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Teach English and Travel China
Our Teach English program in China includes a TEFL certificate course and a four-week Training & Orientation in Beijing, which includes Mandarin lessons, cultural activities, leadership training, accommodation and meals. Participants are then placed at a Chinese school with at least one other participant. Placements are located throughout China and include a monthly stipend and room and board.
Teach English in China WorkingAbroad Dates: See website.
Cost: $4,995
Contact: InterExchange Working Abroad, 100 Wall Street, Suite 301, New York, NY 10005.
Tel.: 212-924-0446; toll-free: 1-800-597-3675.

Connect-123 Career-related Internships in Shanghai, China
Connect-123 creates tailor-made internships in Shanghai, China in teaching, business, health care, journalism and many other fields. Teaching projects include paid teaching positions at local schools. Business projects include business consulting, conducting macro-economic research, reviewing business plans, working at venture capital firms, and developing export strategies for Shanghai-based entrepreneurs. Health care projects range from helping at local clinics and attending ward rounds to working directly with doctors on medical research projects and helping with public health awareness campaigns.
What's included: Finding an internship that specifically meets your needs; arranging secure, high-quality, centrally-located accommodation based on your budget; assisting with local transport and providing advice on public transport routes; airport meet and greet service; a complete preparation and orientation information pack; advice, assistance, and guidance before, during, and after your stay; group-rate discounts; and 24/7 emergency support and assistance.
Summer Paid Internships in China Paid Internships in China with Connect123

Dates: Both start dates and durations are flexible. Typical durations range from 1 to 6 months.
Cost: Please see website for details.
Contact: Connect-123 International Internship and Volunteer Programs
USA Tel: (800) 731 6406 (toll free)


Au Pair in China with Geovisions Au Pair in China
You will be expected to spend less than 30 hours per week as an Au Pair: Taking care of the children, escorting them to school, playing and teaching them, etc. In addition, most families will treat their Au Pair as a member of the family, so you might be invited to family holidays, social and family events and gatherings!

The family will help you with your airfare, they will pay for your Mandarin classes, they will pay for your visa. You receive a monthly stipend and all meals.

$629 for 3months. $529 for 6 months. $459 for 9 months. $359 for 12 months.
Dates/Duration: See website for details. 3, 6, 9 or 12 months. Most families prefer an au pair who can commit to 9 or 12 months.
Contact: GeoVisions, 63 Whitfield St. Guilford, CT 06437.
Tel.: 203-453-5838. Toll free 1-877-949-9998.

American International Education Foundation (AIEF), English Teacher Placement,, Recruits mainly American graduates to spend 12 months (sometimes six) teaching English to junior high and high-school aged students in many cities in China and Taiwan.

API: Get Paid to Teach and Tutor English in China. Want to spend a fun, exciting, and rewarding month this summer or year abroad? API offers an exciting and affordable opportunity for native English speakers to live, work, and travel in this fascinating country. Teach and tutor English language skills to students in private language academies, and public schools in Beijing, Chongqing, Yantai, and Dalian. You will teach English and lead camp activities for an average of 25-30 hours per week. Teaching jobs in Thailand and Vietnam are also available at,

Chatteris Educational Foundation, Flat A, 13/F, Block 2, Camel Paint Building, 62 Hoi Yuen Road, Kwun Tong, Hong Kong; (852) 2520 5736;, Graduate English Language Tutors (GELTs) are placed in Hong Kong schools and given a monthly allowance and free housing for the first 2 weeks. Recent graduates preferred.

CIEE: Council on International Educational Exchange: Teach English in China, South Korea, Thailand, and Vietnam. CIEE offers a variety of paid teaching programs in four unique countries in Asia. Contact:;

Colorado China Council, 4556 Apple Way, Boulder, CO 80301; 303-443-1108;, Graduates from the U.S. are placed as teachers at institutes throughout China, for 6 or 11 months. Administrative fee for recent graduates including TEFL training, Chinese course, and travel within China.

CRCC Asia China Internship Program. Program provides one, two, or three month internships in Beijing and Shanghai. Fluent English is the only language requirement and there is a program start date each month of the year. Using its extensive network in Asia, CRCC offers a wide range of internship job placements across various industries including business development, marketing/PR, engineering, law, accounting, health care, finance and NGO's (among others). Contact:,

ECC (Thailand), Teacher Service Centre, ITEC House, 1st Floor, 9 Rajdamri Road, Lumpini, Patumwan Bangkok 10330 Thailand; +66 2 655 3333;, Large chain of language schools. Teachers must have a bachelor’s degree and at least six months teaching experience or a CELTA entry level qualification.

Greenheart Travel, Offers jobs perfoming a variety of internships types, including business, many for academic credit, via their internships in Thailand.

Hess Educational Organization, Specializes in teaching children including kindergarten-age. Native Speaking Teachers (NSTs) must be college graduates. Very structured teaching program and curriculum.

ISEC (International Society for Ecology and Culture), P.O. Box 36, East Hardwick, VT 05836 USA; (415) 670 9054;; Local Futures/International Society for Ecology and Culture (ISEC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the revitalization of cultural and biological diversity, and the strengthening of local communities and economies worldwide. Includes the Ladakh Farm Project, which includes workshops on traditional farming and food and Mindful Travel/Tourist Education program.

Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET), Official Japanese government program to improve foreign language teaching in schools and foster good relations between the people of Japan and 44 participating countries. About 3,000 college graduates and young professionals from the U.S. aged 39 or less are accepted on 12-month contracts. Canadian applicants should go to JET Programme Canada.

Joint Assistance Centre (JAC), C7 / 150, Lawrence Road, Keshav Puram, Delhi, India 110035 Telephone: +91-11-271061965; Community service organization near Delhi.

Karen Hill Tribes, Tower House Business Centre, Fishergate, York YO10 4UA; United Kingdom; +44 (0)1904 612829; Sends self-funding volunteers to northern Thailand to work in communities of Karen tribespeople, sometimes as language teachers, for the summer or longer term.

KEEP (Kathmandu Environmental Education Project), P.O. Box 9178, Kesharmahal, Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal; tel: +977-1- 4410952 / 4410935 ;, Opportunities for volunteers to teach English in trekking villages, government schools, etc. Volunteers stay with a host family and must be self-funding.

KOJEN ELS, F, #9, Lane 90, Sung Chiang Road, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC; 886-2-2581-8511; Jobs for teachers in locations throughout Taiwan.

One! International, Canadian-affiliated charity working with street children in Mumbai (Bombay). Volunteers teach basic hygiene and English, organize meals, sports, and music, etc.

Princeton-in-Asia. Paid internship programs for college graduates, usually teaching English, for one or two years in China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Kazakhstan, Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam. Teachers may be responsible for transportation. Salary very much country-dependent; housing and health insurance arranged. Must interview and have orientation in Princeton. Contact:,

Starfish Ventures Ltd, Places volunteers in development projects in Thailand. Programs in teaching, community development, construction, and conservation.

Teach Away Inc.: Teaching English as a Second Language Placements in Asia. Currently work with Ministries of Education and Private Language Schools in Korea, Japan, and Taiwan. Also offers teaching jobs in Hong Kong, and China. Teach Away was selected by the National Ministry of Education in Korea to provide English teachers for its renowned EPIK program. In addition, Teach Away has partnered with some of the most reputable language schools in Asia, allowing recent grads to choose from a variety of countries and programs. Visit:

WorldTeach: Volunteer Teaching in China. WorldTeach offers opportunities for volunteers to make a meaningful contribution to international education by living and teaching in developing countries, including Asia. All programs include: full-time in-country coordinator; intensive in-country orientation including language and TESOL training; room and board with host families/apartments. Requires: native level of English fluency; BA or equivalent for year-long programs. Fee covers program costs, including health insurance, airfare, housing, teaching placement, and in-country support.
WorldTeach China gives volunteers the opportunity to teach English abroad to middle and high schools around Hunan province. 
Programs in Thailand, Bangladesh, and Nepal are also available. Visit: for more information about each program..

WWOOF Japan,, U.S. contact provides list of over 100s of organic host farmers in Japan to members and can assist with teaching internships and visas.

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