If you are a recent graduate of an ACM college with a major in Spanish or English as a Second Language (ESL), here is a chance to travel internationally and teach English!
The position at the English Department in the university’s School of Modern Languages is from mid-January to mid-December, 2017 and includes responsibilities teaching classes in basic and intermediate English at UCR, with a two-week break between semesters in July. The position includes teaching an additional course in conversational English for extra income. Every year, the University of Costa Rica (UCR) offers a one-year teaching position exclusively for recent graduates of ACM member colleges. The opportunity is the result of ACM’s longstanding relationship with UCR in San José, the capital city of Costa Rica.
See the UCR 2017 teaching position announcement for details about salary, living costs in Costa Rica, and application procedures. The deadline to apply is June 30, 2016.
The ACM has offered undergraduate off-campus study programs in Costa Rica since 1964 and over the years has developed close ties with UCR. The ACM programs, based in San José, are:
- Costa Rica: Community Engagement in Public Health, Education, & the Environment (fall semester)
- Costa Rica: Field Research in the Environment, Social Sciences, & Humanities (spring semester)