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Tutt Library Research Guides

 

Careers: Working Abroad

Links and resources for job hunting, writing resumes, etc.

Government and Private Opportunities

Cultural Embrace
Experiential and educational international programs for individuals and groups.

Interexchange
International jobs, internships and volunteer opportunities in au pair, summer camp, local businesses and more.

Overseas Jobs.com
International job "opportunities for professionals, expatriates and adventure seekers."

Overseas Digest for Americans Working Abroad
With special section for teaching abroad.

Chronicle of Higher Education
Browse jobs by higher education institutions in other countries.

Idealist.org
Non-profit jobs and career info.

Translation Assistance

Be careful here. While these sites can be very useful, the translations are computer-generated. Mistakes in grammar are common.

Google Translate
Translate pasted text or whole web pages between many different languages.

Babel Fish Translation
Will translate single words or paragraphs up to 150 words from and to the most popular languages.

Oxford Language Dictionaries Online
Look up words and phrases online, and hear them spoken. Languages: Chinese, French, German, Italian, Russian, and Spanish.

Finding Work Abroad

Post-Graduate Opportunities Abroad – Web Resources
Search for teaching, volunteer, graduate study or work opportunities abroad. Prepared by the Colorado College Office of Study Abroad. (Word document)

University of Michigan Overseas Opportunities Office – Work Abroad
Links to almost everything you need to know about work abroad.

Glimpse Magazine
On-line magazine about the abroad experience, especially teaching abroad

Library Resources

Finding Work Abroad


How to get a job in Europe

Tutt Library 1st Floor - Ref Careers HF 5549.5.E45S26

Opportunities in overseas careers
Tutt Library 1st Floor - Ref Careers HF 5549.5.E45 C32 2005

Work your way around the world
Tutt Library 1st Floor - Ref Careers HF5549.5.E45 G74 2009

Working for change : making a career in international public service / Derick W. Brinkerhoff, Jennifer M. Brinkerhoff
Reference Careers HF 5381.B6528 2005

The global resume and CV guide / Mary Anne Thompson
Stacks HF 5383.T53 2000

Preparation

Going Global Career Guides
Database available campus-wide at CC. How to write resumes and interview for different countries

CQ : developing cultural intelligence at work
Tutt 3rd Floor HF 5549.5.M5 E17 2006

Working across cultures
Tutt 3rd Floor HM 1211.H66 2004

Cultural Guides in Tutt Library:
Lists of books with information about culture, customs, of individual countries, especially what it’s like to live in those countries as a foreigner prepared by Colorado College Tutt Library.

Subject Guide

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Diane Westerfield
Contact:
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Credits

Based on the original guide developed by Krystyna Mrozek.

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