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Working abroad

Advantages of working abroad

You’ll be able to gain international experience, giving you a competitive edge. Most employers value international experience because its impact is two-fold:

Personal development

  • Improve your communication skills
  • Build on your confidence and independence
  • Expand your cultural awareness
  • Learn a new language.

Professional advancement

  • Colour your CV and stand out from the crowd
  • Gain new qualifications and professional skills
  • Impress employers with your initiative and flexibility

Still not sure? We’ve put together the things you should consider before digging out your passport...

COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

To maintain the safety of our members, volunteers, staff and everyone we work with, we have taken the decision to cancel or postpone ALL IET events until the end of June. We are monitoring the rapidly changing situation and will provide further updates when we have them. If you have any queries, please contact events@theiet.org or view the more detailed statement on the IET homepage.