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Job and Career Research: International

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Resources for International study, internships and career opportunities


U.S. non-governmental education organization, creates and administers programs that allow university students to study and teach abroad.


A one-stop-shop that empowers international students. Using data-driven technology, Interstride is a career portal that provides international students with all the resources they need to transition and thrive in their educational journey abroad. Includes: global career opportunities, visa and immigration support, student resources and services, networking and mentorship, webinars and workshop

Global Workplace
This online community of the world's leading business schools offers members free access to a database of relevant international jobs and events.
Search through comprehensive internship opportunities abroad.

Lockin China

A platform that focuses on the development of Chinese overseas talents. It provides employment solutions and career development support for Chinese returnees and students who are about to return. Lockin China has over 250,000 effective resumes, connections with over 500 global universities, and over 13,000 registered company users.

iHipo (International Careers)

Search for international jobs and internships by country or region.

Learning Abroad Center (University of Minnesota)

Search through comprehensive internship opportunities abroad.


Researching International Regions & Topics

International Research library guides:  Find materials from around the world to support research on individual countries or regions.  Use interactive map to find information on the location or choose country & region from menu on the left of this helpful resource.

Global Topics:


Culture & Customs:

Kwintessential Country Guides
A guide to the culture and customs of countries around the world.

U.S. State Department provides Background Notes and Travel Information.  These reports include facts about the land, people, history, government, political conditions, economy, and foreign relations of specific countries.

The Commerce Department’s U.S. Commercial Service publishes and updates Country Commercial Guides.  These free guides are intended for use by U.S. companies doing business in a particular country.

Learning a Foreign Language

Foreign Language Learning resources:  This guide offers a selection of resources for language learners at all levels.  It emphasizes online material, and includes lessons, language tools, and links to sources for authentic written and spoken language.

Transparent Language Online : An online language instruction resource. This new subscription to Byki Online gives (Duke) users free access to flash cards, blogs, and other tools to help you learn or revisit more than 70 languages.  New users must create an account on the Byki log-in page, with a username and password, to gain access.

Library Resources

Follow these links to lists of books, ebooks & materials on international topics:

Competition, International

Global Employment