Helping others travel abroad: Careers in international preparation
People travel abroad for reasons as
diverse as their destinations. Many
travel to sightsee, some to work, and
others to study. Some stay indefinitely.
Behind a number of these trips, there are
workers who help travelers overcome the challenges
of going to a different country—such
as learning about local customs and finding
safe accommodations. As travel has become
more affordable and the world grows increasingly
interconnected, demand has risen for
these international preparation workers.
This article covers some career options
in international preparation. The first section
of the article describes some of the services
international preparation workers provide and
the occupations related to those services. The
second section explains how to prepare for
jobs in international preparation—and what to
expect if you get one. Sources for more information
are listed at the end of the article.
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