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Post-Graduation Job Search: Work, Intern or Volunteer Abroad

May 19, 2010
by Erin Harris
Is a traditional nine-to-five job not your style? Or are you just not having luck with the job search, despite persistent efforts? Consider working or volunteering abroad. The commitment can be as short as a few weeks or can develop into a long-term career. Read on and find the program that’s right for you.
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