Online Resources

International careers, and East Asian-related careers in particular, exist in many sectors. See below for online career and internship resources:

Career Resources


USA Jobs
The official job search website of U.S. Federal Government

Avue Central
Federal job search engine
Federal government jobs by U.S. Department of Commerce

State Government Jobs
Jobs with states (directory with job websites of individual states)

More State Jobs
State-by-State Links to Employment Resources with U.S. Cities U.S. Federal Government Agency Job Sites

Federal Government Jobs
Jobs at Individual Federal Agencies (List of Agencies with reference to their employment websites)

A-Z Index of Federal Departments and Agencies
With “Employment Opportunities” links

Partnership for Public Service
This site answers general questions about working for the U.S. Government and provides links to resources about a number of different topics.

Department of State Job Page
Offers such jobs as Foreign Service Officers, Civil Service, Diplomatic Security, Peace Corps, etc. Check the events page for visits from representatives of the U.S. Department of State.

Defense Intelligence Agency Job Page
For intelligence-related careers. Check this site often for updates.

National Security Agency Job Page
There are many language-related jobs at the NSA. Check the events page for visits from representatives of the NSA.

Central Intelligence Agency
The CIA may be looking for someone with your expertise. People of all types of backgrounds may find a job at the CIA. Click on 'Language Positions' if you are looking to use your language skills.

Federal Bureau of Investigation
For people with language skills, click on the 'Linguists' section. Many different types of jobs are offered at the FBI.

Department of Homeland Security
There are numerous jobs both abroad and in the US in a number of different positions.

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives
Language skills may benefit applicants to this Bureau. Try to get in touch with a representative for more information.

Federal Job Source
This site has links to many US Government Career sites. Try exploring some of the organizations that you may not link with your region as they may have opportunities available.

U.S. Army
There is no limit to the opportunities in the Army — and no limit to what you can learn and achieve.

U.S. Navy
From the high-tech to the high-growth to the awe-inspiring, America's Navy offers careers and jobs that fit all backgrounds and interests.

Careers in Federal Law Enforcement
Information on preparing for, selecting, and working in federal law enforcement agencies.

NGO/NPO lists, jobs, etc.

Nonprofit Jobs Cooperative
Non-Profit Jobs Cooperative - non-profit job search website.

Community Career Center
Search engine for non-profit jobs
Search engine for non-profit jobs
Search engine for non-profit jobs

Deep Sweep
Non-profit job search

Nonprofit Career Network
Search engine

Philanthropy News Digest
Foundation Center - Non-profit job listing - Info on Philanthropy
Non-profit job listings

The Chronicle of Philanthropy's Philanthropy Careers
Look here for jobs in the US which deal with your region of the world. Type in 'Asia' or 'Japan', etc.

U.S. PIRG - Public Interest Research Group (portal with jobs.)

UN's Department of Public Information, Non-Governmental Organizations
List of NGOs: Move the cursor over “Resource Center” on the left side of the screen, and then over “DPI/NGO Directory.” Do a search; click on chosen NGO, the info will appear at the very bottom of the page, if the criteria were “find all everywhere.” Most of NGOs have their website with “employment opportunities” there.
Outstanding job site listing vacancies in 'hotspots' around the world. Constantly updated. Most jobs are in Central Asia and the Balkans, though there are numerous DC and NYC-based jobs with an international focus.

This site posts job vacancies in the United Nations, the World Bank, the World Health Organization, and other large NGOs.

Peace Corps
The Peace Corps may be the right option for you.

United Nations Jobs
There are many exciting jobs abroad and in New York with the United Nations.

The Human Rights Databank Job Board
Employment with human rights agencies around the world.

Alliance for Conflict Transformation
A non-profit organization which is dedicated to building peace. You can post your resume and search for jobs here.
A frequently updated list with a variety of different jobs.

American Councils
This website has a good number of entry- and mid-level positions abroad. This organization works with educational institutions in the U.S. and in the region.

International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX)
Occasionally this organization has opportunities in the region. This organization works with improving education and civil society development.

Eurasia Foundation
The Eurasia Foundation is a privately managed non-profit organization supported by the United States Agency for International Development and other public and private donors.

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
There is an occasional offering here for the region.

Higher Education
Info portal for student affairs

Higher Ed Jobs
Higher education search engine

The Chronicle of Higher Education

Top Higher Education Jobs


Academic Careers Online

Academic Keys

Inside Higher Ed

Science Careers
From the magazine Science


Job Pilot
(See also

Jobs Abroad

Manpower Inc.

Adecco Group
International development jobs and consultancies in NGOs, non-profits, charities, foundations, bilaterals, multilaterals, and development banks

U.S. State Department
Jobs for U.S. citizens in the UN and other international organizations

United Nations jobs

UN Website Locator
Official website directory for the United Nations

International humanitarian information gateway. Click on “Professional Resources” tab, then “Vacancies”

United States Agency for International Development

Learn 4 Good
International job posting website

Oil and Gas Jobs

World Bank

Eurasia Foundation

United Nations Development Programme

University of Michigan's Comparison of Work and Study Abroad
A good list of the differences between studying and working abroad.

Transitions's Guide to Long-Term Jobs Abroad
Searchable database by country and keyword. Usually there are a lot of good jobs for students with good language skills or recent graduates.
Select the country you would like to work in for various opportunites, including internships. This site also has information on TEFL Certification and teaching abroad and many English language teaching listings.
A frequently updated list with a variety of different jobs.

American Councils
This website has a good number of entry- and mid-level positions abroad. This organization works with educational institutions in the U.S. and in the region.

Entry Level
Registration required

Registration required

Career Rookie

Other Levels

Yahoo Job Search
Set 0-1 years experience option.


Simply Hired

The Dispatch’s job search page.


In general, internships can be found in all of the sections of this website, but the following are internship-specific websites:


Rising Star Internships
U.S. Internships

Domestic / Government
US Government Internships (click “Internships” under “Career Development”)
US government internships

Internships by country

Intern Abroad
Great site with international internships.
Select the country you want to work in, and then 'internships'.

Transitions's Internship Listings
This site usually has some internships listed on it, but very often has just programs.

Sites for internships and job search
(same as Registration required
Internships in US and Abroad
Private site with career info click “Jobs,” then “Internships”
Various Internships

Career Rookie
Click on “Internship Search”

Major Organizations

Internships at the UN
Click on “Opportunities,” and then “Internships.”

Internships at the UNESCAP


The Princeton Review
Click “College” then under Academic Programs click “Internship Search”

Everett Public Service Internship Program
Various internships
Click on “Internships”

Career Connection
Click on Undergraduate, and then Internships.

Internships USA

Career Services, College of Arts and Sciences
Click on “ResLink!” to search for Internships

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