Spending a summer working abroad is a fantasy shared by many young people. Working abroad can facilitate the mastery of a foreign language, provide an in-depth exposure to a foreign culture, help summer employees to develop contacts for post-graduate employment, and spur personal development.
That's the good news. On the not-so-good news front, it's not as easy as you might think to find a job overseas. It's important to start your job search early, because you will most likely need to obtain a visa, which can take time. There are other work requirements as well, depending on the country where you want to work. Start now and you will be able to transform that fantasy into a reality.
Here's information on finding summer employment abroad including information on visa requirements, organizations which can help you secure international employment, tips on working overseas, and how to find job listings from organizations which hire overseas workers for short-term employment.