Career Options

Did your semester abroad leave you wanting more? Many students find themselves considering overseas opportunities upon graduation. The GW Career Center has some resources to help you! Below you will find information on organizations or resources to assist in international career options. The Office for Study Abroad and Career Center also hold workshops each semester on how to represent study abroad on your resume, how to discuss your study abroad experiences in a job interview, and how to work abroad. Like our Facebook page to see event announcements.

Going Global

Going Global career guides are packed with country-specific information developed by a local career specialist and features recommended websites for job search resources, visa regulations, and cultural advice. Access Going Global through GWork.


Join allows individuals to build connections with old friends, family members, and professional contacts in the US and abroad. To broaden the network, students should join the GW Alumni Association Group and the GW Career Center Group and search for GW alumni abroad.


BUNAC offers services to help participants secure a visa to pursue work or an internship in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, or New Zealand. BUNAC does not place students in positions, but does offer in-country support and job resources, consultation, and database.

Transitions Abroad

Transitions Abroad provides information, articles, and resources on a variety of international work experiences including internships and teaching.


InterExchange provides opportunities to work abroad, including teaching English and working as an au pair.


Internships positions available in over 80 countries in science, technology, and engineering.