Santa Clara University

Study Abroad

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)

Australian Resumes
http://www.topmargin.com
One example of an Australian resume.

Best Bets for Student Work Exchange
http://www.cie.uci.edu/iop/work.html

Canadian Association of Career Educators and Employers Work Web
http://www.cacee.com

CareerBuilder.com
http://www.careerbuilder.com
Database of job openings from hundreds of employers across the U.S. and around the world (Asia, Canada, India, UK).

CareerOne
http://careerone.com.au/
Employment Opportunities in Australia

Career Strategy Inc.
http://www.csinc.co.jp/english/
Career search in Japan

EmploymentGuide
http://www.employmentguide.com
Database listings of job opportunities worldwide through key word search.

Escape Artist
http://www.escapeartist.com/jobs/overseas.htm
Thousands of articles, contacts, resources, links and tools for finding international employment, artist havens, investments, real estate and the requirements for living abroad.

Euro Jobs
http://www.eurojobs.com

Eurograduate
http://www.eurograduate.com
Information on finding vacancies and writing CVs for most European countries.

Global Careers
http://www.globalcareers.com
Job listings and employers with a worldwide perspective. The site is run by a recruitment agency that specializes in international employment.

GOINGLOBAL
http://www.goinglobal.com
Information on resumés/CV’s, work permits, employment trends and job opportunities in the country of your choice.

IMEX Exchange
http://www.imex.com

Idealist.org
http://www.idealist.org/
Volunteer, job and internship postings around the world.

Interaction
http://www.interaction.org
A network of organizations working in international development. Sometimes there is a list of internship opportunities on their homepage.

International Career Employment Center
http://www.internationaljobs.org/index.html

Job Web
http://www.jobweb.com
Career planning and employment information. Job listings and company information.

Mexico On-line
http://www.mexonline.com

Monster of Australia
http://monster.com.au

Monster of United Kingdom
http://monster.co.uk

Now Hiring: Australia
http://www.nowhiring.com.au/

One Small Planet
http://www.onesmallplanet.com

Overseas Job Web
http://www.overseasjobs.com/

People Bank
http://www.peoplebank.com

Riley Guide
http://www.rileyguide.com/
Country by country lists of online job services.

United Nations
http://www.un.org/aboutun/
Information on United Nations programs, employment and internship opportunities.

United States Department of State
http://www.state.gov
Latest information about career opportunities and student programs at the State department.

World Wide Web Employment Office
http://www.employmentoffice.net

The WWW Virtual Library: International Affairs Resources
http://www.etown.edu/vl


Information on international resources and careers in international relations.
Additional sites:

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

Books
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

Magazines
• 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!

Goinglobal Country Guides

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We now have another excellent resource for students wanting to know more about what it's actually like to live and work in other countries. We have a contract with Goinglobal (GG) that allows students to see GG's "Country Guides"  via the following path on our Career Center web site:

  • Resources and Publications
  • Job Searching
  • International Jobs
  • Websites
  • Going Global Country Guides

You have to follow this path to be correctly logged into the Goinglobal site.

www.scu.edu/careercenterGo

 
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