Post Graduation International Opportunities

International Work & Volunteer Resources

Adapted from materials compiled by the Student Resource Center, St. Michael's College (Vermont)

Alliance Board

  • Work and Volunteer Abroad programs around the world

BUNAC (British Universities of North America Club)

  • Non-profit that arranges exchange programs for US & British students


  • Job recruitment site in France

Canadian Association of Career Educators and Employers Work Web

  • Database of job openings for hundreds of employers across the U.S. and around the world (Asia, Canada, India, UK)


  • Resume samples/job search information for career opportunities in India


  • Employment Opportunities in Australia

CIEE (Teach Abroad)

  • Teaching abroad in selected countries

Cultural Ambassadors 

  • North American language and Culture Assistants in Spain

Cultural Vistas

  • Internship and Exchange programs around the world

Electronic Embassy

  • Guide to foreign embassies in Washington D.C.

Escape Artist

  • Thousands of articles, contacts, resources, links, and tools for finding international employment, artist havens, investments, real estate, and the requirements for living abroad.

Euro Jobs

The European Business Directory

  • Listing of 15,000 suppliers from England, Denmark, France, Italy, Spain

European Council of International Schools

  • Placement and job fair agency

Global Business Alliance

  • Site with over 25 business organizations listed in New England that are involved with international trade


  • Information on resumes/CVs, work permits, employment trends, and job opportunities in the country of your choice. 


  • A network of organizations working in international development. Sometimes there is a list of internship opportunities on their homepage.

International Research and Exchanges Board

International University of Japan

  • Information on resumes and cover letters for Japanese & non-Japanese employers, including Rirekisho (Japanese resume)


  • Provides access to thousands of career opportunities in all fields. Search by location, industry, company, discipline, or keyword.

Monster UK


  • Global career skills start here

Peace Corps

People Bank



  • Lists entry-level and graduate-level job opportunities in the UK.

Taking it Global

  • Online community to help youth find volunteer opportunities

Teaching Assistant Program in France

  • Teaching in France

Teaching English in Japan

Teaching English in South Korea

  • EPIK
    • English Program in Korea

Top Margin Resumes Online

  • An Australian pay-for-service resume site that has some good general advice with before-and-after resume examples and cover letter tips.

United Nations

  • Information on UN programs, employment, and internship opportunities

US Department of State

  • Information about federal career opportunities

US Department of State - Teaching

  • Information about teaching in US Overseas schools

University of Northern Iowa Overseas Placement Service for Educators

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

Volunteer Service Overseas

The WWW Virtual Library: International Affairs Resources

  • Information on international resources/careers in international relations

YMCA International

Financial Resources for International Study/Work Experience

Adapted from Materials complied by Alex Trayford for Wheaton College (Massachusetts)

Office of Fellowships

David L. Boren Scholarship

  • Undergraduate Scholarships
    • National Security Education Program (NSEP) David L. Boren Undergraduate Scholarships
    • Offers undergraduates the resources to study the language and culture of a non-Western country
  • Graduate Fellowships
    • National Security Education Program (NSEP) David L. Boren Graduate Scholarships
    • Offers graduates the resources to study the language and culture of a non-Western country

Fulbright Scholarship

  • For study, research, or teaching abroad
  • Applications are to ONE specific country
  • If more than one semester of study in a country, don't apply to that country
  • Funds awarded

Marshall Scholarship

  • Marshall Scholarships "finance young Americans of high ability to study for a degree in the U.K."
  • For study at any UK university, including the "Big Three'
  • Need a 3.7 GPA minimum to apply

The George J. Mitchell Scholarship

  • Scholarship for study in Ireland
  • Not for "Irish Studies"
  • Competitive - modeled as the "Marshall Scholarship to Ireland"

Rhodes Scholarship

  • For study at Oxford University, U.K.
  • Super competitive
  • Must have impressive grades and leadership experience

Schwarzman Scholarship

  • For study at Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
  • Super competitive
  • Fully funded master's program to build a global community of future leaders who will serve to deepen understanding between China and the rest of the world.