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Which program is right for you?

We know the CIEE Teach Abroad program options can be overwhelming, especially if more than one program seems right for you. To compare eligibility, program length, application deadlines, and more of the programs you’re interested in, simply drag the name of each program, or country, into the compare box below. Information for each is listed in a grid that makes it easy to compare. Please note you can only compare four programs at once.

Teach in Chile
Teach in Chile Professional
Teach in China
China Immersion
China Professional
Teach in the DR—PUCMM
Teach Immersion DR
Mexico Volunteer
Peru Volunteer
Teach in South Korea
The Basics
Teach in Spain
Spain Volunteer
Language Immersion
The Basics
Spain Professional
Teach in Thailand
Thailand Professional
Teach in Vietnam
The Basics
Length
Start Dates
Deadlines
Basic Eligibility
Housing
Compensation
Location Types
Student Ages
Classroom Hours*
Added Benefits
Optional Program Add Ons
Academic year
(about 10 months)
Late February
September 1
English as a first language

Bachelor's Degree

Strong Spanish skills
Temporary housing provided
430,000 CLP/month
Urban, suburban
College, secondary
15-22 hours/week
TEFL certification

In-country orientation

Mid-semester workshop

Insurance

24 hour support
N/A
8 months
Early March-Mid March
December 1
Native English speaker

Bachelor's degree

Basic Spanish Skills
Temporary housing provided
400,000 CLP/month
Urban, suburban
Primary, secondary,
college, professional
22 hours/week
In-country orientation

Mid-semester workshop

Insurance
Pre-departure
TEFL certification
(highly recommended)
1 or 2 semesters
Late August

Mid February
September 15
February departure

June 1, 2014
August departure
English as a first language

Bachelor's degree

U.S., British, Irish,
Canadian, Australian, or
New Zealand citizenship
For duration of contract
4,000-6,000 RMB/month
Urban, town
Primary, secondary,
college, university
16-18 hours/week
Accommodation as
part of the contract

Airfare reimbursement
if you stay for 2
consecutive semesters

In-country orientation

Insurance

24 hour support
Pre-departure
TEFL certification

3 Week Language
Immersion Program
2 semesters
Late August

Mid February
September 15
February departure

June 1, 2014
August departure
Native English Fluency

Bachelor's degree

U.S., British, Irish,
Canadian, Australian, or
New Zealand citizenship
For duration of contract
3,500-5,000 RMB/month
2nd and 3rd tier cities
in Guangxi Province
Primary, secondary,
college, university
16-18 hours/week
Accommodation as
part of the contract

Airfare reimbursement
if you stay for 2
consecutive semesters

In-country orientation

Insurance

24 hour support

Chinese Lessons
Pre-departure
TEFL certification
2 semesters
August

February
September 15
February departure

June 1, 2014
August departure
English as a first language

Bachelor's degree

U.S., British, Irish,
Canadian, Australian, or
New Zealand citizenship

1 Year teaching experience

TEFL Certification
For duration of contract
5,000-8,000 RMB/month
Urban, town, rural
Private language schools or universities
15-22 hours/week
TEFL certification

In-country orientation

Insurance

24 hour support

Airfare reimbursement
if you fulfill your contract
Semester by semester basis
January

May

August
February 15
May Departure

May 15
August Departure

August 15
January Departure
English as a first language

Bachelor's degree

Upper-intermediate Spanish
language ability

TEFL Certification

Preference given to
education background or
teaching experience
Housing advice provided
350$RD/classroom hour
Urban
University
15 hours/week
In-country orientation

Insurance

24 hour support
Pre-departure
TEFL certification
2 semesters
Early-January

May be some opportunities
for mid-year start dates
November 1
English as a first language

Bachelor's degree

Upper-intermediate Spanish
language ability

Preference given to
education background or
teaching experience
Housing advice provided
200-300$RD/classroom hour
Town, rural
University
(language center)
20-40 hours/week
In-country orientation

Insurance

24 hour support
Pre-departure
TEFL certification
30 Days
Session 1: June 4, 2014

Session 2: July 2, 2014
Session 1: May 1, 2014

Session 2: June 1, 2014
College/university degree or two years of school completed and currently in good standing at a four-year institution.

Two semesters of college-level Spanish or the equivalent.

Unlimited enthusiasm and drive to make this service experience successful.
Housing with host family provided
N/A
Rural
Primary, secondary, adult language schools
Minimum of 12 hours/week
In-country orientation

Insurance

24 hour support
Pre-departure
TEFL certification
30 days
June 11, 2014
May 10, 2014
Intermediate conversational Spanish required: equivalent to four semesters of college-level Spanish. Applicants may be subject to a phone interview in Spanish.

College/university degree or senior standing.

Fluency in spoken and written English.

U.S. or Canadian citizenship.
Housing with host family provided
N/A
Rural
Primary and secondary school
22 ½ hours/week
In-country orientation

Insurance

24–hour support
Pre-departure
TEFL certification
12 Months
Rolling
or
EPIK program˜4/1 and ˜8/20
Fall EPIK positions: 4/1

Fall private school positions:
July 1, 2014

Spring EPIK positions: 10/1

Spring private school positions: 11/1
English as a first language

Bachelor's degree

U.S., British, Irish,
Canadian, Australian, or
New Zealand citizenship
For duration of contract
2-2.7 Million Won/month
Urban/Town
Primary
26.25 hours/week
Accommodation as
part of the contract

Airfare reimbursement
if you stay for 2
consecutive semesters

In-country orientation

Insurance

24 hour support
Pre-departure
TEFL certification
12 Months
Rolling
or
EPIK program˜4/1 and ˜8/20
Fall EPIK positions: 4/1

Fall private school positions:
July 1, 2014

Spring EPIK positions: 10/1

Spring private school positions: 11/1
English as a first language

Bachelor's degree

U.S., British, Irish,
Canadian, Australian, or
New Zealand citizenship
For duration of contract
2-2.7 Million Won/month
Urban/Town
Primary
26.25 hours/week
Accommodation as
part of the contract

Airfare reimbursement
if you stay for 2
consecutive semesters

In-country orientation

Insurance

24 hour support
Pre-departure
TEFL certification
4 months or 8-10 months
Madrid:
2 semesters/8 months:
October to June
April 15
September and October departures

February 1 for
scholarship applicants
English as a first language

Bachelor's degree

U.S. or Canadian citizenship

Upper-intermediate Spanish
language ability
Temporary housing provided
€1000/month(in Madrid)
Urban, town, rural throughout
the Community of Madrid
Primary, secondary,
adult language schools
12-18 hours/week
4 night orientation
in Seville or Madrid

Temporary accommodation
upon arrival

Insurance

24 hour support
Pre-departure
TEFL certification
90 days,
with the option to apply for extension
Late March to Late November
July 1
early October departure

Febuary 20
Late March departure

November 1
January departure
English as a first language

Bachelor's degree

U.S. or Canadian citizenship

Intermediate Spanish language ability
Temporary housing provided
Urban, town, rural throughout the region of Castilla-La Mancha
Primary, secondary,
adult language schools
12 hours/week + 3 hours/week
of Spanish-Language lessons
2 night orientation in Toledo

Temporary accommodation
upon arrival

Insurance

24 hour support
Pre-departure
TEFL certification
Academic Year: 8-10 months +
2-4 weeks of immersion course
Four Week Language Immersion Program: 2 semesters/9 months: Late August to May
April 15

February 1 for
scholarship applicants
English as a first language

Bachelor's degree

U.S. or Canadian citizenship

Upper-intermediate Spanish
language ability
Temporary housing provided
€1000/month(in Madrid)
Urban, town, rural throughout
the Community of Madrid
Primary, secondary,
adult language schools
12-18 hours/week
Intensive Spanish
Immersion Class
2 or 4 weeks prior to
start of contract

4 night orientation
in Seville or Madrid

Insurance

24 hour support
Pre-departure
TEFL certification
4 months or 8-10 months
Madrid:
2 semesters/8 months:
October to June
February 15
September and October departures
English as a first language

Bachelor's degree

Minimum of 5 months
experience living in Spain

U.S. or Canadian citizenship

Advanced Spanish
language ability
N/A
€1000/month(in Madrid)
Urban, town, rural throughout
the Community of Madrid
Primary, secondary,
adult language schools
12-18 hours/week
2 night in-depth
orientation in Seville

Insurance

24 hour support
Pre-departure
TEFL certification
Academic Year: 8-10 months
September, with staggered
orientation start dates

January: 7 months
March 15
September departure

February 1 for
scholarship applicants

October 1 for January Departure
Minimum 20 years old

English as a first language

Bachelor's degree

Temporary housing provided
€500/month
Urban, Madrid
Adults
10 hours/week +
extensive travel time
4 night orientation
in Seville

Insurance

24 hour support

CETS course: TEFL training
Pre-departure
TEFL certification
1 or 2 semesters
Early May

Mid-October


March 10
May departure

July 1
October Departure
English fluency

Bachelor's degree
For duration of contract
Minimum of 18,000/month
Urban, town, rural
Primary, secondary
22 hours/week
A completion bonus of
20,000 Thai bhat/month to
support return airfare
or further adventures
for May participants only.
Pre-departure
TEFL certification
2 semesters/10 months
Early May
March 10
May departure
Native English
language fluency

Bachelor's degree in
Education, English, Math or Science

1 Year teaching experience

TEFL Certification
preferred but not required
For duration of contract
33,000 Baht/month
Urban
Secondary
22 hours/week
A completion bonus of
20,000 Thai bhat/month to
support return airfare
or further adventures
for May participants only.
Pre-departure
TEFL certification
10 or 12 months
(depending on contract)
December/January

August/September
September 15
December/January departure

May 1
August/September departure
BA, BS

Native English Skills

TEFL certification
(included in program)

TOEIC teaching certificate
(included in program)
Not included in most cases
$10-20USD/classroom hour
(your TOEIC teaching certificate
will increase pay scale
by 10-20% compared to
Basics program)
Urban, town, rural
Private language schools
or universities
15-22 hours/week
TEFL Certification

TOEIC teaching certificate

In-country orientation

Insurance

24 hour support

Contract Completion Bonus
NA
10 or 12 months
(depending on contract)
December/January

August/September
September 15
December/January departure

May 1
August/September departure
BA, BS

Native English Skills

TEFL certification
(included in program)
Not included in most cases
$10-20USD/classroom hour
Urban, town, rural
Private language schools
or universities
15-22 hours/week
TEFL Certification

In-country orientation

Insurance

24 hour support

Contract Completion Bonus
NA



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