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Teach Abroad This Summer


Your AIESEC Experience Starts Here.

GO VOLUNTEER

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APPLICATION PROCESS

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CUSTOMISE YOUR OWN EXPERIENCE

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MORE ABOUT AIESEC

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AIESEC BENEFITS 14

Taking part in “GoTeach this Summer” with AIESEC UK gives you an unique opportunity to teach English in a new and exciting country, with a global network of young people to support you along the way.

GoTeach Teach English abroad this summer, to develop yourself and others, and to impact international education. By working in the private education sector in China, Russia or Spain, you will deliver a learning experience and add fantastic employability skills to your CV, whether looking to continue with a career in teaching or not. Having the opportunity to have such an impact on others is one not to be missed!

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AIESEC is the world’s largest youth-led organisation, meaning your international experience will be facilitated by fellow students or recent graduates across the world. As a not-for-profit, AIESEC keep its costs as low as possible to simply remain sustainable as a charitable organisation. AIESEC, and the impact it has, is recognised globally by the world-leading employers such as PwC, Deutsch Post DHL and UBS. AIESEC provides a truly global support network both in the UK and the hosting country.

Why Teach? Teaching experience can be an invaluable addition to your skill set, whether looking to engage in a teaching career or not. Communication ability, presentation skills and confidence can only excel in such a challenging working environment, which are sought-after additions to your CV. Furthermore, the insightful experience can shape what you are looking to do for the future - and teaching may be just right for you!

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Case Study

GoVolunteer GoIndia

ABOUT CHINA

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China is the fastest growing economy in the world. Our opportunities span he largest cities like Shanghai and Beijing to the more rural areas further inland. The nation has such a rich tapestry of history and culture which frankly hasn’t been exported accurately enough to our western eyes. You can imagine that there are huge differences throughout the country; differences only really appreciated when witnessed first-hand.

AT A GLANCE

PROGRAMMES

£350 administration fee

TEACH ENGLISH

6 weeks

Teach English to students ranting from 8 years old upwards, preparing cultural introductions and organising extracurricular actives.

Paid teaching placement Awesome AIESEC experience

PROJECT INCLUDES

WHAT’S INCLUDED

Last summer, I traveled to Xiamen, China for 2 months to teach English at King’s International English. Working in an international team, we developed lesson plans, engaged with the local youth and threw ourselves into being teachers! Such a responsible role for my summer abroad was insane, challenging, but ultimately so rewarding. And that’s not to mention living a very Chinese lifestlye!

Eligibility Checklist Are you:

A University student in the UK? Passionate about teaching? A native English speaker?

.: Developing your communication and presentation skills, by educating the youth of the world’s fast growing economy

If you ticked the boxes above,

.: Showcasing UK culture and activities based from this.

this summer in China.

you are ready to apply for an AIESEC exchange experience

EPIC 2013. Exchange Participant Induction Conferences are perfect to prepare you for your international experience with AIESEC. Local support from both AIESEC in your university in the UK and in the local community where you traveling to, including an initial arrival orientation. Support from an AIESEC UK member who will be working in China during summer 2013. 24 hour support telephone line from AIESEC UK. Flight and insurance support provided by STA Travel. HomeComing 2013. Our Reintegration Conference to complete your volunteer or work abroad experience upon your return.

OTHER COSTS TO CONSIDER You will need to account for third party fees including personal support funds, your Chinese visa, insurance and flights. For the latter two, we recommend our partner travel providers STA Travel.

Read some exchange stories at www.aiesec.co.uk/stories 4


Case Study

GoVolunteer GoEgypt

ABOUT RUSSIA

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Russia is the largest country in the world - constitutes one seventh of the landmass, spans eight time zones and is washed by twelve seas. Our opportunities span from Moscow to Siberia, St. Petersburg to Far East Russia, to give you a chance to explore all aspects of this intriguing country. Russia is a country of cultural diversity, huge architecture masterpieces and cozy old Russian-style mansions; but these are just words, unless you’ve discovered the welcoming and warm Russian soul. Welcome to the country where a journey decodes full of deep insights, breaking stereotypes and exciting discoveries Don’t be afraid to have a life changing experience in the country worldwide called “the mother of civilizations”.

AT A GLANCE

TEACH ENGLISH

6 weeks

Teach English to students ranting from 8 years old upwards, preparing education programmes, cultural introductions and organising extracurricular actives.

placement Awesome AIESEC experience

My teaching experience in Russia blew my mind. The professional working environment, challenge to my communication skills and using my native English ability to educate Russian students made it an unforgettable experience. And I will always remember the impact I made teaching my students! Through any language or cultural barriers I faced, I was still able to make friends with strangers though kindness, politeness and charm. Such an impressive reaction to a country I would never imagine visiting!

PROGRAMMES

£350 administration fee Paid teaching

WHAT’S INCLUDED

PROJECT INCLUDES .: Developing your communication and presentation skills, by educating the youth of the world’s largest country. Work included in private language school and language-based summer camps. .: Showcasing UK culture and activities based from this. Make an impact on the Russian educational system bringing new innovative methods and activities.

Eligibility Checklist Are you:

A University student in the UK? Passionate about teaching?

Clear communicator with native standard English ability?

If you ticked the boxes above, you are ready to apply for an

EPIC 2013. Exchange Participant Induction Conferences are perfect to prepare you for your international experience with AIESEC. Local support from both AIESEC in your university in the UK and in the local community where you traveling to, including an initial arrival orientation. Support from an AIESEC UK member who will be working in Russia during summer 2013. 24 hour support telephone line from AIESEC UK. Flight and insurance support provided by STA Travel. HomeComing 2013. Our Reintegration Conference to complete your volunteer or work abroad experience upon your return.

OTHER COSTS TO CONSIDER You will need to account for third party fees including personal support funds, your Russian visa, insurance and flights. For the latter two, we recommend our partner travel providers STA Travel.

AIESEC exchange experience this summer in Russia.

Read some exchange stories at www.aiesec.co.uk/stories 6


GoVolunteer GoColombia

Case Study

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ABOUT SPAIN Spain is an exciting country in western Europe. Renown for warm summers, relaxed lifestyles and a tourist hub, Spain is a popular destination for travellers across the world. Despite economic difficulties, native speaking talent is required to support the educational system, as demonstrated with our opportunities in Zaragoza and Malaga teaching English this summer. Challenge yourself professionally teaching in a country full of wonder far beyond simple tourism.

AT A GLANCE

PROGRAMMES

£350 administration fee

TEACH ENGLISH

6 weeks Paid teaching placement Awesome AIESEC experience

WHAT’S INCLUDED

Teach English to Spanish students from 3 to 18 years old, focusing on education programmes of the language centre in preparation for Cambridge and Trinity exams. Also, prepare cultural events to support the cultural leaning of students, as well as supportive administrative tasks of the language centre

Wanting to go into a teaching career, this was the perfect step! Spending two months in Zaragoza - enjoying the delights of a Spanish summer through immersion into new cultural and social community, opened by eyes to a potentially new exciting fruitful life. Teaching children was throughly rewarding; creating lessons and engaging young children, running extra circular activities introducing my English culture, and developing myself professionally. A truly impatful summer, which will surely shape the next few years of my life!

Eligibility Checklist Are you:

A University student in the UK? Passionate about teaching?

Clear communicator with native standard English ability?

EPIC 2013. Exchange Participant Induction Conferences are perfect to prepare you for your international experience with AIESEC. Local support from both AIESEC in your university in the UK and in the local community where you traveling to, including an initial arrival orientation. Support from an AIESEC UK member who will be working in Spain during summer 2013. 24 hour support telephone line from AIESEC UK. Flight and insurance support provided by STA Travel. HomeComing 2013. Our Reintegration Conference to complete your volunteer or work abroad experience upon your return.

OTHER COSTS TO CONSIDER You will need to account for third party fees including personal support funds, your Spanish visa, insurance and flights. For the latter two, we recommend our partner travel providers STA Travel.

If you ticked the boxes above, you are ready to apply for an AIESEC exchange experience this summer in Spain.

Read some exchange stories at www.aiesec.co.uk/stories 8


GoTeach To Kickstart your Career Sign-up at www.aiesec.co.uk

IMPACT EDUCATION AIESEC facilitates over 20,000 global experiences a year.

Fill out our GoGlobal application, which is automatically sent post sign-up

Attend an assessment centre run by your Local AIESEC Committee

Application Process

If successful, provide a platform video application to be sent to the relevant country. Details of this sent to successful applicants. ABOUT BRAZIL

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A clarification interview may be required at this stage.

Successful applicants will be invited to the payment stage

There are exchange opportunities in 113 countries and territories, with GoTeach longer-term placements available throughout parts of Asia, South America and Central & Eastern Europe. The availability of these differ throughout various times of the year. State your preference on your GoGlobal application, and we’ll let you know whether its possible.

WHAT’S INCLUDED EPIC 2013. Exchange Participant Induction Conferences are perfect to prepare you for your international experience with AIESEC. Local support from both AIESEC in your university in the UK and in the local community where you traveling to, including an initial arrival orientation.

GoTeach to Kickstart your Career is the perfect platform for a teaching English placement for 3 to 12 months, for those looking for a longer-term experience post graduation. Most opportunities simply require a native English speaker profile and are the perfect challenge whether your are looking to move into teaching or not. Sign-up to find out more!

Support from an AIESEC UK member who will be working.

Our GoTeach programmes will provide you with an amazing life experience, whether for your summer or beyond!

Flight and insurance support provided by STA Travel.

24 hour support telephone line from AIESEC UK.

HomeComing 2013. Our Reintegration Conference to complete your volunteer or work abroad experience upon your return.

Post-payment is final clarification of internship, with contract, visa and flight booking process moving forward

PROGRAMMES Preparation for your AIESEC GoTeach placement

Have an insane summer experience!

OTHER COSTS TO CONSIDER You will need to account for third party fees including personal support funds, your Spanish visa, insurance and flights. For the latter two, we recommend our partner travel providers STA Travel.

Read some exchange stories at www.aiesec.co.uk/stories 10


CUSTOMISE

Your AIESEC Experience

AIESEC can provide more customised teaching internships with summer teaching projects available across the developing world. However, the availability of these are not guaranteed and are usually advertised closer to summer.  State your preference on your GoGlobal application, and we’ll let you know whether its possible! But with such great GoVolunteer opportunities in Brazil, Colombia, Egypt and India, with GoTeach in China, why look anywhere else! Our GoGlobal programme will provide you with an amazing life experience, which ever country you choose, which can all fit into just a summer!

A little bit about AIESEC Tens

of thousands of students and recent graduates, each year, in over 100 countries manage an organisation that facilitates tens of thousands of international exchanges so that young people may experience and understand cultures other than their own.

OUR MISSION

AIESEC develops responsible, global leaders.

HOW WE DO IT

by providing a self-driven, practical learning experience.

WHAT WE ENVISION

Peace and fulfilment of humankind’s potential

AIESEC BENEFITS Personalised flight booking service, perfect for long-distance travel

We believe

that being part of this global community, taking these management and leadership opportunities and having the chance to learn and question our roles in society gives us as AIESECers a bit of power and direction in becoming change agents for positive impact. 11

20% off travel insurance for exchange participants, when booking their travel insurance through STA travel 10% off a wide range of STA extras, such as tours, day trips and activities if you want to stay & play! For more information please contact aiesec@statravel.co.uk or call 08714680668 mentioning AIESEC 12


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