There are many things to consider when deciding to work abroad. Aside from logistical issues including language barriers, visas, health insurance, living arrangements, and managing your money abroad, you’ll need to identify the particular path that is right for you (e.g. volunteer opportunity, job, graduate program etc.). Below are resources that can be used as a starting point in researching the particular direction that might suit you best. Please keep in mind that some of these sites may have fees associated with their services.
- AidBoard – International Aid Jobs: United Nations, NGOs and non-profit job opportunities
- AIESEC – student run organization encouraging and enabling international experiences for students
- BUNAC – Overseas work/travel programs offer students and young people an alternative to package tourism, including opportunities in Britain, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and volunteer opportunities in South Africa
- Catholic Network of Volunteer Service – Comprehensive listings by country, type of volunteer work, age, and length of service. Individual listings include application and selection procedures, training, financial and living arrangements.
- CIEE – Leave your inner tourist at home, and decide where you want to take your inner traveler. You can work in Australia, New Zealand, Canada, France, Ireland and Germany with CIEE.
- DAAD Research Internships in Science – RISE is a summer internship program for undergraduate students from the United States, Canada and the UK in the fields of biology, chemistry, physics, earth sciences and engineering. RISE offers opportunities for Bachelor students to work with research groups at universities and top research institutions across Germany for a period of 2 to 3 months during the summer.
- ENLACE, Electronic Network for Latin American Careers and Employment – Electronic job bank at the University of Texas. Although most positions beyond entry level, a good introduction to opportunities available long-term
- Fulbright Program – Grants for international study, research, teaching or travel.
- Global Jobs – Jobs for global professionals: NGOs, Think Tanks, Government, Private Sector
- Go Abroad – Learn about Volunteer, Teaching, and Internship opportunities abroad!
- GoinGlobal – Click on the link for GoinGlobal and sign in with your Campus Connect credentials. Utilize Country/City Guides tab & Jobs/Internships tab.
- Hacesfalta – Spanish website with volunteering and NGO’s jobs
- iHipo – Helps students and graduates find internships, jobs and graduate programs abroad.
- InterExchange – Teach English Abroad
- Jet Program – Teach English in Japan
- Meddeas – Meddeas supports bilingual teaching in Spanish schools and promotes structured language assistant programs.
- Overseas Jobs – full time jobs posted for a variety of industries located all over the world
- Peace Corps – Since 1960, more than 170,000 Peace Corps Volunteers have been invited by 136 host countries to work on issues ranging from AIDS education, information technology, and environmental preservation.
- StudyAbroad.com – Includes internships and community service opportunities
- U.S. Department of State – United States Internships in Washington and Abroad
- USAID– Provides economic, development, and humanitarian assistance around the world in support of the foreign policy goals of the United States
Links to Overseas jobs:
Find Overseas Jobs and Employment, International Careers and Contracts and other Employment Opportunities and Resources – Click here
International Employment and Working Abroad – Click here