Working abroad is a great way to gain professional international experience. Finding a job overseas can be more difficult than finding a job in the U.S. Special laws and regulations may restrict the type of job, length of job, and other factors. Please see the U.S. Internal Revenue Service for more information on tax related topics and working abroad.
Some tools for searching for jobs overseas include,, and Career Builder.

Teaching English Abroad

Teach English overseas after earning a TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) certificate. The world is at your finger tips! Teaching English is a great way to gain valuable work experience in an international environment. There are a variety of ways to earn TEFL certification, including GSU’s Applied Linguistics department, TEFL Worldwide Prague, Bridge TEFL, and Oxford Seminars.

Some resources for searching for English teaching positions include,, and University Career Services’ Going Global.