What career would you choose if it was your PRIORITY to live internationally?

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    What reasonable career would you choose with your sets of skills and education if it was your priority to live in many different countries ( not necessarily speaking their language ).

    I've studied a very generalist degree at Oxbrige and with my non-technical sets of skills I'd probably go for English-speaking vacancies opened at major international firms like Human Resource Management or learn programming in something like Java / Python and work in IT & Telecom.

    Alternatively I would capitalise on this elevated Oxbridge prestige abroad and go for English-speaking part of the local education system, i.e. international schools.

    What would you do?
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    To guarantee travel abroad I'd go for teaching English - although tbh not sure I'd want to do that long-term. It's an easy way to get an insight into a particular country you may want to settle down for longer in though.

    Also, customer management/ international business development roles in large international companies. One of the other interns when I worked at Rolls Royce last summer got flown out to China when she was working in some kind of customer management role - pretty awesome!**
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    (Original post by HANNAHBENLOLO)
    What reasonable career would you choose with your sets of skills and education if it was your priority to live in many different countries ( not necessarily speaking their language ).

    I've studied a very generalist degree at Oxbrige and with my non-technical sets of skills I'd probably go for English-speaking vacancies opened at major international firms like Human Resource Management or learn programming in something like Java / Python and work in IT & Telecom.

    Alternatively I would capitalise on this elevated Oxbridge prestige abroad and go for English-speaking part of the local education system, i.e. international schools.

    What would you do?
    Diplomat

    Wait, you've graduated and are only thinking about a career now...?

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    (Original post by jneill)
    Diplomat

    Wait, you've graduated and are only thinking about a career now...?

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    Of course, like the vast majority of students around the world, and indeed at Oxbridge.
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    (Original post by HANNAHBENLOLO)
    Of course, like the vast majority of students around the world, and indeed at Oxbridge.
    You didn't go to any careers fairs?

    What about this
    http://www.careers.cam.ac.uk/student...ntgotaclue.asp

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    (Original post by HANNAHBENLOLO)
    What reasonable career would you choose with your sets of skills and education if it was your priority to live in many different countries ( not necessarily speaking their language ).

    I've studied a very generalist degree at Oxbrige and with my non-technical sets of skills I'd probably go for English-speaking vacancies opened at major international firms like Human Resource Management or learn programming in something like Java / Python and work in IT & Telecom.

    Alternatively I would capitalise on this elevated Oxbridge prestige abroad and go for English-speaking part of the local education system, i.e. international schools.

    What would you do?
    Diplomat, pilot, teacher at an international school, TEFL teacher, sailor, tour guide, air hostess.

    Or just any professional job in a foreign office - maybe clock in a few years here then move via internal transfer.

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    (Original post by HANNAHBENLOLO)
    Of course, like the vast majority of students around the world, and indeed at Oxbridge.
    Doubt it's the vast majority that leave their career planning til they finish uni tbh

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    So you're saying you've got no actual skills and are relying on the uni's name to get you a job?

    Have you done any research at all into careers? Spoken to the careers service? You're definitely in the minority in doing no panning.

    If you want to live abroad just go and do it. Travel writer. Blogger. As an Oxbridge grad surely you can work this out?
 
 
 
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