International Work

Have you ever considered working abroad? 

A global work experience does more than add a 'cool' factor to your resume. You will gain an increased understanding of other parts of the world, its people and perhaps, most importantly, yourself.

Working abroad is not for everyone, but the unique challenges you face may very well be your best reward. We have gathered a list of sites that we feel will be helpful in an international job search. 


Useful Resources:

MyWorldAbroad- The site provides expert advice for anyone considering going abroad to study, volunteer, intern, teach, travel or work. Login to "My World Abroad" to access 4,000 searchable resources, 300 expert articles and inspiring student stories.

Co-operative Education & Career Services has purchased a license for all students, staff, alumni and faculty to allow full access to My World Abroad.You can register with the Big Guide by using your U of G email address. Please note, you will not be able to register using hosts such as gmail, hotmail or yahoo. 

Verge Magazine - Comprehensive resource for those wanting to volunteer, work, study, live or adventure overseas

Things to Consider If You Would Like To Work Abroad

Opportunities For Volunteer and Paid Work Abroad

Project Visa - Use this resource to find the nearest Embassy of the country you are interested in.  Embassies are the best place to find up-to-date information about getting a work permit or visa (which one to get and how long the process takes).

Skills for Succeeding Overseas - Video

Exchange Vistor Program Information (U.S) - The Exchange Visitor Program allows individuals from other countries to work in the United States for up to 12 months (4 months for the Exchange Visitor Summer Work Travel Program).

DISCLAIMER: By clicking on the links above, you will be leaving the University of Guelph, Co-operative Education & Career Services website. The University of Guelph does not accept any responsibility for the  accuracy of information  or liability  which may result or arise from the advice given on these websites.