International Employment

International experience is playing an increasingly important role in shaping the academic careers of Goucher students.  If you're interested in expanding your career search into the international arena, the CDO can help you locate resources and focus on the opportunities appropriate to your experience and goals. Check out the online resources below, or contact the CDO to find out more.

General Links

Offers short-term work programs for current students or recent college graduates.  Choose from opportunities in Britain, Canada, Australia, France, New Zealand, or Ireland.  Also offers volunteer programs in Peru, South Africa, and Cambodia.
Offers a worldwide search engine for job opportunities.

Covers various aspects of living and studying in European countries, including money management, opening a bank account, and finding medical services.

Escape Artist

Includes detailed information on working and living abroad.

Features thousands of career opportunities across Europe.

Foreign Policy Association (FPA)
Provides international job postings. Includes articles on international affairs that may impact overseas employment.

Global Career Center
Offers job listings around the world.

Going Global
This resource provides information for 40 countries including resume and cv guidelines, internship and job search engines, country customs, and so much more. A great overall guide for country specific information for individuals wanting to live or work abroad. (Login to your Goucher Recruit account in order to access Going Global)

Includes job & internship postings as well as company research, CV writing tips, and international graduate school resources.

International Jobs
Offers a job search database by type, country or organization for international jobs. Also provides links on career training and most recently posted international jobs.

International Jobs Center
Serves as a comprehensive source of international careers for professionals, including international development jobs. Provides links for international jobs and email alert services.

International Opportunities Websites and Resources
From Michigan State University, this link provides a listing of different resources for researching international experiences (including work, teaching, internship, and volunteer opportunities).

Mountbatten Institute
Offers skilled, motivated graduates and young professionals the opportunity to pursue a one-year paid internship in London.  Positions are mainly finance based (with large multinational companies), but also include accounting, human resources, marketing and communications, IT, and law.   Interns also pursue a postgraduate qualification awarded by St Mary’s University College, London, with either an MBA degree in International Business Practice or a Postgraduate Certificate in International Business Practice   Following the London year, those who pursued the MBA track may complete the full degree through an intensive semester of academic study in Bangkok, Thailand.  Accommodation is provided in both London and Bangkok.

Monster International
Provides a job database for international job postings.

Overseas Jobs
Offers information on how to find an international job, as well as a job posting site.

Peace Corps
Learn information on the Peace Corps program.

Shares information about the overseas job market, cultural issues, visa and language requirements. Search for job vacancies.

U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Association
The largest Federal agency, helping U.S. firms compete in the global economy.

U.S. Department of State
Learn about opportunities around the world.

U.S. Department of State International Employment
Provides an up-to-date list of international vacancy announcements in the UN and other international organizations for U.S. citizens.

U.S. International Trade Commission
An independent, quasijudicial Federal agency with broad investigative responsibilities on matters of International trade.

United Nations
Central to global efforts to solve problems that challenge humanity. Cooperating in this effort are more than 30 affiliated organizations, known together as the UN System.

Teaching Abroad Links

Center for Teaching and Learning in China
Provides information on teaching in China.

CIEE:  Teach Abroad Program
Offers teaching abroad programs in Chile, China, the Dominican Republic, South Korea, Spain or Thailand.

English Program in Korea (EPIK)
Sponsored by the Korean Ministry of Education, this program places native speakers of English in public schools throughout Korea to teach English alongside Korean English teachers.

Department of Defense Education Activity Office
Operates 194 schools in 12 foreign countries, seven states, Guam and Puerto Rico.  Focused on teaching the children of American military families worldwide.

Expertise Education
Offers teaching opportunities in China.

Footprints Recruiting
Offers a variety of teaching abroad programs, including Korea, Brunei, Chile, China, Georgia, Hong Kong, Japan, Saudi Arabia, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.

International Schools Services (ISS)
Dedicated to excellence for children attending overseas schools worldwide.

International TEFL Corporation
TEFL (sometimes also referred to as TESOL), means Teaching English as a Foreign Language and a TEFL certificate is the major qualification required to teach English abroad. This site will provide you with information regarding certification, as well as employment opportunities.

Teach English in Asia- Aclipse Program
Connects interested teachers with opportunities to teach English in Asia.

Teach & Travel China Program
Through IES Global, this program offers teacher training programs for those who wish to teach English to local schools in China.

Teaching Assistantships in France
Every year, the French Ministry of Education and the Cultural Services at the French Embassy offer between 1,000 and 1,500 teaching assistant positions in French primary and secondary schools and in Instituts Universitaires de Formation des Maitres (IUFM's) in all regions of France.  Requires proficiency in both French and English.

Travel and Teach
Provides information on teaching English as a second language in Korea.

UMBC English Language Center- TESOL training
Offered through the UMBC Continuing and Professional Studies program, this course offers training in the Teaching of English as a Second Language (TESOL), either domestically or abroad.

Work Abroad Programs: JET (Japan Exchange and Teaching Program)
Offers opportunities to teach in Japan.

Provides job resources for teaching English as a second language in Korea.

World Teach
A non-profit, non-governmental profit run through Harvard and started by Harvard students in 1986 to benefit developing countries.


Career Development Office Disclaimer
Goucher College makes no representations or guarantees about positions listed by the Career Development Office, either on the website or in the CDO office. Goucher is not responsible for safety, wages, working conditions, or other aspects of off-campus employment. It is the responsibility of students to research the integrity and safety of the organizations to which they are applying. Students are advised to use caution and common sense when applying for any position with an organization or a private party.  This web site also contains links to other web sites not under the control of the Career Development Office and we are not responsible for the contents of any linked site. The CDO provides these links only as a convenience and assumes assume no liability for acts or omissions by third parties or for any material supplied by them.