MyWorldBlog | In the News |

Category: In the News (75 posts)
Posted on Wednesday, July 8, 2020 - 07:10 in In the News, MyWorldBuzz

MyWorldAbroad’s The World Online is a curated collection of links from around the Internet, designed to inform and inspire. In 2020, Covid-19 rapidly changed the landscape of global travel and the world economy. Earlier this year, we added thirteen new links to articles dealing with the impact of the pandemic around the world, as well as highlighting what Covid-19 has revealed about cultures, digital nomadism and more.

One of the featured articles is Lonely Planet: What's It Like to Be A Digital Nomad During Coronavirus? In this intriguing article, travel writer Lauren Keith talks... Read the full article

0 Comments
Share this
Posted on Friday, July 3, 2020 - 11:11 in In the News, Finding Work

What can you do to land your international dream job? Well, giving the perfect interview will certainly help! Standing out from the crowd in the interview process is easy once you know what your international employers are looking for, and how to conduct yourself in every stage of the interview game. Don’t be fooled – an interview isn’t only about what happens when you are sitting across from the hiring manager. It starts with your very first contact – and ends when you land the position! Read the Interviewing for an International Job Quick Guide to get tips on how to win over a potential... Read the full article

0 Comments
Share this
Posted on Monday, June 29, 2020 - 12:23 in In the News, MyWorldBuzz

MyWorldAbroad’s The World Online is a curated collection of links from around the Internet, designed to inform and inspire. In 2020, Covid-19 rapidly changed the landscape of global travel and the world economy. Earlier this year, we added thirteen new links to articles dealing with the impact of the pandemic around the world, as well as highlighting what Covid-19 has revealed about cultures, digital nomadism and more.

One of the featured articles is POLITICO: Coronavirus Will Change the World Permanently. Here's How. In this intriguing article, 34 prominent thinkers from the worlds... Read the full article

0 Comments
Share this
Posted on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 - 09:10 in MyWorldBuzz, In the News

Covid-19 has created enormous challenges for globally-minded students and staff. The good news is that it is possible to find valuable online international experiences! While student travel options are now severely limited, the demand for virtual international opportunities is skyrocketing. MyWorldAbroad is now launching a comprehensive range of new content and tools to support students and staff pursuing virtual programs.

NEW Virtual International Internships Section with TEN articles: The virtual international internship industry has exploded in popularity over recent months. This... Read the full article
0 Comments
Share this
Posted on Tuesday, June 23, 2020 - 03:47 in In the News, Finding Work, International Skills, MyWorldBuzz

Here at MyWorldAbroad, we understand the challenging times students and higher education professionals are experiencing as a result of Covid-19, and we've quickly shifted our publishing schedule to ensure that we're supporting current students building vital international skills.

Officially launching today, we have an all-new Virtual International Internships section, featuring a range of articles on this exciting burgeoning industry.

Virtual international internships allow students to build quality on-the-job experience and cross-cultural know-how, without breaking current... Read the full article

0 Comments
Share this
Posted on Friday, June 19, 2020 - 09:45 in In the News, MyWorldBuzz

MyWorldAbroad’s The World Online is a curated collection of links from around the Internet, designed to inform and inspire. In 2020, Covid-19 rapidly changed the landscape of global travel and the world economy. Earlier this year, we added thirteen new links to articles dealing with the impact of the pandemic around the world, as well as highlighting what Covid-19 has revealed about cultures, digital nomadism and more.

One of the featured articles is BBC: What Coronavirus Reveals About Global Cultures. This short article takes a positive spin on how lockdown has allowed cultures... Read the full article

0 Comments
Share this
Posted on Friday, June 12, 2020 - 11:11 in In the News, Finding Work

If you’re a student or young professional starting out on an international career, you’ve almost certainly heard the term “elevator pitch” before. An elevator pitch, simply put, is a short, comprehensive (and hopefully impressive) description of your skills, experience and objectives. You should always have an elevator pitch prepared – because you never know when you’ll run into a potential mentor or manager who surprises you with the phrase: “Tell me about yourself.” Do you have your answer ready, or will you struggle to present the most relevant information about your professional self?... Read the full article

0 Comments
Share this
Posted on Thursday, May 14, 2020 - 08:03 in In the News, MyWorldBuzz

At MyWorldAbroad, we understand the incredibly challenging times you're working through as internationally focused students and staff. 2020 looks much different than expected, but nonetheless international skill-building remains a vital part of education, and we're determined to continue supporting it. In response to recent events, we've shifted our publishing schedule to ensure that we're creating relevant new content and doing everything we can to support the development of global career skills, whether that takes place remotely or in-person. Take a look at the upcoming additions to our... Read the full article

0 Comments
Share this
Posted on Saturday, May 9, 2020 - 12:00 in In the News, Language Learning

Building your capacity in two or more foreign languages adds an important dimension to your international experience. Not only will the process of learning the languages likely put you in direct contact with foreign cultures, but having the language skills will prove to potential employers that you are committed to working in a cross-cultural environment. Check out the Language Learning and International Careers Quick Guide.

0 Comments
Share this
Posted on Friday, May 1, 2020 - 20:22 in In the News, International Skills

So you want to build an international career? The global workforce is competitive, no matter your field of expertise, but there are four key phases that will allow you to build the global career skills you need to succeed. By following MyWorldAbroad’s four-part approach to international career-building, you’ll place yourself ahead of the crowd by developing a high International IQ and having enriching, professionally-focused international experiences. Check out The Four Parts to Acquiring Global Career Skills now!

0 Comments
Share this

Pages

Follow Us!

Sample Application Documents: See How Others Did It!
Get inspired by actual documents that real students used to apply for internships, volunteer positions and other go abroad experiences.
In a Rush? Read These Articles First
These carefully chosen articles will lead you to our most important go abroad strategies!
Discover the Career Value of Going Abroad
Get the facts! See surveys and stats linking your experiences abroad to future career success.
The World Online
Want to stay in touch with the world? Check out these top (and sometime quirky) links!
Quick Guides! Our Most Popular Go Abroad Topics
View, print or share our easy-to-use guides available in English, French and Spanish.
Do You Have Enough International Experience?
Have you maximized your international experience? Are you ready for the international job search? Find out!
What's Your International IQ?
How much do you really know about living and working abroad? Take this quiz to find out!
Are You Prepared for the International Job Search?
How much do you know about international jobs in your field? Get ready for a targeted job search!
Quizzes: Your Master Scorecard
Check your scores for all quiz categories: international skills, experience & the job search.
Career-Boosting Strategies for International Students Studying in North America
What does it take for an international student to succeed in North America? We’ve got tips to help you thrive!
Earn $50 Gift Card & Submit Your Story From Abroad
Been abroad? Want to share your story? Submit your Q&A today to see your experience online!
Self-Evaluations: Think Analytically About Going Abroad
Keep track of your evolving international skill set before, during and after your international experience. Be ready to apply for jobs in the global economy.
Frequently Asked Questions
Find answers to all your questions about MyWorldAbroad by diving into our Frequently Asked Questions section.
Your International Resume & LinkedIn
Write your international resume first, and then create that all-important LinkedIn profile.
Top Tips on Going Abroad & Your Career
Scan our top tips in 40 go abroad subject areas: international skills, getting experience, finding work, and the professions.
International Skills: Be More Than Just a Tourist!
International people have a unique skill set. Learn the terminology and get professional about describing your time abroad.
100+ Career-boosting Strategies While Abroad
Discover enterprising, innovative ideas for how to demonstrate your international skills to future employers.