Working world: careers in international education, exchange, and development

PrefaceAcknowledgmentsThe Changing Global Context for International CareersA Job versus a CareerI: Shaping Your Career PhilosophyII: Selected Resources and ProfilesProfilesCombined Voice of a Career Veteran and a Young ProfessionalI. Shaping Your Career PhilosophyIdentifying Your CauseIntroductionSherry: Your Place in HistoryWhat Do You Care about Passionately?: The "Magic Wand Test"Get SpecificMark: What Am I Going to Do with My Life?What Do You Care about Passionately?: The "Million Dollar Question"Get SpecificRisk YourselfThe Art of NetworkingIntroductionSherry: Encountering Potential Employers and ReferencesWho Are the Gatekeepers?Start a Support Group"The Bee Gees"You Are Always "On"Forever at the CrossroadsThe Science of Record KeepingThe Tyranny of TimeMark: Do I Really Need Business Cards?Know Yourself before NetworkingThe Informational InterviewThe Promise and Perils of Social MediaEvery Day, in Your Own Skin, You're NetworkingThe Value of MentorsIntroductionSherry: Identifying Your MentorServing as a MentorMark: The Seinfeldian View of MentorsServing as a MentorThe Continuous JourneyIntroductionSherry: An Evolving ApproachCareer Choices as Building BlocksTaking RisksLessons LearnedRemember the Chinese ParableProfessionalismCharacter Counts—Honesty and DependabilityDoing Your BestAttention to DetailBeing a Team PlayerCuriosity—A Desire to LearnDressDon't Take It PersonallyWhat Do Employers Value?Moving OnWork-Life BalanceMark: The Never-Ending Job StoryMoving OnKey Career Building Blocks"It's Just the Bottom Rung of another Ladder"II. Selected Resources and ProfilesYour Job Search: A General ApproachIntroductionWhat Is Your Goal?Be RealisticThe Job Search in the Electronic AgeUniversity Listservs and Career CentersE-Mail Is Not Always the AnswerGet InvolvedBut I Don't Live in Washington, DC, or New York!The Promises and Perils of Social MediaSelected ResourcesPROFILEAlanna ShaikhAllan GoodmanProfessional AssociationsIntroductionSample Professional AssociationsSelected ResourcesPROFILEFanta AwBelinda ChiuInternship OpportunitiesIntroductionExploitation? No, a Chance to Learn and GrowA Good Internship Depends on YouNot Just for StudentsFinding an InternshipSelected ResourcesPROFILEJennifer ClintonVolunteer OpportunitiesIntroductionSample Volunteer OrganizationsSelected ResourcesPROFILETom GarofaloDeirdre WhiteNongovernmental Organizations and Educational InstitutionsIntroductionWhat Is an NGO?Sample Nongovernmental Organizations and Educational InstitutionsSelected ResourcesPROFILEAdam WeinbergPeggy ParfenoffUS GovernmentThe Executive BranchThe Legislative BranchSample Government Departments and AgenciesSelected ResourcesPROFILE Ambassador Kenton KeithSarah Loss MathurMultinational OrganizationsIntroductionThe Cultural Context of Multinational OrganizationsA Crowded Bazaar, Not a One-Stop ShopSample Multinational OrganizationsSelected ResourcesPROFILEFayezul ChoudhuryBusiness, Foundations, Think Tanks, and ConsultingIntroductionSample Business OrganizationsSelected Business ResourcesSample Consulting OrganizationsSelected Consulting ResourcesSample Think Tanks and FoundationsSelected Think Tank and Foundation ResourcesPROFILELobna "Luby" IsmailKarl Dedolph
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