Learn about the benefits of international work experience

Working internationally offers tremendous benefits and can be a life-changing experience.

Some of these benefits include:
  • building cross-cultural skills, competencies, and knowledge considered assets by prospective employers;
  • learning alternative perspectives in your field of expertise and collaborating with colleagues using different approaches;
  • improving new language skills;
  • growing global networks of lifelong friendships through immersion in local communities;
  • developing flexibility by working and living in new and sometimes challenging environments;
  • developing an understanding of, and sensitivity to, different customs and cultural traditions.