There have never been so many great reasons to work overseas. Transitions Abroad offers expert advice, inspirational first-hand experiences, and practical resources for anyone who wishes to explore the possibilities.
Internships leading to careers, teaching English, volunteering, seasonal and freelance jobs of all types are increasingly attractive options to extend your time overseas in a meaningful way while building your international resume.
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. and provide a worksheet.
A practical overview of the steps you need to take as part of the process of preparing for and finding jobs or careers abroad.
Creating a 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 primary criteria to consider in this key document.
This guide is targeted to people who seek their first international job. 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.
How to successfully 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.
The best time to seek work overseas and prepare for an international career is while you are a student or right after graduation.
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.
Inside tips and an overview of the common steps each country also has its unique requirements to acquire a desired work permit.
Leslie Strazzullo, as part of 5-part series, offers excellent practical advice as one who has long been working in Italy.
A guide to the many ways to get a job at the United Nations. Explanations of the many and varied UN organizations and a plethora of resources are provided.
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.
Brett Dvoretz describes how he has developed a freelance web development business while living as an expatriate in Cambodia, and made it flourish even as he enjoys life in a personal paradise.
Caroline A. Polt, RN, describes her experience as a nurse and provides resources for the many jobs available worldwide.
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 greater credibility with future employers. ..
Expert William Nolting provides a comprehensive overview of the process for finding the type of work upon which to build your resume. A great resource for the student seeking their first job overseas.
An internship in exciting Shanghai, China proves to be very fruitful as a career path, just as it is rewarding educationally and culturally. As more young people are going to China to study and intern, and more employers valuing such work abroad experience, the author highlights the short- and long-term personal and professional investment.
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 leads to international employment.
An Interview by Carly Vandergriendt for TransitionsAbroad.com
In an interview with AIESEC, the largest internship internship organization in the world, we ask senior members key questions and receive useful answers.
After graduating from college, one option is to go abroad to see the world and work teaching English as a Foreign Language (EFL).