Students Staff

International jobs and study

Working overseas

Looking for work

GoinGlobal is a country-specific career and employment database, with a world-wide job vacancy board and containing more than 30,000 pages of constantly-updated information.

To access GoinGlobal, follow the links below. You will need to log in using your Essex campus username and password.

  • Prospects: working abroad

    Prospects provides a range of careers information, advice and opportunities for students and graduates. Its working abroad pages are a guide to funding work overseas, including country guides, where to find vacancies and teaching English as a foreign language.

  • Venture

    Venture provides everything you need to know about studying, living and working abroad.

  • Eures

    Eures is the European job mobility portal providing information, advice and job listings.

  • GradlinkUK

    GradlinkUK provides resources and advice to allow students from China, South-East Asia (ASEAN), the Gulf, Central and Eastern Europe, Canada, Africa, India and Bangladesh studying at universities across the UK to connect with leading graduate employers in their home countries.

  • Entrypark

    Entrypark offers careers advice and comprehensive information about global opportunities.

  • WorkingAbroad

    WorkingAbroad contains over 2500 worldwide ethical organisations and it is a great resource for students looking for ethical volunteering or internships abroad.

  • EU Traineeships

    Relevant links to traineeships/stages (.pdf, updated October 2016). Most relate to the EU institutions, but you might also find opportunities at NATO, the Council of Europe (a non-EU intergovernmental body) and in the NGO/private sector interesting as well.

    Read the presentation on Brussels and European Careers (.pdf) delivered by the European Policy Officer in October 2013, the presentation delivered by the European Union Staffing Unit (.pdf) and the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (.pdf) in February 2014.

  • Teach English abroad

    Teaching English abroad is a great way to gain new skills and find paid work abroad. Love TEFL is a free site offering practical information about TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) plus a worldwide TEFL jobs board.

Practical advice

Further study overseas

Searching courses

Make use of on-line searchable databases of courses offered around the world:

Sourcing funding

Support for UK nationals wishing to study abroad is available through the Fulbright Commission and the British Council.

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