Top Global Career Paths That Will Get You a Job Abroad

There are some careers paths that are specifically fit for pursuing an employment opportunity anywhere in the world. These careers are truly international and candidates pursuing them can easily get a job, be it New York or London or Beijing.  Here are some of those global career paths.

Working in a country other than your homeland is a dream harbored by many of us. Whether it is the lure of a better life, or the excitement of co-existing and exploring in a new culture amongst new people, working abroad is a novel experience that everyone should have once in their life. If you have already made the important choices in your life such as career and job then the most that you can do is pursue an employment opportunity abroad if and when it comes your way. However, for those who are still in their teens and are yet to settle on a career choice, this post will serve as a guide on which careers paths will ensure that they easily get a job in a foreign land.


Good education is considered a right of every human being, irrespective of his caste, color, creed and country. Every nation’s development index is measured by the literacy of its population. The more literate a country is, the higher is its development index. Any guesses to what is the most important part of a country’s educational infrastructure? Its educational institutions and the faculty employed in those institutes. Teaching is a career that can get you a job anywhere around the world and that too without pursuing any expensive degree.  Students with education degrees are in high demand all over the world. Those having a degree in English language are even more sought after owing to the global nature of English. It is an international language and therefore most non-English speaking countries emphasize on teaching their citizens English.

Hotel Management

 Tourism is a worldwide industry as every country is blessed with some or the other exotic natural locations or places of historical importance. The hospitality sector goes arms in arms with the tourism industry. The current global trend for tourism is highly positive and hospitality sector is also going to receive the benefits of this boom. Therefore, a career in hotel management would be a perfect choice to make going by the current trends. The world has so many tourist hot spots and there are so many countries that have tourism as their mainstay that you will have your pick of where you want to work and live. Plus, the work environment and perks that come with a job in hospitality industry is unmatched. You will enjoy all the good things of life without having to spend a fortune.


The world is short on qualified doctors. The rate at which diseases are increasing in numbers and complexity, the future demand of good medical professionals is only going to increase. Just like medical conditions are a global phenomenon which isn’t limited to any particular geography, similarly the demand of medical professionals is also worldwide. However, working as a doctor in a foreign country won’t be as easy as in your own motherland. You may have to live in cities severely lacking in medical care and civic amenities. However the upside is that you will be really making a difference with your education by working at such a place.


A career as a socialist is one that offers the candidates to make his mark in this world. If you follow the trends in foreign policy, international relations and world politics than such a career is most suitable to you. A degree in public administration and sociology is the most appropriate educational path for this. There are plenty of work opportunities abroad in non-profit organizations, Foreign Service offices and relief work camps amongst others.

Working abroad is a highly rewarding experience and a very better way to chisel out a comfortable existence for your family and yourself.

Author Bio:

Saurabh Tyagi is an expert writer having interest in diverse topics like education, technology, career and Web 2.0. He is a social media enthusiast and a self-confessed gadget-freak, who loves to follow the latest happenings in the tech world.

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