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Work Abroad Resources

Resources are available in different countries.

Africa – Regional Resources

South Africa

Job listings for the African continent. Search by country, job category, and/or keyword. Recent job postings are on the front page

This career center is an alphabetical listing of business and job/career web pages covering much of the continent.

Asia and the Pacific Rim

Asian job and employment index offering links to general job boards and specific companies in a variety of industries hiring in Asia and the Pacific Rim.

Interactive Jobaccess
Job Access is a large HK recruitment firm specializing in recruiting and outsourcing for companies throughout Asia.

Source for the Asia Pacific region. Specific countries included are Australia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan and Thailand.

Open Mind Projects
Open Mind Projects offers amazing and challenging opportunities for overseas volunteers to contribute, in a meaningful way, to a better future of local underprivileged people and to a future too, for threatened nature and animal species. Committed volunteers will have an opportunity to work in aid projects with local colleagues, helping the people and environment of Thailand, Laos, Nepal and Cambodia.

Pacifica Consultants
Business consulting services in the Japanese and other key Asia Pacific markets in several areas, including HR consulting, recruiting, research and strategic market entry. Almost all positions.

IT recruiters for the Asia Pacific region (Hong Kong, Singapore, Japan and more).


Australian Government Department of Education, Employment, & Workplace Relations
This site includes detailed information and news on programs, initiatives, resources and research in the Australian job market.   Includes relevant information for nationals of other countries wishing to study or work in Australia.

Australian JobSearch
Search for jobs by location and occupation, or click on the section of the map to browse the jobs in that geographic area. Also offers self-exploration and career information, help with business startup, and other articles of interest.

Jobs posted directly plus the classifieds from over 100 newspapers in Australia.

Jobted Australia
A source of jobs in various industries for professionals in Australia.

Mycareer Australia
Search for jobs in Australia and New Zealand, plus other locations.

My Future
Australia’s Career Information Service offers information for the professional assisting others and for the individual in need of the assistance.

Unijobs – University Employment Pages
List linking together the vacancies pages for all universities in Australia, New Zealand (also includes polytechnics) and the Pacific Islands.

Working In Australia
Designed for individuals moving to Australia or returning to the country. A one-stop shop for all your potential employment, immigration and moving needs.


Anne Whitten
A general placement firm located in Toronto, Canada, specializing in English/French bilingual employment.

Apprentice Search
Apprenticeship listings categorized by region of Canada.

Canadian Careers
Canadian job and employment/career information website.  Selection of occupations with references to sources for finding even more info and jobs.

Can Jobs
A gateway to hundreds of jobs for Canadians.

Career Beacon
Categorical listings of Canadian jobs

Career Edge
A private sector not-for-profit organization founded by Canadian employers offering 6, 9, or 12-month internships to recent graduates of university, college and high school.

Charity Village
Canada’s busiest source for nonprofit jobs.  It includes hundreds of job listings and continuing ed opportunities for the sector.

Employment News
Select a job category to see all positions in that category. In addition, the site offers job tips, resume tips, employer profiles, and news and events.

Human Resources and Skills Development Canada
In addition to a job bank, other information on unemployment, training programs, and how to search for a job is included.

Job Shark
Listings in Canada and South America.

Nice Job
A job search tool for Canadian jobs.

Public Service Commission of Canada
Jobs with the Canadian federal government.

Search jobs by keyword, location, date or who’s “Now Hiring”.

WowJobs provides the largest and most comprehensive job search in Canada.


Caribbean Resourcing Solutions
A recruitment agency in Trinidad & Tobago specializing in finding jobs for computer professionals.  Please note that unless stated otherwise all job listings for Trinidad are for nationals only.

Central and Eastern Europe – Regional Resources


This job board is kept up by Finnish university career services.  Links to different internet job sites in Finland and abroad in addition to their own job postings.

Employers get free job postings and free access to review student’s resumes.

Private Finnish recruitment site contains job openings and a resume board.


Jobs Poland
Job listings for Poland. CV (resume) can be entered into database and listings are searchable.


American Chamber of Commerce in Russia
The American Chamber of Commerce in Russia. Calendar of events, news update for Russia and for the organization, advice for living and doing business in Russia


American Association of Teachers of Slavic and Eastern European Languages. Offers links to websites of interest to teachers of Slavic languages, and to professional development opportunities such as internships and jobs.

Bilkent University
BUSEL offers excellent careers to new entrants to the ELT profession and experienced instructors, as well as to new university graduates who would like to gain valuable teaching experience while also taking graduate courses towards a master’s degree.

CV Online
Offers users job listings, a career center and employer profiles. Regional sites and resources for Latvia, Lithuania, Russia, Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic. Each site can be viewed in its native language or English

Indiana University’s Russian and East European Institute
Opportunities in this region require an extensive background in the languages and cultures of the region.

International TEFL Certification Prague
ITC Prague offers TEFL International TESOL Certificate courses in 22 locations worldwide! Internationally accepted certification. Lifetime job placement assistance in the countries of your choice.

China/Hong Kong/Taiwan/Korea

Ameson Education and Cultural Exchange Foundation
Educational, intercultural and co-op exchange opportunities in China.

Chatteris Educational Foundation
A non-profit charitable organization aiming to help Hong Kong students improve their English, develop young leaders with global vision and promote cultural exchange.  Chatteris works in partnership with schools in Hong Kong to sponsor young people from around the world to experience a year of personal and professional development. Nine month teaching contracts available to recent graduates from all disciplines.  Interested candidates can apply through Chatteris website.

South China Morning Post
Includes the classified advertisements from a Hong Kong daily newspaper.


Jobs in India or other countries, primarily IT. Career and job search advice, all written by persons from India, but very applicable to all readers.

CareerMosaic India
A community resource for India.

A comprehensive resource for job seekers and employers. Includes job leads which are less than 30 days old, links to placement agencies and major employers in India, and links to more resources for leads and career information in India.

Israel and the Middle East

A product of the Association of Americans & Canadians in Israel, this is a searchable database for employment leads in Israel.


Career Cross Japan
A bilingual recruiter source for Japanese jobs in many countries, including the United States and Japan.

A searchable directory of over 4,000 links to sites in or about Japan. Major topics include Art & Culture, Business & Economy, Computing, Education, Gastronomy and much more.

O Hayo Sensei
An electronic newsletter that lists currently available teaching (and other English language-related) positions at conversation schools, universities, colleges, public schools and companies all across Japan.

Latin America

Earth To City
EARTH TO CITY programs work by first immersing you in an agrarian or wildlife-based community for five days. You’ll do hands-on work side-by-side with people in the community, such as milking cows, fleecing sheep, etc. If after five days you decide you’d like to stay, you can arrange with community organizers to live with a family working on volunteer projects that interest both you and the community.

The United States-Mexico Chamber of Commerce
A job bank is available to search for work in Mexico, Latin America and South America.

New Zealand

Jobs and info for the New Zealander searching for work.



Contact Singapore
General information about Singapore and what it is like to live and work there. Under Career Opportunities, the site offers a small database of jobs called “Hot Jobs in Singapore.”

Site with opportunities for Singapore.


Job listings in Vietnam. Job seekers can search jobs, post resumes, and set up job search agents.

Western Europe

30-year old reputable administration and referral service for childcare in Europe.

The European Job Mobility Portal
A database of living and working conditions in all the European Union member countries.

Total Jobs
Thousands of jobs in a variety of fields mostly covering the British Isles and across the UK.


Prospective Management Overseas
A Belgian company established in Brussels and exercising consultancy activities exclusively on overseas projects (outside E.U.).


Breitbach Consulting
An international executive search firm for opportunities worldwide.


Hellenic American Educational Foundation
(HAEF) offers eight teaching fellowships to young people who are currently in their senior year at college or university, as well as to those holding, or working towards, master’s degrees.

Ireland and Northern Ireland

Irish Jobs
Search jobs by keyword or look at the various databases (agencies, companies, engineering, accounting, graduates.) Submit a resume to their IT or Non-IT CV databases.

Northern Ireland jobs
Jobs in Northern Ireland by location.

Premier Group Recruitment
Recruitment agency consists of four divisions: Premier Recruitment (Accountancy & Finance), La Crème Recruitment (Administration & Secretarial), Brunel Recruitment (Manufacturing, Engineering & IT), and Projects Recruitment (Company Start-up & Expansion Projects).


Au Pair International
Jobs in Italy.

This site provides links to organizations offering employment in Italy.


Wikipedia: List of notable Netherland Companies
A listing of notable companies based in the Netherlands.


Scotland Jobs
Search for jobs in Scotland, Britain or Wales. Browse by location or by category, or use the search function that combines location, category, and contract type (permanent or temporary), plus any keywords you want to add.


Academic Job Exchange Board
The electronic job exchange board for the Association of Assistants and Doctoral Students of the institutes of Zurich (AVETH) and Lausanne (ACIDE). Use the quick search or click on Job Offers to browse the positions available.

United Kingdom

Agency Central
Browse or search recruitment agencies in England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland that are focused by field or industry. Each industry list includes lists of jobs sites, career events, media sources, and professional associations and institutions for that field or industry.

British Jobs
Search for jobs in Scotland, Britain or Wales. Browse by location or by category, or use the search function that combines location, category, and contract type (permanent or temporary), plus any keywords.

City Jobs
A website specializing in finance, IT, accounting, media, and legal sector positions in the UK.

Job Serve
IT jobs in the UK. Search them online or sign up for their daily email service.

Premier Group Recruitment
Recruitment agency consists of four divisions: Premier Recruitment (Accountancy & Finance), La Crème Recruitment (Administration & Secretarial), Brunel Recruitment (Manufacturing, Engineering & IT), and Projects Recruitment (Company Start-up & Expansion Projects).

Guide to graduate careers and postgraduate study in the UK. Current job listings divided into various groups, lists of employers and top recruiters, great career info, and postgrad info.

Jobs in a variety of fields including technical support, finance and accounting fields. Regional salary calculator for the UK.

The British Council: Internships/Work Experience in the U.K. Students and Employment in the U.K
Official information on work regulations and work-exchange programs in the UK.

Times On-Line
An excellent resource for world headlines and business news. Click on the Classified link to reach the Appointments (jobs) and Executive Appointments sections. Browse the listings here by company, or search the jobs by industry or keyword.

Work Thing
Anything from accountants to administrative assistants; cooks to chief executives. Search for jobs, career information.

General Resources

203-264-0901 or 800-GO-BUNAC,  For a fee, provides work permits for U.S. citizens/full-time students to work or volunteer in Australia, Britain, Costa Rica, Ghana, Peru and New Zealand.  Opportunities range from summer positions to year commitments in some countries.

Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE)
888-COUNCIL or 212-661-1414 ext. 1126, info@ciee.org,   For a fee, provides a work permit in various countries around the world for U.S. citizens/full-time students.  Also, offers camp placements all over the world as well as teaching positions within China.

Foreign MBA
Resources for MBAs.

A collection of work, internship, teaching and volunteer programs, searchable by country.

GoingGlobal is designed to support international job seekers and professionals with an array of country-specific career information.

International Institute of Education (IIE)
Listings are searchable under “format” (in advanced search) for internships, volunteer/service, practical training, and student teaching, plus study abroad programs.