CCPD Resources for International Opportunities

Center for Career and Professional Development Library: You may access the library online or visit in person at the CCPD South Office (LSG 500). All books are available for overnight loan. Some titles related to living and working overseas include:

  • The BIG Guide to Living and Working Overseas, Jean-Marc Hachey
  • International Jobs: Where They are and How to Get Them, Eric Kocher and Nina Segal
  • International Job Finder: Where the Jobs are Worldwide, Daniel Lauber
  • Jobs and Careers Abroad, Deborah Penrith
  • Vacation Work’s: Teaching English Abroad, Susan Griffith
  • The Global Citizen, Elizabeth Kruempelmann
  • Verge Magazine: Travel With a Purpose

Counselor-on-Call: For assistance in navigating websites, discerning information regarding work and interning abroad, or critiquing your resume or cover letter to reflect your global competencies, you may discuss any questions with a Career Counselor during Counselor-on-Call Hours. Counselor-on-Call is located in the Center for Career and Professional Development South (LSG 500).

Other Helpful Websites:

The Center for Career and Professional Development cannot guarantee the quality of the organizations listed on this website but offers the following advice as you research opportunities.

  1. As you are considering programs be sure to ask for the names and contact information of people who have participated in the program. Take the time to contact them to learn about their experiences first-hand and ask questions.
  2. If an organization charges a fee for work/teach/internship/volunteer abroad programs find out if the organization is covering safety, security and insurance concerns as part of that fee.
  3. Research health conditions, risks and available health services where you would be located. Confirm whether the program provides health insurance while you are abroad and medical evacuation insurance.

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Last Updated: 8/21/14