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Working and Interning Abroad

The National Association of Colleges and Employers reports that 41% of employers across the globe are finding it more difficult to fill jobs, specifically openings for sales representatives, skilled manual trades people and technicians in the areas of production/operations, engineering and maintenance, according to results of Manpower Inc.’s annual Talent Shortage Survey. This survey also lists the top 10 “hot jobs” as reported by 37,000 employers across 27 countries.

If you are adventurous, love learning and experiencing different cultures and willing to relocate, you might just improve your chances of finding employment related to your area of interest. When planning your job search, keep in mind that there are very good opportunities in other countries. The links below will help you to identify relevant resources and you will also find helpful tips on how to manage the process of relocating to another country.

UMBC’s International Education Services can help you with the processing of your visa, and the UMBC Study Abroad Office is familiar with the special situations you face and can help you to understand the rules and regulations regarding your Visa status and your employability. Both are located in the Administration building, Room 224.

tools GoinGlobal

Extensive database of country and city guides, plus an international job board.

GENERAL INTERNATIONAL EMPLOYMENT

HISPANIC LANGUAGES/CULTURES

ASIAN LANGUAGES/CULTURES

EUROPEAN LANGUAGES/CULTURE

  • EuroGraduate Live – job database and career planning information for European countries
  • ExecLine – jobs in the UK and France

TRANSLATION

TEACHING ENGLISH ABROAD

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS/BANKING/TRADE

INTERNATIONAL GOVERNMENT-RELATED EMPLOYERS

ADDITIONAL LINKS