Global Academic Exchange Program 2017 (Paid Teaching Internship in Thailand)


Deadline: September 30, 2017

The Walailak University Language Institute is now accepting applications for the Global Academic Exchange Program (GAEP). This is a paid teaching internship opportunity in Thailand. If your dream is to make a difference through language education, gain an authentic experience of English teaching in EFL contexts and explore ways of living in Thailand, this program is for you!


Support from Walailak University include:

  1. Free on-campus accommodation throughout the program (6,000 THB/Month)
  2. Monthly allowance (9,000 THB/ Month)
  3. Medical care as entitled to the university’s temporary employees
  4. Sightseeing trips for cultural learning around the South of Thailand
  5. Certificate of Program Completion


  • Bachelor degree students in their third/fourth year who are currently pursuing a degree in TESOL, TEFL, Linguistics, Language Educations and other fields related to English teaching and Education.
  • Bachelor degree Students who are in other fields of study but have strong interest/experience in English teaching and English learning activity organizing
  • Both native and non-native speakers of English are eligible to apply (in which case, a proof of English proficiency is needed.)
  • The program requires full commitment for a minimum of one term (4-5 months). However, successful applicants can choose to stay longer than that.

English proficiency requirement (for non-native English speakers)

  • Non – native English speakers are required to submit a VALID and OFFICIAL TOEFL IBT® /ITP score of at least 100 and 600 respectively or IELTS of at least 7.0 or equivalent score of other international standardized tests of English language proficiency taken within two years from the date of the application deadline.

How to Apply

Please complete online application form which you will be required to upload the following documents:

  1. The most recent official transcript, both in an original version and English translated version (PDF file)
  2. one passport-sized  photo recently taken (JPEG)
  3. One certified copy of the front page of your passport (PDF file)
  4. One-page essay explaining why you would like to take part in this program (PDF file)
  5. One sample of teaching/ English learning activity plan (PDF file)
  6. One recommendation letter (PDF file)

*Only online application will be processed.

*All English translated documents must be submitted together with their original language versions.

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