Place Rec EU is a recruitment agency based in England, organising work placements and work experiences in Europe and UK.

For the summer and winter resorts, Place Rec EU has contact with a company that provides paid work experiences for applicants who possess UK passports. 

The UK placements are for applicants aged 19 -30, who are citizens of the EU, currently studying or graduated in a Hospitality type degree. They need to have at least 3 months relevant work experience. 

For the Spanish and Portuguese placements, applicants need to be between 18-30 and only EU citizens, currently studying Hospitality type degree,or applying for positions with relevant work experience.Applicants who do not have an intermediate level of Spanish or Portuguese(both written and verbal),would need to attend classes beforehand in Seville. . Applicants expected to be motivated,independent,flexible and open minded The length of the Spanish placements are from 3-6 months,while those in Portugal are a maximum of 3 months. Applicants of the Spanish placements are required to complete 38 -40 hours a week. Applicants of the Portuguese placements are required to complete 40 hours a week,with 2 days off (not always consecutively). 

There are some costs involved with these placements. Click on Application Process followed by Costs, and you will find them.

Place Rec EU pays particular attention to the personal needs of the individual student. The main aim is to provide the best possible work placement for each student. Through working in Europe, students will benefit greatly in terms of career prospects. 

Latest placements available



LocationHotel in Santa Susanna,Barcelona

Role CategoryRecreation

TitleAnimator/Resort Activities Position


This position will give you the opportunity to learn how ...




LocationHotel in Santa Susanna,Barcelona

Role CategoryFront of House

TitleFront Office Position - (only with high Spanish level)


This position offers you the opportunity to understand th...


Food and Bevarage



LocationHotels in Fuerteventura

Role CategoryFood and Beverage

TitleFood and Beverage Position


This position offers you the opportunity to gain hands on...


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"Place Rec EU provided me with an unforgettable work placement that will surely help my career"

Sam, London
  1. Make sure necessary paperwork is accurate and filled in on time
  2. Check that your passport is not out of date
  3. Any concerns don't hesitate to contact Place Rec EU

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