to Build an International Employment
A practical overview of the steps needed
to take as part of the process leading
to jobs or careers abroad.
||How to Find a Job with an International Non-Profit (NGO)
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.
|How to Write an Effective International Resume
Creating an resume for work 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
This guide is targeted to people who seek
their first international job. Most of
the examples will be taken from the nonprofit,
journalism, and educational sectors, although
the principles apply to business and government
as well. The tips can be used to find
short-term or long-term assignments, and
will be helpful for recent college graduates,
mid-career professionals, and retired
people eager for new adventures. We will
cover virtual networking as well as in-person
English Overseas: A Stepping Stone
to International Careers
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 work abroad in related
fields. Many writers, teachers, and other
professionals have gained a start in this
|How to Network for International Jobs While Working in Your Current Country
How to transition from work abroad such as teaching English to other types of international jobs that are closer to your long-term goals. Extensive strategies and tips, with a strong emphasis on the power of networking, to make it happen.
||Teaching at an International School — Five Key Facts You Should Know by Cynthia Nagrath
An exploration of perception versus reality regarding the many great opportunities for jobs and international careers.
and Working Abroad
Interview with Jean-Marc Hachey
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.
to Search for International Jobs
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 international
job search and obtain your desired work
||How to Get Jobs with the United Nations:
The Unauthorized Guide
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.
Study Abroad to Launch Your International Career:
Planning Your Study Abroad Experience with a
Focus on Your Future
Author and teacher Zahara Heckscher offers practical
inside tips on how to leverage your study abroad experience
to start an international career.
to Choose a Graduate Degree Program for Your
Zahara Heckscher provides advice based upon her experience
for those selecting from the many great graduate degree
programs with the goal of pursuing an international
and International Jobs: Don't Let Gender Get
in the Way
When it comes to international jobs, women should
not allow gender to prevent them from realizing their
dreams and provides "survival tips."
to Survive Change in Your International Career
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
to Find an International Job Post Financial
Crisis — I Did It!
Leslie Strazzullo describes how she managed to find
a new job to continue her international career in
Italy in a tough employment environment while providing
solid practical advice.
What You Love," Say the Experts in International
Editor Sherry Schwarz interviews Ron and Caryl Krannich — authors
of many classic books on international careers and
jobs for travel lovers — and asks them to discuss
trends in international employment.
X Goes Abroad: The Challenges and Rewards of
International Life and Work
Margaret Malewski, author of GenXpat, talks to us
about how mobile young professionals can manage to
X Goes to Work Abroad
One way for young professionals to find jobs overseas
are by corporate transfers. The author describes the
qualifications and attitude necessary to pursue an
international career in the corporate world.
Etiquette Around the World
Darcie Connell describes cultural rules and mores
in international business, using 10 countries as examples.
Jobs as a Nurse
Caroline A. Polt, RN, describes her work
experience as a nurse in Saudi Arabia and documents
the enormous demand for trained nurses internationally.
To Create a Great Web Resume for an International
AJ Hoge provides practical directions regarding how
to create a great resume when seeking to land an international
job - in his case as an ESL teacher.
a Business in Europe: How to Create Your Own
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.
a Professional Scuba Diver
Brittney Bush describes how to turn a hobby
into an international career.
and Networking in Italy
Emma Bird provides inside tips for finding work in
Italy, where networking for jobs can be as important
as your credentials, according to a woman who has
found work abroad as a journalist, an English
teacher, and a freelancer.
in Switzerland: Hospitality Schools Welcome
Sarah Muxlow-Jacquet describes the schools in Switzerland
dedicated to hospitality and tourism and provides
an overview on how to find the type of job which leads
to an international career.
You Do Here, You Can Probably Do Overseas
International job possibilities for those
with an entrepreneurial spirit.
an International Aid Worker
Practical advice and links for getting started
in a career as an international aid worker based upon
his own broad, intense and personally rewarding experience.
Career in the Foreign Service
Work in the Foreign Service and combine fascinating
international experiences with a few tasks.
as an International Career
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.
Technology Careers in India
Siddharth Srivastava describes a new phenomenon;
the international migration of careers in Information
Technology from the U.S. to India.
it Takes to Live and Work Abroad
Inside tips and a test for a successful international
in Spain: Work Permits and Teaching English
Experience acquiring work permits and freelancing
teaching English in Madrid, as well as other practical
advice for starting an international business in Spain.
Your Own Business in Hong Kong
Anna Maria Davis describes her experience working
as an editor in Hong Kong and offers helpful resources.
a Foreign Trade Show Salesman
Working for a growing export business in
Thailand is one way to supplement the many jobs teaching
English or create an interesting short-term gateway
to a long-term career abroad.
Internship Jobs: Gain Career Experience and
Cover Your Expenses
A detailed overview of the types of international
internships available to students by Wiilliam Nolting.
Translators Can Work Anywhere in the World
Tegan Cathleen Raleigh discusses the many international
freelance jobs available for professional translators.
to Travel Writers
The talented author and internet savvy Rolf
Potts provides practical tips for those who seek careers
as international travel writers.
Your Own International Business in France
Robert Diemer on how to create your own
business in France - a country where at least 30,000
Americans live and work.
to Work in France: Where There's a Will There's
How to find both short and long-term jobs
in France, as a student and beyond.
Careers in Financial Services
Various options for long-term jobs in finance.