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Robert Vega, Director FAC 18 / 2304 Whitis Ave. Stop G6200 78712-1508 • 512-471-7900

Basic Information

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This section of the International Jobs website has been designed to give you concrete information quickly. The nine units described below focus on key aspects of the search, and the last section, Designing Your International Plan, will help you pull all your knowledge together and develop the plan you will use to move forward.

1. COMMON MYTHS ABOUT THE INTERNATIONAL MARKET
Start your search by learning important misunderstandings about the international market so you won't waste your time.

2. SUCCEEDING IN THE INTERNATIONAL JOB SEARCH
Discover the traits and knowledge you need to have, as well as the actions you need to take to outsmart your competition in the international job market.

3. DEFINING INTERNATIONAL IN YOUR JOB SEARCH
How international do you want to be? Check out the different options for international jobs.

4. FINDING COUNTRIES THAT USE YOUR LANGUAGE(S)
One way to start identifying possible locations for your international experiences is by language. Did you know that many countries outside the USA consider English a primary language? And if you are bi-lingual your opportunities expand greatly. Find out where you can go based on your language skills.

5. INTERNATIONAL JOB TITLES
Not sure what title fits the work you want to do? In this section you will identify key fields of employment and typical job titles.

6. INTERNATIONAL GRADUATE STUDY
Considering graduate school before you go, or while you're abroad? This page will get you started on your search.

7. BEFORE YOU GO: PASSPORTS, HOUSING, ETC.
Before you just pack your bag and go, here are some things to consider.

8. MAKING THE MOST OF YOUR STUDY ABROAD EXPERIENCE
Ideas for using the skills you developed while abroad and steps you can take while you're there to facilitate your return after you graduate.

9. DESIGNING YOUR INTERNATIONAL PLAN
Now that you are more knowledgeable about the international market, it's time to develop your plan. Start here.

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