International resources

USA

The US remains the world’s second-largest producer of manufactured goods and the leader in research and development.

The US main industries include: computers, pharmaceuticals, and the manufacture of medical, aerospace, and military equipment. New York is one of the major financial capitals in the world.

Further resources
Council of Graduate Schools
Promotes graduate study. Website contains resources and links for students considering postgraduate study in the US.
Study Abroad: North, South and Central America - USA and Canada (Prospects)
Gives brief information on the higher education system, entry requirements, fees and funding, exchanges, and visas.
Study Abroad: USA (Prospects)
Gives brief information on the higher education system, entry requirements, fees and funding, exchanges, and visas.
Studying Abroad: USA (Targetpostgrad)
Gives an overview of the higher education system, courses, application procedures, fees and scholarships, exchange programmes, issues regarding recognition of qualifications in the UK, and visa requirements.
UKTI Doing Business with the United States:
A guide for British businesses who are interested in developing their overseas trade and doing business in the United States (US).
US-UK Fulbright Commission
Organisation which aims to support UK students who are interested in studying in the USA. Includes a scholarship programme and an EducationUSA advisory service.
Working Abroad: North, South & Central America - USA and Canada (Prospects)
Gives brief information on: job market, vacancy sources, work experience, volunteering, and visas and immigration.
Working Abroad: USA (Prospects)
Gives brief information on: job market, vacancy sources, work experience, volunteering, and visas and immigration.
Working Abroad: USA (Targetjobs)
Gives information on: the job market, applying for jobs, vacancy sources, getting work experience, visa information, and living in the country.