Overseas jobs

Why work overseas?

For Australian citizens gaining international work experience can offer a number of benefits:

  • Australian employers often value this on a resume as it can indicate high levels of motivation, independence, self management and communication skills.
  • Experiencing other cultures can contribute to personal growth and development.
  • Expanded opportunities for personal travel can be enjoyed.

International students can apply for graduate recruitment programs in their home country on conclusion of their studies. Organisations that offer graduate programs to graduates of Australian universities vary each year. Look for these opportunities on our Graduate Recruitment Programs page, amongst the Related Links listed below, and by performing a general web search.


GRADSingapore: how to get hired 2015 is an annual publication targeted at penultimate and final-year undergraduates and fresh graduates, is now available. The publication covers the major industry sectors in Singapore and provides a clear picture on the job market as well as career advice for graduates.

Malaysia's 100 Leading Graduate Employers

Malaysia's 100 Leading Graduate Employers of 2015 magazine features the most popular employers as voted by students and graduates in Malaysia.

Essential information for traveling and working overseas

Refer to the Smart Traveller website for helpful tips regarding travelling and working overseas.

Tax implications for working overseas

The Australian Taxation Office offers up to date information for Australians intending to work overseas.