Maximize your off-campus experience - Career development

Studying off-campus gives you an advantage in the job market - read more here

Consult Career Services about maximizing your off-campus study experience and incorporating it into your resume.

If you speak a foreign language, the Modern Languages department has some information here.

Join myworldabroad to learn more:

http://myworldabroad.com/stlawu

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Graduate School Scholarships, Fellowships & Grants:

Lots of opportunities available at the link below in Scandinavia, Germany, UK, Ireland, China and world wide. SLU Students are eligible for these—BEWARE! many have EARLY deadlines.  Some (e.g. Fulbright) may be applied for after graduation

http://scoville.org/ - national fellowship program that provides recent college and graduate school alumni with the opportunity to gain a Washington perspective on key issues of peace and security. 

http://www.stlawu.edu/research-and-experiential-learning-opportunities/scholarship-fellowship-and-grant-information

http://www.clscholarship.org - Critical Language Scholarship program (a program of the U.S. Department of State)

Various abroad resources:

www.transitionsabroad.com: Guide to work, travel, study, living abroad

http://www.goinglobal.com: Internships & job opportunities

www.spotlightoncareers.org (Contact Career Services for log-on information - specifically look at teaching overseas and/or gap year opportunities)

Various Teaching English as a Second Language (ESL) opportunities/resources:

Learn how to teach English as a Second Language: www.languagecorps.com (has specific CELTA training and some programs guarantee job placement)

www.esljobs.com ESL job listing

The Modern Languages department offers many great contacts and further information here.

Worldwide Organic Farming Opportunities:

http://www.wwoof.net/

Country/Region-Specific Opportunities:

http://jetprogramusa.org/ English Teaching Program in Japan

www.princetoninafrica.org

http://piaweb.princeton.edu/

http://viaprograms.org/

www.bunac.org

www.mountbatten.org