Work Abroad Resources
Both the International Programs Office, as well as the Career Center at Santa Clara University, have information about opportunities for working abroad, either short-term (a summer internship for example), or longer-term. (For information about teaching or volunteering abroad, please see this page)
You can also visit the Career Center's website on this topic at: http://www.scu.edu/careercenter/resources/jobsearching/internationaljobs/index.shtml
Selected web resources include:
http://international.monster.com - You can sign up for a Work Abroad email newsletter that comes about once a week with articles, sample job listings, etc. Search International jobs with their Global Gateway Search Engine.
http://www.expatexchange.com – A network of Americans who are now living abroad who exchange ideas & information – often about where to find jobs!
http://www.escapeartist.com – Escape from the U.S. and try one of these exotic lifestyles!
http://www.transitionsabroad.com - This magazine is practically the bible for options in working and teaching abroad – you can also subscribe to it as a magazine in print format.
http://www.ef.com - Language school with options to teach English abroad or to International Students in the US.
http://www.bunac.org/usa - BUNAC works with students interested in working in Britain, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, or Canada.
Resources from the School for International Training (SIT)'s Alumni Web
Internet Resources for International Work and Volunteer Opportunities, in alphabetical order: (You can also download a .pdf version of this list here)
One example of an Australian resume.
Best Bets for Student Work Exchange
Canadian Association of Career Educators and Employers Work Web
Database of job openings from hundreds of employers across the U.S. and around the world (Asia, Canada, India, UK).
Employment Opportunities in Australia
Career Strategy Inc.
Career search in Japan
Database listings of job opportunities worldwide through key word search.
Thousands of articles, contacts, resources, links and tools for finding international employment, artist havens, investments, real estate and the requirements for living abroad.
Information on finding vacancies and writing CVs for most European countries.
Job listings and employers with a worldwide perspective. The site is run by a recruitment agency that specializes in international employment.
Information on resumés/CV’s, work permits, employment trends and job opportunities in the country of your choice.
Volunteer, job and internship postings around the world.
A network of organizations working in international development. Sometimes there is a list of internship opportunities on their homepage.
International Career Employment Center
Career planning and employment information. Job listings and company information.
Monster of Australia
Monster of United Kingdom
Now Hiring: Australia
One Small Planet
Overseas Job Web
Country by country lists of online job services.
Information on United Nations programs, employment and internship opportunities.
United States Department of State
Latest information about career opportunities and student programs at the State department.
World Wide Web Employment Office
The WWW Virtual Library: International Affairs Resources
Information on international resources and careers in international relations.
http://www.hire.com World Hire Online
http://www.thebranchoffice.com Small Business Office Management and Virtual Assistant Services
http://www.uni.edu/placemnt/overseas University of Northern Iowa Overseas Placement Service for Educators (includes many of the American International schools)
http://www.cadresonline.com Site is in French
http://www.internshipprograms.com Internship opportunities worldwide
http://www.alliancesabroad.com/ Study, travel, volunteer and internship opportunities worldwide
• Alternative Travel Directory: The Complete Guide to Traveling, Studying & Living Overseas, David Cline, ed.
• Alternatives to the Peace Corps: A Directory of Third World and US Volunteer Opportunities, Jennifer S. Willsea, Meagan Reule
• The Peace Corps and More: 175 Ways to Work, Study and Travel at Home & Abroad, Medea Benjamin, Miya Rodolfo-Sioson
• Transitions Abroad Magazine http://www.transitionsabroad.com
• Abroad View Magazine http://www.abroadviewmagazine.com/
• Glimpse Magazine http://www.glimpseabroad.org
Have fun exploring these resources! Let the International Programs Office know if you find anything wonderful and how you found it – so we can better advise future students!