Centre for Global Competency - a Division of Student Affairs at the University of Central Oklahoma

International Internship

Seoul Global Internship with the Seoul Metropolitan Government

Seoul Global Internship is a program held by the Seoul Metropolitan Government for students to obtain experience from the various Seoul Government Offices for a period of time and interact with the native Koreans. student would be asked to do various research on a word-wide basis regarding subway system and policy, research and compare the foreign high - tech agricultural facilities and many more. For more information, please visit the Centre for Global Competency, Nigh University Center, Room 137. Marco Rodriguez. 

TaLK Program - South Korea

The Teach and Learn in Korea (Talk) Program invites young, adventurous college students and recent graduates to teach English to elementary school students living in the rural areas of South Korea. Funded by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, the Talk Program aims to cultivate a strong desire to learn English through the use of innovative and engaging classroom teaching methods designed by the our own program's participants. While teaching, participants will have the opportunity to learn about the many facets of Korean culture and find time to travel to distinct regions of the Korean peninsula. Talk is the perfect program for those who desire to be global leaders, who seek to gain personal and professional enrichment through teaching, and who are highly adaptable to new environments. 

Requirements - Associates degree or 2 full years of university education
Monthly Salary - 1.5 million KRW (Capped)
Duties - After school program teacher
Airfare - Provided

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EPIK Program - South Korea

The English program in Korea, commonly referred to as the EPIK program, is the original public school program set up by the Korean Governments Ministry of Education in 1995. Its ultimate goal focused on three primary objectives: to improve the English speaking capabilities of the Korean population, to reform and unify existing English teaching approaches throughout the country, and to build and develop cultural exchanges with other countries around the world. Gone2Korea is one of six recruiting agencies selected by the EPIK office to officially recruit teachers for the Education Offices in Korea.  

Requirements - Bachelors degree or greater
Monthly Salary - 1.8 - 2.7 million KRW
Duties - Full time English teacher
Airfare - Provided 

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TaLK Program / College of Education

Attention Early Childhood Education and Elementary Education Majors: Want to teach English in Korea for six months and get paid to do it? Plan to join us in Spring 2014; limited to 12 students; minimum of two years of college required before participating. Applications due:  April 30, 2013
Schedule for your Spring 2014 and Summer 2014 semesters
January – classes here at the University of Central Oklahoma
Early February  -- fly to Korea as a group with two faculty. They are there with you through the first week.
March – July is spent in the schools teaching English; faculty is in touch with you 
July –return to the US and to UCO for a follow-up session with the group

For more information please contact Dr. Jan Wetsel / jwetsel@uco.edu

JET Program - Japan

The Japan Exchange and Teaching Program seeks to help enhance internationalization in Japan by promoting mutual understanding between Japan and other nations. The program also aims to improve foreign language education in Japan and to encourage international exchange at the local level by fostering ties between Japanese youth and foreign youth. The objectives of the program are being achieved by offering JET Program participants, (hereinafter, participants) the opportunity to serve in local government offices as well as public and private elementary schools, junior high and senior high schools.

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