Earn while you learn with Twin Work & Volunteer’s exciting paid work experience opportunities

Why getting paid work experience is right for you

16 May 2014

Work experience is great for many reasons. People use work experience to become more qualified for a job, to enhance their CVs, or even to see if they actually like a certain job, so that they can decide whether or not to consider it as a future career. Getting paid work experience might seem impossible, but here at Twin Work & Volunteer we are making it possible for you to learn new skills and get paid to do it! So, sit back and read about these amazing paid work experience opportunities we have on offer.

Are you looking to boost your career prospects in the UK? Well, no better way to do so than to join the Hospitality Training Programme (HTP). This programme is usually taken by students who want the  chance to use their English skills in a working environment, and who want to enjoy a cultural experience of the UK in beautiful rural areas. The HTP allows you to gain vital work experience and looks impressive on your CV, and the best thing about it is that you will be earning money!

Cocktail Waitress

There are 2 different Hospitality Training Programmes you can choose from:

 HTP 1

  • 2 weeks of English tuition at our Eastbourne English Centre
  • Access to Twin e-Learning
  • Paid work experience for 6-12 months
  • Multilingual student placement team
  • Letter of reference
  • Twin certificate of achievement


  • Twin e-Learning access
  • Paid work experience for 6-12 months
  • Multilingual student replacement team
  • Letter of reference
  • Twin certificate of achievement

HTP Waiter

If you’re looking for a quiet, laid back working holiday then our Outback Experience is right for you. Going down under to the amazing destination of Australia, you will be getting involved in one of the most unique paid work experiences we offer. You will be based in the Australian outback surrounded by beautiful animals such as kangaroos, emus and dingoes, amongst others. Industries you could choose to work in include hospitality and agriculture. Your placement could allow you to get involved in a number of activities, including:

  • Working with cattle on foot and on horse back
  • Tractor driving & operating
  • Fencing
  • Vehicle maintenance
  • Outback safety

Australian Outback

We weren’t able to write in full about all of our paid work experience opportunities, so here’s a short list of the other paid work experience programmes we currently offer…

  • Working Guest Programme –Norway
  • Hospitality Work Experience – Spain
  • Working Holiday – Canada
  • Hospitality Work Experience – Italy

We hope we have encouraged you to look into taking advantage of one of these opportunities. The experience and skills you can gain from work experience are priceless and are a huge asset to any CV. Don’t forget that during the placement you will also be getting paid, and some programmes could even lead to full time jobs. We hope to hear from you soon regarding these opportunities so that we can find you a suitable position as soon as possible!