What can you expect from us?

Your overseas elective is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. So you want to be sure everything is in place to make sure your trip goes off without a hitch. Use the sections below to find out how undertaking your overseas elective with Work the World puts you in a position to have the experience of a lifetime.

How it works

Find out how our service works, step by step. Discover what happens after you first get in touch, right through to the moment you get on the plane home.

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ACCOMMODATION

You get a premium, specialised experience in a Work the World house. You’ll live in safety and comfort, and the house will feel like your home away from home.

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Partner Hospitals

You'll get access to story-worthy clinical experiences through our long-standing, in-person relationships with local hospitals. 

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Last Minute Electives

You may be in a position where you have a shorter-than-expected window to get your overseas placement sorted. Don’t worry - we can still organise a placement. 

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In-country Safety

Your safety and security while in our destinations is something we take very seriously.  Find out the steps we take to ensure your peace of mind.

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FUNDRAISING

Raising the funds for your overseas placement has never been easier. We've pulled together an enormous guide to help get you started, whichever approach you take.

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BLOG

Dive into our blog and read about things you can expect to experience overseas. We've got articles on global health, eye-opening clinical experiences, travel stories...

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FAQs

Still have questions? Browse our FAQs to learn everything from how we help you with visa applications to how your placement will be supervised.

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