaining a taste of professional life and work experience for up to 6 months. You’ll show future employers that you are driven, cultured and can work effectively in an overseas environment, whilst enhancing your resume in London – one of the world’s most loved and respected cities for business and lifestyle. As BUNAC is the largest A-rated Tier 5 visa sponsor, we work alongside the Home Office to sponsor you to legally intern in either England, Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland. Participants are required to arrange their internship before obtaining the UK visa, and we give you continued support and guidance on the whole process.
||Dates: All year round
Contact: BUNAC USA, 585 N. Juniper Drive Suite 250, Chandler, AZ 85226
Tel.: 866-220-7771 or 1-800-GO-BUNAC
| 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
|| Dates: Flexible
start and end dates
Contact: Stint Ireland, 76 Thomas Street,
Aillwee Cave Co., Ltd., www.aillweecave.ie. Tour guides and catering/sales staff for this show cave. Minimum stay 2 months at this busy tourist attraction open year-round. Non-European applicants must have permission to work in Ireland and health insurance. Hostel accommodation provided for a fee.
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.
Vistas offers a variety
in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
Global Choices: Working Holiday Britain. Designed for those who want to come for a short - term work experience in hospitality - hotels, restaurants, conference centres or those who need help to be encouraged with necessary information and language skills to set up a working life in the UK. We offer accommodation in central London, weekend activities and sightseeing, English language course, discount card, free telephone card, free London guide and orientation about how to find a job in the UK. It is a great opportunity to visit, live and experience Britain in a way, which is not possible for a regular tourist. See www.globalchoices.co.uk for more (reviewed by Web editor).
National Trust, Community Learning and Volunteering; www.nationaltrust.org.uk/volunteer. Working holidays and outdoor conservation camps throughout the U.K. year-round.
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).
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, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.treesforlife.org.uk. Volunteers needed to restore the native Caledonian Forest in Scotland.
Youth Hostels Association, email@example.com, www.yha.org.uk. About 400 seasonal assistant youth hostel wardens for 200+ U.K. hostels. Interviews required.