MIT Access to Online International Career Guide for Students

By John Nonnamaker, Associate Director, Global Education and Career Development Center

The Global Education and Career Development Center has registered MIT for free access to The BIG Guide to Living and Working Overseas Online, the world’s best international career guide for students and young professionals.

The BIG Guide Online offers expert advice for anyone considering going abroad to study, volunteer, intern, teach, travel or work. Students will discover opportunities, acquire skills and develop the all-important global perspective with this easy-to-use interactive online guide and toolkit. And student advisors, mentors, career counselors and study abroad advisors will also find key tools to empower their students. Visit http://www.workingoverseas.com register to gain free access.

The BIG Guide includes:

  • 42 Chapters, Covering: Your International IQ, Acquiring International Experience, The International Job Search, The Professions, and International Career Directories.

  • 800 Resources in 63 topical bibliographies.

  • 17 Databases profiling 2,200 International Employers and Programms.

  • Features: Individual User Accounts, Private Notes, Yellow Highlighting, Bookmarks, Reader Contributions and Reader Comments

  • Tools: Quick Guides, Newsletters, Quick Tip Videos, Quizzes, Action Plans, Career Plan Schematics, and more

  • My School: Events and Announcements, International Links, Student Networking