You and another Truman intern will assist the English faculty teaching English Conversation at Shuizhai High School, living in faculty housing on the school's campus.
You will also travel, on a rotating basis, to Da Jin Village (pop. 800) and neighboring Da Tin Township (pop. 2000) to assist the English teachers in the elementary and middle schools there.
Since 2004, 18 Truman students have served as EFL Interns at Shuizhai High. You're next!
You'll live on the Shuizhai High School's spacious campus in a modern, furnished apartment building, including a computer, high-speed internet connection, and a phone for receiving international calls. Mobile phones are also readily available.
Shuizhai High School will provide the EFL Interns with an on-site mentor and translator. In addition, the school can provide tutoring in Mandarin Chinese. The school is located in the city of Shuizhai and is within walking distance of restaurants, grocery stores and markets. The city also has a Christian church (service in Chinese), also within walking distance.
Shuizhai, a city of 400,000, is located approximately 200 miles from Hong Kong, in northern Guangdong Province. It's the county seat of Wu Hua County, which has a population of 1.2 million. The majority of Wu Hua County lives in small villages where subsistence agriculture (i.e., rice, vegetables, & poultry) is the main economic activity.
All your current scholarships and financial aid apply toward the total program cost!
The program cost of approximately $3500 (not including tuition) includes:
Expenses not included: