Finding international vacancies

Looking for a job or a placement overseas can feel daunting but once you make the decision to broaden your horizons, exciting opportunities await you.

Of course, there is a lot to think about if you are moving overseas, whether it's a long career term move or a short-term placement or internship, but the good news is that there are many resources to help you. We have brought together the best international job sites, along with all the advice and information you need if you are making this exciting move.

Remember, the Careers+Placements team is always here to support you and help you, both in your search for an international job or placement, and during your first year abroad.


Finding Work Globally 

Download the Career+Placements Finding Work Globally PDF for your introduction to working abroad. 


How to find a Job Abroad (Podcast)

Deciding to work abroad is a big decision and one that shouldn't be taken lightly. Hear from Adrian Jones, Business Director at Hays, about finding an international career.  

GradConnection has one of the largest pools of graduate jobs for international students. Employers using the system are looking to hire returning students for both full time jobs and internships.

TargetJobs has a great section with key points about working in different countries around the world. It answers all the questions that may be swirling around in your mind such as: Will my degree be recognised? What’s the job market like? And what paperwork will I need?

Gradlink C+P

You will find Gradlink useful if you are an international student or graduate who has studied or is studying in the UK. It features job opportunities in China, ASEAN, Gulf, Canada, Africa, India and Bangladesh.

GoinGlobal C+P

GoinGlobal is an amazing resource for international opportunities. It is an online internship and jobs database that we have subscribed to so that you access to the latest vacancies worldwide. To access GoInGlobal, please sign in to our resource library using your Aston University login.

Monster C+P

Monster is one of the big job sites and here you can find vacancies and company profiles by country.

Glass Door C+P

A great website for international internships, placements and jobs as well as company reviews from graduates and employees. For opportunities just enter the company or country that interests you into the home page search box or for reviews, do the same on the company review page.

Careerjet C+P

Careerjet is an employment search engine. Select the Careerjet worldwide tab for international vacancies.

Ihipo C+P

Ihipo helps students and graduates to find internships, jobs and graduate programs abroad. As well as vacancies, it offers advice on applying for international posts and finding summer internships, internship programs and internships abroad.

The British Council C+P

Opportunities for UK students and graduates to study, work, volunteer, research or develop their creativity abroad.

Parenthese C+P

Parenthèse is a visa intermediary that, for a charge, helps you to sort out your visa application for internships in America.

Aston Futures C+P

There are international opportunities on Aston Futures and you can also make a one-to-one appointment with a careers consultant or placement coordinator if you still have questions or need advice. 


Graduateland is Europe's largest career portal for students and graduates.Browse through 190.000 jobs, internships and graduate programmes!

Did you know you have access to explore internship, trainee positions, and graduate roles that are relevant to you from companies around the world? Higher Ed Talent brings hundreds of global opportunities together - you can also complete a complimentary online assessment focused on work-related behaviour, numerical reasoning, verbal reasoning, and motivation through it.

Free to join network focused on connecting the brightest students to career opportunities 


Student Circus is a niche job search platform that helps international students
secure jobs in the UK. This platform is only available to international students currently studying at Aston, and not after graduation.



SwissDev Jobs is a great site for anyone looking for development roles in Switzerland.