Teaching English in Japan? Couriering yachts across the Mediterranean? Picking olives in Greece? Working as a film extra in Bollywood? Building a well in Botswana? Whatevr your particular strengths are, if you've ever dreamed of working in another country, this book should help make that dream a reality. Containing essential advice on everything from preparing your trip to setting work up when you arrive, this book offers everything you need to know about planning your trip. As well as ideas for overseas job opportunities, it includes trips on budgeting; travelling companions; tickets, visas and insurance; travel health; how to write an international CV; safety; dealing with problems; staying in touch with people at home; and voluntary work. The guide also includes comprehensive listings to help you plan your trip and find work. Backed up with case studies of people who have been there and done that, it also includes a country-by-country guide to overseas work right across the globe, with up-to-date, practical advice on finding work, obtaining the right visas and contracts for organizations who will put yo in the know.
Whether you want to do something simply to fund your backpacking or gain some invaluable career experience, if you're taking a year out before going to university or are just fed up with the daily nine-to-five grind, this book aims to offer essential advice.