Most overseas job websites
list plenty of business jobs, though most require experience,
with the exception of organizations specializing in internships,
such as AIESEC.
from the French acronym for the International Association
of Students in Economic and Business Management, is an
international student-run organization that offers thousands
of paid and unpaid internships each year in business
and other fields in over 100 countries. The website has
links to chapters worldwide.
Allen Hamilton is a global strategy and technology
consulting firm offering jobs across Europe for the experienced.
It is one of many major consulting firms who offer such
Chamber of Commerce: International Division is
not a jobs site, but an essential organization for
anyone interested in international trade.
and Computer Science
Most general searchable
overseas job sites, such as Monster.com, or job aggregators,
such as Indeed.com, offer plenty of international engineering
and computer science jobs.
Students of engineering
and computer science should definitely look into the
overseas internship programs of the following organizations.
many internsips in computer and engineering fields.
See our internship
abroad section for computer science and internship
jobs with placement organizations worldwide.
Medical Student Association lists overseas internship
and volunteer programs, including options for premed
and other health sciences—see International Health Opportunities
section. Site includes an excellent online guide to
fundraising, Creative Funding Guide, useful for all
Association of International Educators is the
largest and most helpful professional association
for those interested in careers in international educational
exchange. NAFSA offers resources and a job board that
allows an international job search.
Relations, International Organizations, Public
(Association of Professional Schools of International
Affairs) is a membership of
some of the top graduate schools offering advanced
degrees in preparation for international careers.
Website links to these schools, but offers little
direct information about international work—try
Services offices of the individual schools.
Department of State offers information
on how to work or intern for the U.S. diplomatic
services. The State Department offers 1,000 internships
annually, student work programs, and special fellowship/internship
programs such as the Foreign Affairs Fellowship and
Fascell Fellowship. Site also shows how to apply for
WWW Virtual Library: International Affairs Resources is not
designed as an employment site, but has the
a comprehensive set of links for international
Wilson National Fellowship Foundation: The Thomas
R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship. Information
on several multi-year scholarship-internship programs
for students, especially women and minorities, interested
in careers in international affairs.
Bar Association, Section of International Law
is the ABA’s site offers an extraordinary
number of links, as well as the International Legal
Law Students Association administers an internship
abroad program for law students. Site has many useful
Study Abroad Headquarters offers a comprehensive
guide to study abroad and internships for law students.
and Volunteer Organizations and Directories
in International Development and Environment Sector. DevNetJobs.org
lists and distributes jobs/ fellowship announcements arising
in the International Environment and Development sector,
for the benefit of the international development community.
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
American Council for Voluntary International Action is
a coalition of over 150 private, U.S.-based voluntary
organizations engaged in international humanitarian
efforts, including disaster relief, sustainable development,
refugee assistance, advocacy, and education. Their
website includes links to their members and an online
Guide to Volunteer Opportunities (most of which require
professional skills). InterAction also publishes in
hard copy Global Work (organizations seeking volunteers),
InterAction Member Profiles, and Monday Developments
(biweekly job announcements).
Job Fair is part of a network of job sites in the
an extensive database of tourism and hospitality opportunities.
International offers cruise ship jobs, from IT to
primarily long-term, but also some short-term jobs.
a database for members of tourism, resort and hospitality
Job Posting Websites
Riley Guide offers resources for international jobs and
International Career Employment
Weekly (weekly) / International Employment Hotline
(monthly). Listings of international job
openings (most located overseas) organized by career
fields: international education, foreign policy, international
commerce, environment, development, program administration,
healthcare. Most listings are for professionals, typically
asking for 2 to 5 years or more experience. Subscriptions
available from www.internationaljobs.org.
Also publishes a guide to International Internships;
most are located in the U.S.
OVERSEAS JOBS IN EDUCATION — Teach in English! Looking for a teaching
job overseas with excellent benefits? Check out The International Eudcator.
TIE provides a website for job seekers and a newspaper
with news about the international education community.