Flexible working holidays with pre-arranged jobs in Canada, Japan, USA, UK, New Zealand and Australia. Because you should never have to choose between getting a job and going travelling.
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The IEC Canada visa pools are open and summer hiring is happening now! Bag your 4-6 month resort job.
How we work
Pre-arranged working holiday jobs and internship support with vetted employers.
Roadtested experiences to make sure we serve our travel community first.
5% of all JENZA profits go to our Youth Access Scholarship Fund.
Who the heck is Jenza, anyway?
What we do
Backed by 65+ years' expertise, JENZA is the work overseas love child of BUNAC and USIT - two originals of the work and travel world. And our mission is to make travel more accessible.
The simple answer to travelling more? Earning while you do it. Whether you need to bankroll your gap year with a working holiday, fund your summer at camp or winter on the slopes, or get ahead with a professional internship - JENZA does the works. Setting you up with the visa assistance, pre-arranged job and arrival support you need to work the world.
Time to hustle
Canada winter job fair
For three days only... get hired on the day at our in-person JENZA x BUNAC Canada winter job fair in London, 31 May-2 Jun. Four Seasons Whistler, Blue Mountain, Panorama and the Fairmont will be jetting in to do face-to-face interviews. There are x200 4-6 month jobs up for grabs – from servers to ski instructors. Interview slots are filled on a first come first served basis, so book Work Canada now to secure your spot. Based elsewhere in the world or washing your barnet that weekend? Virtual interview dates coming soon!
Roll out the carpet
Introducing JENZA Intern UK!
We get royally excited about internships. As a team, we're constantly trying to find excuses to travel. (While also battling THIS inner voice: but what about your studies, or your career, or literally insert-any-other-adult-goal here). Open to students and grads of all nationalities, Intern UK is the unicorn of the work overseas world. Magical horse characteristics include: Spending the summer, semester or year in the UK. Getting ahead with world-class work experience. Being the kind of worldly global citizen that also parties in Europe at weekends.
Canada and New Zealand news
News: JENZA x Go International launch Māori and First Nations pilot program
"It’s one of JENZA’s values to make travel for young people more accessible." Read more about our pilot work exchange program for Māori and First Nations young people.
"It’s one of JENZA’s values to make travel for young people more accessible." Read more about our pilot work exchange program for Māori and First Nations young people. READ THE BLOG
Hiring! Fashion, Finance, PR internships + more
We currently have London-based internships available in Marketing, Fashion, Architecture, Artist Management, Finance and more. Plus, save USD $350 on our ‘Placement Support’ price. Book between 1-29 Feb, use code INTERN24.
We currently have London-based internships available in Marketing, Fashion, Architecture, Artist Management, Finance and more. Plus, save USD $350 on our ‘Placement Support’ price. Book between 1-29 Feb, use code INTERN24. FIND OUT MORE
News: 2024 Canada visa pools and summer hiring now open!
By entering the Canada IEC visa pools early, you're increasing your chances of being selected for a visa - so get your skates on and book Work Canada now. Plus, our Canada employers are hiring now for summer '24 jobs.
By entering the Canada IEC visa pools early, you're increasing your chances of being selected for a visa - so get your skates on and book Work Canada now. Plus, our Canada employers are hiring now for summer '24 jobs. FIND OUT MORE
All the feels
News: JENZA scholarship recipients announced!
We direct 5% of profits to our Youth Access Scholarship Fund for moments like this. We're delighted to announce our scholarship awardees, who'll all be travelling on JENZA experiences in 2024. Click to watch their reactions and to find out more.
We direct 5% of profits to our Youth Access Scholarship Fund for moments like this. We're delighted to announce our scholarship awardees, who'll all be travelling on JENZA experiences in 2024. Click to watch their reactions and to find out more. FIND OUT MORE
Meet our Camp Insiders!
Inside story on summer camp
What's summer camp in America actually like? Why live in the woods for two months? And why is everyone always covered in neon paint? Just some of the questions our JENZA Camp Insiders will be answering between now and summer '24. Here's Camp Insider Sophie: on swapping Melbourne for Maine, second guessing herself, and then realising camp was the best decision she’d ever made. Ahh, we love a happy ending. Find out more to watch all our Camp Insider videos.
All the inspo and intel on work & travel
Staff Stories / UK
5 ways becoming a digital nomad shaped my career
Isis Loyola Delgado
A passport full of stories on how a decade of working holidays can impact your future career. Over to Isis...
Need to know / Canada
Tips on landing your dream ski job in Canada this winter
Canada jobs are some of the most coveted on the backpacker circuit. Here's the inside intel on landing one.
Movers and shapers
Shaping the future of travel
We know it’s youth voices that make the world go round. (Gravity, you’re also quite important). Meet our Youth Advisory Panel – the 18-25 year olds who help to shape everything we do.
Virtual travel talk | Tue 27 Feb '24 @ 17:30 (GMT)
Intern UK with JENZA - Everything you need to know
What do you get if you cross career goals + travel goals? Whether you're a current student looking to get ahead this summer, need academic credit as part of your degree, or you're a recent grad needing professional work experience - Intern UK is a slam dunk for your resume. Find out more, meet the JENZA team, and ask all your questions at our virtual travel talk.
Travel you can trust
Our Extra Mile Promise
Every JENZA experience has been shaped by our Youth Advisory Panel, roadtested by our travellers, and backed by 60+ years of work abroad expertise. But if we still don’t rock your world, we’ll refund the part of your JENZA program you’re not happy with. T&Cs apply
We promise to wear pants
Book a call
Not sure whether you want to do a ski season in Canada, a summer camp in the States or a gap year doing all of the above? All our JENZA Support Squad have worked the world, so can give you firsthand advice on where to go, what jobs you can do, and how the heck to fill out that visa form.