Thursday, June 6, 2013

Ameson Year In China

This was posted originally to the CLTA-GNY listserv on May 31.  While the due date for this has past, email if you are interested and ask about an extension.  
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.  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 up to $1200
-Basic health insurance
             -Free airport pickup and arrival support
           To apply students should submit a resume, unofficial transcript, and a copy of your passport to by May 31, 2013.  For more information feel free to email me at  In addition, check out our website ( and blog (
Thank you for your passing this along!
Marlena Luhr
Program Associate
Ameson Year In China
Suite 500 Ronald Reagan Bldg.
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue
Washington DC 20004