Why work abroad?
Why not combine travelling with one of our working abroad programs? This is a great way to experience what a country and culture is all about by living and working as a local. Oyster offers a variety of paid work abroad opportunities in different locations around the world.
Our paid working gap year programs include teaching abroad in Thailand or China and gaining a TESOL qualification. We can help you gain a hospitality or city job in either Canada, Australia or New Zealand or help you to become a paid ski or snowboard instructor in one of the worlds’ top ski resorts. For the outdoorsy types, we offer amazing rural farm work and horse work opportunities in the Australian Outback.
The benefits to our live and work abroad programs means you can earn money to finance your tourist and travelling activities. This may mean utilising the amazing surroundings and pursuits in the area you are living, or saving it for expeditions further a field such as getting involved in marine conservation or animal welfare projects.
All these experiences will aid in making your CV look more interesting and desirable to future employers and universities by showing off your paid work abroad experience. Gap year work abroad helps demonstrate that you have the maturity and independence to live away from home and that you can commit to a job or a course. Whilst immersing yourself in a new culture, you may even develop skills in learning a new language. Don’t forget, you will make loads of life long friends from all over the world!
Oyster Worldwide can help you when it comes to looking for jobs abroad and in some cases assist with organising holiday visas. To help keep costs down even further, some employers include food and accommodation when you work abroad.
If you are not convinced yet, check out our top 5 reasons for working abroad. We have over 15 work abroad programs for young adults.
Learn more about how we select employers to work with on our paid work policy page.
Want paid work in the conservation sector? Oyster have teamed up with our friends at Conservation Careers who support people to find paid work in conservation following study or a career change. You can add their fantastic and flexible course to your volunteering trip with Oyster. Your Oyster experience will help add interest to your conservation resume as an eye catching addition to your job applications in future.