Useful Links

Work Experience
ECTARC has a wealth of information about living and working in Europe and coming to the UK to improve your English and gain work experience in Wales
Volunteering Walesis a website listing voluntary organisations in Wales.
Graduate Talent Pool is a Government run initiative to help recent graduates gain internships and work experience.

Work placements and other jobs
www.enternships.com/ - Service that connects ambitious students, graduates and career changers to exciting opportunities in startups and SME's.
http://targetjobs.co.uk/work-experience/ - jobs and work placements
www.internjobs.com/
- range of internships/work experience opportunities
Fledglings is an agency specialising in work placement opportunities.
www.raleighinternational.org/ -offers three-month volunteering expeditions
www.redcross.org.uk/internships - Summer volunteer internship programme
www.yini.org.uk/ - year in industry for those taking year out
 
Subsidy schemes for placement projects
IT Wales www.itwales.com/ - specifically set up to target shortages in IT in Wales.
STEP www.step.org.uk/ - Shell Step, project-based work placement programme.
 
Overseas Placements
AIESEC and BUNAC are both agencies specialising in finding work experience opportunities for gap year etc.
The Year Out Group They are supported by the DfEE and have a membership list of organisations who fulfil their Code of Practice. Useful if you are checking out a new organisation, or to know what questions to ask of an agency.
www.iagora.com/ lists internships available in 21 European countries, plus other supporting information.
www.graduatejobsineurope.com/ - has search facilities for graduate jobs or work experience placements in Europe.