There are many opportunities available to live and work abroad after graduation. If interested, stop by the Office of Global Education and Study Abroad (Bagby 315) for more information or visit the links below.
TEACHING ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE
For more information, please view Brett Chonko's ('10) Teaching English as a Second Language Abroad for Hampden-Sydney Students presentation.
Marshall University's Appalachians Abroad: Teach In China
Program includes an 8-week online TEFL Training, and a 6-day orientation in Shanghai prior to the beginning of your teaching assignment. Please see brochure for more detailed information.
Qualifications: Baccalaureate degree, teaching experience, one year commitment, native-fluency in English, cross-cultural sensitivity.
Contact: http://www.marshall.edu/gochina or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
TaLK is a Korean Government scholarship program known as Teach and Learn in Korea. The program's main objective is to invite and train native English teachers and overseas Koreans to teach practical English in after-school classes at the rural elementary school.
TaLK scholars receive an array of benefits which include, but are not limited to: a round-trip, economy class air ticket, accommodation, traveler's health insurance, monthly stipend of KRW 1.5 million, a one-time settlement allowance and cultural trips arranged by the provincial offices of education.
This program is designed for college students having completed at least 2 years of undergraduate study toward a Bachelor's degree, recent college graduates, and graduate students. For more information, please visit the TaLK website.