Research your career options in other countries
Think about why you want to work abroad.
It is important to
For a short period, we have subscribed to Going Global as a service to students registered with us. This will provide you with career and employment information, including worldwide internship and job-postings for 30 countries. Even if you’re based outside the UK and are simply interested in vacancies for where you currently reside, you may find information that’s useful to you. If you’re an OU student, you’ll need your OU computer name and password to access the service.
After looking at the Going Global website, please answer our short survey, as we value your feedback.
Working abroad may involve life-changing decisions, like selling your house or flat.
Prospects website has information on working abroad, including vacancies abroad. You can also search International Jobs Online a comprehensive portal for international graduate job vacancies in the UK.
From the AGCAS tab on the publications page of this website, you can access country profiles giving an overview of individual countries, including an outline of the job market, major industries/companies, methods of applying for jobs in each country, and vacancy sources.
Students from outside the UK wanting to study or work here should see the Prospects information for international students wanting to work in the UK, which includes case studies and a UK course search.
If you are studying in continental Europe and are looking for more specific advice or information related to your country, contact The Open University in the North in Gateshead.
Prospects website provides profiles of working in a wide range of countries.
The Euroguidance Network provides information and advice on opportunities for work, study and training in many European countries.