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Dear Dee, I’ve always wanted to travel to Italy. And now that my bags are by the door, I realize that I am leaving my home for a whole new country! I am nervous and excited. What would be the one piece of advice that you would give to me and others who are considering [...]

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Study Abroad Jobs

Are you looking to build on your study abroad experience by pursuing a career in the field of international education? There are many great opportunities – you just need to know where to look. Consult the resources below to start on the next phase of your international journey!

STUDY ABROAD JOB LISTINGS

Following is a list of popular study abroad and international education job registries:

STUDY ABROAD JOB ARTICLES AND RESOURCES

Tips for finding jobs in study abroad and international education:

STUDY ABROAD CONFERENCES

One of the best ways to find a career in study abroad/international education is to attend an industry conference and network in person. Popularly attended conferences include:

  • NAFSA – Association of International Educators – NAFSA hosts an annual international conference in late May – early June, which features attendees from all over the world. In addition, each NAFSA “region” in the U.S. holds their own regional conferences, and these more intimate gatherings provide great opportunities for networking as well. NAFSA and its regions also have online job registries and list-serves that are worth signing up for. Visit the NAFSA Career Center for more information.
  • FORUM on Education Abroad – The FORUM on Education Abroad is specifically focused on policy issues relating to study abroad. The FORUM holds an annual conference (typically in March), along with regional mini-conferences and workshops throughout the year. The FORUM also has a job registry for members – click here for more information.

REENTRY CONFERENCES

Regional reentry conferences are a great way for students who have recently returned from a study abroad experience to network with like-minded students and advisors, review re-entry and reverse culture shock coping techniques, and learn how to best utilize their experiences moving forward in their academic and professional futures. Consult the following for regional reentry conferences in your area:

EMPLOYMENT WITH API

API is always looking for talented individuals with international experience and a global worldview. Occasionally we may post open positions on this site, or on our Facebook alumni group and LinkedIn alumni group. We’re also able to receive resumes at jobs@apistudyabroad.com at any time.