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International Work and Study Abroad

The following resources will be helpful in your job search. Please note that relying solely on online job boards will not yield the best results; instead, use a multi-faceted approach to:

  • Establish a strong career search focus
  • Understand your target job market
  • Develop and research a target company list
  • Build relationships with professionals in your target career and companies
  • Apply selectively to opportunities on-line and follow up persistently

 

Bullet Goinglobal Online Resource

Goinglobal career and employment resources include world-wide job openings, internship listings, industry profiles and country-specific career information.

More than 30,000 pages of constantly-updated content is included on topics such as: work permit/visa regulations, resume writing guidelines and examples, employment trends, salary ranges, networking groups, cultural/interviewing advice, corporate profiles and worldwide job listings... plus much more!  Access Goinglobal by logging into FisherConnect.

Bullet Steps to Take Before You Go Abroad and While Studying Abroad

Before You Go Abroad 

Connect with Career Management and let us know your plans

Let us know that you will be seeking a full-time job or internship while abroad

Get an early start by developing a list of target companies

Create a professional Skype account

Add Career Management to your contact list: fishercareermanagement

Become QUIC (Qualified Undergraduate Interview Candidate)

Become "QUIC"

Conduct strategic networking ahead of time

Search for job/internship postings on FisherConnect

Take advantage of the Ask An Alum Program

Identify company branches near your study abroad location

Set up “job-alert” notifications with Indeed.com

Seek pre-departure interviews

Contact the Office of Career Management

Update FisherConnect

Upload your new cover letter, resume, and Skype name in the SAME document

Do this right before you leave

 

While Abroad

Check FisherConnect regularly

Look for new job/internship postings

Check the status of jobs/internships for which you’ve submitted your resume for pre-screening

Be selected for an interview

Contact Mark Wilson to set up a Skype interview: wilson.46@fisher.osu.edu

Check the status of jobs/internships for which you’ve submitted your resume for pre-screening

Network!

Make use of local career management office

Network with local companies

Create country specific resumes if applicable (for more info, check out Going Global)