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How to Find Your First Paid Job Overseas

Five Proven Strategies to Find International Work<p><b>By Zahara Heckscher</b><br>Updated by Transitions Abroad 6/2016<p>Setting off to find a paid job overseas can …

How to Find Work Abroad

6 Key Questions to Ask Before Your Job Search<p><b>By Troy Erstling</b> <i><br>11/3/2016</i><p>Skyline of Kuala Lumpur, a bustling city in Southeast Asia with tech startup …

Employment

How to Build an International Career Profile

How to Build an International Employment Profile<p>International Careers Don't Happen Without Planning<p>Would you like to build towards an international …

Education

Teaching English in China: Work and Live in an Ideal Location

Relaxing in a peaceful location in China.<p>China is an enormously diverse country. Each and every region, province, and city has its own unique …

Travel

Work in Europe: Finding Jobs in the EU

How to Find Work in Europe<p>A Practical Overview of Job Opportunities in the EU<p><i>By Volker Poelzl</i><br>Updated by Transitions Abroad 8/2016<p>Piccadilly Circus in …

Employment

How to Live and Work Abroad for Less

Working on the Road: The Unconventional Guide to Full-Time Freedom<p><i>By Nora Dunn <br>3/11/2015</i> <i>with resource update 3/2016</i><p>Live and work abroad for less, …

Travel

Why a Virtual Job is the Best Choice for Working Abroad

Why a Virtual Job is the Best Job for Working Abroad<p><b>By Tim Leffel</b><br>2/10/2015<p>Write on a boat, work anywhere when you choose the virtual life.<p>To live …

Employment

Teach English Overseas

A Stepping Stone to International Careers<p>Teaching English is one of many possible job and career paths overseas, and serves as an opening with …

ESL

How to Write an Effective International Resume

They Are Different From Domestic Resumes<p><i>By Jean-Marc Hachey</i><p>Writing an international resume often involves using the same tools as a domestic resume, …

Employment

15 Important Questions to Ask Before Accepting a Job Abroad

<b>Article and photos by Matt Scott</b><i><br>Updated by Transitions Abroad 6/2016</i><p>Matt guiding a tour in the Chambord castle in the Loire in France.<p><i>International</i> …

Employment

Study Abroad Increases Professional Job Prospects

Never More So Than in Times of Crisis<p><b>By Isabel Eva Bohrer</b> <b><br>Graphs, photos, and many quotes courtesy of IESAbroad.org</b> <br>Updated 11/2016 by Transitions …

College & University

Teaching English and Living in Vietnam - Southeast Asia Giant

Southeast Asia’s Unexpected ESL Giant<p>A Guide to Teaching and Living in Vietnam<p><b>By Nathan Edgerton</b> <br>10/2014<p>Da Nang coastline in Vietnam. Photo by Nathan …

Education

How an Internship in China Can Lead to a Dream Job

<b>Story and photos by Rebecca Shapiro</b><i><br>Published 4/2015</i><p>Author sitting on the Great Wall of China while traveling during her internship.<p>An average day at …

China

How to Get Jobs with the United Nations

The Unauthorized Guide<p><b>By Amy E. Robertson</b> <br>Connected Traveler Contributing Editor<br>3/15/2016<p>You too can find a job at the United Nations.<p>Implementing a …

Employment

How to Work Overseas as a Freelance Web Developer

Professional Software Development from an Undeveloped Country<p><b>Article and photos by Brett Dvoretz</b><br>11/7/2014<p>Brett working at freelance web development …

Web Design

Value of an International Internship in the Job Market?

What is the Value of an International Internship in Today's Job Market?<p>An Interview with AIESEC<p>AIESEC USA Member Committee Vice President Laura van …

Employment

Top Programs Offering Internships Abroad

<b>By Chelsea Baldwin</b><br>Updated 9/2016<p>Caleb, a tourism intern in the Ireland Internship Program.<br>Photo courtesy of ELI.<p>Participating in an international …

Business School

Internships Abroad: A Great Way to Build Your Resume

<i>By Volker Poelzl</i> <i><br>Updated 3/2016 by Transitions Abroad</i><p>Internships are available worldwide, and are very popular in London and the U.K. in …

Employment

Networking for International Jobs

The Networking Manifesto for International Employment: Part 1<p>Why Creating an Engaged Group of Contacts is Key to Finding a Job Overseas and How to …

Networking

How to Find Jobs Guiding Bike Tours Abroad

<i>By Leslie Walters <br>Resources updated by Transitions Abroad 8/2014</i><p>DuVine tour guides in Gordes, France. Photo courtesy of DuVine.<p>A growing adventure …

Travel

How to Find Summer Jobs Leading High School Programs Abroad

Summer Jobs Leading International Programs for High School Students<p><b>Article and photo by John B. Linsley</b><p>The author (seated at bottom) leading a High …

Education

Teaching Assistant Program in France

A Unique Opportuntity for Americans to Work in France<p><b>By Kelby Hartson Carr</b><br>Resources updated 2/2016 byTransitions Abroad<p>Teach English throughout …

France

Teaching English in China: Choose the Right School

<b>Kindergartens:</b> These can be mind-numbingly boring, and if you hate singing don’t apply. However, working with children is extremely rewarding. The …

Education

How to Teach ESL and Live in Mexico as a Freelancer

<b>Article and photo by Ted Campbell</b><br>1/2013<p>The author and friend Froy in Mexico.<p>I am sitting in a lawn chair on my rooftop with my laptop on my lap. …

Education

Teaching English as a Foreign Language in Guadalajara, Mexico

A Challenging But Important Experience<p><b>Article and photos by Emily Miner</b><p>It was spring break of my sophomore year of college, and I was panicking.<p>I had …

Travel

Permaculture Jobs, Sustainable Living, and Endless Travel Abroad

Permaculture Jobs, Sustainable Living and Endless Travel<p>How Vagabonders' Dreams Can Become Reality<p><b>Article by Jonathon Engels, photos by Emma …

Permaculture

Jobs Abroad - Student and Seasonal Work Overseas

Jobs Abroad Advisor<p><b>An Introduction to Short-Term Paid Work Programs for Students and Recent Graduates</b> by William Nolting<br>A concise overview for …

Employment

How to Work and Travel on a Small Cruise Ship

<b>Article and Photos by Becky Timbers</b><br>12/2012<p>Small cruise ship in Alaska.<p>If I had a dollar every time I heard somebody exclaim “that’s my dream job!” …

Cruise Ships

Summer Jobs and Programs Leading Nature Trips Abroad

Summer Jobs Leading Nature Trips Abroad<p>Programs Seek Experienced Instructors<p><b>Article and photo by Erica Rounsefell</b><p>Hiking is a popular summer camp …

Caribbean