International Resources


Travel, Visa & Safety Resources

Country Research

Visa Issues

Health and Safety

Money

International Search Resources

General Resources & Listings

Industry-Specific Resources & Listings

Business

  • The Directory of American Firms Operating in Foreign Countries and the Directory of Foreign Firms with Representation in the United States are invaluable research books to find businesses in your host country and enterprises from your home country abroad—available in Goldfarb Library.
  • Federation of International Trade Associations offers links to a wide range of useful directories of international businesses.
  • U.S. Chambers of Commerce international pages have information about members, trade and business issues around the world.

English as a Second Language

Government and Policy

Museums

NGOs

Publishing

Science

Programs and Organizations

Global Reach

  • AIESEC is an international organization of students with global interests.
  • American Friends Service Committee offers service, development, social justice and peace programs worldwide.
  • American Jewish World Service has summer volunteer opportunities in South Asia, Central America and Africa.
  • The Carter Center provides information on careers and internships with the Center.
  • The Center for Economic and Policy Research has jobs and internship announcements.
  • Clinton Global Initiative provides worldwide information about people and organizations working in education, energy and climate change, global health and poverty alleviation; see especially Member Commitments, Resources Centers and Newsroom.
  • Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) has training opportunities in the U.S. and abroad.
  • Earthwatch Institute expeditions combine scientific research and public participation around the world.
  • The Ethics Center at Brandeis offers a by-country list of global organizations for the public good; the list is meant to expand, not limit, students’ potential options for work sites.
  • Habitat for Humanity International’s website lists volunteer and full-time positions worldwide.
  • Hole in the Wall Camps is a philanthropic project begun by actor Paul Newman for children with serious illnesses.
  • IAESTE provides worldwide training opportunities in technical fields such as engineering, science, computer technology, mathematics, agriculture and architectural and media studies.
  • International Labour Organization (ILO) is "devoted to advancing opportunities for women and men to obtain decent and productive work in conditions of freedom, equity, security, and human dignity."  Internships are available for undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate students.
  • Microfinance Gateway contains a directory of organizations that provide or support microfinance and microcredit initiatives around the world, as well as news, policy, training, and events.
  • The Peace Corps is an international service program.
  • ReliefWeb provides a wide range of invaluable information directed toward the humanitarian aid sector.
  • Right to Play manages projects in a number of countries that assist children through sport and athletics.  
  • United Nations has employment announcements.
  • United Nations Civil Service Commission provides a listing of U.N. agencies and links to their jobs and internships.
  • Volunteers for Peace arranges short-term international volunteer experiences on local projects.
  • World Teach offers teaching programs in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Pacific region for a summer or one-year commitment.

Country-specific