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Americas

Use these resources together with the specific country links:

  • BBC Country profile Overview including key links
  • GOV.UK 'What is the UK doing in...' Travel advice including entry requirements, health, money, local laws and customs
  • GOV.UK Living in country guides
  • Commisceo Global Country profiles with guides to culture, customs and etiquette
  • Graduateland International job portal
  • iWORK GLOBAL Stories from Brunel students around the world
  • JobMob® Global directory of Twitter job feeds 
  • JobOnline Search for international graduate jobs, schemes and internships
  • Riley Guide Resources for job search and career exploration
  • Where Women Work Intern and graduate roles

Careers Consultants or your Placement Internship Adviser are happy to talk things through with you once you've done some initial research, and they can check your CV, and help you prepare for interviews. It's easy to make an appointment. They may also be able to suggest other resources that you could investigate.

Brazil

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Job search
  • GoinGlobal Employer directory, internship and job postings, and country specific careers and employment information. [Login with your network username and password.]
  • Prospects The job market, internships, work experience, volunteering and where to look for vacancies, teaching, and visa information
  • Starting your career in - Country Guides for International Students: Brazil (2010, AGCAS) Gives key facts about current trends and jobs, job search, application hints and tips, and information sources
  • TARGETjobs (AGCAS) Covers the job market, applying for jobs, vacancy sources, getting work experience, visa information, and living in Brazil
International companies
Local companies
Vacancy websites
Newspapers
Trade directories
Study
  • The British Council 'Study in Brazil' gives a list of Higher Education Institutions offering courses in English - from degree opportunities to short-term study placements
  • Prospects Master's and doctoral programmes, fees and funding, applications, visas, exchanges and placements
  • TARGETpostgrad Information on qualification names, language requirements, exchange programme options, fees and international scholarships, how to apply for postgraduate study abroad, and study visa basics

Canada

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Job search
  • GoinGlobal Employer directory, internship and job postings, and country specific careers and employment information. City guides to Calgary, Edmonton, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto and Vancouver. [Login with your network username and password.]
  • Prospects The job market, internships, work experience, volunteering and where to look for vacancies, teaching, and visa information
  • Starting your career in - Country Guides for International Students: Canada (2010, AGCAS) Gives key facts about current trends and jobs, job search, application hints and tips, and information sources
  • TARGETjobs (AGCAS) Covers the job market, applying for jobs, vacancy sources, getting work experience, visa information, and living in Canada
Vacancy websites
  • Glassdoor Job listings, company information and reviews, salary reports, and interview reviews and questions
  • gradlinkCANADA Vacancies, graduate profiles, and advice for Canadian students and graduates who have studied or are studying in the UK
  • Students for Social Impact Ten week international exchange programme for students with an idea for a social venture to address a local problem or global challenge. Students will be matched with a social enterprise working on a theme related to their idea
Study
  • Prospects Master's and doctoral programmes, fees and funding, applications, visas, exchanges and placements
  • Study in Canada Government site
  • TARGETpostgrad Information on qualification names, language requirements, exchange programme options, fees and international scholarships, how to apply for postgraduate study abroad, and study visa basics

USA

About
Job search
  • GoinGlobal Career guide including city guides and H1B Visa employers by state, and job postings/internship listings, employer directory. Industry and employment trends, visa information, networking resources, resumé and interview advice, and volunteering/not for profit [Login with your network username and password.]
  • Google Careers Search for jobs by role, education, experience and type 
  • J1-Visa Exchange Visitor Program Gives a list of designated sponsor organisations
  • Mountbatten Institute Twelve month programme based in New York combining corporate placements with academic study 
  • Prospects The job market, internships, work experience, volunteering and where to look for vacancies, teaching, and visa information
  • Starting your career in - Country Guides for International Students: USA (2010, AGCAS) Gives key facts about current trends and jobs, job search, application hints and tips, and information sources
  • TARGETjobs (AGCAS) Covers the job market, applying for jobs, vacancy sources, getting work experience, visa information, and living in the country
Vacancy websites
  • Amicus Provides legal representation for death row inmates in the United States penal system, and trains and places interns to help defend capital cases
  • Glassdoor Job listings, company information and reviews, salary reports, and interview reviews and questions
  • Jobbydoo
  • US Sports Institute Sports camps and year round sports programmes
Trade directories
Study
  • Fulbright Commission Key resource for information on postgraduate and undergraduate study. Additionally the US-UK Fulbright Awards Programme offers opportunities to study, lecture, or pursue research in any academic field, and the US-based Summer Institutes allows students to experience academic life in the USA
  • Prospects Master's and doctoral programmes, fees and funding, applications, visas, exchanges and placements 
  • TARGETpostgrad Information on qualification names, language requirements, exchange programme options, fees and international scholarships, how to apply for postgraduate study abroad, and study visa basics
Law
  • BARBRI Home Study Programme offers non-US trained law graduates the chance to study the US Bar exam course over six or ten months
  • Juris Doctor (JD) Degree in Law Prepares you to practise law in the US. Once you have completed a JD you will need to take the bar exam in order to qualify to practise law in a particular state. Note that qualification does not guarantee you will be sponsored for a work-related visa. The Masters in Law degree (LLM) offers specialised study in a particular area of law
  • Law School Admission Council (LSAC) A non-profit corporation giving information on the admission process for law schools and their applicants