BUNAC programs provide you with the opportunity to live and work legally in international countries, gain real world experience and internationalize your resume while making new friends and earning money to travel and explore.

With work and travel opportunities around the world, traveling with BUNAC will be one of the most fun and rewarding experiences you’ll ever have!

Established in 1962, BUNAC is recognized today as a specialist in the field of overseas work and travel programs. BUNAC's work and travel programs provide a great service for US citizens seeking a paid work abroad experience or participation in an internship or volunteer program. BUNAC participants can experience everyday working life in a new country and explore some of the world's most incredible places during their stay.

Featured Programs

BUNAC has a range of Work, Volunteer and Internship program opportunities for US citizens, which enables participants to gain valuable work experience abroad. Whether you're looking for a summer job, gap year program or internship, BUNAC offers a low-cost work experience abroad option with 24/7 support.

Internship Program

Intern in Britain!

Intern in Britain
Term: Up to 6 months | Cost: $775
Intern in Britain gives participants a once in a lifetime opportunity to experience British life and culture from the inside for up to 6 months. Applicants must be degree level students or recent graduates who are at least 18 years of age.

Intern in Canada
Term: 1-6 months | Cost: $1,160
Fresh out of College or Uni or want to take a career break? Interested in gaining some priceless experience in your industry of choice? Intern in one of the best cities in the world, Vancouver. Canada has consistently been rated as one of the best countries in the world to live. From its cosmopolitan cities to its outstanding wilderness, Canada boasts one of the most diverse, accepting societies in the second largest country on earth. Whatever your university or career needs we will find a placement to suit you.

Make your dream of living abroad come true, as well as boosting your employability by interning in Dublin.Intern in Ireland
Term: 1-3 months | Cost: $1,800
Boost your employability with industry relevant experience while exploring a new city. Intern in Dublin, Ireland, the leading city for international IT, financial and technology businesses. Dublin is an ideal location to develop your skills, gain connections and new perspectives, increase independence and ultimately enhance your employability. Combine a professional internship with immersion into a country steeped in a wealth of history, culture and diversity. Whatever your college or career needs BUNAC will find a placement to suit you.

Intern in Australia
Term: 1-6 months | Cost: $1,170
Get ready to develop your professional skills, gain overseas experience, friends and exposure as BUNAC brings you a variety of internships in a multitude of industry sectors in Australia. BUNAC knows how important it is to make your resume stand out, so what better way to do that than with international industry experience? With opportunities ranging from marketing and events to engineering and architecture, you'll be sure to find the opportunity for you Down Under this year.

Combine an incredible overseas travelling experience with a career building opportunity in beautiful New Zealand.Intern in New Zealand
Term: 1-6 months | Cost: $1,170
Calling all students and graduates! This year, combine an incredible overseas travelling experience with a career building opportunity in beautiful New Zealand. BUNAC has a huge variety of placements that will cater to your needs in the industry that you love. With opportunities from marketing to finance and everything in between, you can be sure to find everything you're looking for on the other side of the world this year.

Professional Internships Valencia, Spain
Term: 6-10 weeks | Cost: $5,170
Taking part in a professional overseas internship is a valuable and rewarding experience that will leave you one step closer to gaining your dream career after graduation. BUNAC has partnered with a market leader in professional internships that offers high quality customized placements in Valencia, Spain. Their aim is to differentiate you from other graduates, while providing you with a personalized work placement, which matches your personal and professional goals.

Live, teach, travel and explore China for 6 months as an Intern in local Chinese classrooms around the country.China TEFL Internship
Term: 5 months | Cost: $1,349
Live, teach, travel and explore China for 6 months as an Intern in local Chinese classrooms around the country. The Travel and Teach China program gives you the exclusive opportunity to both work and travel, all while internationalizing your resume. The program includes both TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) training, program support and tour add-ons, making this an all-inclusive experience. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, 20+ years of age and an English speaker.

Thailand TEFL Internship
Term: 2 months | Cost: $1,249
The Teach Internships Thailand program offers a 6-week adventure to jump-start your experience in the field of teaching English as a foreign language. You’ll gain a TEFL certification and experience in the classroom all while soaking up amazing Thai culture. Through this full-support package BUNAC helps you secure the visa and the TEFL course then set you up with orientation, housing, weekly meals and even end your trip with one week of pure relaxation. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, 18+ years of age and an English speaker.

Work Abroad Program

Work in New Zealand!

Work in Ireland
Term: Up to 12 months | Cost: $360
BUNAC offers two different Work in Ireland programs, a 4-month program and a 12-month program, both allowing full-time students or recent graduates the opportunity to live and work in Ireland in nearly any field. BUNAC’s full-support package will assist you in first securing the work authorization, prepare you for departure and connect you with out partner office in Dublin for support in settling in Ireland and finding a job.

The 4-month program is great for students looking to take a semester or summer off to gain international work experience. However, if you are a recent graduate looking for long-term work experience, the 12-month program will be great for you! Both programs are multiple entry visas that will allow you to leave and re-enter Ireland. For either program, you must be between the ages of 18 and 30.

Surfing Down Under!Work Australia
Term: Up to 12 months | Cost: $549-$975
Australia, one of the largest and most beautiful countries in the world, offers a diverse and exciting environment for work, travel and exploration. The Work and Holiday visa allows eligible American citizens a stay of up to 12 months in Australia. You are eligible for the 12-month visa if you are aged 18-30, have graduated from high school, and have not yet held a Working Holiday Visa for Australia.

More Exploration! Essentials Program: Settle in Down Under with all the Australian Essentials and make the most of an online job database! The BUNAC team in Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne are with you every step of the way to make sure you have the best possible time while working and travelling in Australia.

More Exploration!Ultimate Plus Program: Make the most of a non-stop 7-day activity week in Sydney followed by year-long job finding support and so much more.

Work New Zealand
Term: Up to 12 months | Cost: $549
Work New Zealand lets you spend up to one incredible year experiencing the ultimate working holiday or gap year in New Zealand while stopping off at some of the most exotic spots in the world on the way there and back. You must be a US citizen with a valid US passport containing at least three blank pages (excludes amendment pages) with two visa types:

Spend up to year living and traveling in Canada!More Exploration! Working Holiday Visa: you must be aged 18-30 and have never held a Working Holiday Visa for New Zealand previously.

More Exploration!IEP Work Exchange Visa: you must be aged 18-35 and physically present in the USA for the duration of the application process.

Work in Canada
Term: Up to 24 months | Cost: $450
Always dreamed of what life is like on the other side? Spend up to a year living and traveling in Canada! Work on a ski resort in Whistler, perfect your French in Quebec, work at a restaurant on Niagara Falls or anywhere in between. BUNAC offers two support packages that assist with the entire process, with resource centers in Vancouver and Toronto. Open to students and graduates, ages 18-30.

Canada Calling!
More Exploration!The 2018 IEC Canadian visa pool is now OPEN! Sign up for BUNAC’s Work Canada program now and give yourself the best chance of getting an IEC working holiday visa for the 2018 season.

Volunteer Abroad Program

Work in New Zealand!

Volunteer in Cambodia
Term: 6 or 10 weeks | Cost: $3,245
Spend a remarkable 6 or 10 weeks in the heart of Southeast Asia, giving back to a variety of worthwhile projects. Volunteer in the backyard of the Eighth Wonder of the World, paddle in crystal clear seas and walk with the largest mammals on earth. However, it will be Cambodia’s people, not just its many natural wonders that will stay with you on this epic South East Asian adventure.

Volunteer in Ecuador.Volunteer in Ecuador
Term: 6 or 10 weeks | Cost: $3,830
Pack your backpack and get ready for the adventure of a lifetime with the ultimate South American volunteering experience for 6 or 10 weeks. This epic adventure will see you volunteer through the heights of the Andes down into the steamy Jungle and onto the white sands of the Galapagos and Pacific Coast.

Volunteer Nepal
Term: 2-12 weeks | Cost: $1,785
The Volunteer Nepal program gives you the opportunity to make a real difference to the people of Nepal by teaching English as a foreign language, working in an orphanage or helping with construction projects such as building or repairing schools. By volunteering in Nepal you will also have the opportunity to live and work alongside local people and submerge yourself in a new culture by staying with a host family.

South Africa group football coaching.Sports Coaching South Africa
Term: 5-12 weeks | Cost: $1,495
The Sports Coaching South Africa program gives you the opportunity to use the power of sport to raise awareness of health and social issues among underprivileged children in Port Elizabeth. You will be living with fellow volunteers and working alongside full time local staff. By running coaching sessions, matches and organizing tournaments, volunteers are able to give local children access to sporting facilities they would otherwise not have access to, as well as bring their passion for sport to the local community.

Wildlife Conservation South Africa
Term: 18 or 32 days | Cost: $1,200
Choose whether to roll up your sleeves and be actively involved in conserving rhinos and elephants or monitor cheetahs, buffalo and leopards in a beautiful wildlife reserve on the Cheetah Research Project. You will be living with fellow volunteers and working alongside full time local staff. Also included are two fantastic day trips including a guided tour of the town of Soweto, home of Nelson Mandela and trip to a cultural village to learn some basic Zulu!

Hello Britain Travel Program

Stay. Work. Play. Explore London and Manchester with BUNAC's new Hello Britain city intro packages!

Hello London and Hello Manchester
Term: 3 days | Cost: from $220
Think England is all about historic towns, pubs and Shakespeare? Well think again, there’s so much more! Great for those moving to the U.K., BUNAC’s Hello London and Manchester City Packages highlights the best of England in a range of action-packed city adventures. With stays at the coolest hostels and 3 days of top local activities included, this is England at its best.


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Informational Webinars
Whether you're thinking about working, interning or volunteering abroad, BUNAC has the program for you! Attend one of BUNAC USA's upcoming informational webinars to learn more. Meet with their knowledgeable staff for more information and to discuss your next adventure!

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