Although public employment services do exist throughout Indonesia, they are primarily concerned with helping Indonesians into employment. This is due to the high levels of unemployment and government restrictions on the employment of foreign nationals.
Formal careers support is more common and well established within the larger and more prestigious institutions in Indonesia. The University of Indonesia Career Development Centre has an online vacancy board and also runs an annual Career Expo - a large recruitment fair with a wide variety of job sectors represented.
It is important that all resident British nationals register with the British Embassy, Indonesia through the embassy's website, by fax or by mail. The website gives comprehensive details of the kind of help that is available to British nationals. The embassy also recommends registration through the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) LOCATE service for those on short trips. Nationals of other countries should contact their country’s embassy.
Other emergency contact numbers in Indonesia are:
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