Working outside the UK

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Explore the option of working abroad

Working overseas allows you to experience new cultures, to learn a new language and to enhance your employability in a different environment. If you are an international student, the resources on this page may help you look for work in your home country.

Prospects has resources to help you investigate working overseas.

These articles from the 'Big Guide to Hiring and Working Overseas' by Jean-Marc Hachey may give you ideas on the benefits of working abroad.

Some professions which are difficult to break into in the UK may be in high demand in other countries. See the BBC's interactive guide to the top 20 most wanted professionals and the countries that want their skills.

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Global information resources and vacancies

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Vacancy and information sites by continent




South America


North Asia

East Asia

South East Asia

South Asia

Middle East

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Reference books

The following books are available for reference use in the Careers Service:

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