Nilesh Shirgaonkar

Jobs involving travel abroad

Which are jobs wherein we get chance of frequent overseas travel?I want to know job catgories other than sales and marketing. One of my relative is in IT and he usually travels to US for work purpose.I am trying very hard to get such kind of jobs but I am not getting and so I am getting too much frustrated and dejected. I am MBA Marketing and Systems passed out in 2003. Please advise.

by Nilesh Shirgaonkar
2 answers
| Share :

2 answers

RE: Jobs involving travel abroad

Surabhi Dewra
Surabhi Dewra
Verified Career Expert
Founder and CEO at CareerGuide.Com
  • Noida

Nilesh , travel to different overseas location depends more on company than on job profile. If you are in kind of company - usually MNC's or companies which has overseas client then you may get a chance to travel.

A call center executive might also get to travel abroad if they have process related to overseas location. Even a director of marketing divison might not get to travel abroad if he/she is dealing with domestic market.

Have you ever tried looking at Naukri's gulf and other overseas locations job openings : http://jobsearch.naukri.com/jobs-in-overseas-international

Also, you might keep in touch with embassy' rel="nofollow"s of the countries you are interested to go in. They do come up with openings in their respective countries.

There are also many recruiters and consultants who work of job placements in middle east and other Asian Countries. But beware of fraud.

RE: Jobs involving travel abroad

Meghna Mukherjee
Meghna Mukherjee
Verified Career Expert
Counselor at Adaptive Minds
  • Mumbai

Hi Nilesh,

It is a dream for aspirants to be going abroad, and if it through the company then excellent.

Please note that these days most of the companies in any particular field and position, do send their employees on an abroad trip for training purpose or for troubleshooting. But mind you only if they have their counterparts in a foreign location or they have some sort of a tieup.

Secondly, depending on the nature of the job, would company send their employees abroad.
Thirdly, the capacity of the employee. If you are a one man show, or you are very good in innovative thinking, you stand a chance to fly.

But please note that these going abroad, does have their own setbacks too. They generally sign a bond with the employee, whereby you would have to work for some minimum years and if you leave prior to that, you would have to pay back the expenses they have done on you.

This does not mean, you should not dream of flying abroad.

Here I would advise you to get few years of experience in IT/ Systems, and apply to an organization which has foreign collaborations.
Try to put across your points during meetings and always be more innovative and try to be in the limelight.

Since you have mentioned about your cousin, why dont you ask him his contributions in the work field, which will give you an idea, what the company demands, and where and which skills you need to develop.
Hope this helps.

Wish you good luck..........

In order to post replies to the question: "Jobs involving travel abroad"

Post Reply

Latest ANSWERS

how do i open a business of my choice without funds

Hello There, I am totally confused how can one start a business without funds. At the max you can start a collaboration with an NGO but that too would .. read more

Top colleges for Under-graduate in Journalism and Mass-Communication?

Hi, There are many such colleges in Journalism and MAss-communication in India. The field is growing each year as the more and more people are getting .. read more

I am a cl 12 scien students.i have leadership qualities and having been managing responsibilities in school.....for my future I would pursue B.tech (mechanical) and then MBa.......( i will surely do MBa)...could u compare a( bba+MBa ) with my current plan

Hello Kevin,  Interesting choice and great to see a well planned career choice.  Firstly, When you have made a career plan why are you now t .. read more

Hi Rahul sir.Kiran mam my name is akhil mam i have no career mam i need your help for choosing career.Mam please help me.

Hello Akhil,  Unless and until you have selected a stream or course, you cannot make a career at all. Firstly it would be great if you be specifi .. read more
Most Popular

If I start as a Computer Engineer, where should I see myself after five years, given that I keep working in same field?

Hi Swarali, Good question! In 5 years time; if you are working for a large Computer organization; You are likely to end as one of the following; 1. Sp .. read more

Do 12th board marks have any importance in jee mains

Hello, Thanks for Asking...!!   The Union Ministry of Human Resource (HRD Ministry) has decided that Class XII marks will not be a factor for det .. read more

I want to become a Bio Technologist. What is the eligibility criteria for that?

To become a BIO Technologist, Take a science in a high school: You have successfully completion of 10+2 in science After you can opt the graduation co .. read more

What are the off-campus placement opportunities for a Electronics & Communication Engineer student?

being as an engineer there are lot off opportunities , first of all you make a point where you want to build your career 1. software testing 2. softwa .. read more