GW-CIBER Online Resources for Students

See below for useful links to GW organizations with international focus, websites devoted to careers in international business, international development, and international affairs, study abroad information, websites of periodical, and other international resources.

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GW Organizations with International Focus

International Business Society

The GW International Business Club furthers the understanding of issues related to international business and promotes international career opportunities among members of the GWSB community. The organization is officially recognized by GW University and maintains close ties with the GW Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER), the Department of International Business, and the Elliott School for International Affairs.

Careers in International Business (The Career Exposure Network)

The Career Exposure Network is a privately held e-recruiting network of premier niche sites that has been helping Fortune 1000 employers find top quality Women, Diversity and MBA candidates since 1996. Sites include: (i) – the National leader in Women’s online Recruiting; (ii) – one of the leading job portals in the diversity space; (iii) – serves the exclusive and highly sought-after MBA recruiting marketplace; and (iv) – serves as the general portal of the career network offering opportunities for college grads to the top c-levels executives. The Career Exposure NetworkTMmarkets its niche services directly to businesses committed to building a diverse work environment that embraces the unique skills and perspectives our niche candidates offer.

International Jobs Center

The International Jobs Center and International Career Employment Weekly are managed by the Carlyle Corporation, a not-for-profit corporation whose only business is to identify and describe international career positions with employers in all sectors of the job market, around the world.

Stacy Berdan – International Careers Expert

Stacie Berdan is a marketing and communications consultant, an expert on international careers, an award-winning author and sought after speaker. Using her unique position working on campuses and in corporations around the world, she helps clients develop performance-based organizational modes to succeed in the changing global marketplace. Focusing on the elements of diversity-driven strategies, she helps employers and professional effectively deal with cross-cultural environments, the benefits of feminine leadership and the changing role of managers within the context of an increasingly global and virtual workplace. The website offers information, strategic advice and practical tips on what’s involved in going global.

United Nations Careers

The Organization provides real and valuable opportunities through a competency model based on a diverse range of programmes that include a wide selection of career planning and development workshops.

Women in International Trade (WIIT)

“The Association of Women in International Trade (WIIT) is the premier non-partisan professional organization in Washington, D.C. for individuals, particularly women, who share a strong interest and expertise in the field of international trade. In addition to its first-rate substantive programs, WIIT is recognized for its range of professional development supports. It is the only trade organization in the Washington, DC area that keeps you ahead on trade news, while also expanding your professional skills and opportunities.” Through WIIT’s professional development page one can access a great variety of “job hunting” resources, organized within the following categories: Federal Government, International Job Opportunities, Women’s Career Opportunities, General Job Opportunities, and Career Planning Sites.

Careers in International Affairs and International Development

Relief Web

Relief Web is a global hub created by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, and provides time-critical information on complex emergencies and natural disasters. The site also provides numerous “job hunting” resources for jobs in the International NGOs world.

The website offers an abundance of resources for anyone who is interested in working in the nonprofit world on a variety of relevant social, economic, and political issues. The website features useful information for nonprofit managers, volunteers, job seekers, teachers, webmasters, consultants and vendors. Hundreds of job and volunteer opportunities are posted daily, relating to a wide variety of interest areas, including education, development issues, public affairs, communications, legal affairs, information technology, marketing, public relations, journalism, and others. also features information on nonprofit career fairs and graduate school career fairs.

Global Corps

The GlobalCorps website is the gateway to Personal Services Contract (PSC) positions with the U.S. Agency for International Development, Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA).


Chemonics is an organization that employs its services to over 90 countries worldwide. Most of its work is carried out under contract to USAID and other bilateral and multilateral aid donors. Chemonics offers management services, technical assistance, research, training and special expertise in communications, grant management, procurement, and performance monitoring. Chemonics’ website features job vacancies within the organization (both US- and overseas-based).

Foreign Policy Association

FPA is a non-profit organization founded in 1918 and a member of the World Affairs Council of America. It provides independent publications, programs, and forums to increase public awareness of matters relating to policy issues. The FPA website features multiple job opportunities, including internships, and volunteer positions spanning from research, to more hands-on jobs for example in the fields of humanitarian relief, developmental assistance, education, environmental issues, and health and youth.

Devnetjobs is one of the most effective portals to access development-related job postings and volunteer opportunities: a must-see for anybody interested in a career in the development field.


"InterAction is the largest alliance of U.S.-based international development and humanitarian nongovernmental organizations. With more than 160 members operating in every developing country, InterAction works to overcome poverty, exclusion and suffering by advancing social justice and basic dignity for all." InterAction offers several useful resources for people seeking paid or volunteer positions — in the US and abroad — with international relief and development agencies. Of particular interest are the following resources.

  • InterAction’s bi-weekly newsletter Monday Development which lists dozens of job opportunities at international organizations in each issue.
  • InterAction Member Profiles 2004-2005 is the bi-annual directory of the International humanitarian organizations that are members of InterAction. It gives detailed portrait of these US-based nonprofits working to ease human suffering and strengthen people’s ability to help.
  • Global Works highlights volunteer, internship, and fellowship opportunities in international development. Providing information on opportunities from nearly 100 member organizations working in 120 countries, including the U.S., this is the perfect guide for students, mid-career adventures, retired goodwill seekers and persons of any age wishing to donate their time and skills while creating effective change in a developing world.

Opportunity Knocks

Opportunity Knocks is a national online job site, HR resource and career development destination focused exclusively on the nonprofit community.

Study Abroad

GW Office of International Programs

GW International is a partnership of University offices working to coordinate all aspects of international programs.

ISIC (International Student Identity Card)

The International Student Identity Card (ISIC) is the only globally recognized student identity document. The ISIC is the choice for over 4.5 million students, issued throughout 120 countries, with student access to over 40,000 benefits. Contact your local ISIC issuer and see more of your world with ISIC.

Go is the leading international education and experiential travel resource. The company is committed to providing the most comprehensive international education and alternative travel databases. utilizes data driven programming to provide the most up-to-date and accurate information.


Other Resources

Gelman Library Global Resources Center

The Global Resources Center supports international and regional studies as emphasized throughout the courses and programs currently available to GW’s undergraduate and graduate students. The GRC focuses primarily upon the political, socio-economic, historical, and cultural aspects of countries and regions around the globe from the 20th Century onward.

Global Edge (Michigan State University)

A rich collection of thousands of international business resources selected based on content and usability. This section also includes proprietary Market Potential Indicators and the Database of International Business Statistics. Each resource has been selected and reviewed by the globalEDGETMTeam.

Everything International (Philadelphia University)

Everything International (Ev-In) is intended as an electronic library of resources for faculty, students, and practitioners in the field of international business.

Academy of International Business

The Academy of International Business (AIB) is the leading association of scholars and specialists in the field of international business.