The 4 BIG Things

The 4 BIG Things

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So, what are the 4 BIG Things? They’re the four stages of skill-building that lead to global career success. Whether you want to build an international career, or just have enriching cross-cultural experiences, this approach to MyWorldAbroad’s advice gives you access to all our expert articles and resources in a logical order.
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While in School
While Looking for Work

International Skills

International people possess a unique set of skills that sets them apart from the crowd. Learn about these skills in this must-read collection of articles and resources.

Getting Experience

Getting real-world experience is the most crucial phase of your development as a global citizen. This section fills you in on how to get out there and explore the world.

Finding Work

From building a killer resume to the art of selling your skills in person, this section gives you a universal approach to the international application and hiring process.

The Professions

Learn about the job potential and recruitment processes in key international sectors. Get expert advice and access resources listing major international players.


I have wandered all my life, and I have also traveled; the difference between the two being this, that we wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment.
Hilaire Belloc, writer, historian