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International Job Search Resources. Brendan Johnson, Information Assistant for Careers I can direct you towards job search resources I am available for individual consultations. Webpage: http://www.library.drexel.edu/careers Email: [email protected] Phone: 215-895-6843.

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International job search resources

International Job Search Resources


Allow me to introduce myself

Brendan Johnson, Information Assistant for Careers

I can direct you towards job search resources

I am available for individual consultations.

Webpage: http://www.library.drexel.edu/careers

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 215-895-6843

Allow me to introduce myself…


Self directed co op search

Careers Collection

Where: Main floor of Hagerty Library

What: Any- and everything career-related

When: Whenever the library is open

How: Use the library catalog, browse the shelves, or ask a librarian

Self-Directed Co-op Search


Self directed co op search1

Career Services Library Assistant Reference Page

Where: http://www.library.drexel.edu/careers

What:

Chat

Careers blog

Contact info

Research guides

Workshop schedule and PowerPoint

Handouts

Self-Directed Co-op Search


Vault career insider

Vault Career Insider

  • Research companies, industries, and professions

  • Download full PDFs of Vault Career Guides

  • Get career advice, sample resumes and cover letters, and much more!!

Free personal registration is required to access this resource!


D b million dollar database

D&B Million Dollar Database

Find companies only located where you are looking

Find companies in specific industries

Find the contact information for these companies in your results.


International job search resources

UNIWORLD

  • Search for American companies abroad, or Foreign countries in the US

  • Search by industry code, keyword, and location

  • Create an Excel spreadsheet of your results with domestic and international contact information


Beginning the process

Define Your Search

What type of job do I want?

What industriesam I interested in working in?

Where, geographically, do I want to work?

Tip: See the Career Exploration Career Guide

Beginning The Process…

Preparation and Research

  • Update your CV/resume

  • Research companies

  • Research countries

    • Employment trends, industries

    • International business etiquette, cultural differences

    • Visa, work permits

    • Check out www.state.gov for up-to-date info on countries


International job search resources

Networking: Expanding Your Network

  • Use LinkedIn


International job search resources

Networking: Expanding Your Network

  • Join a professional association

    • Student organizations and chapters

    • Use the Encyclopedia of Associations!

  • See if your friends or family have any connections

    • Stay locally, Network globally with the International Visitors Council


Job search resources

Drexel’s partner programs

Work placement organizations

Work placement organization directories

Jobs on International Co-op page

International job listings

Networking leads

Professional associations

Targeting companies directly

Job Search Resources

Partner programs

Self-Directed job search

Developed Co-op Opportunities


What happens next

What Happens Next?

I got an interview!

Self-Directed job search

Be informed- research company beforehand.

Try Business & Company Resource Center

Practice! Learn phone interview techniques

Business etiquette

For co-ops: Stay in close contact with your co-op coordinator. You still need to submit the proper paperwork!


Some tips

Be creative, open-minded, and flexible

Use multiple job search strategies!

Treat this like an extended research project

Some Tips!


Questions come speak with us

International Co-op Team

Please call the Steinbright Career Development Center at 215.895.2185.

Brendan Johnson, Career Services Library Assistant

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 215-895-6843

Browse his Reference Page: http://www.library.drexel.edu/careers

Questions? Come speak with us!


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