Working In Europe

There are many opportunities available to students who wish to work in Europe. Before looking through the various options below please read about Europass as it can be very important when applying for any openings. 


British Council - English Language Assistants  

The call for ELA is now open. 

Are you interested in gaining classroom experience, improving your language skills, developing your cultural awareness and professional skills? If so, the British Council is offering the opportunity for students or graduates to apply to teach English overseas on a paid six-month or one-year placement working as a Language Assistant.

More information on ELA can be found here:-

Teach abroad as an English Language Assistant | British Council

YouTube video - Teach abroad as an English Language Assistant 2020 - YouTube

Deadline date 3rd February 2021



Europass is essential when wanting to work anywhere in Europe as employers look for this rather than just a standard CV. Europass makes the qualifications, skills and competencies of a student more transparent to employers and education institutions in the UK and Europe. It is a suite of documents and tools that make understanding and recognising candidate’s skills and qualifications easier; therefore simplifying the recruitment process. Find out more about Europass.


SEK, Education Group

SEK currently have 9 different vacancies for classroom assistants to work in different schools in Spain and France. More information below :-

Classroom Assistant working in Design and Technology

Classroom Assistant working in Drama and English

Classroom Assistant working in Early Years and Primary

Classroom Assistant working in a Primary and Secondary school assisting with German

Classroom Assistant in a Secondary School assisting with English

Classroom Assistant in a Nursery

Classroom Assistant working in Sport and PE

Classroom Assistant working in Science

Classroom Assistant in a Secondary School

If successful students could be funded via Erasmus!


PGL Travel

PGL is the UK's leading outdoor education provider, delivering inspirational learning through adventure. They specialise in educational activity courses, school trips, French Language courses, children's activity holidays, summer camps and ski trips, with centres in the UK, France and Spain. Each year PGL place hundreds of university students for a minimum of 8 weeks. Gain valuable working experience and industry knowledge whist ensuring that the guests have the time of their lives. Alongside the paid allowance PGL also provide free accommodation and meals in their staff villages on their centres too. The roles they are looking for are all customer facing and involve delivering the activity and evening entertainment programme to their guests who are mainly children aged 7-17 years old. All the training is provided and the placement students that apply come out with external activity qualifications alongside the experience.

Partnership International

Partnership International works in association with Schools, colleges, students and the European social fund. They have years of experience in education, training and working abroad, who are all ex-students who have lived abroad. Partnership International specialise in traineeships in Ireland, Spain and Hungary.


Stage - Malta

Stage Malta has been a catalyst in creating a comprehensive experience for students and graduates who wish to conduct an internship in Malta. Stage Malta is designed to give hands on experience in a unique and multicultural environment allowing individuals to add tangible skills to their CV. It is completely free to apply and no registration fees are charged. 

Madrid Square

Madrid Square is a space for learning, creating and growing. It is an opportunity to develop your own personal transformation through high quality work placements. As transnational mobility is essential in the progression towards good career opportunities, they offer high quality placements under different programs, including the Erasmus+ program. In order to provide a service essential to your personal and professional growth, they work only with companies that keep very high ethical standards. Madrid Square offers quality training to students, graduates, adult learners, teachers and other participants on the labor market.

Atlas Nova

Atlas Nova is a professional company that facilitates "borderless learning" by meetings and exchange programs. They have focused efforts on working with projects that are funded through the European Commission's Erasmus+ Programme, but also work within other spheres. Their aim is to provide the best possible work experience in Sofia – the capital of Bulgaria. To ensure that this is the case the work placements that are provided are only in professional firms that maintain a high standard of integrity and professionalism. Atlas Nova will actively cooperate with sending organisation in the issuing of the Europass certificate.

Spain Internship

Spain Internship was founded in 2009 by CEO, José Antonio Jiménez Lama, who experienced first-hand the difficulty of finding internships overseas, due to the lack of online resources and the difficulty of organizing everything in a different language. Since then, Spain Internship are working to provide high-value curricular internships to foreign students in Spain and vice versa, collaborating with universities across Europe. With headquarters in Seville and presence in more than 15 cities in Spain, Spain Internship collaborates with more than 800 universities from all over Europe, having more than 120 signed and documented bilateral agreements and with thousands of companies worldwide.


Eurodesk is an international nonprofit association created in 1990. EuroDesk is a free service which provides advice and support to young people and youth organisations about European opportunities. EuroDesk links with Erasmus+ funding programme and works across 34 countries. In these countries, EuroDesk Centres help multipliers in their work to carry out EuroDesk’s mission: ‘to raise awareness among young people on learning mobility opportunities and encourage them to become active citizens.'