Work / Study Abroad
If you're considering work or study abroad then use the resources / services listed below to help you:
If you're considering working or studying internationally our International Futures site, (hosted by our parent body, The Careers Group), contains graduate vacancies and internships outside the UK, country specific labour market information plus a range of other resources such as blogs, discussion forums and videos.
Going Global Career and Employment Resources
Going Global career and employment resources include more than 10,000 pages of constantly-updated content on topics such as: job search sources, work permit / visa regulations, application writing guidelines and examples, employment trends, salary ranges, networking groups, cultural / interviewing advice… and much more! You can also visit the Global Forum to chat about living and working abroad.
UCL students and staff can access this online resource using your normal UCL User ID and password, (NOT your My Careers Service username). GradClub members can only use this resource on the computers at the Careers Service. LOG IN NOW...
Year Abroad Blog
We have our own blog which is aimed at UCL students wanting to take a year abroad and contains useful current information on opportunities in different areas of the world.
Our staff and other Career Professionals from across our parent body, The Careers Group, University of London, have provided reviews and descriptions of a wide range of other websites and online resources on our online careers resource library - Careers Tagged.
The country profiles which can be viewed in the Careers Library can also be accessed online through this website, along with a vast amount of other information. Use search tags such as "Working Abroad", "Working Overseas", "Study Abroad" etc. and/or tags for the country you are interested in, to get started...
Our range of reference books include guides to working in different countries and areas of the world. These include chapters on the cultural aspects of working in a particular country, as well as sections on employment and starting your own business.
Our files contain reference information on different areas of the world including country profiles.
- TargetJobs Europe
- Vault Guide to the top German Employers
- Vault Guide to the top Spanish Employers
- Studies in Australia
- Malaysia 100 Leading Graduate Employers
- Graduan (Careers and employability in Malaysia)
Many companies are global enterprises and so consulting our sector specific directories may also be useful to research companies which are based in Britain as well as globally.
Throughout the year, the UCL Careers Service and our parent body, The Careers Group, run events which can be useful for students looking to work abroad. These include:
- International Student Talks and Workshops which may be useful to students wishing to move back to their home country or job-hunt in another country.
- Employer Presentations - Talks by companies, many of which have offices around the world
- Employer Fairs (Autumn) / Networking Events - A chance to network with employers and ask informally about opportunities in their companies around the globe.
- Careers Group events, many of which are aimed at an international audience or those wishing to work overseas.
Through a Short Guidance session, our Careers Advisers can have a chat to you about your thoughts and ideas regarding working abroad.
Applications Advice sessions can help you tailor your application for a specific job or course.
Page last modified on 10 nov 11 16:08 by Martin Brown