Networking Manifesto for International
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
and Working Abroad
Jean-Marc Hachey shares his insights into international
employment trends and offers inspirational advice
to short- and long-term job seekers in an interview
with Transitions Abroad.
He provides an overview of the key steps leading
to international jobs in Build
an International Employment Profile and
English Overseas: A Stepping Stone to International
Careers. In Create
an International Resume he explores practical
ways to prepare for an international career.
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
Expat's Survival Guide: Searching for International
In the first of a series, Leslie Strazzullo offers
practical advice and strategies on how to plan your
search and get your desired jobs overseas.
and International Jobs: Don't Let Gender Get
in the Way
Leslie Strazzullo suggests that when it comes to international
jobs, women should not allow gender to prevent them
from realizing their dreams and provides "survival
Change in Your International Career
Leslie Strazzullo 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 internationally.
an International Job Post Crisis — I Did It!
Leslie Strazzullo describes how she managed to find
another job to continue her internatonal 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.
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.
Etiquette Around the World
Darcie Connell describes cultural rules and mores
in international business, using 10 countries as examples.
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
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 Write a Resume for an International Job
Mary Anne Thompson of Goinglobal.com, an
international career resource site with a corporate
emphasis, describes how to write a resume for an international
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.
to Work Abroad? Learn Another Language
There is one extremely
valuable key to an international business career:
Learn to speak at least one other language.
as a Volunteer Travel Advisor
Heidi Resetarits provides a practical overview of
an exciting new international career opportunity as
a volunteer travel advisor in a growing industry dedicated
to improving life for those less privileged abroad.
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 Western Europe: Skilled International Workers
are in Demand
Computer consultant Charlie Morris discusses
the ins and outs of procuring work in Europe, and
provides instructions on obtaining work permits.
in France: How Non-Europeans Can Work Legally
Finn Skovgaard is an experienced and creative expert
who provides the inside information necessary to work
in France as a non-European legally - a process which
requires a sense of humor.
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.
Careers in the Foreign Service
Kelly Bembry Midura describes the highs
and lows she experienced in her ten years working
in the Foreign Service.
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.
Internships in India
From our correspondent in India, Transitions
Abroad offers you a glimpse of what could be your
next summer job in India’s dream software company,
based in Bangalore, South India — a fascinating
new opportunity for an international job.
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.
in France: Living and Working on the French
freelancing alternatives to the work permit in order
to survive and thrive in long-term international jobs
on the French Riviera.
Work in Germany
Stephanie Barton suggests that you hire a tax consultant
to navigate German law when accepting long-term jobs
a Job in Spain: A Successful Job Seeker Tells
Sharon Lina Pearce provides tips based upon her experience
about how to find "real" jobs in Spain and
provides links to many Spanish job sites.
Zoe McLaughlin describes a great way to find jobs
in Japan other than teaching English.
International Career Move Down Under: A Primer
on Landing Entry into Australia and Finding
Sarah Muxlow offers a practical primer for finding
work and moving to Australia.
Your Own Business in Hong Kong
Anna Maria Davis describes her experience working
as an editor in Hong Kong and offers helpful resources.
an International Business in Japan
Pia Musngi provides inside tips and reflects on her
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
Internship Jobs: Gain Career Experience and
Cover Your Expenses
A detailed overview of the types of international
internships available to students by
More Graduates Live and Work Abroad
The motives and practical
realities which explain why more and more college
graduates are living abroad and seeking international
Translators Can Work Anywhere in the World
Tegan Cathleen Raleigh discusses the many international
freelance jobs available for professional translators.
Officers Work With International Visitors in
Renee Brooks Catalos on the opportunities
to meet international dignitaries at home working
as a Protocol Officer.
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.
in Paradise: An International Job Like No Other
Tthe challenging but rewarding work
as an international attorney in Micronesia.