Post-Graduation Job Search: Work, Int...

Post-Graduation Job Search: Work, Intern or Volunteer Abroad

There are 7 comments on the www.findingdulcinea.com story from May 13, 2009, titled Post-Graduation Job Search: Work, Intern or Volunteer Abroad. In it, www.findingdulcinea.com reports that:

Is a traditional nine-to-five job not your style? Or are you just not having luck with the job search, despite persistent efforts? Consider working or volunteering abroad.

Join the discussion below, or Read more at www.findingdulcinea.com.

Tom

New York, NY

#1 May 13, 2009
It's a nice idea, but it's frustrating that one has to pay for volunteering abroad so often. Also feels somewhat self-indulgent to use volunteering as an excuse to travel.
Janet

Oregon City, OR

#2 May 13, 2009
Working or volunteering abroad is a great option, unless you really have to make money for a living.
Harrison Smite

Vancouver, Canada

#3 May 13, 2009
Hey,

Great article! I have encouraged all of my friends to try out teaching overseas as I had the chance to do it a few years ago and it was amazing. I had the good fortune of having a friend tell me his cousin's experience in the beautiful beach town of Busan, South Korea and I knew I had to go there and try it out. I tried finding a job on my own through dave's esl, but eventually came across Footprints Recruiting and they did a great job helping me out. They placed me in the city I requested and also made sure to follow up with me once I was over there. If you can try teaching abroad it's the best opportunity you'll find in these terrible times.
Harrison Smite

Vancouver, Canada

#4 May 13, 2009
I should have mentioned that the reason I went through Footprints Recruiting was because their services were free and my school gave me a salary, reimbursed the airfare and paid for my housing. Sweet deal.
Lua

Woodstock, NY

#5 May 13, 2009
If you have student loans this just isn't an option.

Since: Jun 08

New York

#6 Sep 29, 2009
Lua wrote:
If you have student loans this just isn't an option.
You can always defer your loans and if you teach in Asia or the Middle East you'll make good money.

Since: Oct 09

Varna, Bulgaria

#7 Oct 29, 2009
You should check www.GenieTalks.com . it is a study abroad website and has lots of
information on this topic.

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