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Expat Explorer HSBC - one of the largest global expat surveys on how countries compare.
Internations –the largest international community for people who live and work abroad, offers global networking opportunities, local events and expat-relevant information.
GoinGlobal - helps job seekers find opportunities both at home and abroad; e.g. provides the list of potential employers sponsoring work visa (H1b) in the US
Toastmasters International - non-profit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs.
MeetUp - users can create or/and join social and professional networking groups and events.
The Cultural Map – a book providing a field-tested model for decoding how cultural differences impact international business.
Managing Across Cultures - a book demonstrating how culture affects management practice.
ReSearch: A Career Guide for Scientists – Chapter 17: International Perspective – addressing some of the challenges expats face seeking work outside their home country.
Foreign Earned Income Exclusion - Physical Presence Test - Information on foreign earned income for US residents.
Compare your income – a tool allowing you to see where you fit in your country's income distribution.
www.numbeo.com/cost-of-living/ - A tool to learn the cost of living across the globe
Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) - a free service to allow U.S. citizens and nationals traveling and living abroad to enroll their trip with the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate.
U.S. Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs Exchange Programs - Find programs for educational, cultural, and professional exchanges across the world, sponsored by US Department of State.
TCKid Now –is a non-profit organization that serves the community of third culture kid (TCK) and cross culture kid (CCK) adults and youth across geographical boundaries.
Hofstede Insights Country Comparison – A tool to compare countries for the six [cultural] dimensions
Global education monitoring report, 2019 - Migration, displacement and education: building bridges, not walls – Chapter 5: Diversity.
What's Up With Culture? - A website focused on training students to go abroad.
Jobs.ac.uk global career advice – provides country specific career advice for 37 countries.
Open Doors - A comprehensive information resource on international students and scholars studying or teaching at higher education institutions in the US, and US students studying abroad for academic credit at their home colleges or universities.
Global Mobility of Research Scientists - The economics of who goes where and why.
OECD Better Life Index - allows you to compare well-being across countries, based on 11 topics the OECD has identified as essential, in the areas of material living conditions and quality of life.
PassportCareers - an online, country-specific, global job search platform.
Professional Development for Researchers (Vitae) - Based in the UK.
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) - country-specific data and recommendations related to skills.
CultureMee – a platform for comparing cultures
SocialProgress.org - a comprehensive measure of real quality of life, independent of economic indicators.
EuroAxess Compare Cultures - Compare national cultures along Hofstede`s dimensions
MyVisaJobs.com – a data base for work visa, green card, and sponsoring employers in the US
Best Practices in International Research Experiences for Graduate Students – Report from NSF-funded workshop (OISE1840364) held in 2019.
Psychology of culture shock – this book examines the psychological and social processes involved in intercultural contact, including learning new culture specific skills, managing stress and coping with an unfamiliar environment, changing cultural identities and enhancing intergroup relations.