Nationwide opportunities in Business, Human Resources, Science and Law, living and working in the States for 1-18 months. You can opt for one of two packages: a ‘self-placement’ programme, pro-actively sourcing your own internship, or a ‘full-placement’ programme, where BUNAC source an internship for you in New York or Chicago. The ‘full-placement’ programme is fully-supported, with accommodation, in-country support, social events and career progression events included.
Considering postgrad study in the US or Canada? Investigate the BUNAC BEST scholarship offering sums between £5,000-£10,000 to students for extracurricular activities that will better your cultural understanding of the country you’re studying in. However it’s not to be used as a prime source of funding to pay tuition fees etc.
You need to be a student or graduate from a UK university, have already applied for a postgraduate course in the US or Canada, and hold a UK passport.
The BEST (BUNAC Educational Scholarship Trust) Scholarships offer financial assistance to British students who are looking to undertake postgraduate study in North America. A number of scholarships are awarded each year from a fund of £50,000 and preference is given to those whose proposed study in North America is likely to do most to further transatlantic understanding and/or to those who are required to go to the US or Canada to do a specific course.
Are you returning or thinking of returning to your home country to look for work?
The Starting your career in.. series on the Association of Graduate Careers Advisory Services (AGCAS) website offers practical advice, with key facts about current trends and jobs, advice about seeking employment, hints and tips for making a successful application, and helpful information sources.
There are profiles for Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Malaysia, Nigeria, Russia, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, United Arab Emirates and the USA.
If you’ve just graduated and are thinking of living and working internationally for a while we have some books you may want to have a look at to find out more before you go. We’ve copies of some ‘Live & Work in ..’ books in the PCC reference library so, if you’re heading for another country, come in and take a look at these.
You’ll find Going Global another useful resource – You can find it in the Secure zone.