Geared toward individuals seeking a future in global affairs, Working World: Careers in International Education, Exchange, and Development provides readers with valuable insight into this rapidly growing field. Serving as a guide to job seekers at every stage of their career, Working World covers essentials such as the key to networking successfully, and the importance of having a mentor. Building upon the previous edition, authors Sherry Lee Mueller and Mark Overmann, explore elements of change regarding the necessary skills to succeed in the industry. Emphasizing the increasing importance of cultural awareness and language skills, Mueller and Overmann point out that the skill set required by most employers is becoming significantly more competitive. Mueller and Overmann have adapted their best-selling first edition to focus on the industry in a new light while bearing in mind the increasing significance of modern-day influences. This new and improved edition analyses all aspects of the industry, from the impact of modern technology to the ever-changing political arena. Working World is an ideal resource for all members of the international community, serving as a wealth of information for international affairs job seekers in every stage of their careers.
Article by Sasha Simonson
Sasha is a graduate of Salisbury University with a BA in Spanish and she is TEFL Certified. She has a love of languages and travel and has spent time in Argentina, Spain, Denmark, England, and much more! She is a native of the Eastern Shore of Maryland.