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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This picture shows two male cheetahs focused but resting in the shade and was taken on one of our wildlife conservation volunteer opportunities in Botswana.

From £1795

Wildlife Conservation Volunteering in Botswana
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Live in a remote part of the Southern African bushveld and join our effort to protect elephants and other local wildlife

  • Completely flexible dates
  • Anyone aged 16 or over can join
  • From 1 week
Children are taught by female volunteers working with children in Cambodia inside a community care centre to further their childhood development.

From £1265

Volunteer with Children in Cambodia
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Work with children in Cambodia and provide a fun and supportive environment for them to learn and grow in

  • Completely flexible dates
  • Anyone aged 16 or over can join
  • From 2 weeks
A group of children with Projects Abroad Childcare volunteers outside a kindergarten in Sri Lanka.

From £1120

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
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
Projects Abroad volunteers scaling a canopy walkway during their Conservation volunteering in the Amazon Rainforest in Peru.

From £1795

Volunteer in the Amazon Rainforest in Peru
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Live in the Amazon Rainforest and help with vital conservation work

  • Completely flexible dates
  • Anyone aged 16 or over can join
  • From 1 week
A group of sharks pictured by Projects Abroad volunteers whilst diving on their Shark Conservation volunteering project in Fiji.

From £2365

Shark Conservation Volunteering in Fiji
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Dive in the stunning waters of the South Pacific and play a vital role in shark conservation efforts

  • Completely flexible dates
  • Anyone aged 16 or over can join
  • From 2 weeks
A legal aid clinic at our Law and Human Rights Placement in South Africa

From £1865

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 blows bubbles with a child in Ghana

From £1270

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
Projects Abroad Conservation volunteers build an eco-wall using recycled plastic in the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador.

From £1645

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
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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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