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From teaching English to analyzing intelligence for the federal government, the international field offers a broad spectrum of exciting job opportunities. For over twenty years, International Jobs has been the authoritative guide for researching and launching an international career. In this newly revised sixth edition, veteran career counselor Nina Segal updates Eric Kocher's classic reference, providing all the tools necessary for understanding the complex international job market and finding the right employment options. With the tried and true components of previous editions-practical résumé and interviewing advice, market analysis, and insightful "day-in-the-life" stories-as well as substantially increased Web resources, International Jobs is the essential comprehensive reference for students and established professionals alike who want a career in the global marketplace.


The newest edition of a classic: the definitive guide to researching and launching an international career


The newest edition of a classic: the definitive guide to researching and launching an international career


Includes bibliographical references (p. 340-342) and index.

About the Author

Nina Segal was Assistant Dean and Director of Career Services at SIPA for nine years. She has consulted for the Ford Foundation and UNDP, and is currently Manager of Cross Cultural Services at Windham International in New York. Eric Kocher served for twenty-two years with the Foreign Service and was subsequently Dean of Career Education at Columbia146s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA). He is now a career counselor for the Princeton Club in New York.

Table of Contents

Pt. I. Introduction to international career development. First questions. What exactly is an international job? ; Career exploration: how do you find out what you want to do? ; Occupational research ; Things to consider when doing your research ; How can you gain experience? ; What are the right qualifications? ; Conclusion — Careers and academics: the link. Straight talk about graduate schools and career opportunities ; Pursuing a joint degree — Conducting an overseas job search. Start the hunt at home ; Consider teaching English ; An internship may be your best bet ; If you are a student — Landing the job. Research and networking ; Resumes ; Job search correspondence ; Interviewing techniques — Pt. II. The international job market. The federal government. Executive branch jobs ; Legislative branch jobs ; Helpful resources — The United Nations and related international organizations. The UN Secretariat ; United Nations organizations ; United Nations specialized agencies ; Other international organizations ; Helpful resources — International business and banking. Academic preparation ; International business ; Small business and entrepreneurship ; International trade ; Management consultants ; International banking ; Helpful resources — Nonprofit organizations. What is a nonprofit organization? ; Research and think tanks ; Areas interests ; Educational development and cultural exchange ; International development ; Environment, energy, and population ; Foundations ; Trade and professional associations ; Relief, refugee assistance, and human rights ; Peace and democratization — International communications. Breaking into the field of communications ; Journalism ; Broadcasting ; New media ; Advertising ; Public relations — Teaching abroad. Federal government ; Other opportunities ; Teaching English overseas ; Where are the jobs? ; Teaching at home ; Helpful resources — International law. A joint degree: juris doctor and a master of international affairs ; A world of opportunities ; Helpful resources.

Product Details

Segal, Nina
Basic Books (AZ)
Kocher, Eric
New York
Job Hunting
Exports & Imports
Employment in foreign countries
Careers - Job Almanacs
General Business & Economics
Americans -- Employment -- Foreign countries.
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