Career Planning at UCA: What is Discover and how can it help me?
Discover is free, self-guided computer-based career exploration program. It can be a valuable tool in helping one determine what type of career would be right for him/her and what career that person would enjoy. Discover will produce a list of occupations and careers that can be printed out and discussed with any of the counselors in Career Services.
To take the Discover assessment, contact the Career Services office (450-3134) and schedule an appointment.
Bernard Hall Room 311 • 201 Donaghey Avenue Conway, AR 72035
Phone: (501) 450-3134 • Fax: (501) 852-2330 • E-mail: PamH@uca.edu
CIEE Teaching English Abroad Programs
CIEE offers paid teaching positions in seven countries (Chile, China, Dominican Republic, South Korea, Spain, Thailand, and Vietnam) for university graduates looking to teach English abroad and immerse themselves in a foreign community.
CIEE Teach Abroad programs provide:
- A salaried teach placement
- A fun and informational in-country orientation
- Classes on TEFL theory and teaching methodology
- Travel and medical insurance
- Knowledgeable staff offering pre-departure and emergency support
- Visa application advice
- Housing at the beginning of your stay (housing included for full term in Thailand and China)
- 5% Alumni discount for former CIEE Study Abroad participants
- Peace of mind that CIEE is there to support you
View teach abroad opportunities at www.ciee.org/teach
Rennert TESOL Programs
Currently accepting applications for TESOL (Teaching English) certificate programs over summer. Courses are 4 weeks and students will learn methodology, best practices and reflective skills; teaching students English in a multi-cultural environment.
Students can use the skills and qualification to teach while on a Study Abroad program or after graduation.
For more information, visit www.rennert.com/tesol or email email@example.com
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FAX: 212-867 7666
Since 1977, a pioneering travel resource for meaningful work, living, and study abroad. Described as the "go-to guide" for Teaching English Overseas Programs, Transitions Abroad has multiple listings of various programs all over the world. http://www.transitionsabroad.com/
To browse 10 years of Transitions Abroad magazine's back issues, click here.
Cofradia Bilingual School is a nonprofit bilingual school and has been serving the community of Cofradia since 1997. Cofradia is a small town just west of one of the largest cities in Honduras, San Pedro Sula. CBS actively seeks disadvantaged children in the area and provides them with a quality bilingual education, hence a much brighter future.
Volunteers need strong English language skills to qualify. Spanish skills and prior teaching experience are not required.
For its volunteers, Cofradia Bilingual School provides:
- Free Accomodation
- A weekly stipend for food
- Weekends and holidays off to travel
- Opportunities to tutor for extra money
- Complete cultural and language immersion
Want more info? Find us on Facebook: Cofradia's Bilingual School or Email firstname.lastname@example.org
WorldTeach is currently accepting applications for teaching opportunities in our fully-funded programs in American Samoa, Micronesia and the Marshall Islands. www.worldteach.org
Departs: mid-July 2012 • Duration: 1 year • Application Deadline: April 1, 2012 (but admissions is rolling!)
Cost: Fully funded. Includes round-trip airfare, room and board, monthly stipend of about 400USD, in-country field support and professional development, international health insurance including medical evacuation, language and cross-cultural training, and a chance to form a support network with other volunteers
Teaching: k-12, college, all subjects, e.g. English, math, science, entrepreneurship, computer literacy, among others
The successful candidate:
- holds a bachelor's degree by date of departure
- is a fluent speaker of English
- has formal or informal teaching experience
- has demonstrated interest in volunteering & public service
- has experience living and/or teaching abroad
All application materials and information can be found at www.worldteach.org. All info requests can be sent to email@example.com
Instituto Hemingway wants to give you a warm welcome to our Spanish language school and offer you a great educational opportunity. Spanish courses throughout the year, excellent opportunities to undertake internships in professional companies and paid jobs in hotels.
Furthermore, we offer international volunteer programs and diverse possibilities with University semester programs.
Idealist.org: Action Without Borders, www.idealist.org. Web site’s database serves as a clearinghouse for over thousands of nonprofit organizations worldwide. Outstanding search provisions. Includes listings for internships, volunteering, and jobs, as well as resources for people who work for nonprofits. Organization also sponsors nonprofit career fairs.
Peace Corps service is a life-defining leadership experience. Since 1961, the Peace Corps has shared with the world America's most precious resource – its people. Volunteers serve in 76 countries in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Central America and Mexico, South America, Europe, the Pacific Islands and the Middle East. Peace Corps Volunteers live, learn, and work with a community overseas for 27 months, providing technical assistance in six program areas: education, youth and community development, health, business and information and communications technology, agriculture, and environment.
Watch Peace Corps' film short, Be a Volunteer, and learn about the unique experience and benefits of service.
VOLUNTEER ABROAD RESOURCES
Directory on International Voluntary Service, www.avso.org. Site provides extensive links to volunteer organizations worldwide; hosted by the Association of Voluntary Service Organizations (based in Belgium).
International Volunteer Programs Association (IVPA), www.volunteerinternational.org. Web site of this U.S.-based nonprofit association features a searchable database of volunteer-abroad programs. IVPA’s members are encouraged to follow IVPA’s principles (listed on the web site) for good practice in volunteer-abroad programs.
International Workcamp Directory (SCI-IVS). Volunteer-abroad program listings available at www.sci-ivs.org. Describes low-cost short-term volunteer options available through SCI-IVS in over 50 countries. Their website has links to many other volunteer organizations.