Useful links: Working overseas

Below are links to country specific job search. for links to general work experience abroad and volunteering organisations please visit our Work Experience page

AGCAS Starting your career in Nigeria guide – This series offers practical advice to international students who have chosen to return to their home country to look for work.

Gradlink Africa – Careers website specifically for students/graduates from Africa.

Prospects Country Specific Information – Find out about working and studying in countries throughout the world.

Africa Recruit – Specialises in facilitating the supply of skilled personnel for recruitment agencies and employers in Africa.

Career junction – South African online career service.

Careers in Africa – Recruitment consultancy specialising in the developing markets of Africa, Asia and Russia & CIS.

Find a job in Africa – Online employment search engine.

Jobs.co.za – JobNavigator is an online service assisting job seekers in the development of their careers, and in identifying potential employment positions.

South Africa – powered by Monster

Online Newspapers

Online Newspapers.Com – Listing of newspapers on the web

Business Directories & Employers

South Africa Info – Advantages for setting up shop in South Africa.

Professional Bodies & Official Organisations

Royal African Society – Britain s primary Africa organisation, promoting Africa’s cause.

Job Search – Asia & the Far East

Prospects Country Specific Information – Find out about working and studying in countries throughout the world.

Grad Link India – Careers website specifically for students/graduates from India.

Gradlink Malaysia – Careers website specifically for students/graduates from Malaysia.

Global career Company

AGCAS Starting your career in Malaysia guide – This series offers practical advice to international students who have chosen to return to their home country to look for work.

AGCAS Starting your career in Singapore guide – This series offers practical advice to international students who have chosen to return to their home country to look for work.

AGCAS Starting your career in Taiwan guide – This series offers practical advice to international students who have chosen to return to their home country to look for work.

AGCAS Starting your career in Thailand guide – This series offers practical advice to international students who have chosen to return to their home country to look for work.

AGCAS Starting your career in Russia guide – This series offers practical advice to international students who have chosen to return to their home country to look for work.

AGCAS Country Profiles – Russia – Contains country-specific information about the job market, language requirements and visa and immigration issues, as well as offering tips on applying for jobs, gaining work experience, options for postgraduate study and how to get help and advice abroad.

Career Jet – A job search engine for Malaysia (English). One simple search gives job seekers access to a huge selection of jobs that are sourced from various internet sites, saving the trouble of having to visit each site individually.

Gateway Singapore – Job search and information about working in Singapore and the Far East.

Global Career Company – Careers in Asia initiatives bring together internationally oriented graduates and professionals seeking careers in Asia, with multinational corporations.

Overseas Jobs – Features overseas and international job opportunities for professionals, expatriates and adventure seekers.

Recruit.Net – Job search engine.

Job Rapido – Specialized search engine for jobs in India.

Job Search in China

AGCAS Starting your career in China guide – This series offers practical advice to international students who have chosen to return to their home country to look for work.

AGCAS Starting your career in Hong Kong guide – This series offers practical advice to international students who have chosen to return to their home country to look for work.

51 Job – Human resource solutions provider in China.

Hong Kong Jobs – Online database for job openings.

South China Morning Post – Providing information on jobs vacancies and career advice.

Grad Link China – Careers website specifically for students/graduates from China.

Job Search Japan

AGCAS Starting your career in Japan guide – This series offers practical advice to international students who have chosen to return to their home country to look for work.

Career Cross – Bilingual job site for bilingual work in Japan and the international Japanese Job Market.

Career Forum – Career Site for Japanese-English Bilinguals

Japan Research Career Information Network – Research careers and public job openings of industrial, academic and public sectors.

Japan Times – Japan jobsite for bilinguals

Pasona – Japanese employment and staffing solutions.

Job Search in India

AGCAS Starting your career in India guide – This series offers practical advice to international students who have chosen to return to their home country to look for work.

123 Oye – Jobs in Delhi and Jobs in India.

3P Consultants – Executive search firm.

BestJobsIndia.com – This job search engine allows searching by job category, location and keywords.

Career Age – Jobs and career portal.

Career India – Job site.

Naukri – Jobs in India – Delhi, Mumbai,Bangalore, Kolkata.

The Times of India – Jobs in sales, marketing, IT, healthcare, finance and other specializations.

Job Search in Australia

AGCAS Starting your career in Australia guide – This series offers practical advice to international students who have chosen to return to their home country to look for work.

Prospects Country Specific Information – Find out about working and studying in countries throughout the world.

About-Australia.com – Employment information for New South Wales, Australia.

Australian Job Search – Online employment service.

Australian newspapers online – Newspapers that are available on the Internet.

Graduate Careers Australia – Graduate careers and employment website designed for students and graduates.

InternOptions – Work Placements and Internships in Australia and New Zealand

Jobbydoo – Australia – Find jobs, vacancies, openings, job roles and employment opportunities from all career sites in Australia.

Melbourne City Life – Job listings, information and employment agencies in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

MyCareer – Jobs across all industries.

New South Wales Government – Jobs and careers page.

Northern Territory Government – Employment Opportunities Online

Queensland Government – Queensland Government Internet resources.

South Australian Central – South Australian government information and online services.

UniGrad – Job search website for graduate positions in all disciplines.

University of Melbourne Careers – Student careers service for the University of Melbourne.

Western Australia Government – Employment opportunities with the West Australian Government.

Working in Australia – Employment opportunities and jobs in Australia.

Job Search in New Zealand

Career Services – Information, advice and guidance about careers.

Education Gazette – Magazine for New Zealand school personnel.

Job Cafe – A job advertising/online recruiting system.

Ministry of Social Dev. – Work and Income New Zealand provide help with finding out about training, work experience, financial assistance and support for communities.

New Zealand Government Jobs – Job and career opportunities within the New Zealand State sector organisations.

NZ newspapers online – Listing of newspapers on the web.

Working in NZ – Employment opportunities and jobs in New Zealand.

The following guides contain country-specific information about the job market, language requirements and visa and immigration issues, as well as offering tips on applying for jobs, gaining work experience, options for postgraduate study and how to get help and advice abroad.

Belgium – AGCAS Country Profile – Information on working in Belgium.

Finland – AGCAS Country Profile – Information on working in Finland.

France – AGCAS Country Profile – Information on working in France.

Germany – AGCAS Country Profile – Information on working in Germany.

Netherlands – AGCAS Country Profile – Information on working in Netherlands.

Spain – AGCAS Country Profile – Information on working in Spain.

Czech Republic – AGCAS Country Profile – Information on working in the Czech Republic.

Austria – AGCAS Country Profile – Information on working in Austria.

Denmark – AGCAS Country Profile – Information on working in Denmark.

Estonia – AGCAS Country Profile – Information on working in Estonia.

Finland – AGCAS Country Profile – Information on working in Finland.

Greece – AGCAS Country Profile – Information on working in Greece.

Hungary – AGCAS Country Profile – Information on working in Hungary.

Iceland – AGCAS Country Profile – Information on working in Iceland.

Ireland – AGCAS Country Profile – Information on working in Ireland.

Italy – AGCAS Country Profile – Information on working in Italy.

Latvia – AGCAS Country Profile – Information on working in Latvia.

Malta – AGCAS Country Profile – Information on working in Malta.

Netherlands – AGCAS Country Profile – Information on working in Netherlands.

Norway – AGCAS Country Profile – Information on working in Netherlands.

Poland – AGCAS Country Profile – Information on working in Poland.

Portugal – AGCAS Country Profile – Information on working in Portugal.

Romania – AGCAS Country Profile – Information on working in Romania.

Luxembourg – AGCAS Country Profile – Information on working in Luxembourg.

Slovakia – AGCAS Country Profile – Information on working in Slovakia.

Slovenia – AGCAS Country Profile – Information on working in Slovenia.

Ukraine – AGCAS Country Profile – Information on working in Ukraine.

Job Search in Europe

EURES – The European Job Mobility Portal

Park Personnel – Jersey recruitment and careers advice for graduates and school leavers.

Monetos Living Guides – Guides for living in Europe (details of rent, visiting a doctor and opening a bank account)

Jobbydoo – Find jobs, vacancies, openings, job roles and employment opportunities from all career sites in Europe:

Job Search

AGCAS Starting your career in the Middle East guide – This series offers practical advice to international students who have chosen to return to their home country to look for work.

Work In UAE Blogspot – Gives an overview of all the latest job postings in the UAE, split over the Emirates.

Gigajob.com – Job search in United Emirates.

Prospects Country Specific Information – Find out about working and studying in countries throughout the world.

GulfTalent.com – Jobs and careers for professionals in the Middle East.

Jobs Abroad – Opportunities around the globe.

OverseasJobs.com – Find Jobs Overseas and across the Globe.

Job Search in USA

AGCAS Starting your career in USA guide – This series offers practical advice to international students who have chosen to return to their home country to look for work.

Prospects Country Specific Information – Find out about working and studying in countries throughout the world.

Allstar jobs – Links To Employment Agencies, Job Banks, Newspaper Classifieds, Resume Services & Career Resources.

America’s JobBank – Career resources and workforce information.

Careers – Career guide and directory of jobs.

Chronicle Careers – News and advice for the academic
professional and job seeker.

City Town info – Presents information on hundreds of employment categories and thousands of schools, to help people find and pursue careers of interest to them in the USA.

Job Bank USA – Employment and resume information services.

Jobbydoo – USA – Find jobs, vacancies, openings, job roles and employment opportunities from all career sites in USA.

True Careers – Job search for educated professionals.

Vault.com – Career Information.



Job Search in Canada

AGCAS Starting your career in Canada guide – This series offers practical advice to international students who have chosen to return to their home country to look for work.

Prospects – Canada: Country overview

Alberta Learning Information Service – Provincial gateway for career, learning and employment information and services in Alberta, Canada.

All Star Jobs – Directory Of Canada Employment Agencies, Job Banks & Career Resources.

Canadian-Universities.Net – Canadian job and employment directory.

GlobeandMail.com – Report on Business.

Government du Quebec – Québec Portal : official Web site of the government of Québec.

Government of New Brunswick – Public information about departments, agencies, programs and services.

Government of Newfoundland & Labrador – Information on government services, tourism, business and the latest government issues.

Government of Nova Scotia – Looking for a Job page.

Government of Prince Edward Island – The Official Website of the Government of Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Government of Saskatchewan – News and information about the government and the province.

Infotechvi – Information technology portal focusing on high tech companies in Vancouver Island communities.

Manitoba Business Information Service – Manitoba Companies, Products & Services.

Newslink – News resource, with free media links.

Ontario immigration website – Maintained by the government of Ontario.

Province of Manitoba Government – Jobs & Careers page in the Employment Manitoba Division for Manitoba Competitiveness, Training and Trade.

Work Destinations – Information on regulated trades and professions in Canada.

Yukon Government – Employment Opportunities Site.

Jobbydoo – Brazil – Find jobs, vacancies, openings, job roles and employment opportunities from all career sites in Brazil.

Prospects – Explore types of jobs – International aid/development worker job description and activities.

Aid Workers Network – A free service set up to enable aid workers to share practical advice and resources with each other.

BOND (British Overseas NGOs for Development) – UK network of voluntary organisations working in international development.

Comhlámh Volunteering Options – Programme which aims to develop best practice in the growing sector of overseas volunteering, and to support volunteers in a longer-term commitment to development.

Consulting Base – Directory of Firms – A database of consulting firms from around the world who specialise primarily in aid-funded development projects in emerging markets and developing countries.

Development Studies Association – Guide to development studies courses in UK and Ireland.

Directory of Development Organizations – Resource guide to development organisations and the internet.

do-it.org.uk – National database of volunteering opportunities.

Eldis – Development, policy, practice and research.

ethicalcareers.org – A guide to working in ethical, environmental and socially responsible careers.

Green Jobs International – International jobs for the environment sector.

OneWorld UK – OneWorld brings together organisations from across the globe to promote sustainable development, social justice and human rights.

Travellersworldwide.com – An international provider of voluntary placements overseas.

World Association of Non-Governmental Organizations (WANGO) – Worldwide NGO Directory.

World Service Enquiry – European charity providing information about careers in international development and aid.


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