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Opportunities in Overseas Careers : Opportunities in...Series - Blythe Camenson

Opportunities in Overseas Careers

Opportunities in...Series

Book with Other Items Published: 7th October 2004
ISBN: 9780071437257
Number Of Pages: 173

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The most comprehensive career book series available, Opportunities in . . . explores a vast range of professions.

Each book offers:

  • The latest information on a field of interest
  • Training and education requirements for each career
  • Salary statistics for different positions within each field
  • Up-to-date professional and Internet resources
  • And much more

Forewordp. xi
Acknowledgmentsp. xv
Working Overseasp. 1
What it's like living and working overseas
Who's hiring
Overseas salaries and other perks
What does it all add up to?
Finding That Jobp. 13
Job-hunting avenues
Adding to your skills bank
Private U.S. Companies Overseasp. 19
Subcontracting
Types of jobs
Salary and benefits
What the work is like
Recreation
Culture
Advice
Teaching English as a Foreign Languagep. 31
What is EFL?
What makes a good EFL teacher?
What an EFL teacher does
Workload
Employment outlook
Job settings for EFL teachers
U.S. government-sponsored centers and programs
YMCA
U.S. universities' overseas programs
Foreign universities, colleges, and technical schools
Foreign government agencies
Private language schools
Private companies
Teaching conditions
Living conditions and lifestyle issues
Salaries and benefits
Educational preparation
Choosing a training program
What employers look for in an EFL teacher
International teaching assistants
Deciding your specialty
Teaching test preparation
Learning the language
Volunteering
Advantages and disadvantages of an EFL career
Finding your EFL job
Department of Defense Dependents Schools and International Schoolsp. 69
Department of Defense Dependents Schools
DoDDS programs
Two who have been there
DOD application requirements and information
DoDDS program benefits and general information
Length of assignment
Transportation agreement
Medical and dental facilities
Special education
Position categories
How to apply
International schools
International Schools Services
The Foreign Servicep. 91
Positions within the Foreign Service
What it's like being a Foreign Service officer
Upsides and downsides
Insights of three veterans
Salaries and benefits
Getting started
Eligibility
Job outlook
How to apply
The Peace Corpsp. 105
Paid Peace Corps positions
Citizenship
Time limits on Peace Corps employment
Language requirements
Clearances
Intangible benefits
Tangible benefits
Applying for a paid Peace Corps position
Volunteering with the Peace Corps
The Master's International Program
United Nations Volunteers
Benefits covered by the Peace Corps
Benefits covered by the U.N. Volunteers program
Application procedures for U.S. citizens
Training and orientation
Nonprofit Organizationsp. 135
Advantages and disadvantages
How to find them
Profile: The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
Preparing for a career in nonprofits
Resources for Job Placement and Informationp. 143
Job-Related Publicationsp. 151
Selected Employment Contacts for Teachersp. 155
Recommended Readingp. 171
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ISBN: 9780071437257
ISBN-10: 0071437258
Series: Opportunities in...Series
Audience: General
Format: Book with Other Items
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 173
Published: 7th October 2004
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 19.2 x 13.1  x 1.4
Weight (kg): 0.2
Edition Number: 1
Edition Type: New edition