Frequently Asked Questions about living and working in the U.S.
Finding Work in the U.S.
The U.S. Department of Labor publishes the Occupational Outlook Handbook, an overview of most professions, with descriptions, future perspectives and current salaries.
In the Netherlands, one can contact one’s professional association. Some organizations have lists of potential employers in the U.S.
Cost of Living
Moving and Living
In the United States, social services – such as health care or child protection – are generally handled by the individual states according to their local laws.
For information on Federal social services, please go to:
- Social Security Administration – a federal insurance program that provides benefit to retired people and those who are unemployed or disabled.
- Medicare – national social insurance program.
- Medicaid– national social health care program for families and individuals with limited resources.
- HHS.Gov – a U.S. Federal government agency with the goal of protecting the health of all U.S. citizens