These valuable, and often transformative experiences, broaden your horizons, knowledge and outlook on the world, as well as developing new skills and building confidence. These experiences and knowledge also give an ‘added value’ to what you have to offer to employers.
Understanding the labour market and opportunities in different countries can be challenging, but a great resource that Stirling students can access is ‘Going Global’. This links you to numerous country career guides, job postings and internship listings and key employer directories across the world. The Careers and Employability Service has some great resources for international students on working in both the UK and abroad.