Careers Service

Working Abroad

Global information

Enhance your employability by working overseas.


Country profiles and advice:

Use the following information to help you investigate working overseas:

  • GoinGlobal - worldwide country guides covering everything from job search resources and CV guidelines, to cultural advice and visa information. Watch a brief (4:20) training video on how to get the most from GoinGlobal country career guides
  • TARGETjobs - country profiles covering language requirements, where you can work, job hunting tips, application methods and visa basics
  • Prospects: Working abroad - country profiles
  • Global Edge - international business research resources
  • Transitions Abroad - advice and articles on working abroad
  • ENIC-NARIC - European Network of Information Centres. Links to official providers of qualification recognition in Europe, USA, Canada and Australia
  • Numbeo - allows you to compare living conditions in cities and countries worldwide, including housing and cost of living
  • Global Graduates - advice and information on working abroad

Vacancy and employer resources:

Use the following resources to find advertised vacancies and research employers for speculative applications:

  • MyCareer - international internship and job vacancies for Newcastle University students and graduates
  • GoinGlobal - search for jobs and internships. Watch brief training videos on how to use GoinGlobal to find jobs (2:46), internships (3:08) and employers (2:10)
  • GradLink - search for graduate jobs
  • - global internships and job opportunities
  • Jobrapido - internships and employment opportunities across the world
  • Monster - internships and employment opportunities across the world
  • LinkedIn jobs - search for opportunities across the world
  • Kompass - business search engine
  • Jobboard Finder - job board search engine and comparison tool. Search for job boards related to specific locations and sectors
  • Explore Occupations - if you are looking for work in a specific sector, many of the vacancy sources listed in pages will include the option of overseas work
  • Finding a graduate job - many of the major UK graduate vacancy websites also include the option of searching for work overseas

Further information

For more advice and vacancy sources see our webpages on specific areas of the world: