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Posted May 04, 2017 by

[Infographic] 4 reasons recent college grads should consider work and travel jobs

 

Recent college grads seeking work and travel jobs can often do so by finding employment with a multinational organization that has offices throughout the world. So instead of taking a year off to travel the world after college graduation, why not find a job that allows one to travel for work – and get paid for it, while gaining valuable professional and personal experience?

1. Work and travel jobs provide unique on-the-job experience.

Traveling for work, or as part of a job, is a great way to see the world, while building important professional and life skills that will benefit individuals throughout the rest of their career. (more…)

Posted October 20, 2014 by

3 Steps to Marketing Your Working Abroad Experience on Your Resume

Work abroad sign

Work abroad sign. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Attention TEFL teachers: remember the excitement you felt a year or two ago, when you were preparing to jet off to a foreign country for exotic adventures and easy money?

If you’re the driven type, that excitement has probably been replaced by nagging worries and questions like: Will my TEFL experience help me get a job back home? Should I include my teaching experience on my resume? When I was a teacher in Taiwan these questions always popped up at expat get-togethers.

As time goes by, many expats begin to feel themselves sinking into to the quicksand that can become teaching abroad. They know that they don’t want to teach forever, but they fear that their time their time spent teaching will be seen as a negative to employers back home. (more…)

Posted June 18, 2014 by

The Risks and Rewards Of Working Overseas

CVs part of recruitment for international jobs

CVs part of recruitment for international jobs. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Being the face that stands out from the crowd is not an enviable role for the average person. It is this fear of standing out in the open, exposed to danger, that keeps people from making a move that might have some high risks in the short term but big rewards in the long term.

This fear of being exposed is a limiting factor when it comes to students finding/pursuing internships, either here or abroad. It can be a graduate’s first full time job in their field of choice or it can be the feeling in the heart of someone who has decided to live the American dream, even though their own family is thousands of miles away and halfway around the world. (more…)

Posted August 21, 2013 by

Top 6 Tips to Find Jobs Abroad After College

Swati Srivastava

Swati Srivastava

Are you ready to take the first step to jump start your career with entry level jobs abroad? Choosing to work overseas is always a life changing decision for fresh college students. However, finding a suitable entry level job in the Middle East or any other part of the world is not everyone’s cup of tea. This article offers some useful job hunting tips for all the young job seekers. (more…)

Posted May 29, 2013 by

Want to Work Abroad? What You Should Know Before and After Searching for an Entry Level Job

If you are thinking about moving to another country to find an entry level job, learn what happens before and after the process in the following post.

For most people, living in a foreign country is merely a pipe dream. Sipping after-work cocktails in New York City, breaking bread with colleagues in Paris or savoring an espresso in Milan all sound like scenes from a vacation—but could they be part of your daily life? Making any of this happen is easier than you

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The Survivor’s Guide to Working Abroad

Posted September 14, 2011 by

Tips for Taking a Gap Year

As tuition costs rise and the economy remains stagnant, an increasing number of American students are spending a “gap year,” the year between high school and college, traveling and volunteering in order to gain real-world experience. Projects Abroad, an international leader in volunteer travel, offers hundreds of projects in 26 countries, and encourages students to remain safe, happy and helpful during their gap year. Vice President of Projects Abroad, Thomas Pastorius, Jr. compiled a list of tips to ensure participants make the most out of their year abroad.

“Our main priority is the safety of our volunteers, which always begins with preparing them for volunteer travel,” said Thomas Pastorius, Jr., vice president of Projects Abroad. “A gap year is an incredible, life-changing experience, but it is also a serious commitment. We want to make sure our volunteers are as prepared as possible before embarking on their adventures.” (more…)