Friday, March 22, 2013

Deadline March 31: The Ameson Year in China - Teach in China after Graduation

The Ameson Year in China program is for recent college graduates and other qualified applicants seeking to expand their horizons and develop a global vision using their natural asset – English. In exchange for teaching English as a contribution to Chinese students for an academic year, the AYC is designed to give participants the chance to gain a deep understanding of Chinese culture, learn one of the world's most in- demand languages, enhance their professional development, gain professional experience, and improve future employment prospects in the U.S. and around the world. The program also provides opportunities to conduct independent projects of personal significance and establish a personal business or academic network in China, which can all be invaluable assets for a future career.
Working commitments consist of about 25 hours of educational activities per week. The fully standardized curriculum, along with teaching materials and support, gives participants plenty of time to practice their Chinese, conduct research, or explore their surroundings.
What AYC provides:
  • Paid internship with a monthly stipend of approx. $800, or 5000 RMB 
  • Free Chinese language lessons
  • Free housing, arranged by your Chinese school 
  • Sponsorship to obtain a Z type working visa 
  • Reimbursement for your flight to and from China at the end of your program 
  • Basic health insurance 
  • Free airport pickup and arrival support 

Participant Qualifications:
  • Holder of a Bachelor's degree or higher by June, 2013 
  • Shares the Ameson Foundation's goals of international cooperation 
  • Native English speaker 
  • Possesses the adaptability needed to live and work 
  • Able to pass a criminal back ground check 
  • Willing to teach students between the ages of 6 and 15 
  • Able to act as an informal ambassador for the U.S. 

We would love if you could tell any students that may be interested in AYC how to find out more about it. To find out more information, they could email me or visit

If you have any more questions, please don't hesitate to call me, email me back, or go to our website. Thank you so much for your time, and have a great day!

Ryan W. Verhey
Acting Regional Project Coordinator
Ameson Education and Culture Exchange Foundation
1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Suite 500, Ronald Reagan Bldg.
Washington, D.C. 20004

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