Career & Job Research Resources for International Students

Campus Resources

U.S. Federal Resources

Job-Seeking Tips 

International Job Exploration

  • UNjobs lists vacancies with the United Nations and intergovernmental organizations.
  • Indeed Worldwide: a job search engine for opportunities in Europe, Canada, the Middle East, and Asia.
  • Career Forum is a website with information about internationally recognized job fairs for Japanese-English bilinguals. This website also allows members to search for global job opportunities, apply to companies, and schedule interviews (University of South California).
  • Contact TAIWAN is a website to engage overseas Chinese individuals to work in Taiwan. Contact TAIWAN actively links professionals to support the growth of Taiwan industries, and offers talent friendly service and information (University of South California).
  • Global University China Career Union (GUCCU)provides Chinese students studying overseas with the tools and resources needed to prepare for the Chinese job market after graduation. GUCCU offers comprehensive assistance through every step of the job search process. From monthly online classes designed to educate students on how to prepare application materials to posting over 55,000 job openings from over 15,000 companies specifically targeting Chinese students who have pursued degrees abroad, GUCCU is an effective resource for students looking to be competitive in the Chinese job market (University of South California).
  • Region-specific Job Listing Site covers a great number of job opportunities outside of the U.S., listed by country and region (UT-Austin).

Possible Networking Sites

  • AmCham China, or the American Chamber of Commerce in the People’s Republic of China (AmCham China), has developed an online job search platform to facilitate the connections between Chinese employers and Chinese students studying in the U.S. After creating your personalized AmCham China account, you can research Chinese employers and search for open positions through their new Jobs Market platform. The easy-to-use platform connects you directly with the largest companies in the world such as Pfizer, IBM, HNA, and John Deere (University of South California).
  • AmCham India, or IACC, The American Chamber of Commerce in India (AMCHAM India) is an association of American business organizations operating in India.
  • AmCham Korea, or the American Chamber of Commerce in Korea (AMCHAM Korea) was founded in 1953, with a board mandate to encourage the development of investment and trade between Korea and the United States. AMCHAM Korea is the largest foreign chamber in Korea with approximately 800 member companies and affiliates with diverse interests and substantial participation in the Korean economy.
  • Chinese Language Association of Secondary-Elementary Schools, or CLASS, is a non-profit professional organization that represents all Chinese language educators at all levels from elementary to secondary schools. CLASS advances and promotes the teaching and learning of the Chinese language and culture at PreK-12 schools in the United States.
  • The Chinese Language Teachers Association, USA, or CLTA, is a professional organization devoted exclusively to studying Chinese language, culture, and pedagogy.
  • American Association of Teachers of Japanese, or AATJ, is an international, non-profit, non-political organization of teachers, scholars, and students of Japanese language, literature, and linguistics, which works to promote study of the Japanese language at all levels of instruction in the field and to broaden and deepen knowledge and appreciation of Japan and its culture. The website also posts job vacancies at K-12 schools and post-secondary institutions.
  • American Association of Teachers of Korean, or AATK, aims enhance and promote an interest in the teaching and learning of the Korean language, culture and literature; to carry out research in second language acquisition, applied linguistics, language pedagogy, as well as in the teaching of culture and literature, and to provide a forum for presenting research findings. The website also posts job vacancies at post-secondary institutions in the U.S. and Canada.
  • Korea TESOL, or Korea Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (KOTESOL) is a professional organization for English teachers, which has an online job search platform to facilitate job-searching for the ELT community of South Korea.

Other Resources

  • Going Global offers information about working in different countries and typical employment processes. Login to the UW-Madison International Internship Program database to access.
  • Myvisajobs displays reports of top H1B visa sponsors by status, job title, location, occupation, and industry.