International Jobs: Where They Are and How to Get Them

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From teaching English to analyzing intelligence for the federal government, the international field offers a broad spectrum of exciting job opportunities. For over twenty years, International Jobs has been the authoritative guide for researching and launching an international career. In this newly revised sixth edition, veteran career counselor Nina Segal updates Eric Kocher's classic reference, providing all the tools necessary for understanding the complex international job market and finding the right ...

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Overview

From teaching English to analyzing intelligence for the federal government, the international field offers a broad spectrum of exciting job opportunities. For over twenty years, International Jobs has been the authoritative guide for researching and launching an international career. In this newly revised sixth edition, veteran career counselor Nina Segal updates Eric Kocher's classic reference, providing all the tools necessary for understanding the complex international job market and finding the right employment options. With the tried and true components of previous editions-practical résumé and interviewing advice, market analysis, and insightful "day-in-the-life" stories-as well as substantially increased Web resources, International Jobs is the essential comprehensive reference for students and established professionals alike who want a career in the global marketplace.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780738207469
  • Publisher: Basic Books
  • Publication date: 8/12/2003
  • Edition description: 6th
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 368
  • Sales rank: 1,406,561
  • Product dimensions: 7.38 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.91 (d)

Meet the Author

Nina Segal was Assistant Dean and Director of Career Services at SIPA for nine years. She has consulted for the Ford Foundation and UNDP, and is currently Manager of Cross Cultural Services at Windham International in New York. Eric Kocher served for twenty-two years with the Foreign Service and was subsequently Dean of Career Education at Columbia146s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA). He is now a career counselor for the Princeton Club in New York.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Pt. 1 Introduction to International Career Development 1
1 First Questions 3
2 Careers and Academics: The Link 25
3 Conducting an Overseas Job Search 37
4 Landing the Job 47
Pt. 2 The International Job Market 67
5 The Federal Government 69
6 The United Nations and Related International Organizations 117
7 International Business and Banking 161
8 Nonprofit Organizations 203
9 International Communications 277
10 Teaching Abroad 317
11 International Law 329
Recommended Reading 340
Index 343
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