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As the best countries for education in 2019, these are this year’s top five global study abroad destinations:

Country 2019 Ranking 2018 Ranking
UK 1 1
US 2 2
Canada 3 3
Germany 4 4
France 5 5

These places capture the interests of international students far and wide, many of whom seek to build skills that make them valuable to future employers.

Filling the requirements of global recruiters, we’ve pulled together five of the best summer work opportunities for students in these countries – and applications are now open!

Sport England Internship – UK

Starting in June and ending in August, Sport England (SE) is hosting a 12 -placement where students can gain valuable experience within the sports sector.

“Our intern programme is a great benefit to us as an organisation. It helps us get some fresh thinking and different, younger perspectives,” states SE.

Walt Disney – US


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Community affairs intern, digital producer intern, assignment desk intern, platform engineer intern – the list for Walt Disney internship roles appears to be endless.

So if you’re currently studying in the US, it’s worth taking a look at the list, as many are open and ready for applicants!

Volvo Financial Services – Canada

Volvo Financial Services (VFS) is seeking a Summer Co-op to join them at their Canadian headquarters in Aurora, Ontario. The position available is Operations Specialist and you’ll be providing support and internal control over scanning and records management for all new retail transactions.

Please note that the application date of this internship is April 19th 2019.

Visa – Germany

A Visa Summer Internship Programme is happening in Frankfurt this year.

By working with the globally-recognised brand, you’ll work across a variety of fields such as consulting and analytics, merchant sales and client engagement.

Uber – France

Positioned in Paris, this Uber Operations Internship programme is open for applicants now.

Potential placements could include ride-sharing operations, Uber Eats operations, ridesharing marketing, Uber Eats marketing and community operations.

Please note that written and spoken fluency in French and English is expected!

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