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Asia

Use these resources together with the country links given below

  • Asia Trade Hub
  • BBC Country profiles
  • Careers in Asia
  • Commisceo Global
  • Everjobs Cambodia, Myanmar and Sri Lanka
  • Go International Information on studying, working or volunteering abroad as part of a UK university education 
  • 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
  • Graduateland International job portal
  • iHipo Internships, jobs and graduate programs
  • 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
  •  Country profiles with guides to culture, customs and etiquette
  • Prospects Country profiles with information on the job market including where to look for vacancies, internships and volunteering, visas and immigration, and teaching
  • Riley Guide Resources for job search and career exploration
  • World-Newspapers.com Search for global newspapers

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.

China and Hong Kong

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  • Goinglobal Career guides to China and Hong Kong with job postings and internship listings, employer directory. Industry and employment trends, visa information, networking resources, resumé and interview advice, and volunteering/not for profit organisations. The China profile includes a city guide to Beijing. [Login with your network username and password.]
  • Prospects China: 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 China and Hong Kong (2010, AGCAS) gives key facts about current trends and jobs, job search, application hints and tips, and information sources
  • TARGETjobs (AGCAS) China and Hong Kong: Covers the job market, applying for jobs, vacancy sources, getting work experience, visa information, and living in the country
  • UK/China GradLink Aims to help Chinese students and graduates research and access graduate opportunities in their home country
Vacancy websites
Internships
Graduate schemes for Chinese students
  • BP China The 3½ year Challenge programme aims to equip high-potential graduates with the skills and knowledge to ultimately become the senior leaders of their business in China. Applications open in September of each year
  • HSBC  Two year China Returns Programme - Commercial Banking
  • KPMG Audit Mandarin You will work in a specific business area while you study towards a professional qualification. If you’re a Mandarin speaker, you'll have the chance to gain experience in the UK and work with KPMG in China after you qualify
  • Unilever China Returnee Programme
Trade directories
Study
  • Prospects China: Master's and doctoral programmes, fees and funding, applications, visas, exchanges and placements
  • TARGETpostgrad China and Hong Kong: Information on qualification names, language requirements, exchange programme options, fees and international scholarships, how to apply for postgraduate study abroad, and study visa basics

India

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  • Generation UK - India Work placements: work in a company for 2-12 months; Teaching Assistantship: Teach children for 2-5 months
  • Glassdoor Job and career community where you can search and apply for jobs and internship vacancies, find out what it's like to work at companies, and see possible interview questions
  • Going Global Job postings and 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.]
  • 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: India (AGCAS, 2010) Gives key facts about current trends and jobs, advice about seeking employment, hints and tips for making a successful application, and information sources
  • Study Work Create (Part of the British Council) Focuses on opening up international opportunities - study abroad and work placements to teaching English and research opportunities for students, young people and professionals - from the UK
  • TARGETjobs (AGCAS) Covers the job market, applying for jobs, vacancy sources, getting work experience, visa information, and living in India
  • UK/India GradLink For Indian students studying in the UK; includes a jobs board, employer profiles, graduate case studies, and advice on job search 
Vacancy websites
Trade directories
Study
  • 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

Japan

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  • GoinGlobal Country career guide with job postings and 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.]
  • Starting your career in - Country Guides for International Students: Japan (2010) Gives key facts about current trends and jobs, advice about seeking employment, hints and tips for making a successful application, 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
Newspapers
  • Asahi Shimbun
  • Gaikokujin Ryugakusei no tame no Shushoku Joho (Employment Information for Foreign Students) publishes the Japan Student Services Organisation Job Hunting Guide. You could also look at employment magazines for Japanese students
  • Japan Inc
  • The Japan Times
  • Mainichi Daily News
  • O-Hayo Sensei Is a free electronic newsletter that typically lists 60-70 teaching (and other English language-related) positions at dozens of different schools and companies all across Japan. The online newsletter also contains articles and tips for living and jobhunting in Japan, and a free classified ad section for readers to exchange information
Trade directories
Study

Malaysia

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  • GradLink ASEAN For students/graduates from South East Asia who are studying in the UK - with links to employers and jobs
  • 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: Malaysia (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
International and local companies
 Vacancy websites
Newspapers
Trade Directories
Study
  • Prospects Master's and doctoral programmes, fees and funding, applications, visas, exchanges and placements 
  • StudyMalaysia.com
  • 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 

Pakistan

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International companies
Banking, finance
FMCG brands
IT, engineering, transport
Local companies
Vacancy websites
Newspapers
Trade directories
Study
  • 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

Singapore

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  • Goinglobal Country career guides with job postings and internship listings, employer directory. Industry and employment trends, visa information, networking resources, resume and interview advice, and volunteering/not for profit [Login with your network username and password.]
  • GradLink ASEAN for students/graduates from South East Asia who are studying in the UK - with links to employers and jobs
  • 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: Singapore (2010) gives key facts about current trends and jobs, advice about seeking employment, hints and tips for making a successful application, and information sources
  • TARGETjobs (AGCAS) Covers the job market, applying for jobs, vacancy sources, getting work experience, visa information, and living in the country
International companies
Banking, finance
IT, engineering, supply chain
Media, journalism
Health, hospitals, pharmaceuticals
Transport
Vacancy websites
Newspapers
Directories
Study

South Korea

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  • GoinGlobal Country career guides with job postings and 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.]
  • Starting your career in - Country Guides for International Students: South Korea (2010) Gives key facts about current trends and jobs, advice about seeking employment, hints and tips for making a successful application, and information sources
  • TARGETjobs (AGCAS) Covers the job market, applying for jobs, vacancy sources, getting work experience, visa information, and living in the country
International companies
Banking, finance
IT, engineering
Media, journalism
Vacancy websites
Newspapers
Trade directories
Study
  • 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

Sri Lanka

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  • TARGETjobs (AGCAS) Covers the job market, applying for jobs, vacancy sources, getting work experience, visa information, and living in the country
International companies
Banking, finance
IT, engineering, manufacturing
Transport
Health, pharmaceutical
Local companies
Vacancy websites
Newspapers
Trade directories
Study
  • 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 

Taiwan

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  • GoinGlobal Country career guides with job postings and 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.]
  • Starting your career in - Country Guides for International Students: India (2010) Gives key facts about current trends and jobs, advice about seeking employment, hints and tips for making a successful application, and information sources
International companies
Banking/Finance
IT/Engineering/Supply chain

 

Health/Pharmaceuticals
Media/Journalism
Local companies
Vacancy websites
Newspapers
Trade directories

Vietnam

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  • Goinglobal Country career guides with job postings and 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.]
  • gradlinkASEAN Careers site for students and graduates from the ASEAN countries who are studying in the UK 
International companies
Banking/Finance
IT/Engineering/Supply chain
Health/Pharmaceuticals
Local companies
 Vacancy websites
Newspapers
Trade directories