Teaching Intern – Children and Youth Programs

The China Institute Children and Youth Programs is offering internship opportunities for reliable, self-motivated college-level students and recent graduates “Summer Immersive Mandarin Program” who are interested in working with children. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who wants to collaborate with our teams to grow the impact of China Institute and encourage its reach within Chinese culture and language studies.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Assist the lead teacher in creating and developing kid-friendly activities within an enriching learning environment related to the curriculum and themes
  • Prepare for all in-classroom lessons, outdoor activities, cultural workshops under the guidance of lead teacher, program director and supervising staff members
  • Maintain cleanliness and orderliness of all facilities and classrooms
  • Maintain classroom management and engage with students in a professional manner
  • Assist workshop marketing effort including social media and post-workshop evaluation
  • Other administrative support, as needed.

Education and qualifications most suited for this internship

  • College students, recent graduates, and graduate students in humanities, education, or marketing
  • Previous teaching experience a plus
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Reliable self-starter and problem-solver who can plan independently to meet deadlines
  • Clearly communicate
  • Flexibility and ability to multi-task
  • Friendly personality
  • Proficiency using photography and video equipment a strong plus>/li>

This is a full–time, temporary position for the summer from July 8 – August 16. Candidates are expected to work weekdays, at least 35 hours per week, from 8:30 – 3:30 PM.

This is an unpaid internship. However, interns may be eligible for academic credit if approved by their educational institution.

China Institute sponsors OPT for future employment opportunities upon performance evaluation.

China Institute in America is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

To Apply:
Please include a resume, cover letter and send to hr@chinainstitute.org. No calls please.

China Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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