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Summer 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. Other opportunities arise throughout the year, if you would like to be notified about these please email

Summer Skills Programme
Pagoda Projects will be running and online Summer Skills programme which is highly flexible to fit around existing commitment, with the following start dates: 
7th July 2021(Limited Availability)
2nd August 2021(Good Availability)

 The key components of the programme are:
·        Networking with a community of international participants and industry experts.
·        Live online events with guest speakers across various sectors. Access to recorded events covering different industries and speaker profiles.
·        You will be matched with a cultural mentor for structured weekly sessions.
·        Access a range of online skills courses to build your employability and cultural fluency.
To find out more, ask questions and enrol, visit
Receive a 10% discount on your programme fee by enrolling before 31st May using code SUMMERSKILLS10.
The programme is open to any undergraduate or postgraduate students.

East African Playgrounds
East African Playgrounds 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.
To find out more – click here
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.
To find out more – click here