Did you know that there are thousands of languages in the world? English is the third most spoken language on the planet. Nearly 5.43% of the world or 360 million people speak English. Only Mandarin and Spanish have more native speakers. English is a very popular language to learn. There is a constant demand for […]
Volunteer Abroad Spotlight: WorldTeach
There are quite a few teach abroad programs out there, many of which we have talked about on this blog or on JobMonkey. World Teach is a small program with more than 20 years of experience sending volunteers abroad to teach English and other subjects in host communities in Latin America, the Pacific Islands, Asia and Africa. Read on to learn about what sets them apart from other teach abroad organizations.
TEFL Certification – Necessary to Teach English Abroad?
Earlier this week we talked about non-teaching jobs abroad, for all of those who want a job that involves something besides teaching English as a foreign language. While there are plenty of those types of jobs out there, the most popular overseas job remains teaching English, and with good reason! Teaching English in a foreign […]
Summer Career Reading List
School’s out for summer! But learning never stops, does it? Even if you are off to the beach for a little R&R, you can stay current on all the latest trends in career development by tossing one of these page turners into your bag. Read all five of them by August for extra credit! 1. […]
New Section on School Teaching
Have you dreamed about becoming a teacher? Do you want to shape the lives and futures of young people? Do you have a passion for science, mathematics, or art that you want to share with others? Maybe you just always liked playing school as a kid and think that might be a good career for […]
Tuesday Tips: Top 10 Resources for Working Abroad
Do you find yourself longing for new horizons? Are you happiest when packing up a bag and planning a big trip? If you want to ditch the 9-5 job search and head out on the open road to adventure, here are 10 great resources to help you plan the experience of a life time — […]
Tuesday Tips: Kick Start Your Resume By Working Abroad
Hey college grads, I just came across this great article from Transitions Abroad on how to kickstart your resume by working. Given the rather soft job market in America, the time has never been better to live out your dreams to work, volunteer and travel abroad. Author Nora Dunn’s article includes tips for everything from […]
Working in Europe
Are you an adventurous spirit? Do you want more out of job than punching a clock and getting your paycheck? I read in the Boston Globe today about an interesting new program between the United States and Ireland to approve work visas for college graduates. The program is designed to support recent grads who want […]