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The Big Guide to Living and Working Overseas
     

The Big Guide to Living and Working Overseas

by Jean-Marc Hachey, Jean Marc Hachey
 
The BIG Guide to Living and Working Overseas is the authoritative guide on international careers for university students and young professionals. At a whopping 1,600 pages (including CD-ROM), The BIG Guide contains expert advice on gaining experience through study and internships, succeeding and adapting to overseas living, career planning, job searching,

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The BIG Guide to Living and Working Overseas is the authoritative guide on international careers for university students and young professionals. At a whopping 1,600 pages (including CD-ROM), The BIG Guide contains expert advice on gaining experience through study and internships, succeeding and adapting to overseas living, career planning, job searching, international resumes, international interviews, specific professions abroad and 3,045 carefully researched organizations offering professional jobs and international career resources. Available on-line and in print at www.WorkingOverseas.com, the Fourth Edition of The BIG Guide is your ticket to success and adventure!

MORE DETAILS ABOUT THE BIG GUIDE

The BIG Guide has five parts that represent the five phases of successfully building an international career. If you are a young professional and follow these steps, you can be sure that you will exponentially increase your chances of finding the right program to build your international portfolio and be ready to land a professional international job.

PART ONE delves into the experience of LIVING OVERSEAS, uncovering the unique skills international employers look for in an employee. After reading these chapters, you will also understand why international living is addictive!

PART TWO explains HOW TO GAIN EXPERIENCE and profiles programs to help you volunteer, study, travel, and most importantly, find a professional internship abroad. These programs are absolutely essential to helping you develop your International IQ - and you'll have a lot of fun at the same time!

PART THREE tells you everything about THE INTERNATIONAL JOB SEARCH. Here, you'll learn how international résumés and interviews are unique and how to sell your international skills. These insightful chapters have made us famous in Canada!

PART FOUR describes the ins and outs of various PROFESSIONS internationally, including engineering, health, development and others. There is even a

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780969600138
Publisher:
ISSI
Publication date:
10/28/2004
Edition description:
Book & CD-ROM, Revised Edition
Pages:
1
Product dimensions:
6.27(w) x 9.28(h) x 2.15(d)

What People are Saying About This

Paul Davidson
"Everything you need to know about international careers is between these two covers. Many of the people we recruit consult The BIG Guide - it's not just a reference you'll use before going abroad but an important tool you'll come back to while overseas and after your return. "
Executive Director World University Service of Canada (WUSC)
Martin Rudner
"This Guide has long been the single most valuable source of accurate, comprehensive and relevant information for the young - and not so young - seeking international work and training. The new BIG Guide opens up a world of study and career possibilities to a generation eager for international experience. "
Professor Norman Paterson School of International Affairs
Clarissa Brocklehurst
"When someone asks me how to start an international career, I recommend The BIG Guide. It offers practical how-to advice from people who know the international job market, and an encyclopedic list of organizations hiring internationally."
World Bank Consultant
Bill Nolting
"With the addition of US organizations, this new edition is a must-read for Americans and Canadians. No other guide reviews as many international career resources or provides as much in-depth advice. "
University of Michigan International Center Work Abroad Editor, Transitions Abroad Magazine
Carmen Brubacher
"I followed the advice in The BIG Guide, learned to write an international resume and how to sell my skills..this book is the number one reason I found a job as an engineer in Africa!"
Recent Graduate University of California at Berkeley

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