Below are some interesting sites about life and work as an expatriate (often called simply expat).
American Citizens Abroad – www.aca.ch
The Big Guide to Living and Working Overseas – www.workingoverseas.com
• Offers a comprehensive list (with hyperlinks) to NGOs and public sector job boards, private sector job boards, and other international career-building websites
Career Frames – www.careerframes.com
• Calls itself “a portal for expatriate life” and offers interesting selection of articles on working abroad.
• Free job board in which you can search by type of job and by country. Includes some job types not frequently seen, such as wine industry and tour guides.
Careers Without Borders – www.careerswithoutborders.com
• Free job board and job search advice for international development and humanitarian relief
GOINGLOBAL – www.goinglobal.com
• Offers country career guides on 23 foreign countries and on some U.S. cities
International Career Employment Weekly – www.internationaljobs.org
• Weekly newspaper has 500+ job vacancies. Jobs are listed by function – international development and assistance; international understanding, education, communication, exchange; etc. Includes some jobs in U.S. and a lot overseas.
• Subscription charge reasonable.
• You can check out some ads for free on the website, but, to see all, you must subscribe.
International Executive Search – www.international-executive-search.com
• Headhunters of executives for private sector, large industry companies in North America and Latin America
• A few job ads posted on website
• Website also offers some general job search advice
IO/S/EA – www.state.gov/p/io/empl
• Vacancies for U.S. Citizens in the UN and other International Organizations
• Department of State, IO/S/EA, Washington, DC 20520
Working Abroad: How to Prepare Your Finances
Kompass – www.kompass.com
• Good for business and company research (covers companies all over the world)
Transitions Abroad – www.transitionsabroad.com
– Offers “Short-Term Jobs and Summer Work Abroad: Key Web Sites and Print Resources,” “Short-Term Work Abroad: Key Employers,” “International Jobs and Careers: Key Region-Specific Job Sites,” and “International Jobs and Careers: Key Worldwide Work Abroad Portals”
Escape Artist – www.escapeartist.com/
Expats Abroad – www.expats-abroad.com
Expats Unite – www.expatsreunite.com
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