Information for Students Interested in International Opportunities

Perhaps you've studied abroad and can't wait to get back to Paris. Maybe you've written papers about human rights issues in Africa and you're eager to do what you can to improve the lives of the people you've studied. Or you've heard about the exciting business and financial opportunities in China and India and you can't wait to be a part of the next wave of corporate leadership. Or maybe you just want have a short-term adventure before you head into "the real world." These are just a few of the reasons Penn students pursue work and volunteer opportunities abroad.

International Careers listerv:  The International Careers listserv was created by Career Services as an open forum where the Penn community (staff, faculty, students, etc.) can share information about events, opportunities and resources related to international careers.

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International Opportunities Fair & Virtual International Opportunities Fair
Held each Fall semester.

Career Services Asia Pacific Webpage

The International Job Search: An Overview of Penn Career Services' Top Resources for Finding Opportunities Abroad
(This narrated presentation is about 9 ½ minutes long.)

Information about Working & Volunteering Abroad

Information about Studying Abroad

 Cultural Resources

Information about Interning Abroad
 Resources by geographic region
List of Companies Abroad who have hired students for employment or internships
 Results from our International Experience Survey
Information on the conventions of International Correspondence, including resumes, cover letters and CVs International Job Listings & Information on International Organizations

Other Sites We Recommend:

University of Michigan's International Center
Penn Abroad
Penn Global Activities Registry

GoinGlobal's E-Newsletter


Resources for Penn Students (PennKey required):