Working World, Second Edition
Careers in International Education, Exchange, and Development
This second edition of Working World offers ten new and four significantly updated profiles as well as new and expanded concepts that include work-life balance, the importance of informational interviews, moving on, and key building blocks for international careers.
Like the award-winning first edition, Working World is a rare and valuable resource to students and graduates interested in careers in international affairs, mid-career professionals who want to make a career change or shift, as well as guidance counselors and career center specialists at universities.
About the Authors
Mark Overmann is assistant director and senior policy specialist at the Alliance for International Educational and Cultural Exchange.
"Useful primer for young professionals taking purposeful steps to becoming the change they want to see"—Matt Clark, The New Global Citizen
"Kudos to Sherry Mueller and Mark Overmann. The timing is perfect for this edition. Working World is an essential guide to international careers for a new generation of Americans eager to see, feel, and change their world."—John Zogby, founder of the Zogby Poll and author (with Joan Snyder Kuhl) of First Globals: Understanding, Managing, and Unleashing the Potential of Our Millennial Generation
"Mueller and Overmann provide an engaging intergenerational dialogue about 'your place in history' for readers who share the idealism and values Senator Fulbright embraced. The authors compiled an easily navigable directory of selected resources, prominent organizations, and illuminating profiles of leaders in the field."—Harriet Mayor Fulbright, Executive Director, President's Committee on the Arts and Humanities, 1997-2000, The Harriet Fulbright College
"Working World provides the wisdom you need to start your career in clear and concise prose. Here, invaluable mentoring comes with a binding. Take the vision you have for your high impact career and read this book to catalyze your future."—Saul Garlick, CEO, ThinkImpact Company
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