International Careers and Jobs Abroad
A practical overview of the steps leading to careers or jobs overseas laid out clearly by an experienced author and expert.
The best time to seek a job overseas and prepare for an international career is while you are a student or right after graduation.
Creating an resume for a job abroad is significantly different in kind from those you create domestically. Here is an overview on how to do so successfully, with all the major criteria to consider in this key document.
An author and teacher has prepared a guide for people preparing for their search. The tips can be used to find short-term or long-term assignments, and are helpful for recent college graduates, mid-career professionals, and retirees eager for new adventures. She covers the steps involved in virtual networking as well as in-person strategies.
One path many have taken to successfully find overseas jobs is to start by teaching English. Jean-Marc explains how this can lead to further options allowing your to develop your cross-cultural skills and even to find jobs in related fields. Many writers, teachers, and other professionals have gained a start in this way.
How to transition from a work abroad such as teaching English to other types of jobs overseas that meet your long-term goals. Extensive strategies and tips, with a strong emphasis on the power of networking, to make it happen.
An exploration of perception versus reality regarding the many great job opportunities and options for careers abroad.
An eminent international career expert shares his insights regarding employment trends. He offers practical and inspirational advice to short- and long-term job seekers in a conversation with Transitions Abroad.
As part of a series geared to current and potential expatriates, a long-time expat in Italy offers practical advice and strategies on how to plan your job search and obtain your desired work overseas.
A guide to the many ways to get a job in the United Nations. Explanations of the many and varied UN organizations and a plethora of resources are provided.
If you are looking for work in a field where you can make a difference in people’s lives, here is what you need to know.
Brett Dvoretz describes how he developed a freelance web development business while living as an expatriate in Cambodia, and made it flourish even as he enjoyed life in what is a personal paradise.
Zahara Heckscher offers practical inside tips on how to leverage your study abroad experience to find a job overseas.
Zahara Heckscher provides advice based upon her experience for those selecting from the many great graduate degree programs with the goal of pursuing an opportunities abroad.
When it comes to jobs abroad, women should not allow gender to prevent them from realizing their dreams and provides survival tips.
Advice on how to cope and even gracefully handle being in the midst of corporate downsizing or restructuring a common experience in these troubled economic times while working in another country.
Leslie Strazzullo describes how she managed to find a new job to continue her career in Italy while in a tough employment environment and provides solid practical advice.
Transitions Abroad interviews Ron and Caryl Krannich authors of many classic books on jobs for travel lovers and asks them to discuss trends in employment.
One excellent way for young professionals to find jobs overseas are through corporate transfers. The author describes the qualifications, research, and attitude necessary to successfully pursue an international career in the corporate world.
Following cultural rules and mores in international business, using 10 countries as examples, may help you network your way into a position.
Caroline A. Polt, RN, describes her work experience as a nurse in Saudi Arabia and documents the enormous demand for trained nurses around the world.
AJ Hoge provides practical directions regarding how to create a great resume when seeking to land a job abroad in his case as an ESL teacher.
Volker Poelzl, in an extensive 2-part article, explores the core issues and provides resources relating to visas, work permits, legal requirements, and the best countries and cities to start a business even in these economic times.
Brittney Bush describes how to turn a hobby into a job overseas.
Sarah Muxlow-Jacquet describes schools in Switzerland dedicated to hospitality and tourism and provides an overview on how to find the type of job which leads to an work abroad.
International job possibilities for those with an entrepreneurial spirit.
Practical advice and links for getting started in a career as an aid worker based upon his own broad, intense and personally rewarding experience.
Work in the Foreign Service and combine fascinating experiences with a the work involved.
Inside tips and resources for those who seek a career abroad teaching subject matter other than English. Their advice is based upon varied experiences working overseas the past five years.
Siddharth Srivastava describes a new phenomenon; the international migration of careers in Information Technology from the U.S. to India.
Inside tips and a test for a successful international transition.
A detailed overview of the types of internships available to students, and how they can be a path to your desire career.
Tegan Cathleen Raleigh discusses the many freelance jobs available for professional translators.
The talented author and Internet savvy Rolf Potts provides practical tips for those who seek mobile careers as travel writers.
Various options for long-term jobs in finance.