The BIG Guide to Living and Working Overseas, www.workingoverseas.com. Jean-Marc Hachey provides the most comprehensive guide to help young North American professionals make long term plans and take action to build their international careers. No other guide reviews as many resources for in-depth exploration of specific topics, which are indexed in categories such as country / region and type of work. You may either purchase the print or the constantly updated user-friendly web edition on the site.
Dave’s ESL Café, www.eslcafe.com, by Dave Sperling. Site has a staggering amount of information about teaching and other types of work abroad; links to hundreds of job databases of particular interest to teachers, college students, and liberal arts graduates. A recommended resource for anyone interested work as an English teacher abroad.
Foreign Policy Association, www.fpa.org, offers international internships, research and education jobs, and volunteer opportunities.
Global Studies Program, University of Wisconsin-Madison, go.global.wisc.edu, The Go Global! site assists UW-Madison students and others as they prepare and search for internationally-oriented employment. Included are links to campus resources and contacts but also a host of career development tools (including resume help, guides to international job hunting, etc.) and links to web sites and pages that specialize in posting career opportunities and resources worldwide.
Idealist.org, www.idealist.org. This site’s claim of tens of thousands of organizations “under one roof” says it all. Excellent search provisions give useful results using “internship” or “volunteer.” Also has lists of volunteer, internship and job opportunities. Search possible by country, type of work, and many other variables. The “browse by country” section lists organizations according to their work focus. Site includes organizations worldwide, not only U.S.-based ones.
Impact Publications, www.impactpublications.com by Ronald L. Krannich and Caryl R. Krannich. This publisher carries one of the most extensive selections of books on working abroad and international careers.
International Career Employment Center (Carlyle Corporation), www.internationaljobs.org. Not a jobs web site, this nonprofit organization publishes two of the best listings of international jobs: International Career Employment Opportunities (weekly) and International Employment Hotline. The site offers examples of their listings but does not list current openings without a subscription.
International Center: University of Michigan, internationalcenter.umich.edu, is a treasure-trove of resources for students seeking work abroad — as well as providing extensive study, living and travel abroad information.
Jobs & Consultancies in International Development, NGO & Environment Sector, www.devnetjobs.org. A subscription site which offers many job postings.
LatPro.com, www.latpro.com, is an outstanding site for bilingual Americans or Latin Americans seeking work in the U.S. or abroad.
The Monster Board, www.monster.com/geo/siteselection/, is a database site which lists jobs by international locations.
OverseasJobs.com, www.overseasjobs.com, has been working for well over a decade to provide employers easy access to a wide, targeted audience of job seekers. As a niche on-line job board the mission is to provide an easy to use, simple forum where employers and job seekers can connect with one another. The site offers employment opportunities across the globe for experienced professionals, contractors and expatriates looking to expand their horizons through work abroad and an international career.
Peace Corps Career Track, www.peacecorps.gov. Even if you’re not interested in the Peace Corps, this website has lots of information about international work and careers.
The Riley Guide, www.rileyguide.com, offers resources for international job opportunities, business career options, and a living and working guide.
United Nations Competitive Recruitment Exam Programme, careers.un.org, offers exams which open up professional and language positions to highly qualified individuals within the U.N.
The U.S. Department of State, www.careers.state.gov. Foreign Service, Civil Service and Student Internships provide unique services in support of foreign policy at one of hundres of posts worldwide or in Washington, D.C. Specialists are an integral part of a team dedicated to representing America's interests in other countries.
Wall Street Journal, online.wsj.com/public/page/news-career-jobs.html. An outstanding site geared towards those interested in international careers, though most jobs are in business and require previous experience.