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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: Email: Phone: 215-895-6843.

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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.



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




Careers blog

Contact info

Research guides

Workshop schedule and PowerPoint


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!

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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.



  • 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 for up-to-date info on countries

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


Phone: 215-895-6843

Browse his Reference Page:

Questions? Come speak with us!