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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From $3,820 AUD

Africa’s Big 5 and Wilderness Conservation 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
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A picture of a volunteer watching a giraffe whilst on one of our wildlife conservation volunteer opportunities in Kenya.

From $3,545 AUD

Giraffe & Lion Conservation in Kenya
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Live in the Kenyan wilderness and join our efforts to protect the endangered Rothschild Giraffe and other African wildlife

  • Completely flexible dates
  • Anyone aged 16 or over can join
  • From 1 week
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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 $3,820 AUD

Lemur Research and Protection 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
Children are taught by female volunteers working with children in Cambodia inside a community care centre to further their childhood development.

From $2,420 AUD

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 1 week
A female intern is pictured taking part in testing blood sugar levels whilst on her public health internship in Cambodia.

From $2,420 AUD

Public Health Internship in Cambodia
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Gain practical healthcare experience and help improve the overall health of people in disadvantaged communities

  • Completely flexible dates
  • Anyone aged 16 or over can join
  • From 1 week
A female intern from Projects Abroad is pictured treating a child using a stethoscope on her nursing intership in Nepal.

From $2,120 AUD

Nursing Internship in Nepal
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Shadow nurses in hospitals or clinics and gain practical work experience during outreach work

  • Completely flexible dates
  • Anyone aged 16 or over can join
  • From 1 week
A group of interns from Projects Abroad during a screening and conducting assessments whilst on theri public health internship in the Phillippines.

From $2,995 AUD

Public Health Internship in the Philippines
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Gain practical experience conducting basic medical checks and raising awareness to prevent diseases

  • Completely flexible dates
  • Anyone aged 16 or over can join
  • From 1 week
A student participates in class at one of our volunteer teaching placements in Cambodia

From $2,765 AUD

Volunteer Teaching in Cambodia
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Teach English to children from underprivileged areas in Cambodia

  • Completely flexible dates
  • Anyone aged 16 or over can join
  • From 2 weeks
Students hold up educational posters during their Nutrition internship in Samoa.

From $3,365 AUD

Nutrition Internship in Samoa
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Gain valuable nutrition work experience promoting healthy living alongside qualified healthcare professionals

  • Completely flexible dates
  • Anyone aged 18 or over can join
  • From 2 weeks
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Can't find what you're looking for? 

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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