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Transcript of Global career opportunities

Global career opportunities
Where to find information on global opportunities
Where to find information on global career opportunities that are not openly advertised
Some issues to consider as you search for global career opportunities
Internships
Voluntary work
Work and travel
Teaching
Graduate jobs
Opportunity types
Erasmus Work Placements
Supported by the European Commission
Placements take pace in European countries
Duration: 3-12 months
Must be recognised by GU
EEA students
More information from Study Abroad Office


http://www.britishcouncil.org/erasmus-student-work-placements.htm

Club 21 internships are aimed exclusively at University of Glasgow students.

Range of opportunities with a broad spectrum of companies and charities.

All opportunities checked for suitability.


We offer feedback on unsuccessful applications.
You can apply to do a Club 21 internship in any year of study.
Most Club 21 internships take place during the summer vacation, but not all.

Find news of new opportunities on:
Facebook: www.facebook.com/GUCareersClub21
Twitter: @GUClub21

8-week internships
70% overseas
Open to penultimate year students
Closing deadline:  Wednesday 20 November

http://www.saltirefoundation.com/

Open to science, engineering, technology and applied arts undergraduate students in the second year of study and above.
The majority of these placements are for 6 to 12 weeks in the summer months.
EEA nationals
Register interest by 10 December.

http://www.britishcouncil.org/iaeste-uk-based-students-tell-me-more.htm

Five months
Begin every March and October
Open to graduates with good knowledge of English and a second European language
Traineeships beginning in October – applications open in January

http://ec.europa.eu/stages/index_en.htm

http://www.mountbatten.org/mipweb.nsf/pages/ny_the_internship

12 month internship in New York
Target sectors: Finance, Law, IT, Event Management, HR, Marketing and Communications
Sponsors include:
UBS
Citi
Thomson Reuters
JP Morgan Chase
RBS
Open to all non-US citizens
August Intake - Applications accepted up to March 15 

Duration: 6 weeks to 18 months
Open to students and recent graduates

https://www.aiesec.org/#/learnmore/students

Brings together young people from different countries to work on international development projects to fight poverty.
Placements usually last 10-12 weeks.
Open to UK, EU or EEA citizens with a current UK address (or have indefinite leave to remain in the UK).
Apply a minimum of five months before you wish to go overseas. 

http://www.ics-uk.org.uk

http://www.prospects.ac.uk/english_as_a_foreign_language_teacher_job_description.htm

Assistant Language Teachers.

Placed mainly in public schools.

Initial one year appointments.

Must apply from your native country.


Specific deadlines for applications vary by country of citizenship

The UK JET Programme application deadline is usually 18:00 UK time on the last Friday of November.

http://www.jetprogramme.org/

http://www.bunac.org

http://www.ciee.org

http://www.unilever.co.uk/careers-jobs/graduates/uflp/international-programmes/china-programme/

http://www.rolls-royce.com/careers/students_and_graduates/graduate_programmes/

http://www-03.ibm.com/employment/internationalstudents/index.html

http://www.pwc.co.uk/careers/student/graduateopportunitiesglobal/international-opportunities.jhtml

Most multinationals recruit primarily within individual countries.

Some offer the chance of intra-company transfers abroad when employees have built up experience, qualifications and credibility.

Online
Careers events
Newspapers
www.glas.prospects.ac.uk/

http://www.gla.ac.uk/services/careers/work/look/#tabs=5

www.gradlinkuk.com/
http://iwork.iagora.com/jobs/listing/
http://jobs.thecareersgroup.co.uk
www.europe-internship.com/
http://leonet.globalplacement.com/
www.wwv.org.uk/

http://www.workingineuropeandasia.com/?u=1c6a6f942368d690c3cba37b7b0eef6a

http://www.eurograduate.com/

http://ec.europa.eu/eures/home.jsp?lang=en

http://jobs.euractiv.com/

http://www.eurobrussels.com/

http://www.diigo.com/cloud/gucareers

www.diigo.com/user/gucareers/%22international%20jobs%22?type=all

http://www.tefl.com/

Q.How to access jobs in the hidden jobs market?

Networking opportunities:
Student clubs and societies
Professional associations
Social/Professional networking sites

http://tinyurl.com/nzff4fu

http://www.vitae.ac.uk/researchers/1386/Information-interviews.html

Featuring:
Abercrombie & Fitch
Barclays
Camp America
Diageo
Facebook
Life Technologies
Saudi Aramco
Standard Life

sponsored by:

11-15 November

Some issues to consider:
Employer attitudes/habits/awareness
Local application styles
Visa issues
Costs involved




How much does it cost to GoGlobal?
It costs £350 to participate in our GoGlobal programmes. You will be responsible for obtaining your own visas and flights.

What is included in the GoGlobal price?
Support and guidance in finding your ideal opportunity.
Opportunity to attend outgoing preparation conferences.
Discount opportunities with STA Travel On your Exchange: Airport Pick-up.
Support integrating into a new culture from your hosting country.
Support from the UK side.
A one-day integration seminar.
Membership to the world's largest student organisation.

http://www.aiesec.co.uk/about/faq/goglobal

Out of sight, out of mind?

Employers may be:
happy with existing sources of graduates?
unsure about one year Masters courses?
doubtful about your motivation - is the UK your first choice?
Concerned about your salary expectations?

Keep up to date and remain visible
Online job listings
Social networking – Weibo, Brijj, LinkedIn
Employer meetings/placements

Sell the UK experience
World rankings, eg. QS, Times Higher
UK research output, ie. 6% of world’s research
Teaching and learning culture
Cosmopolitan learning communities

( A CV in China)…should be one page in length.
http://www.chinaresume.net/resume-cv-guidelines

Make sure to attach a passport-sized photo to the right-hand corner of the document (Germany)
http://www.young-germany.de/



www.justlanded.com
www.goinglobal.com
www.prospects.ac.uk/country_profiles.htm
http://targetjobs.co.uk/careers-advice/working-abroad

http://www.uni-muenster.de/CareerService/infopool/links/irun_links.html

Guidance interviews (via Skype) for GU students with Ruth Girmes, University of Duisburg-Essen:

Wednesday 20 November, 13:00 - 15:00 h.
Wednesday 27 November, 13:00 -15:00 h.



Similar links with:
Radboud University, Holland
Jagiellonian University, Poland
University of Munster, Germany

University of Glasgow Careers Network

careers@glasgow.ac.uk

twitter.com/GUcareers

facebook.com/GUcareers

glasgow.ac.uk/careers

Talk to us
Club 21 student internships
Teach in Japan?
Teaching English?
A. Networking
LinkedIn Groups: Sector specific
LinkedIn Groups: Country specific
University of Glasgow Careers Network
Information Interviewing
www.glasgow.ac.uk/gcw

See website for full details and registration:

Global Careers Week

Employer awareness and habits
Overcoming barriers
Local preferences
Local preferences
Country specific information
Country specific information
Country specific support
Any questions?
IAESTE Internships
Search for jobs
Post your CV
Contact an adviser
Find information on living and working in different countries
GU Careers' bookmarks
Graduate internships
Graduate internships
International internships
Two page resumes are the norm (for India)
www.goinglobal.com/en/guide-article-detail/?guide_id=15&guide_article_id=550
Don't include personal information, physical characteristics or photographs on your resume (USA)
http://studentaffairs.stanford.edu/cdc/resumes/writing
http://www.kpmg.com/ng/en/careers/pages/internship.aspx

Employers offering both student and graduate internships
www.gradlinkuk.com/india.php

http://www.ferrari.com/english/about_ferrari/jobs_careers/Pages/131008-ferrari-graduate-trainee-program-2014.aspx#!

EU news, policy debates AND jobs!
Job listings in European affairs and a CV database.
http://www.youtube.com/user/EUCareers

Receive and share careers news;
Participate in discussions;
Check career paths of GU graduates in your target occupation;
Contact recent GU graduates for information on their occupation and employer.
Opportunities in across Europe and beyond
2 weeks - 12 months
Youth in Action funding available
18-30 years old and living in the UK
http://www.britishcouncil.org/study-work-create/work-volunteer/volunteer-europe
Teach in Japan
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