International employment can include working in a country abroad, working for an
international company with a presence in the United States, or working in a job that
requires global travel. There are many opportunities, both short-term and long-term, to travel internationally while gaining new skills and exploring new places.
Global Job Search Resources
The following sites are great resources both for full-time positions and internship
opportunities. They include information about moving
overseas, employment legalities, work authorization, and cultural awareness.
High Recognition International Organizations:
Internships through DePaul Study Abroad
Complete an internship as part of a DePaul study abroad program. Earn
academic credit, build career skills, and gain experience all in an
international work setting. Opportunities vary by program and student
Past students have worked in public relations in London, Parliament
offices in Dublin, finance in Mexico, hospitality in Switzerland, and
non-governmental organizations associated with the European Union in
See a current list of study abroad programs that offer internship opportunities.
Teaching English Abroad
Teaching English can be an accessible and popular avenue for working
overseas. Requirements often include a bachelor's degree and proficiency as a native English speaker. An ESL teaching certification is not always required,
but it can open doors to university jobs, higher salaries, and
positions in tighter markets.