Looking for work experience, travel and further study? Why not combine all 3 and spice up your CV!
An opportunity for graduates to take part in the Global Internship Graduate Certificate with international internships from the University of Dundee. It includes credit bearing modules in career planning with a 5-6 month internship in China. (Places may also be available in India but additional eligibility criteria may apply.) The course commences at the University of Dundee in January 2014 with 2/3 weeks on career planning and preparation before flying to China (or India) to take up a high quality internship. On completion students will have gained a graduate certificate from a highly regarded University, excellent international work experience and a CV which stands out from the crowd to UK employers. Current placements include business, engineering and design.
The selected candidates will be invited to a 2 day interview session in The Hague in the second week of July 2013. If you have any questions, you can contact Laurence at LAlberghini@careersinternational.com
Interested in travelling and teaching English abroad but not sure of what training you need? TEFL/CELTA is for you! CELTA is an initial qualification for people with little or no previous teaching experience and is one of the most popular of its kind.
Gain a highly recognised and prestigious qualification
Use the Cambridge TEFL certificate to see the World
Get TEFL qualified! Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) not only boosts your CV but allows you to teach, discover new cultures and earn at the same time – with no experience necessary. i-to-i TEFL offers you world renowned training that you can take in a style that suits you:
Online TEFL courses – Enable you to study at your own pace from anywhere on the planet!
20 Hour Weekend Course – Will introduce you to the fundamentals of TEFL. Learn how to manage your classroom, get to practice planning and delivering lessons.
Combined Courses – Allow you to get a full introduction to Teaching English as a Foreign Language and benefit from both online and classroom-based tuition.
If you ever want to upgrade your training in the future you can build up your hours at your own pace and, like any qualification, the more training you do the better your opportunities.
This is a chance to experience Korean culture and life style and to contribute to the enhancement of English education in Korea. You’ll receive a Korean government scholarship and teach English in classes of Korean elementary schools. You should be an undergraduate student.
Also look at the EPIK opportunity – an opportunity for graduates to take up a professional teaching position in Korea.
Both TaLK and EPIK are established national programs supported by the Korean Ministry of Education, Science and Technology.
International Citizen Service (ICS) offers you the chance to use the knowledge and skills from your course to help fight global poverty, whilst also developing valuable skills for employment. ICS is the UK’s leading global volunteering programme that supports young people from all backgrounds to make a real difference to global poverty. Funded by the Department for International Development, we’re building a generation of global citizens.
Restless Development is the youth-led development agency. We know that young people have the energy, commitment and skills to solve some of the world’s biggest problems.
WHATOn a 12-week placement, you’ll work with young people on exciting and valuable programmes. You could be:
Part of a business enterprise programme, supporting young people to develop the skills needed to run their own business
Running dance4life workshops, which involve using dance and music to raise awareness of HIV and AIDS
Running fun and interactive careers fairs for young people
Running computer training sessions for young people who have limited access to IT equipment
An opportunity to live and work in a new country, gain experience and prolong your travels while earning. By volunteering you can become immersed in a different culture while helping a local community with a project in construction, sports coaching, teaching or wildlife and environmental conservation. Interested and want to find out more? Check out their events listing as this will give you a chance to hear about the opportunities and ask any questions.
IAESTE provides paid course-related global work experience opportunities for science and engineering UK undergraduates for 6-16 weeks during the summer in your specialised field, upskilling you for work in a global economy and sharing research perspectives worldwide. Iaeste placements are:
The Raleigh Bursary Award offers 17-24 year olds the chance to take part in a life-changing expedition to Borneo, India or Costa Rica & Nicaragua. The expeditions are a challenging, but extremely rewarding combination of community, environmental and adventure projects. It’s a fantastic opportunity for you to gain valuable key soft skills that are vital for the workplace, as well as contributing to sustainable and worthwhile projects.
UK-TEFL run courses in the London area which will qualify you to Teach English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) worldwide! The course has been designed for those with little or no teaching experience so it’s perfect if you want to travel once you’ve finished your studies!
Two day courses are held at London Regent’s College and London Kingston University, and 3 day courses at the The London Metropolitan University and London Kingston University. Find out more at www.uk-tefl.com/courses/London
Once you have passed a course, the UK-TEFL team are on hand with expert advice and guidance to help you on your way to your new career, and you can apply for UK and global placements advertised at www.uk-tefl.com/finding-work
Any questions? Want to explore your options? Ring the team on 0871 222 1231!