Taking advantage of opportunities to live and work abroad after graduation is a great way to gain international experience before starting a career. This list was put together as a way to give students some general ideas about the types of work abroad opportunities that are out there.
Live And Work Abroad
Teaching English abroad is a great way to obtain a visa for both short and long-term stays. Most programs only require a Bachelor's degree to be eligible to apply.
France: Teaching Assistant Program in France (TAPIF)
Japan: Japan Exchange & Teaching (JET)
Korea: English Program in Korea (EPIK)
Some countries offer short-term, temporary visas for Americans to live and work in a variety of different fields.
Australia: Working Holiday Visa
New Zealand: Working Holiday Visa
Fulbright is an American scholarship programs that provides grants for international educational exchange for students, scholars, teachers, professionals, scientists and artists. Different grant types are offered to study and research or serve as an English Teaching Assistant abroad.
Worldwide: Fulbright Program
Peace Corps is a volunteer program run by the United States government to serve in countries around the world.
Worldwide: Peace Corps
Germany:DAAD Study Scholarship - Highly qualified final year undergraduate students or those who have received an undergraduate degree of all disciplines may apply for the DAAD Study Scholarship for a full Master's degree program at a German university or for study at a German university as part of a postgraduate or Master's degree program completed in the home country.
London: Mountbatten Institute - Mountbatten participants live in London and undertake a full-time, 12-month practical training placement, while studying towards an MBA degree, an MA or Postgraduate Certificate.
United Kingdom: Marshall Scholarships - Marshall Scholarships finance young Americans of high ability to study for a degree
in the United Kingdom. Up to forty Scholars are selected each year to study at graduate
level at an UK institution in any field of study.
Discover opportunities about life after study abroad at the New York Metro Study Abroad Group's Back to the Big Apple Conference. The Conference is hosted annually, usually in October. For more details and upcoming Conferences, please visit the Conference Website.