Working internationally can be an adventure, and can improve your adaptability and agility as you learn a new country’s values and customs.
Many students are interested in working overseas with a variety of potential industries in mind. These resources can help you get started finding opportunities abroad.
International Opportunity Databases
The Riley Guide
The Riley Guide provides a directory of links to job-listing and job-placement services all over the world.
Europlacement seeks to bring students and organizations together through its platform of international internship and job opportunities.
NGOabroad helps individuals enter or advance in international humanitarian work and provides frugal international volunteer opportunities.
jobRank.org is an international employment directory and search engine featuring reviews and web rankings of 9,500 career and job sites in 200 countries.
Government and Public Policy
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace is a global network of policy research centers in Russia, China, Europe, the Middle East, India, and the United States seeking to advance the cause of peace through analysis and development of policy ideas and direct engagement with government, business, and civil society. CEIP provides fellowships, internships and job opportunities.
The Central Intelligence Agency is an independent agency responsible for providing national security intelligence to senior US policymakers. The Central Intelligence Agency offers a variety of global internship and career opportunities.
US State Department
The State Department’s mission is to shape and sustain a peaceful, prosperous, just, and democratic world and foster conditions for stability and progress for the benefit of the American people and people everywhere. The organization provides internship and career opportunities both domestically and worldwide.
USAJOBS connects job seekers with federal employment opportunities across the United States and abroad.
The US Agency for International Development works to end extreme global poverty and support developing countries in realizing their potential. USAID offers internships and job opportunities both domestically and abroad.
United Nations Development Programme
UNDP helps countries develop policies, leadership skills, partnering abilities, institutional capabilities, and build resilience in order to reduce poverty and inequality and sustain development results. With a presence in 170 countries and territories, the organization posts a variety of internships and job listings internationally.