International resources


Further resources
Association of Commonwealth Universities
A global interchange of people, knowledge and skills.
Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs (APSIA)
Comprises 34 member schools in North America, Asia and Europe dedicated to the improvement of professional education in international affairs. Website includes some links to further resources on careers in international affairs.
British Council
The British Council has many opportunities for people looking to work abroad. There are a range of opportunities from language assistants (in over 100 countries) to help with starting a business (in certain countries).
Search for paid and unpaid (summer) internships, work placements, traineeships, graduation assignments, voluntary work in Europe, Asia, Americas, USA, Africa, Australia.
Going Global
Extensive careers and employment database. Relevant sections include (1) Country Guide (2) Employer Directory (3) Jobs/Internships. Check out each section for the individual countries (not all will have a Country Profile). You must initially register via a University of Sheffield campus computer - after that you can create a personal account which can be activated from any computer.
International Citizen Service
Backed by the UK Government, this Service offers 12 week voluntary placements abroad to all 18-25 year olds based in the UK.
Michael Page International
International recruitment consultant.
Online Newspapers
Links to online newspapers around the world. Many hold a vacancy section.
Study Abroad - for many of the countries in the world (Prospects)
Gives brief information on the higher education system, entry requirements, fees and funding, exchanges, and visas.
Working Abroad - for many of the countries in the world (Prospects)
Gives brief information on: job market, vacancy sources, work experience, volunteering, and visas and immigration.
Working Holiday Store
Website offering a comprehensive overview of what to do, and when, for those planning a working holiday.