1. International SOS
  2. Carleton University Career Services
  3. My World Abroad

International SOS

The International Internship Program and Carleton University are thrilled to be partnering with International SOS to provide you additional trusted support while abroad. International SOS has a large network of highly-trusted employees who use their knowledge of procedures and policies across the world to help provide global medical assistance and security measures, no matter your location. As a participant, you have 24/7 access to many great services offered by International SOS, such as medical, travel and personal assistance, as well as the Assistance App; a powerful tool that provides key medical and travel information, one-click dialing to the nearest Assistance Centre, medical alerts and overall peace of mind, all at no cost to you. For more information, you can visit www.internationalsos.com.

Carleton University Career Services

Visit the Career Services office in 401 Tory Building Monday – Friday, 8:30AM – 4PM and receive an on-the-spot resume review, cover letter critique or to schedule a mock interview. They also have many resources online that are available to you at the following links:

Interviews: Many of you will be interviewed via phone or Skype, as the partners do not have offices located in Ottawa. For tips and reminders on these types of interviews, visit: https://carleton.ca/career/job-search-support/prepare-for-interviews/

Resumes/Cover Letters: These are crucial piece of your application, and will determine whether or not you will be selected for an interview. Well constructed application documents are extremely important and help your interviewers understand your background. For tips and reminders on resumes and cover letters, visit: https://carleton.ca/career/job-search-support/resume-and-cover-letter-guides/

My World Abroad

MyWorldAbroad is a trusted resource, used by many leading universities in the US and Canada to encourage students to go abroad, build international skills and prepare for work in the new global economy. The site helps students and young professionals develop global career skills and find international work, both at home and abroad. With 300+ expert articles and 4,000+ resources, this site covers all the bases: from cross-cultural skill-building and go abroad basics to the international job hunt and popular international professions. Engaging features include: Quick Access Menus, Quick Guides, “In A Rush” articles, sample application documents, self-evaluations, Top Tips & Student Quotes, FAQs, Worldly Wisdom, etc. For more information, you can visit http://myworldabroad.com/.