TEFL (Teaching Training) Internships

Get the opportunity to work as a teacher in a real-world setting, take on workplace projects, earn academic credit, learn new skills and concepts, and make professional contacts!

Internships are unpaid positions lasting 10 weeks. TEFL Interns are paired with a Master Teacher in our Academic 10-Week ESL program and also participate in weekly Internship debriefings with an Internship Instructor. TEFL Interns can also participate in a variety of administrative-level tasks within International Programs for approximately 20-35 hours per week.

Who Should Enroll

Students who have completed the ACP TEFL certificate

Program Benefits

  • Practice what you learned in your TEFL coursework in real English language teaching situations
  • Develop your personal and professional teaching relationships and contacts as you are paired with a Master ESL Teacher throughout the entire program
  • Improve communication skills and professional development
  • Explore and develop career options

Eligibility and Requirements

  • Step 1: Receive internship information during the TEFL program and inform the TEFL Program Coordinator at dce-tefl@ce.uci.edu of your interest/intention to apply for the TEFL Internship.
  • Step 2: Prove good academic standing by maintaining a minimum 3.5 GPA during the ACP TEFL program
  • Step 3: Begin your TEFL internship immediately after completing TEFL Certificate coursework
Approximate Cost $7,900 USD
Format UCI Campus
Duration 10 weeks

Program Tuition: $2,900 USD

Approximate Total Cost here reflects the actual program tuition

Have Questions?

Talk to an enrollment coach

Call: (949) 824-5414
Monday - Friday, 9am - 4pm (Pacific)

Work as a Teacher in a Real-World Setting

TEFL Teacher in Young Classroom