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Summer Opportunities

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Summer Schools, Internships, Placements, work experience and Volunteering Opportunities

If you are unable to take a semester abroad as part of your degree, or you wish to take part in other international opportunities, the Roehampton Abroad team work with a number of external companies to provide internships, work placements, volunteering and study trips internationally. 
If you would like to be notified about other opportunities available throughout the year, please email

Play Action International
Play Action International is a UK charity and an international NGO, focusing on helping children in Uganda by providing them with playground facilities and the opportunity to learn.
As a Roehampton student, you could take part in the Gorilla Trek, exploring the natural beauty of Uganda over 5 days whilst also supporting the development of the country. You’ll get to discover the last remaining silverback gorillas, spend an hour in their company and contribute to the conservation of the species. You will also get to assist in the organisation’s play programme for the children. You will live in the local community, volunteering to transform a community school and build a better future for the children.
To find out more – click here


InterExchange is a non-profit international exchange organisation that offers you the opportunity to either work, teach or volunteer in the US. They are also a J-1 visa sponsor.
The organisation promotes cross-cultural awareness and creates opportunities for students to experience life in the US. International exchange helps to develop your global knowledge and empowers you with intercultural connections. They have many programs available such as Au Pair USA, Camp USA, Career Training USA, Work & Travel USA and Working Abroad.
To find out more – click here
CRCC Asia provides you with internship programs with over 600 companies in China, Japan, Vietnam and South Korea. Whether you’re a graduate or still a student, you can further your personal and professional development in an international setting.
 You get the opportunity to gain insight into the global business culture, meet industry leaders and build business networks. There are internships available in different sectors such as Business, Finance, Marketing, PR & Advertising, Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare, Law and many more.
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Camp America
Camp America gives you the chance to spend a summer working at an American summer camp. They are an international summer camp staff provider that recruit students each year to work at summer camps across the USA.
 You can work at private camps or additional needs camps – they can find the perfect place for you that suits your skills and interests. Camp America offers all-inclusive packages, and the payments are broken down for you. They are also an official J-1 visa sponsor. You also get to travel around the US for 30 days before you return home.
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Think Pacific
Think Pacific provides you with the opportunity to take part in  meaningful internships and volunteering programmes in the heart of the Pacific, Fiji in partnership with the Fijian Government.
You can take part in summer programmes where you can make a real contribution to society and expand your understanding of the real world. You can volunteer in communities covering subjects like Education, Sport Coaching, Public Health, Mental Health Advocacy, Rugby, Kids Activity Clubs, Outdoor Adventure, Life Skills and Netball. You can also do a placement with Think Pacific focusing on things like Mental Health, Building and Sports Development.

To find out more - click here.