International job search

Hints and tips about working abroad

Goinglobal We subscribe to this online database. Country profiles include job hunting tips, local job search links, cultural information and CV tips with, examples, for different countries. (DS login required)

Using Employer information resources on this website can allow you to explore the job market and also identify possible employers.

Use Prospects to research the practicalities of working abroad or studying abroad using a wide range of well-researched country profiles.

Targetjobs provides advice for international students.   It also provides useful and reliable information on working abroad with country profiles written by AGCAS (Association of Graduate Careers Advisory Services).

Want some tips on how to move your career abroad? This article from the Guardian gives you some insights about where the opportunities are and how to get started.

For some good advice on the graduate market in the USA and how to prepare, try

My perfect resume (used to be Riley Guide) has a section on international job resources

Hays have produced a podcast on How to find a job abroad

Working in Europe - immigration rules for UK nationals post-Brexit

This resource, commissioned by Universities UK and searchable by country, includes immigration requirements for short-term work placements (up to one year), students wishing to do an undergraduate or postgraduate degree and permits for post-study work


International job sites

Going Global We subscribe to this online jobs and internships database which gives Strathclyde students free access to the latest vacancies. 

CHINA: Strathclyde has partnered with LockInChina to promote our students to Chinese employers. Use the Strathclyde LockInChina portal to explore the labour market and job opportunities in China.  

GradLink UK is the award-winning specialist careers site for international students and graduates who have or are studying in the UK. The site includes seven country/regional sections for China, SE Asia, India, The Gulf, Africa, Eastern Europe and Canada.  All sections include jobs, advice, news, CV-builder, case studies and more.


EURES is the European Job Mobility Portal and includes a dedicated section for job opportunities for graduates within the European Commission area

Stellenonline is a German job exchange 

Job board finder - international database of job sites searchable by country

Graduateland - international job search with careers advice articles

GradAustralia - provides a top 100 graduate employers listing

Tuk-Tam - jobs board for Bulgarian students studying abroad who would like to return to Bulgaria to work

You can search for graduate jobs in the UK and worldwide using Prospects

Sector-specific job sites

SwissDev is a software development jobs board for Switzerland.  Includes a blog with advice on finding a job in Switzerland.

Other useful sources of information

LinkedIn has a dedicated site for student and graduate jobs and is a great place to search for global opportunities. Need help creating a strong LinkedIn profile? Start here.