Need Worldwide Career Help? Check Out Going Global

Published by on Monday, July 16th, 2012 at 7:30 am
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Penn State World Campus students have access to Going Global, a leading provider of career and employment resources for evaluating, selecting and transitioning into a successful career in a foreign country. Boasting more than one million individual users, Going Global is used around the world by university career centers, educational and institutional organizations, libraries, corporate HR departments, and government agencies.

Going Global’s 80,000 page database contains Country Career Guides, USA and Canadian City Career Guides, corporate profiles, worldwide job and internship openings and a proprietary collection of H1B visa employer listings.

Both the Going Global Country Career Guides and the USA and Canadian City Career Guides provide professional advice on such topics as: the current employment outlook, hiring trends, job search resources, executive recruiters, staffing agencies, work permit regulations, salary ranges, resume/CV writing guidelines, professional and social networking groups, interview and cultural advice, and trade associations.

Going Global’s Career Guides are researched by local career experts and updated annually. The H1B Plus database is a robust system which contains all Department of Labor H1B visa application records. Listings can be simultaneously searched by job title, occupation, employer, location and/or wage.

Their Key Employer Directory contains more than 450,000 corporate profiles representing both “local” and “multinational” employers and can be searched by location, industry and/or company name. Going Global also provides more than 16 million worldwide job and internship listings. Opportunities are posted for major multinational companies and are updated daily.

Visit the Penn State Career Services website to access Going Global or contact the WC Career Counselor, Lynn Atanasoff.

Lynn Atanasoff, PhD, LPC, DCC
Career Counselor

Office Hours
8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. (Monday)
8:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m. (Tuesday – Thursday)
8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (Friday)
Eastern Time


About Lynn Atanasoff

I love being a career counselor because I get to help students figure out who they are and write the next chapter of their career story. I have dedicated my career to helping others and have been working in human services for more than twenty years. Read more about me.

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