Working Abroad

Working Abroad Article
This 22-page (2006) article from the Dept. of Labor's Occupational Outlook Quarterly provides a good overview of how to find international internships and entry-level jobs.

Transitions Abroad Web Site
This outstanding Web site contains thorough information about working, interning, volunteering, studying, or simply traveling to nearly every country in the world. It is the outgrowth the TA magazine founded more than 30 years ago by Clay Hubbs, former professor and study abroad adviser at Hampshire College. Dr. Hubbs was particularly knowledgeable about educational travel options, working abroad, and living abroad.

Going Global Career Guides
This VERY thorough site charges a small fee ($20) for its country-specific transition/employment guides, but the resources are well worth the expense.

The BIG GUIDE Online
This online version of The Big Guide to Living and Working Overseas (available in the CDC library) provides a full year of access to all tools and information for only $25. Another worthwhile investment for students thinking seriously about working overseas.

Riley Guide Resource to Working Overseas
The Riley Guide is a great resource for all things employment, and work abroad is no exception. A well-selected and thorough compilation of information, resources, and links. Resource Center for International Volunteerism
Includes tips, articles, resources, and links to opportunities around the world.

College Career Centers with Extensive Links
Colorado College
U. of Michigan International Center

Specific Programs Abroad
Peace Corps
US Dept. of State (Check out "Career Resources" and "Students"; see our Government Jobs page for other possibilities)

We have many print resources in our Resource Library including the highly recommended Big Guide to Living and Working Overseas