If we held the Olympics of the Global Economies, in the event for which countries offer the best opportunities to launch your career, the medals would go to:

Gold medal to China

Silver medal to Germany

Bronze to the United States

By 2020, there will be a void of roughly 40 million college-educated workers in the global economy, according to predictions from The McKinsey Global Institute.  Point being, many new graduates should consider the possibility of working abroad as they begin to launch their careers.

Here is a list of the 15 places that graduates (and those seeking career opportunities) should consider.