Work Abroad

When it comes to interviewing for this position, find out why it doesn’t matter whether you studied engineering, communications or medicine.

Find out why Sahar says quitting her job at Foreign Affairs Canada actually helped her get the foreign service officer position of her dreams.

Sahar says more than knowledge, Global Affairs is looking for strong skills in this one particular area. Watch to find out.

Sahar talks to us about the importance of “selling yourself” to the embassy of your choice, and how to continually push out of your comfort zone.

Sahar tells us about making your own opportunities and how she got her internship in Algeria.

Sahar did not have a direct path to working for Global Affairs. In fact, when she first took the post-secondary public service exam, she was not successful. Find out what she did after that setback to achieve her dream of being a foreign service officer.

Meet Sahar Ghadhban and find out how she’s getting paid to learn Russian for a full year.
A veteran of Doctors Without Borders' Ebola mission in Uganda sees some surprising similarities in our behaviour during the COVID-19 pandemic.
What are the most in-demand and highly sought-after professions for international work—and how can you get your foot in the door?
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