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- Abroad Reviews Offers participant reviews of major international programs.
- Bunac Information on work opportunities in various countries.
- Indeed Search engine for jobs, allowing job seekers to find jobs posted on thousands of company career sites and job boards.
- International Employment Weekly List of jobs, volunteer and internship opportunities.
- OverseasJobs.com International jobs data base of positions available in companies around the world. Also provides job search resources.
- The Riley Guide Index of international job search sites
- U-M International Center A thorough guide from the University of Michigan about international jobs and volunteer opportunities.
- WorkAbroad.Monster.com Extension of Monster.com, providing job postings for Africa, Asia, Australia, Canada, Central America, Europe, Mexico, Middle East, and South America.
Work Permit Information on visa and work permit requirements in UK, US, Canada, and Australia.
- Alfa Fellowship Program US citizens between 25 and 35 with graduate degree or equivalent experience can get fully funded professional assignments in Russian business, media, law, public policy, and NGOs.
- Bilingual Jobs Resume post/job search for bilinguals in the US and abroad.
- Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program The Bosch Foundation offers a nine-month professional development program in Germany. Intended for graduates, especially with masters' degrees and work experience.
- Cultural Vistas- Summer and semester internships available in Argentina, Chile, Spain, Germany. Work authorization and support for traineeships available in Germany, France and Switzerland. Placement for students in all fields of study range from 2-12 months.
- DevelopmentAid Brings together information for developmental professionals, NGOs, consultancy firms and donors. Organzations can post jobs and view profiles of jobseekers.
- DevNet Jobs Information on International Development Jobs and Consultancy Opportunities.
- Émigré Memorial German Internship Program (EMGIP) - Landtag: Paid internship placements for students in public policy or related fields for 1-3 months, in Germany's state parliaments.
- ESL Jobs World Jobs for teachers of English to speakers of other languages.
- Euro Jobs Job listings sorted by country and a CV (resume) post.
- Eurograduate Live Job listings in Europe, and a really helpful explanation of how to develop a CV and prepare for an interview in the different European countries.
- Foreign Policy Association's Job Board A non-profit organization dedicated to inspiring the American public to learn more about the world.
- Harvard JFK School of Government Resources Global resource list including, NGOs, foundations and development counsulting firms.
- IAESTE (International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience): Paid internship placements for students in the STEM fields for 2-12 months, drawing from a network of over 80 countries across Europe, Latin America, Asia, and Africa.
- InsideTrak Sydney, Australia-based job search engine with over 50,000 active jobs and 5000+ employee reviews.
- One World UK A British job search website for jobs in human rights, environment, and sustainable development worldwide.
Rikunabi for Overseas Students Provides employment information and career fair information exclusively for job seekers who are fluent in Japanese, English and/or other languages, studying outside Japan.
Visa & Green Card Job Reports Courtesy of MyVisaJobs.com:
- 2013 Top 100 H1B Visa Sponsors
- 2013 H-1B Visa Applications LCA Statistics by Company
- 2013 Top H1B Visa Sponsors by Status: Certified, Denied or Withdrawn
- 2013 Top H1B Visa Sponsors by Job Title
- 2013 Top H1B Visa Sponsors by Work State
- 2013 Top H1B Visa Sponsors by Work City
- 2013 Top H1B Visa Sponsors by Occupation
- 2013 Top H1B Visa Sponsors by Industry
- 2013 Top 100 Green Card Sponsor
- 2013 Top Green Card Sponsors by Status: Certified, Denied or Withdrawn
- 2013 Top Green Card Sponsors by Country of Citizenship
- 2013 Top Green Card Sponsors by Visa Status
- 2013 Top Green Card Sponsors by Job Title
- 2013 Top Green Card Sponsors by Work State
- 2013 Top Green Card Sponsors by Work City
- 2013 Top Green Card Sponsors by Occupation
- 2013 Top Green Card Sponsors by Economic Sector
- 2013 Top Green Card Sponsors by Industry
International Economic Development
- International Economic Development Council General links for more information on economic development, but make sure to look on the right side for links specific to Africa, Asia, Canada, Europe, and Australia.
- International Affairs Resources List of research institutes in international affairs.
PRAXIS Compiled by a UPenn professor, this website contains information on economic development agencies, finding jobs in economic development, and much more.
International Volunteer Opportunities
- Idealist.org International Volunteering List of opportunities for volunteering abroad and nationally.
- Transition Abroad Guide to short-term opportunities to work and to volunteer abroad.
- Volunteer for Peace Information on international workcamps for short-term option for working and traveling abroad.
- Go Overseas Comprehensive listing of volunteer program listings and new first-hand program reviews are listed every day.
- International Volunteer Opportunities The Foreign Policy Association's resource list of international volunteer, internship, and job programs.
International Volunteer Programs Association An alliance of nonprofit, non-governmental organizations that are involved in international volunteer and internship exchanges.
- U-M International Center Teaching Abroad Info from Michigan's guide to international jobs.
- Education World Resources on finding a teaching job.
- SoYouWanna Teaching English Abroad.
- The Riley Guide Index of International Job Search Sites.
- Search Associates places over 700 teachers, administrators and interns in international schools throughout the world.
- Fulbright Teaching Assistantships Awards more than 1,300 grants for one academic year of study, research, or teaching assistantship experience overseas.
- Luce Scholars Internships in Asia Provides stipends and internships for fifteen young Americans to live and work in Asia each year.
- WorldTeach As a WorldTeach volunteer teacher, you will witness firsthand the challenges and rewards of education in a developing country.
- The Fellowship Program in Greece Fellows are at Athens College for a full school day and teach in supervised English classes.
- North American Language and Cultural Assistants in Spain Provide support to the English or French teachers in language and culture classes and learn about Spanish language and culture.
- Nanubhai Teaching Fellowship A year long opportunity for students interested in improving rural education and providing access to new opportunities for rural students in India.
Princeton in Asia Full-year fellowships in the following countries: Burma, Cambodia, China/Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Kazakhstan, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Nepal, The Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Thailand, Timor-Leste and Vietnam.
These embassies have formal programs offering individuals the opportunity to teach English in their countries:
- Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program
- English Program in Korea
- The Teaching Assistant Program in France