Interested in Working, Interning or Volunteering Abroad?
Register for a FREE account on The Big Guide to Living and Working Overseas Online
NEW ONLINE RESOURCE providing expert advice for anyone considering going abroad to study, volunteer, intern, teach, travel or work!
Laurier International and the Career Centre have recently purchased access to The BIG Guide to Living and Working Overseas ONLINE. This new resource will help empower students looking to build global career skills.
With today’s growing global economy, many students and young professionals recognize that having international experience is a key factor in building a strong career. More and more, students are also looking towards building internationally-focused careers, for which global perspective and international experience are absolutely invaluable. The BIG Guide Online is the latest incarnation of The BIG Guide to Living and Working Overseas by Jean-Marc Hachey, an internationally-recognized seminar presenter, mentor and global career expert.
Through access to The BIG Guide Online, all members of the Wilfrid Laurier University community now have access to over 1,800 pages of expert advice and 3,000 resources and employer profiles. The BIG Guide is focused on helping users develop their International IQs, build strong cross-cultural skills and learn about international job hunting. The are many interactive feature available on the site: individual user accounts allow yellow highlights, private notes and bookmarks; Quick Guides provide practical advice on the most popular "go abroad" subjects, quizzes measure your international credentials, student networking connects internationally-focused individuals on campus; and reader contributions allow you to publish your international experiences. The BIG Guide is an essential tool for all students, from freshmen to graduates, as well as young professionals. Free access can be obtained for anyone who has a Laurier e-mail address.