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Job Posting: TT AP International Relations, Univ of Hong Kong

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Title: Tenure-Track Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in International Relations
Department: Department of Politics and Public Administration
Institution: The University of Hong Kong
Date Posted: Dec. 28, 2016
Direct Link: http://www.academickeys.com/r?job=88428
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Preparing Yourself To Teach A Language Abroad

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Are you the type of individual who would love to be able to travel for work? You’re not the only one. Every year, thousands of people travel to other countries to begin working abroad, while getting paid for their efforts. Believe it or not, there are enormous possibilities out there for those that want to make money, while traveling  and living abroad. One of the most popular ways to make money while traveling is by teaching a language.

Inside Study Abroad Announces Fall Open Enrollment for the Global Pro Institute

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Inside Study Abroad (we've shared their story here and Brooke's study abroad experiences here) is excited to announce the open enrollment for the Fall 2016 Cohort of the Global Pro Institute, a 6-week online professional development, training, and coaching program for aspiring professionals in inter

How to get ready for an internship program

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Finding great summer internships can help your career in a plethora of ways. You can make excellent contacts, learn how to work in a business setting, ascertain if this is a good fit for you, gain knowledge about your chosen field, and more. Some students try to fit in summer internships in their summers before they graduate, so that they have a broad range of experience and contacts when they start their job search. 

Teaching Abroad: Choosing a School

by AndreaMeyers / Jun 07, 2016 /
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Just one year out of college, I accepted an opportunity to teach at a private elementary school on the island of Saipan in Micronesia. I was young and didn't have children or a mortgage, and it seemed like a great time in my life to pack up and go as I would probably never be that portable again.

Best Resources for Finding an International Teaching Job

by AndreaMeyers / Jun 07, 2016 /
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You've decided to teach abroad and are ready to find a job. Where should you start?

Best Resources for Finding an International Teaching Job

The U.S. State Department provides a plethora of resources, including:

Inside Study Abroad Announces Open Enrollment for the Global Pro Institute

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Inside Study Abroad is excited to announce the open enrollment for the Spring 2016 Cohort of the Global Pro Institute, a 6-week online professional development, training, and coaching program for aspiring professionals in international education.

Postdoc Opportunity: Engineering, Memorial University, Newfoundland

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Title: PostDoc position in DSP for Opt. Comms in Canada
Department: Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science
Institution: Memorial University
Date Posted: Jul. 18, 2015
Direct Link: http://www.academickeys.com/r?job=68865
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POSTDOCTORAL POSITION AVAILABLE: 
Digital Signal Processing for Coherent Optical Communications (for OTN) 
  

Dana Sibilsky's Three Tips for Teaching ESL in Mexico

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Teaching English to students in Mexico was one of the most rewarding experiences of my life, and though it may sound cliché, I truly feel as though I learned as much -- or more -- from my students and my experience as my students learned from me during my time teaching ESL. The expatriate lifestyle in Mexico was absolutely wonderful, and I was consistently impressed by how passionate my students were throughout each and every class session. 

Teaching English in Istanbul

 

I'm an American expat living in Istanbul, Turkey. I teach English at a private university which I commute to intercontinentally by ferry. A commute which is probably the calmest part of my day, where I am able to stare out at the majestic panorama of Ayasofya and all of her historic surroundings. It's the part of my day which gives me a chance to remember why I moved to this chaotic, often very stressful city. I'm an observer, and Istanbul - Turkey - and the complex region as a whole, gives me an amazing opportunity to do just that.  

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