The most common type of overseas work experience for recent college graduates is to teach English abroad. These types of opportunities exist all over the world, although Asia is the most popular region since it is relatively easy to find a job with a good salary. Most people who decide to teach abroad go for at least six months, with many jobs asking you to commit to a full year or more. You can teach English to children, high school students, college students, or even adults! Since it is difficult to contact schools directly looking for open positions from the , most people that wish to teach abroad apply though an agency. Some agencies charge small fees for guaranteed placement and other services. There is a lot of variety so make sure you choose an agency that you understand and trust.
You can also take a TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) course either in the U.S. or abroad to obtain certification to teach English worldwide. Certification programs are typically 4 weeks and will give you all the preparation you need to teach abroad.
Here are websites with more information about teaching abroad: