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FindingWorkOverseasbooks. Working abroad Information. If you are thinking of working abroad either in a placement on a temporary basis or on a permanent basis, then this part of the site has lots of helpful information.

Working abroad Information

From 'starting points' to 'how to find work abroad' or 'ERASMUS' to Going Global, we have just about everything you need to find work abroad. Finding work outside the UK. Finding work outside the UK Seeking work in a different country can be challenging, but there are plenty of resources available.

Finding work outside the UK

We have highlighted some useful starting points below. Global resources Our vacancy database - As well as opportunities in the UK, we also advertise opportunities further afield. Use the advanced search function to specify location. Working internationally. Working internationally If you are planning to work outside the UK after graduation, whether you are returning home or looking for opportunities elsewhere, here are some tips about how your experience of studying in Leeds can be a great advantage for your future career.

Working internationally

Make your experience matter. What skills have you gained from studying abroad? Your qualification from the University of Leeds will certainly attract the attention of graduate employers. Besides a world recognised qualification, studying in Leeds has most definitely provided you with a range of skills that employers will truly appreciate. GOINGLOBAL. GoinGlobal. Working abroad: info on graduate jobs and work experience in different countries. Working abroad. Working and Studying Abroad. Work and Study Abroad. International CVs If you are applying for jobs or placements abroad, do be aware that the style of applications may differ from that used in the UK.

Work and Study Abroad

Since the birth of the Internet, CVs have moved closer to an international style but there are still substantial differences in the CV style used in different countries. In many European countries such as France, Belgium and Germany, and some non-European countries such as China, it’s common for CVs to include a a passport-sized photograph in the top right-hand corner whereas in the UK and the USA photographs are frowned upon as this may contravene equal opportunity legislation - a photograph makes it easier to reject a candidate on grounds of ethnicity, sex or age.

Opportunities for young people in Europe. EU Careers career. Home. Selection procedure en. World Job Sites Rankings & Reviews. Student Work Experience Placements Abroad - IAESTE. In an increasingly competitive job market, much has been said about the need to gain relevant work experience before graduation.

Student Work Experience Placements Abroad - IAESTE

IAESTE not only provides traineeship experience but also the valuable experience of working abroad. Work experience gained abroad enhances your independence and flexibility, communication and foreign language skills, and contributes to your personal and academic development. Employers know that if students have successfully overcome the challenges brought on by international work experience, they will stand out from the crowd at interview. IAESTE is open to degree level science, engineering, technology and applied arts students in the second year of study and above.

The majority of traineeships take place in the summer months, although longer periods are also available. IAESTE can also provide you with the opportunity to gain valuable volunteering experience in one of our many local committees. Student Traineeship Abroad - FAQ. Am I eligible to apply for an IAESTE traineeship?

Student Traineeship Abroad - FAQ

To apply for an IAESTE traineeship you should fulfill the following criteria: You must be a full-time student in Higher EducationIAESTE must be represented in the country in which you are studying your degree course (Please check the country list for details)Please note that each country has its own set of application criteria that must be metYour subject studied must be within the field of Science, Technology, Engineering, Agriculture or Applied Arts How do I apply? You must apply through IAESTE in your home countryEach IAESTE country has its own application deadlines but they are normally within the IAESTE Administrative CalendarPlease note that you will only be able to apply for specific traineeships that your home country has available.

Internships UK - European Graduate Internship PlacementsEuro Training Services. Global Graduate Job and Internship Opportunities. The European job mobility portal. EURES FindingaJobinEurope. Work Aboard - News Information & Advice - Eurograduate. If you are looking for a job abroad, make sure you first try to find out what your true personal goals and drivers are; who are you, what does intrinsically drive you and what your goals in both work and life are.

Work Aboard - News Information & Advice - Eurograduate

Find out what kind of jobs and industries suit you based on your skills, interests and experiences. Remember self-assessment is the starting point for a successful job hunt. Self-assessment means getting a clear picture of yourself: Your strengths, weaknesses, talents, challenges, preferences, values, work habits and lifestyle. With these things identified, you can then start your job search and see how you fit into the job market. What types of jobs match your personality? Click on region of Europe and then a country to learn how to present your CV and prepare for the job interview. Work in another EU country. ERASMUS programme. What is ERASMUS+?

ERASMUS programme

If you are thinking of doing a work placement, have you thought about doing it in Europe? The University of Leeds is a participant in a European placement scheme called ERASMUS+. Administered by the British Council and ECORYS UK, and co-funded by the European Union, ERASMUS+ supports activities in education, training, youth and sport across all sectors of lifelong learning including Higher Education. The ERASMUS+ scheme enables you to undertake study or work abroad. We look after the work placement part of ERASMUS+. In 2016/17, the scheme offers a grant of either 380 or 430 Euros per month for work placements, depending on which European country you choose to work in. Due to high student demand, absolute funding levels for Erasmus+ are not guaranteed.

Erasmus+ Euraxess - Welcome to Euraxess UK – Research Jobs, Funding and Advice. Euraxess UK is a British Council hub, which aids researchers in their career development, supporting mobility and acting as a support mechanism for researchers moving abroad or moving to the UK.

Euraxess - Welcome to Euraxess UK – Research Jobs, Funding and Advice

Collaborating internationally or spending time on a research visit abroad can be very beneficial to a researcher's career and can give researchers access to expertise, facilities, and research environments that significantly broaden their experience and networks. Euraxess UK provides support, with the funding database providing a good source of funding opportunities, and the Euraxess newsletter keeping readers up-to-date on relevant opportunities and events. **Update on EU funding for Researchers** Following the outcome of the UK referendum on EU membership, Euraxess UK would like to offer some more information on the impact for researchers. Science is now, and always has been, international. Further information:RCUK statement on international collaboration after the EU Referendum result: RCUK. Student Placements Abroad.

Spain Internship: Internships in Spain. Student Placements Abroad. Jobbörse - Ihre Jobs & Stellenangebote. Jobsuche, Jobbörse, Stellenangebote, Jobs: Joblift. Careers in Poland 2014. Graduate Jobs, Programs & Opportunities in Australia - GradAustralia. Everjobs - the fastest growing job portal in emerging markets. International Unit. Downloads. Study, Volunteer, Intern and Teach Abroad.

World Service Enquiry for international development jobs, overseas volunteer placements and career information. International Experience Canada – travel and work in Canada. Thousands of Online Newspapers on the Web : World Newspaper Directory : Listed on OnlineNewspapers.com. Paperboy Online Newspapers. Europe Direct. Main Body Text Europe Direct Information Centre Leeds is part of a network of centres in the UK, 500 across Europe which aim to act as an interface between the EU and its citizens at local level.

Europe Direct

We can help with general questions on every aspect of Europe and can put you in touch with relevant specialist services if required. We have leaflets, brochures and materials to take away about the European Union's activities and policies. We also organise events and activities to make the public aware of the EU. The Information Service can help with many enquiries including We are based in the Information and Research Library, 2nd Floor, Leeds Central Library​

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