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You might try the keywords 'ski resort jobs' or if beaches are more your thing 'summer jobs abroad' - the options are endless. None of the companies appearing in the main listings pay to be there, allowing Working Travel's content to be completely unbiased and offer the widest possible choice.

Work abroad & Backpacking Directory

Beach workerThe Directory is a collective of organisations providing jobs abroad, courses and gap year placements and resources for gappers and backpackers. Results are listed in the order of the best entries, companies can log in to edit and perfect their entries. See for yourself by typing a search term into the text box above and hit 'search'.

Quick work & travel links

Ski JobsSki Jobs - Ski tour operators, seasonal let companies, chalet owners and lots of other companies support the ski industry and may need your help. If you are on a gap year, you might want to do a Ski Instructor course or Snowboard camp for the winter. Some courses help you find an instructor job on qualification.


Camps USASummer Camp USA - Bunac, Camp America, CCUSA and many more specialist organisations and summer camps staff their programmes each year with seasonal camp counsellors, activity leaders and support staff.

Win a flight to Oz!

Get your Aussie working holiday off to a flyer with this cool competition. Win a flight to Oz, and choose one of six great, month-long, paid job placements. It's the perfect way to kick start your Australian adventure.

  • Make the ocean your ‘office’ and dolphins your ‘colleagues’ by becoming a dive guide near Perth
  • Join the team at the award-winning Prairie Hotel in the South Australia outback
  • Have a Red Centre adventure serving dinner under the stars at Ayers Rock resort
  • Become an event organiser for the stars (celestial bodies that is!) at Sydney Observatory
  • Or why not explore the magical Whitsunday Islands as part of a Tall Ship crew
  • Or become a local working at a hip hostel in one of Melbourne’s coolest areas

So what are you waiting for? Click here to enter

Click here to ask Tourism Australia all about visiting Oz and maybe even taking a working holiday there.

Browse jobs and gap year opportunities by location

Travel AfricaAfrica - Africa is one of the most popular searches. Highly advisable to check the FCO website for safety updates and travel advice but this continent has just about everything a backpacker could ever hope to experience. Click here to search for projects and jobs listed in Africa in the Working Travel Directory.