How to Professionalize Your Working Holiday

 

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How to Professionalize Your Working Holiday

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[ID:5773]Whether you're backpacking around the world, visiting distant relatives in a far-off land or touring a single country with a valid work visa, you should consider gaining professional experience while abroad. Traditionally, young travelers find work in seasonal or retail industries while overseas to support their travels. Finding these jobs is relatively easy, the hours are flexible, and you can arrange your work to have time for leisure travel. But what if you decide to make use of your working holiday by gaining industry-related professional work experience? Imagine spending the first six months of your one-year stay gaining career-enhancing experience in your field of study – and saving the...

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Working Holiday in Tasmania
University of British Columbia
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I attended a poetry festival, took a dance class, volunteered at the farmers’ market and got involved with the local “couch surfing” community. I built quite the network of lasting friends!

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