Power Point - Illinois International

Where to Find International
The Career Center
Presented By:
Tori Spring - vspring@illinois.edu
About The Career Center
Serves ALL students at the University of Illinois
– Assists with majors, internships, graduate school,
careers and everything in between!
Location: 715 S. Wright Street
– Across from the Alma Mater
Hours: 8:30am-5pm, M-F
Where to Begin
Career Center’s Work Abroad Page
– Lists resources, websites, and necessary information
– Broken down by international internships, volunteering,
teaching English, and short-term work
– http://www.careercenter.illinois.edu/jobs/workabroad
– “Leading international education and experiential travel
– Search by type of program, location, or languages
– Verifies authenticity of programs
Know where you
would like to work?
– Featured website that provides students research tools,
expert advice, and insider tips for finding employment
opportunities at home and abroad
– Searchable by country or US city
– http://online.goinglobal.com/default.aspx
Uniworld American Firms Operating in
Foreign Countries
– Searchable by country or industry
– http://www.uniworldbp.com/search.php
Still trying to
research your options?
Transitions Abroad: The Guide to Learning,
Living & Working Overseas
– Large list of organizations and websites, broken down by
work, study, or travel and many topics within those
– http://www.transitionsabroad.com
University of Michigan International Center
– Plethora of information on working abroad
– http://internationalcenter.umich.edu/swt/work/
Looking for internships?
– World’s largest student-run organization that sponsors
international internship exchange
– Internships in management, development, technical and
education with top companies and organizations
– Illinois chapter - http://www.facebook.com/aiesecillinois
– www.aiesec.org
International Association for the Exchange of
Students for Technical Experience
– International exchanges for students in engineering,
technology, sciences, agriculture, applied arts, and related
– http://www.iaeste.org/
Looking to teach English abroad?
Teach English Abroad
Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship
– http://us.fulbrightonline.org/thinking_teaching.html
World Teach - Programs for teaching English abroad
– http://www.worldteach.org/
Footprints Recruiting: ESL job postings and other extensive information
– http://www.footprintsrecruiting.com/index.php
EPIK – English Program in Korea
– http://epik.go.kr/
JET - English teaching opportunities in Japan
– http://www.jetprogramme.org/index.html
– http://www.goabroad.com/teach-abroad
Looking to work with government?
Government, Global Organizations & NGOs
Worldwide US Embassies
– http://www.usembassy.gov/
World Association of NGOs
– http://www.wango.org
United Nations
– http://www.un.org/en/
United Nations Development Program
– http://www.undp.org/
Peace Corps
Upcoming Events
– How to Market your International Experience and Skills
– When: Tuesday, November 27 @ 4pm
– Where: ISB 101
Career Fairs:
– Business Career Fair – January 29 & 30, 2012
– All Campus Career Fair – April 3, 2013
Campus Visits:
– Working with State Department and other agencies for SP13
– Keep a look out at careercenter.illinois.edu
Questions? Thank you!
Tori Spring
The Career Center