ERIC Number: EJ821306
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Abstractor: As Provided
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Does Higher Education Attained Abroad Lead to International Jobs?
Journal of Studies in International Education, v12 n2 p101-130 2008
This article investigates the early career of graduates who have studied abroad (mobile students) compared to graduates who have undertaken the entire education at domestic higher education institutions (nonmobile students). The main question is to what extent mobile students get jobs with international assignments compared to nonmobile students. Results show that mobile students--particularly those who graduated abroad--more often than nonmobile students search for and gain work experience abroad. The vast majority of mobile students return from abroad after graduation. In the domestic labour market, mobile students hold jobs with more international assignments than nonmobile students.
Descriptors: Higher Education, Labor Market, College Graduates, Education Work Relationship, Student Mobility, Employment Potential, Study Abroad, Work Environment, Global Approach, Career Choice
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Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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