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BUNAC's Work Australia program offers you the opportunity for the trip of a lifetime. Choose from 2 support packages based on the level of support in this beautiful country. Work Australia is a program authorized by the Australian Government to allow young Americans (aged 18-30) to work in Australia for up to 12 months. Australia, one of the largest and most beautiful countries in the world,...


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Smaller Earth provides job opportunities in New Zealand which allows participants to immerse themselves into Kiwi culture while working for up to an entire year in any job. Home to remarkable mountains, dramatic coastlines, and lush rainforests, the country is recognized for being a playground for those who have the thirst for adventure. The participants receive 12-month access to a job board, ...


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China has captivated the minds of people around the world for thousands of years. In recent decades, China has been widely acknowledged as a global powerhouse, from cultural exports to business prowess, from the fine arts to technology. Chinese organizations have long understood the value of foreign employees for enhancing the effectiveness of their work. With an increasing number of multinatio...


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Start your new career in China! Gain experience in an international environment in today’s one of fastest growing economies in the world. As The Specialist in full-time jobs in China, we will help you to find and secure a job position in China. Apart from the job placement, we prepare you for your interviews, assist you in finding a suitable accommodation, support during your visa applicati...


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The ImmerQi China Internship Program offers you the opportunity to gain international work experience in a dynamic economy, learn Mandarin and become culturally immersed in one of the most fascinating countries in the world. This is the ideal program for undergraduates looking to get international experience before graduating or recent graduates trying to get their foot in the door. You c...


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Uniquely tailored Internships in Ireland USIT and our longstanding Work in Ireland Program are delighted to introduce our new Internship Program offering students the chance to experience living and working in Ireland in a career related field for a 6, 8 or 12 weeks. Our new program is open to students and recent graduates from US universities & colleges and each internship will be tailor...


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Looking to intern and advance your career in the United States? You are in the right place. Cultural Vistas provides thousands of international students and professionals every year with the necessary visa sponsorship and support to enhance their skills and gain exposure to American business practices and culture through internship and training programs with U.S. organizations. In additio...


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Immerse in the culture, language, and lifestyle of Europe's coolest capital, Berlin, by becoming a Berliner. The Berliner Kickstarter is for all young people moving to Berlin, whether for work, study, start an internship or simply to experience living in a fantastic European city. The Berliner Kickstarter provides participants with a great start in Berlin – a month to enjoy the city and ...


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Be amazed with the beauty of India! Work in an International Marketing/Business Development sector and gain a great advantage in your CV. Interns will have the opportunity to work on different sectors such as textile, handicraft, jewelry, tourism, and hotel. Interns be responsible tor: 1. Developing the business of the company in abroad. 2. Handle the social media pages of the company....


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Placement Italy is an Italian company with the mission of helping international students and graduates that are looking for internships and jobs in Italy. Placement Italy has partners in all the most important cities in Italy, such as Bologna, Florence, Milan, Naples, Pisa, Rome, Turin, Venice and Verona. In order to become a partner, companies have to meet Placement Italy requirements. Int...


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The Experiment is currently hiring exceptional professionals to serve as group leaders for our summer 2017 programs in over 20 countries worldwide! Each program has two adult co-leaders who work together to guide a group of 10 to 15 high school students on a 3- to 5-week journey. Our leaders are our most critical on-the-ground resource, traveling alongside the group and serving as the prima...


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Latitude International Education is offering you a unique opportunity to advance your career with a Career Development Program in Canada. This paid professional internship program is designed for registered university students with previous related work experience who wish to build on their knowledge, further their career and develop industry-related English or French skills. Internships are a...


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My client is looking to conduct an interview session in Australia in the next couple months. I am looking for CV's for the following teachers: * Life Skills (Career Development/Guidance) * Business Studies * Science * Math * Kindergarten/ECE * Design & Technology * Creative Design & Innovation * English Salary & Benefits information * A salary up to 21,000 AED (UAE Dirham...


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You’re unique; your internship should be too. It will be with Top Intern’s PIC Program, where you will: 1) Be considered for an internship in some of China’s leading companies 2) Intern in a positive and challenging environment that fits your criteria 3) Receive an internship package that is tailored specifically to you 4) Have the assurance that we’ve got your back from the moment you s...


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Undertake worthwhile work experience relevant to your academic field or future career by participating in this energy and environmental sustainability internship in China. You will work at a small to medium organization with local staff and have a tailor made placement to suit your needs as well as those of who you are working alongside. Currently China is grappling with an increasing need for ...

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Technology Jobs Abroad

So you’re the next Steve Jobs, and you’re looking to share your genius with the rest of the world. While the phone-shoe combo iSandal (patent pending) might be ahead of its time, international experience working in the tech world can only get you one step closer to achieving your technological dreams. Taking your tech skills abroad will help you work on your international networking, and give you an inside look at technological research and development around the world. Who knows, with a patent and your passport, you just might develop the next big “thing” in technology!

Why Work Abroad in Technology

With the recent tech boom, there is likely no shortage of technology job opportunities in your home country. Even so, if you have a penchant for adventure and are eager to learn about the cultures of the world, seeking an international tech job may help satiate your intellectual curiosities. 

Remember, when looking for tech jobs abroad, your competition will be fierce. Companies seeking international employees will also be searching India and China’s labor pools, which are known worldwide for being advanced in the use of scientific knowledge for practical purposes. Given the increased competition, you can expect your international tech job to be more impressive. When working alongside foreigners, you will see how technology actively dismisses borders and is a tool used for the general betterment of humanity. 

It’s wild (and wonderful!) to speak Python, Java, or Ruby Rails with someone you can hardly hold an actual conversation with!


Although technology has found its way into almost every countries’ economic sector, not all locations are created equal. Some countries are ahead of the curve when it comes to new technologies, as well as research and development. 

China. It is no secret that China is a powerhouse in the tech field, with no indication of slowing down. Futuristic cities, like Shanghai, make it apparent that China is among one of the most technologically advanced nations in the world, with plenty of employment opportunities to boot. China has cultivated a culture of growth and development in order to reap more benefits from the trade-based economy, which has only helped them grow both economically and technologically.

Japan is another technologically advanced country, equipped with one of the most high-tech cities in the world, Tokyo. Japan has been ahead in the tech world for a long time, and with the third highest GDP in the world, there’s no contesting its innovative power. With a strong domestic market and global ties that allow their technology to expand, Japan is thriving, making it a great (but competitive) place to search for international tech jobs and begin your career abroad. 

Germany is another country that is rapidly developing new technologies, which is evident when traveling to cities like Frankfurt, Munich, and Berlin. Many Germans are also known for their exceptional innovations in today’s world, but they are also remembered for the technological advancements they have made since the early 1900’s. Jobs in information technology are in high demand in this highly industrialized country, so expats looking for tech jobs in Europe should look no further than Germany.

Technology Jobs Abroad

Technology is a massive industry that provides countless international job opportunities. Not only is it a growing field within itself, but it is also continuously becoming more important for nearly every business and industry worldwide.

Information Technology encompasses many different industries within technology, like computer hardware, software, telecommunication, internet, and engineering. With a need for IT workers in both developed and developing countries, information technology is vital to the industries that exist today. Most commonly related to computer networks, the goal of information technology is to store, send, and retrieve information. The IT industry provides tech job opportunities around the world, making it a great career for those interested in working abroad. 

Software Development continues to be another popular job for those interested in the tech industry. The job involves testing, maintaining, and improving applications, and operating system software. With the popularity of smartphones and apps, software development is a competitive field that requires creative, innovative people interested in taking development to the next level. From researching new softwares to actually creating them, this industry follows a process to constantly improve software products.

Social Media includes web-based and mobile based technologies. This sub-field has had an immeasurable effect on our world today. With an emphasis on constant sharing, and exchanging of pictures, videos, information, ideas, and links, people rely on many different facets of social media for various reasons. Social media is important for the majority of businesses today, and that is why it is a great (and #versatile) career path to pursue abroad.   

Salary & Costs

Salaries for tech jobs abroad can vary depending on your location, company, and job title. Since the tech industry has so many different types of job opportunities, there is also a wide range of average incomes. International tech jobs will typically pay over $50,000, by U.S. standards, and this number will be similar in other developed countries and major cities. However, this again depends on your position, your host country’s economy, and the local cost of living. You can expect salaries for tech jobs to be much lower in countries like India and the Philippines, which are technological hotspots, but salaries will remain relative to the cost of living.  

While looking for international tech jobs be sure to research the organization you will be working for, find out what your starting salary would be, and take into account the cost of living and other expenses, before you make the big move.

Accommodation & Visas

Working abroad in technology will, more often than not, involve working in a metropolitan area, in order to have access to all of the latest technologies and current resources necessary to make a tech job possible. You won’t only find tech job opportunities in big cities, but a homestay in a rural village seems unlikely for those working in technology abroad. You are much more likely to find accommodation in an apartment within close proximity to your place of work.

Required visas are dependent on what your nationality is and where you intend to work, but visas are typically required for foreigners that plan to work abroad. You’ll need to work closely with your employer and your local consulate to make sure you meet all the requirements and receive the right kind of visa for your job. Take advantage of online resources to find out what the visa process may look like for you and get started ASAP! 

Benefits & Challenges

Time-Sensitive Technology. Technology is constantly evolving and expanding, making this a challenging industry to work in. While it is beneficial to be able to adapt to these changes as technology continues to develop, it can also be an extremely challenging and stressful industry, so watch your blood pressure! 

Important Industries. The world only continues to advance in terms of technology, and at a rapid rate, so tech professionals are vital for businesses worldwide. While some industries are more competitive than others, getting a job in the tech world is extremely important nowadays. 

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