A group of muddy recent graduates take a break from planting rice in Madagascar during their volunteer abroad experience.

Opportunities Abroad for Recent Graduates

Discover what you're capable of after graduation by interning or volunteering overseas

Join us on a placement abroad for graduates and discover what you’re capable of in real-world situations. It’s an exciting and different way to set yourself apart from the crowd after your studies and boost your employability. With us, you’ll have a hassle-free experience, leaving you to focus on what matters most to you. We can also provide you with reference letters after your project.


Tell us what you’re interested in and we’ll help you find the internship abroad or volunteer programme that best matches your goals. For example, you can use your business studies to help struggling entrepreneurs build businesses, or use your medical knowledge during community outreaches. Our Flexi Trips can fit into any schedule. You choose how long you want to travel for and when you want to start and finish.


Gaining practical experience will give your CV a new depth. At the same time, you’ll be networking with professionals from around the world. You’ll also be able to talk about the challenges you faced during interviews for jobs or post-graduate studies.

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A large lemur balancing on a pole in the rainforest spotted by volunteers during their rainforest conservation volunteering in Madagascar with Projects Abroad.

From £1,795

Rainforest Conservation Volunteering in Madagascar
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Help protect the diverse, endemic species of lush Madagascan rainforests

  • Completely flexible dates
  • Anyone aged 16 or over can join
  • From 1 week
Local woman paddles through the water in Mozambique after Cyclone Idai struck the country in March

From £1,270

Disaster Relief Volunteer Work in Mozambique
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Volunteer in Mozambique and help rebuild schools and other educational facilities destroyed by Cyclone Idai

  • Completely flexible dates
  • Anyone aged 16 or over can join
  • From 1 week
A Projects Abroad volunteer collects data on a Diving and Marine Conservation volunteering project.

From £1,795

Marine Conservation Volunteering in Thailand
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Live and work in Thailand, and become part of our efforts to protect marine life and the environment

  • Completely flexible dates
  • Anyone aged 16 or over can join
  • From 1 week
Children line up with their backpacks outside their classroom in Nepal

From £995

Volunteer with Children in Nepal
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Gain childcare experience and support early childhood development in care centres

  • Completely flexible dates
  • Anyone aged 16 or over can join
  • From 1 week
A group of children with Projects Abroad Childcare volunteers outside a kindergarten in Sri Lanka.

From £1,120

Volunteer with Children in Sri Lanka
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Support early childhood development in disadvantaged care centres while experiencing life in Sri Lanka

  • Completely flexible dates
  • Anyone aged 16 or over can join
  • From 1 week
Volunteers in Nepal dig up sand for cement to help rebuild schools as part of their construction volunteer project.

From £1,145

Building Volunteer Work in Nepal
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Travel to Asia and help rebuild and repair classrooms damaged by earthquakes.

  • Completely flexible dates
  • Anyone aged 16 or over can join
  • From 1 week
Projects Abroad Conservation volunteers build an eco-wall using recycled plastic in the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador.

From £1,645

Conservation Volunteering in the Galapagos Islands
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Work in the Galapagos National Park and contribute to the conservation of many unique ecosystems

  • Completely flexible dates
  • Anyone aged 16 or over can join
  • From 1 week
A staff member keeps an eye on legal clinic volunteers

From £1,865

Law and Human Rights Internship in South Africa
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Live and work in Cape Town and gain work experience while learning from lawyers and human rights professionals

  • Completely flexible dates
  • Anyone aged 16 or over can join
  • From 2 weeks
Childcare volunteer plays a game with children during her work experience in Ghana.

From £1,270

Volunteer with Children in Ghana
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Gain childcare experience and help children develop their skills in Ghana

  • Completely flexible dates
  • Anyone aged 16 or over can join
  • From 1 week
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We have a lot of experience helping recent graduates from all backgrounds find the perfect project. We’d also be happy to talk about creating a custom project for you. 

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Internships Abroad for Recent Graduates

On one of our internships abroad, you’ll gain hands-on or observational work experience abroad in a field of your choice. Whichever project you choose, you’ll work alongside local professionals in the field. They’ll guide your work and give you feedback.


You’ll also have the opportunity to to share your academic knowledge while learning about causes that are unique to that country. This is a great way to build on your studies and grow your knowledge.


You can take part in the following graduate internships abroad:


A recent graduate interning abroad assists a local doctor during a medical outreach in Kenya.

Volunteering Abroad for Recent Graduates

As a volunteer, you’ll become part of our ongoing efforts to support communities in need. You’ll work directly with other volunteers, our dedicated in-country staff, and local people. All of our projects focus on long-term, sustainable solutions, not quick fixes.  


You can volunteers in areas such as:



We’re focused on doing work that actively makes a difference and creates positive change. Each one solves a specific problem in a specific place. This might be to save sea turtles from being wiped out in Mexico, or to fight gender inequality in Ghana.


Our projects run all year round, no matter how many volunteers we have. That means you can choose your own start and end dates too.

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