Why is it good for your career to have experience working abroad on your CV when you apply?

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When you are studying hard on a degree course, what happens when you graduate may seem a long way away. However, thinking ahead can put you ahead when you do graduate. More and more employers are now impressed by applicants that have experience of living and working in another country and culture. Why?

Have a look at these articles to get a good idea why. The first talks of the results of recent research, the second lists 10 reasons why employers love international graduates, and the third details how international experience boosts your CV.
They all have a similar message.

https://amp.businessinsider.com/the-one-difference-between-people-who-move-abroad-and-those-who-dont-2018-3

https://www.studyinternational.com/help-and-advice/10-reasons-employers-love-graduates-who-have-studied-abroad

https://www.europelanguagejobs.com/blog/How-international-work-experience-boosts-your-career.php

Doing a course to become an English teacher and getting the qualification under your belt early - during the summer break, for example - gives you a great advantage in finding work abroad in your Year Abroad or a Gap Year. Think ahead; do a course now!

Colin Spicer