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    Hello - i will be 17 this month and i'm in Year 12

    I'm really interested in any of the following Voluntary / Work experience / Jobs abroad and i don't have a specific sector yet until i see what is available .

    Does anyone have information on 17 year old abroad jobs e.t.c

    Thank you very much.
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    Hello - i will be 17 this month and i'm in Year 12

    I'm really interested in any of the following Voluntary / Work experience / Jobs abroad and i don't have a specific sector yet until i see what is available .

    Does anyone have information on 17 year old abroad jobs e.t.c

    Thank you very much.
    I don't think too many places will take you until you're 18 buddy, but when you turn 18 you should definitely check out all the opportunities available to you through different travel companies. I'd personally recommend 'Smaller Earth', they're a brilliant company dedicated to sending young people all over the world to amazing places at amazing rates, i'm sure you could find something to do with your summer if you had a look at their programs http://www.smallerearth.com/uk/ check them out!
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    Unfortunately I have to agree with Gavlaar and say that if you want to go abroad then you have to be 18 to get on a work experience scheme even if you are volunteering. On a more positive note Gavlaar is also right about the amount of choices you have when you actually do turn 18, the world is your oyster!

    When I was travelling around the world before my uni course I used a company called BUNAC (http://bunac.org/uk/work-abroad) to go to Canada for the ski season which was unbelievably good but if skiing isn't your thing they do all sorts of other working abroad/ internships/ volunteer schemes.

    My advice to you would be to investigate where and what type of work you would like to do. Then get a summer job this summer and at weekends while you are studying in year 13 before going on your travels before you start uni or work after leaving school.
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    Hi there,

    We've got great Gap Year options available for all different durations and destinations. We've even developed a simple Gap Year Guide to help with your decision making process.

    Whether you want to spend your time working towards a PADI dive qualification in Fiji for 24 weeks or simply complete some conservation volunteering in Thailand for 4 weeks we'll have something for you.

    If you have any questions about any of the options I can help,

    Thanks,

    Sam
 
 
 
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