Working Overseas: 5 Websites to Find a Job Abroad
Do you ever dream of working overseas, but think it would be impossible to find a job in a foreign country? Well, you are mistaken! It’s not exactly simple to find work abroad, but a wealth of information is on the internet to help you in your search. All you need is thorough research, dedication and determination, and you can land a job in an exciting foreign country.
Transitions Abroad is a great place to learn about short-term, as well as long-term jobs working overseas, plus international internships and volunteer opportunities. For every type of job, there are articles, recommendations and links to job listings. Peruse information on English teaching jobs, farm jobs, au pair jobs, and many more. You can also find a whole section of information on what it takes to build a truly international career from people who have already done it.
Go Abroad has a huge teaching abroad section. Find out everything you need to know about becoming an English teacher. Sign up for TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) training courses in the States, abroad or online. Search job postings and read online resources for current teachers. Besides this, use the huge international job search engine, where you can input any line of work and any country and come up with tons of job listings. Also check the sections for studying, volunteering and adventuring abroad.
British Universities North America Club helps young people find casual, short-term jobs working overseas to support their travels in fun, international destinations like Australia, New Zealand, France, and Ireland for up to 12 months. BUNAC provides support services, including assistance with visas, tax documentation, job applications, travel, accommodations, and social events before and during your time abroad. It’s a great resource for those who don’t want to undertake the seemingly huge task of finding a job abroad all by themselves.
Easy Expat contains international classified ads, discussion forums and job listings for expatriates all over the world. Browse the want ads, find an apartment, get local tips, and make contacts in this welcoming community of people of all nationalities residing outside their native countries.
Overseas Digest has a wealth of articles with advice on working overseas, moving abroad and living abroad. They go into the little details that you may not consider now, but that make all the difference between just thinking about moving and working abroad and actually doing it! Learn about international résumés, applying for work permits, international moving and shipping services, banking abroad, and much more.
These five sites are just a starting point for finding a job abroad. Now, start your research and don’t forget to keep international medical insurance in mind. Good luck!