a Virtual Job is the Best Job for Working
Abroad by Tim Leffel
In an extract from his fine new book,
"A Better Life at Half the Price," Leffel
explores the many options for virtual jobs
abroad, an increasingly popular combination
of work, long-term travel, and living abroad
offering incredible flexibility.
Reasons Why Living Abroad is Better
Than Visiting by Jonathon
Stories, reflections, and vivid illustrations
by a long-term traveler and expat on why
living abroad often takes you far deeper
into locations overseas.
Abroad Increases Professional
Job Prospects by
Isabel Eva Bohrer
IES Abroad surveyed over 1,000 study
abroad alumni in order to determine
the impact of such experience on
the ability of recent graduates
to find work after completion of
a college degree. The findings strongly
indicate that study abroad eventually
leads to international employment.
to Select the Right International Program:
10 Key Steps by Rachel
With the plethora of study, volunteer, work,
and other programs abroad available, how
do you determine the one best for you in
the short- and long-term? The winner of the
Student Travel Writing Contest breaks it
down, and provides advice based upon experience
Jobs, Sustainable Living and Endless Travel by
Over the past decade, there has been an enormous
growth in interest and activities relating to permaculture
jobs as a means of farming abroad, sustainable
living, and the endless travel this enables.
is the Value of an International Internship
in Today's Job Market?
In an interview with AIESEC, the
largest internship internship organization
in the world, we ask senior members key questions
and receive useful answers.
Important Questions to Ask Before Accepting
a Job Abroad by Matt Scott
A practical and realistic look at what is
involved in seeking and finding rewarding
work overseas from one who is experienced
in doing so worldwide, and continues to do
so in France at this very moment...
to Enjoy Cape Town on a Budget:
12 Must-Dos by Lies
Cape Town, the beautiful mother city of South Africa, is overflowing with
enjoyable activities of all kinds that fit most travel budgets.
Jobs Abroad for Long-Term Travelers by
17 short-term jobs available to those who
wish to extend their long-term travels indefinitely.
to Find Your First Paid Job Overseas by
I understand the dilemma of the first time
international job seeker: You cannot
get a job overseas unless you have experience.
But how do you get experience if you cannot
get a job? I will share five proven strategies
to break out of this Catch-22..
Vacation Rental Apartments in Europe
with Local Hospitality by
Staying in vacation rentals in Europe is
a relatively inexpensive and culturally immersive
way to travel while also enjoying local hospitality.
No need for hotels, try a rental this
summer and cook and dine at times in your
own "home" if
you wish to.
with Markus by James
Markus, a warm and generous host, generously shares a glimpse into the material
and spiritual lives of a Maasai community in Tanzania.
Path Appears — Transforming Lives,
Creating Opportunity: An Interview
with Nicholas D. Kristof
Nicholas D. Kristof discusses an important
new book cowritten with his wife, "A
Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating
Opportunity," with John Dwyer. Nicholas
goes on to discuss related issues such as
volunteering abroad, and other ways individuals
can make a positive impact around the world
in terms of changing lives and tackling inequality.
Interview with Carrie Hessler-Radelet,
Director of the Peace Corps
The Peace Corps has made exciting changes,
and flexibility, to the distinguished organization
which has produced some exceptional alumni
who continue their good work to this day.
The Director, whose family has volunteered
in the Peace Corps for many generations,
spoke to us regarding programs that have
helped people in diverse locations worldwide.
an Internship in China Can Lead to
a Dream Job by Rebecca
An internship in exciting Shanghai,
China proves to be very fruitful as a career
path, just as it is rewarding educationally
and culturally. More young people are going
to China to study and intern, and more employers
value such work experience. The author highlights
the short- and long-term personal and professional
English in China: Work and Live in
a Great Location
Nick and Dariece provide a guide to help
you find the right location in China for
you, be it big city or smaller town, to teach
English and live.
Language Learning: The Whys and
Why and how are there such enormous
advantages to learning a language while
a teen according to much research? It
turns out that many of the best options
are language immersion schools and programs
on a Budget
travel on the cheap in France is still
possible, especially with the recent
rise in the value of the dollar. Here
are many options for affordable trips,
preferably taken slowly, to some of the
most enjoyable locations in France,
with links to accommodations, dining,
and transportation that can fit many
budgets this summer and fall.
Volunteer Overseas? Top 10 Reasons
to Volunteer for Any Age by
An experienced volunteer, activist, teacher,
and author explores in a unique manner a
very important subject and activity.
50 and Volunteering Overseas by
Well over 50 and still volunteering overseas,
Editor on Senior Volunteer Service, describes
his vast and unusual experience. He offers
seniors and volunteers of all ages advice
and accumulated resources John joined the
Peace Corps in 1991 at age 56 to make a difference.
English and Living in Vietnam: A Southeast
Asia Giant by Nathan Edgerton
The guide to teaching English and living
in Vietnam—where the options are almost
endless—by an expert and author.
Ways to Become a Better Travel Writer:
Great Storytellers are Perpetual Students by
Dr. Jessica Voigts
Jessica links travel writing, education,
and experience by showing how the greatest
storytellers learn endlessly throughout their
lives to hone their art.
to Stay an Expat Indefinitely: 10 Tips
from a Decade on the Move by
After 10 years living around the world, working
on a variety of jobs, Jonathon describes
his unique experiences and provides some
time-tested tips for prospective expats.
Programs Offering Internships Abroad by
Participating in a international internship
offers a travel experience like no other
as you are both a foreigner and live the
life of a local. Internships are the key
to gain experience and earn credibility with
Guide to Teaching English and Living
in Brazil by John Clites
There is a very high demand for English teachers
in Brazil, and that demand will only increase
in the foreseeable future. Demand is fueled
by a number of factors: flourishing tourism,
expanding international trade, a burgeoning
oil and gas industry, and the looming Olympic
in Mexico: The Why, How, and Where by
Inside tips from an experienced expat who
researched and made the move abroad happen.
English and Living in Bangkok by
Bangkok has a high demand for English teachers
in many different types of schools, from
corporate training centers to small private
schools to public schools with 50 students
per class. There are opportunities for beginning
teachers as well as those with more experience.
and Where to Find
Jobs Teaching English
in Europe: An Overview by
The author of many classic
books on working and teaching
abroad offers inside tips
and resources to succeed
in the difficult task of
securing jobs in Europe.
Griffith, Work Abroad Contributing
Editor for Transitions
Abroad, offers a selection
of key employers for short-term
and summer jobs overseas.
Susan also provides an
overview with essential
resources for those who
are seeking work teaching
English in Asia, Latin
Europe, and Central
and Eastern Europe. Work
Abroad as an Au Pair or
a Nanny offers extensive
details and links for in-demand
jobs in Europe.
Abroad in Costa Rica
Erin Van Rheenen paints
a picture of life as an
expatriate immersed in
the lush tropical lands
of Costa Rica and the renowned
hospitality of its people.
In extended excerpts from
her guidebook, which is
part of the Living
by Avalon Travel, she offers
step-by-step details and
advice on local history,
culture, geography, residency
requirements, working visas,
safety, retirement, and
and Working Abroad
Jean-Marc Hachey shares his insights
into international employment trends
and offers inspirational advice
to short- and long-term job seekers.
Abroad: Choosing a Country
That's Best For You
Experienced long-term traveler,
volunteer, expatriate, and Living
Abroad Contributing Editor Volker
Poelzl describes the lure of life
overseas for the estimated 6.3 million
Americans who have already decided
to take the plunge. In addition,
Volker provides a list of the top
twelve countries for those contemplating
a new life in another country.
William Nolting identifies and categorizes
student internship jobs overseas.
Abroad: The Recession-Proof
Michael G. Hines describes in practical
terms why teaching is one of the
most recession-proof jobs available
in these troubled economic times
as he initiates a series on this
most common form of work abroad
Abroad as a Freelance Foreign
Jason Motlagh describes the tough
but fascinating world of the freelancing
journalist abroad. He provides practical
tips on how and where to land your
first job while providing a checklist
for journalists first arriving for
Abroad as a Nurse
Caroline A. Polt, RN, describes
her experience working as a nurse
in Saudi Arabia and documents the
many jobs available overseas.
Randall Davis offers his expertise
and selected resources to help you
prepare and to find paid work overseas
as an ESL teacher.
English and Living in Mexico
as a Mex-Pat
Jonathan Clark provides inside tips
on finding work teaching English
in Mexico, and offers a variety
of perspectives from the many mex-pats
making it their new home.
Abroad and Living in China by
What is it really like to live and
be a student in China? Maggie describes
daily life and provides her own
insights. The current administration
is actively encouraging students
to study and live in the vast and
fascinating country with initiatives
such as the 100,000 strong.
Immersion Travel: Learning
by Experiencing by
Dr. Jessica Voigts
How to practice the type of educational
travel that motivates many fascinating
explorers and writers currently
on a Budget
travel on the cheap in France is still possible,
especially with the recent rise in the value
of the dollar. Here are many options for
affordable trips, preferably taken slowly,
to some of the most enjoyable locations
in France, with links to accommodations,
dining, and transportation that can fit many
budgets this summer and fall.
Tips for Budget Travel in Europe
Volker Poelzl provides practical
tips on how to how, when, and where to go
to Europe to save money while enjoying an
authentic cultural immersion experience.
Featured Programs and
Programs with Global Vision International
GVI has a huge range of volunteer programs
to suit the environmentally conscious
traveler who seeks adventure and new experiences
around the globe. Be it training as a
safari field guide in South Africa, teaching
English in Laos, or diving as part of
a marine research team in the Indian Ocean,
you will find a huge range of exciting
opportunities with GVI. Visit our website
for further details
Abroad with Cross-Cultural Solutions
Cross-Cultural Solutions is a nonprofit
changing the way international volunteering
works. We have 20 years of experience
and have worked to make the volunteer
adventure of a lifetime possible for over
35,000 people. We proudly believe we provide
the perfect mix of quality work, cultural
immersion, adventure, and relaxation—all
while having 24/7 access to CCS staff
and support. Make that life-changing decision
to become a CCSer today!
in Argentina, China, Ireland, South
Africa and Spain!
Connect-123 helps you find career-related
international internships in business,
human rights, education, health care and
many other fields. From your first days
on the job, roll up your sleeves and dive
in, working on projects that make a real
contribution to local organizations and
add real-world experience to your resume.
Both start dates and durations are flexible
and all programs include 24/7 support.
English Through InterExchange — No
Teaching Certificate Required
InterExchange Working Abroad
offers a wide variety of Teach English
programs in every corner of the world,
from teaching in formal classroom settings
to private family tutoring as a Conversation
Coach. Some programs allow you to earn
a certificate in Teaching English as a
Foreign Language (TEFL). Our current programs
include Austria, Chile, China, France,
Germany, Italy, Spain, Thailand and Vietnam.
As China rapidly expands into a world
marketplace and economic powerhouse, employers
are increasingly looking at experience
with China as an extremely valuable asset
in new applicants. An internship in China
can boost your resume, supply you with
valuable experience, and vastly improve
your cross-cultural communication skills.
ELI offers internships in Shanghai for
students in nearly every major, from engineering,
to marketing, to medicine... expand your
Teacher in South Korea with Geovisions
Gain international experience while enriching
the lives of students in South Korea.
As a native speaker you can become an
asset to educational establishments by
improving the standard of English in South
Korea. Teaching can be an amazing opportunity
to make a difference in the lives of others,
while experiencing the rich culture of
the Eastern world.
English Abroad in Europe with LanguageCorps
For many, Europe is the destination of
choice and with LanguageCorps you have
a range of options including popular,
traditional destinations of Spain, Greece,
and Italy as well as the Czech Republic,
Hungary, Russia, and Turkey—some
of the hot new Eastern European countries.
There is still a high demand for English
teachers, and as one, you will be able
to live in one of these cultures instead
of just visiting!
Work Teaching Around the World with
WorldTeach offers opportunities
for volunteers to make a meaningful contribution
to international education by living and
teaching in low and middle income countries.
By partnering with Ministries of Education,
our volunteers teach English where there
is a need. Fee covers: visa & work permit,
3-4 week orientation (TEFL training, teaching
practicum, language and cultural immersion),
health & emergency evacuation insurance,
housing, monthly stipend, full time in-country
field staff, transportation between training
and placement sites. Requirements: native
level of English fluency; BA or equivalent
for year-long programs.
International TEFL and TESOL Training
With in-class courses available at over 30
locations worldwide and a wide range of online
courses, ITTT prepares you to teach, travel
and live abroad.
The Language Immersion Experts
Language Vacation offers short- or long-term
language courses and total cultural immersion
abroad. Studying abroad in the country a
language is spoken is the most effective
way to learn another language. Enjoy year-round
language programs worldwide for adults and
junior summer language camps and programs
for Teenagers. We will provide help in choosing
the right type of language course abroad
to match your needs and requirements.