There’s a lot of information floating around about students travel Down Under, career break ideas, working abroad and Gap Year travel in general, so we thought we’d create the ultimate, easy to digest guide to everything you need to know about spending a gap year in Australia and how you’ll find a job.
1. Paid Work Packages in Australia
Work in Australia and find a job suited to your skills and interests. Get off the beaten tourist track and get paid to enjoy what the incredible ‘real’ Australia has to offer!
This programme is for the adventurous! Take part in an amazing introductory package which is designed to give you an overview of many aspects of Aussie life. The aim of the intro week is not to teach you everything that you need to know about life in Australia, but expose you to a range of key work activities that you may encounter at your employment. You’ll also have a lot of fun as there are so many awesome activities during the week!
Enjoy a fantastic few days in Sydney or Melbourne, Aussie life introduction, paid work opportunities, and all of your paperwork and travel arrangements organised!
Oz Gap Year: Paid Work Program in Sydney or Melbourne is an amazing 8-day group tour showing you the best of Sydney / Melbourne and beyond.
Plus you’ll be set up with everything you need for the life Down Under, including a bank account, tax-number, SIM Card and a 1-on-1 advice session with the local travel team.
Meet like-minded international travellers and experience an epic first week to kick-start your new adventure.
2. Paid Jobs
The staff will be able to assess your key strengths and skills during the training week and find you a job that matches your abilities and interests. You will be allocated suitable job offers and then you will be given the chance to talk to employers directly. All your travel arrangements will be organised by the staff.
3. The details
– Most jobs last the season which is a minimum of 3 months.
– You are legally able to work with one employer for up to 6 months.
– You have a membership for 12 months and are able to take a second or third job should you want to.
– You can expect to earn a good wage and will have your food and accommodation included.
4. Oz Paid Work support
Our team will support you with everything you need to start your adventure in Australia as below:
√ Find work easy: You’ll receive a 12-months membership to Travellers At Work, our in-house recruitment agency and voted Australia’s best backpacker job service. We connect employers and job seekers making sure every job we post is a genuine position suitable for working holiday makers.
√ Apply for jobs even on your phone: Get started before you arrive: write your CV, browse jobs online from anywhere and easily apply even on your phone or tablet. Set up your profile and be found by employers on short notice.
√ Personal recruitment specialists: Talk to our recruitment experts to get help with writing your CV, advice on second-year visa jobs or necessary certificates and any other questions you may have.