OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

Additional Resources

Below is a list of resources to help you transition to a new culture and international job.

Online Resources

Transitions Abroad Website and magazine addressing issues regarding living and working abroad.

Overseas Digest Well organized and easy to use website full of useful tips and resources.

Go Abroad Extensive online resource guide for living and working abroad.

Going Global Provides extensive country specific employment and career information. Online, unlimited access subscription database contains country career guides, corporate profiles and more than 100,000 international internship and job openings.

What's Up with Culture Online training module which acts as an orientation to cross-cultural living and working.

Global Etiquette Country specific  culture and etiquette for career situations.

Abroad View Magazine Website and magazine that promote cross-cultural understanding.

Glimpse Abroad Website and magazine addressing issues regarding living and working abroad.

Books

GENERAL

Work Abroad: The Complete Guide to Finding a Job Overseas by Clayton A. Hubbs   This book is highly recommended.

Survival Kit for Overseas Living: For Americans Planning to Live and Work Abroad by L. Robert Kohl This book is highly recommended.

The Peace Corps and More: 175 Ways to Work, Study and Travel at Home and Abroad by Medea Benjamin and Miya Rodolfo-Sioson

Alternatives to the Peace Corps by Joan Powell

The Back Door Guide to Short-Term Job Adventures:Internships, Extraordinary Experiences, Seasonal Jobs, Volunteering, Work Abroad by Michael Landes

Jobs and Careers Abroad (Eleventh Edition) by Dan Boothby

Work Worldwide: International Career Strategies for the Adventurous Job Seeker by Nancy Mueller

International Jobs Directory: 1001 Employers and Great Tips for Success By Ronald L. Krannich, Caryl Rae Krannich

Work your Way Around the World by Susan Griffith

International Job Finder: Where the Jobs are Worldwide by Daniel Lauber

Summer Jobs Abroad 2007 by David Woodworth and Victoria Pybus 

The Directory of Websites for International Jobs By Ronald L. Krannich, Caryl Rae Krannich

Jobs for People Who Love to Travel By Ronald L. Krannich, Caryl Rae Krannich

How to Live your Dream of Volunteering Overseas by Joseph Collins, Stefano DeZerega, Zahara Heckscher

Great Jobs Abroad by Arthur H. Bell

CULTURE ADJUSTMENT

The Art of Crossing Cultures (Second Edition) by Craig Storti This book is highly recommended.

The Art of Coming Home by Craig Storti Amazon.com Inside Look

The Expert Expatriate: Your Guide to Successful Relocation Abroad: Moving, Living, Thriving by Melissa Brayer Hess, Patricia Linderman

So You're Going Overseas by J. Stewart Black, Hal B. Gregersen

Culture Shock! Successful Living Abroad: Living and Working Abroad by Monica Rabe

Personal Finance for Overseas Americans: How to Direct your own Financial Future while Living Abroad by Barbara Fre

Moving your Family Overseas by Penelope Welch, et al

COUNTRY SPECIFIC

Live and Work in Germany (Live and Work Abroad Guides) by Vacation Work Publications, et al (also available for France, Italy, Spain, Portugal and other countries)

Getting a Job in Australia: How to Discover Well Paid Work and a Great New Lifestyle by Nick Vandom

CAREER SPECIFIC

The Au Pair and Nanny's Guide to Working Abroad by Susan Griffith

Teaching English Abroad (Sixth Edition) by Susan Griffith

Teaching English Overseas: A Job Guide for Americans and Canadians by Jeff Mohamed

Health Professionals Abroad by Tim Ryder

Careers in International Affairs by Maria Pinto Carland and Lisa A. Gihring

Great Jobs for Foreign Language Majors by Julie DeGalan, Stephen Lambert

Global Health Directory 2000:U.S. Based Agencies Working in International Health, 2000. from Global Health Council, Washington D.C.

Working with Animals: The U.K., Europe, and Worldwide by Victoria Pybus