Working overseas not only provides employment and career opportunities – it's an exciting way to expand both personal and professional horizons. By connecting with different cultures, environments and work practices, you can build your experience, resilience, and interactive skills, and enhance your identity as a global citizen in a global market.
A great place to start is with the Leap into Leadership Online (LiLO) module, Connecting Across Cultures. This is an informative, self-navigating module guiding you through the importance of intercultural competence in a globalised world.
Below, you can find a range of online resources to help you get started, from international graduate job directories to examples of writing resumes for the global job market.
If you’re planning to work overseas, there are plenty of websites to help you find a job:
Access to international job opportunities for Monash students, as well as a range of workshops designed to enhance employability and refine jobseeking skills (such as crafting professional resumes and building resilience)
Find global job opportunities, including in your home country
Information about how to apply and live in over 100 countries (postings are updated daily)
A jobs portal exclusively for students and graduates from Australian Group of Eight (Go8) universities interested in working in China. Sign up with your Monash student email
A jobs portal with thousands of opportunities in China for Chinese students and graduates returning home.
A valuable website for finding a job outside of your home country.
A job board website focused on job opportunities all around the world.
Job search engines
- Google Careers
Graduate job directories
Some countries advertise graduate positions through a central directory.
The graduate recruitment period can start at different times of the year, so you should be aware of seasonal differences when applying for work in different countries.