As with any job search, consider that it can take time, energy, and perseverance to research and find international work. Three key considerations to keep in mind as you begin your search, as outlined by Amanda Wilson, Career Advisor at the UI Pomerantz Career Center , include:
GoAbroad.com : Search engine for jobs worldwide.
Going Global : Provides global career information and resources *UI campus users can create a free account
HireaHawk : Find jobs around the world posted just for Hawkeyes!
Idealist : Seach engine for jobs worldwide.
Monster (International) : Search engine for jobs worldwide
WorkAway : Work in exchange for food and accomodations worldwide.
Some teaching abroad positions require or recommend a TESOL certification. Even if your program doesn’t require one, it is a good idea to gain experience working with non-English speakers. One great way to gain this experience is through the Campus Conversation Partner Program . TESOL certification can be earned in person or online, many community colleges offer courses online and on campus.
CIEE Teach English Abroad : CIEE offers teaching positions with programs in Chile, China, Dominican Republic, South Korea, Spain, and Thailand.
Dave’s ESL Café : Search engine for teaching positions worldwide.
Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship : Offers a classroom placement to help teach English while serving as a cultural ambassador for U.S. culture. UI offers Fulbright application assistance; please contact Karen Wachsmuth at firstname.lastname@example.org  or by calling 319.335.1436.
The Japan Exchange and Teaching Programme  (JET): Assist with international exchange and language education in local governments and schools throughout Japan.
SIT TESOL Certification : 4 week intensive 130-hour certification course in TESOL offered in various locations around the world from North Hampton, MA to Bangkok, Quito, Brisbane and beyond.
Teach and Learn in Korea  (TaLK): Teach English to elementry students after school. Salaried position, flight and accomodations paid.
Ambassador Ronald K. McMullen , a Visiting Associate Professor at the University of Iowa, has over 30 years of diplomatic experience and has lived, worked, or traveled in 91 countires. He has provided the following handouts to help students interested in working for the United States Government or Non-profits abroad.
To read more about Ambassador McMullen's experiences, please see UI Visiting Profesor, Former U.S. Ambassador Reflect on Time Away  and Ambassador Comes Home .