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Davidson International Network
A collection of Davidson alumni working in international development, policy, business and education who are interested in supporting Davidson students seeking entrance in to these career fields. Use the resources below to connect with alumni and learn more about employment options.
Davidson International Network's International Development Handbook
A guide developed by Davidson alumni to educate students interested in international development careers.
Davidson International Network's List of Development Organizations
A thorough list of international development organizations where students may be able to intern as a student or work after graduation
Davidson International Network's LinkedIn Group
A place to connect one-on-one with alumni or post a discussion item to the entire group. Many of the alumn in the group would be happy to speak with you about their career paths and offer advice on your future career.
Explore Career Options
The BIG Guide Online is a comprehensive interactive web site that helps students and young professionals build global career skills. Click on the icon and create your account with your Davidson email address today!
Vault.com for jobs, careers, top employers and education programs, job search advice, salary info, job listings, employee message boards and surveys. Click on the icon and create an account using your Davidson email address to view guides on the following career field areas:
- Guide Government Agency Careers
- Guide to International Careers
- Guide on International Development
Prepare for Jobs, Internships or Graduate School
Davidson Coursework and Experiences
Davidson College provides students with the opportunity to study, research, intern, and volunteer internationally through several resources and programs.
The Dean Rusk International Studies Program
Houses the offices of study abroad, the international student advisor, and a grants and programming staff, and works to give a global dimension to every student's education. Grants are available to experiences abroad.
The Center for Civic Engagement
Grants are available for experiences abroad
Davidson Majors/Course of Study
French and Francophone Studies
Latin American Studies
French and Francephone Studies
Other languages may be available on a case-by-case basis.
A variety of clubs, lunch language tables, committees and organizations with an international focus are available for students to participate in on campus. The Dean Rusk International Studies Program keeps an up-to-date list of the latest groups and programs.
Find Jobs and Internships
The resources below will provide you with leads on internships and jobs, but the most successful students will tap into Davidson's alumni network and/or your own personal network to help open the doors to opportunities.
International Post-Davidson Fellowships
Graduate Fellowships Committee
International Opportunity Resources
The Riley Guide International Job Opportunities
Directory of links to job-listing and job-placement services all over the world.
Established in 1962 BUNAC is a non-profit work and travel expert and has been helping young people work and volunteer abroad for 49 years. Popular gap year destinations include USA, Canada, New Zealand, Ghana, Australia, Britain, China, South Africa and many more.
Offers U.S. students, faculty, and administrators programs including study abroad, teach abroad, and faculty development seminars. For those interested in coming to the U.S. on an exchange program, options range from high school programs to J-1 work and internship opportunities.
Offers international internships and full-time job opportunities.
Directory of over 17,000 teaching opportunities abroad updated daily.
North America's largest online internship portal with thousands of pre-screened internship and work placement opportunities available to students and thousands of qualified candidates available for host companies worldwide.
Comprehensive website listing over 80,000 organizations worldwide. Includes information on internships, jobs, fellowships, short-term opportunities, volunteer, events and more.
Helps individuals enter or advance in international humanitarian work and provides frugal international volunteer opportunities.
One Small Planet
A resource for working, studying, or traveling abroad.
Provides in depth information on everything you need to know about living, working, volunteering, interning or living internationally.
4International Careers and Jobs
International employment directory and search engine featuring reviews and web rankings of 2,200 career and job sites in 200 countries
Government and Public Policy
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Oldest international think tank in the West. Founded 1910, the CEIP provides fellowships, internships and job opportunities.
Internship and career opportunities with the Central Intelligence Agency.
US State Department
Information and career opportunities for both domestic and worldwide.
Lists federal internships and job opportunities both in the USA and abroad.
Offers foreign and civil service internships and job opportunities in the USA and abroad.
United Nations Development Programme
Posts a comprehensive variety of internships and job listings internationally through the United Nations organization.
University of Cambridge's comprehensive certification program for teaching English to adults.
Dave's ESL Cafe
Popular resource for ESL and EFL teachers and students around the world.
Provides travelers with over 10,000 accommodation choices in more than 140 cities across Europe and America.
Leading provider of teacher training certification courses in TESOL, TESL and TEFL , throughout the US.
Provides an exciting educational experience for those interested in teaching English as a foreign language. With TEFL course center locations around the world, students learn how to teach English to non-English speakers, while immersing themselves in the rich cultures and customs of their host countries, resulting in a more holistic and integrated educational experience.
Information/resource on teaching English to speakers of other languages.