Information on International Work

Experiencing another country is exciting and enriching, however, getting there is not always easy. International jobs can be harder to obtain, and the application process varies from country to country. If you are looking to live and work in another country, be sure to research each country's culturally idiosyncratic differences (for instance, European resumes are called curriculum vitae, and cover letters are usually hand-written in Spain, Italy and France).

The University of California, BerkeleyUniversity of Michigan, and Dickinson College have collected resources into excellent websites for conducting your international job hunt.

Job Opportunities Worldwide

Short-Term Work/Internship Opportunities

  • BUNAC: Work in Britain - The British Universities North America Club (BUNAC) aids US students and recent graduates with procuring work permits in Britain (England, Scotland, or Wales) for up to 6 months. Participants locate their own jobs, primarily in the service industry. 
  • CARE - International humanitarian organization that is fighting global poverty. 
  • CIEE: Council Work Abroad Program - Offers work permits for short-term work abroad, study abroad, voluntary services, and discounted student plane fares. Participants locate their own jobs. Program resources available. 
  • Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals - Full-year scholarship to live, work, and study in Germany (for U.S. citizens and permanent residents only) 
  • DAAD - Internships in Germany 
  • InterExchange - Work, volunteer, au pair, teach and intern in various locations abroad (many in Australia and New Zealand).
  • John Snow, Inc. - Public health consulting firm with international internship opportunities.
  • National Geographic Student Expedition - Seeks graduates with language and/or cultural skills to lead student trips. Applications are accepted January through March.