Working Abroad

Find out about the job markets, typical employers and vacancy sources as well as work experience all over the world:

Going Global

The ultimate jobseeker’s tool for finding employment at home and abroad!

Going Global Country Career Guides

 

 

 

NOTE 1: Students and alumni may create a personal account from a computer on campus and afterward use that account to log in to Going Global Country Career Guides and USA & Canada City Career Guides from any computer off campus through the same links listed above. To register please visit Going Global Country Career Guides.

NOTE 2: For alumni, who are currently far away from the University and who have not managed to register with Going Global during their studies, please contact the Employability & Careers Centre at careers@surrey.ac.uk and we will assist you with setting up an account.


Packed with country-specific career information, each guide has been developed by a local career specialist, updated annually, and features recommended websites and detailed resource descriptions for vital employment topics including:

• Job search resources: general and specialized job sites, job fairs, newspapers that publish job ads, government employment offices, executive search firms, and temporary staffing agencies
• Country employment outlook and key industry trends
• Top company listings: corporate profiles of the largest employers including NAICS descriptions, revenue and full contact information
• Industry-specific trade and professional organization information: issues of special concern for foreign professionals, education requirements, trade associations and industry web sites
• Business resources: trade councils, chambers of commerce, and other professional and social networking groups
• Work permit and visa regulations
• Finance and compensation information: taxes, housing, transportation, cost of living, medical insurance, vacation/leave, pensions, social security, and more
• Resume/CV writing guidelines and examples
• Interview advice
• Cultural advice

USA & Canada City Career Guides

 

 

 

NOTE 1: Students and alumni may create a personal account from a computer on campus and afterward use that account to log in to Going Global Country Career Guides and USA & Canada City Career Guides from any computer off campus through the same links listed above. To register please visit To register please visit USA & Canada City Career Guides.

NOTE 2: For alumni, who are currently far away from the University and who have not managed to register with Going Global during their studies, please contact the Employability & Careers Centre at careers@surrey.ac.uk and we will assist you with setting up an account.


The USA and Canadian City Career Guides fast track finding employment opportunities within the largest and most dynamic metropolitan areas in North America. Each City Career Guide features recommended web sites, professional resources and reliable statistics on:

• Job search resources including: online job sites, local branches of staffing agencies and executive recruitment firms, career fairs, newspapers that publish job ads, and government-sponsored employment offices
• Metro employment overview and key industry trends
• Major employer profiles with detailed contact information and full business descriptions
• Business resources including trade associations, chambers of commerce, and other professional and social networking groups
• H1B visa application listings organized by both USA state and metro areas
• Cost of living information
• Work permit and visa regulations
• Resume writing guidelines and samples
• Interview advice
• Cultural advice

For more information on how to use Going Global download our User Guide.

Going Global also offers online training which could be accessed via the following links:

View Training Video

STUDENT Webinars

STAFF Webinars

Other Resources:

Working Abroad section, on Prospects contains the following information about 30 countries:

  • Job market
  • Job vacancies
  • Teaching 
  • Internships and work experience
  • Volunteering 
  • Australian visas and immigration
  • How to explain your UK qualifications to employers
  • Working conditions 
  • ...and more

Working Abroad section, on TARGETjobs can help you answer your working abroad queries and point you in the direction of useful sources of info on working and living abroad in specific countries. Find information on language requirements, where you can work, job hunting tips, application methods and visa basics. 

Go International provides the latest policy, research, statistics, case studies and opportunities for study and work abroad. It also contains information on the benefits of international experience, as well as guidance on sources of funding. The 'Go Abroad' section includes information about the benefits of studying, working or volunteering abroad, with advice on how to access the opportunities available in UK universities and colleges as well as information on fees and funding

Graduate Land covers opportunities across a range of European countries and the US

Graduate Jobs in Europe is another website useful for students looking for graduate opportunities in Europe

GradSingapore

Singapore’s 100 Leading Graduate Employers Directory

Malaysia's 100 Leading Graduate Employers Directory

GradIreland

Employability & Careers Centre holds also general information on working and studying abroad in the Careers Information Library.

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