Top Reasons to Apply

If you have already been looking for TEFL jobs abroad you might have noticed it is quite hard to get hired. Most recruiters will require previous experience and the job market is competative.

TEFL internships are an incredible way for you to get your foot in the door of a new career as an English teacher. You will learn new skills, get help from experienced teachers, improve your confidence and put yourself in a great future position to gain employment overseas. 

Other benefits include:

  • Perfect way to live abroad and experience a different culture
  • Gain practical hands on experience - perfect if you are considering a career teaching abroad
  • No previous teaching experience is needed 
  • Most placements include a TEFL certification so you get formal training
  • Short and long term internships are available
  • Earn money
  • You will meet a lot of people and have a lot of fun!
  • Make friends from all over the world
  • Make an impact and change lives by helping children and adults learn or improve their English skills


Popular Destinations

You can find TEFL intern programs all around the world, these are some of the best places to apply:


  • Cambodia, China, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam

Central & South America

  • Argentina, Chile, Costa Rica


  • The UK, Spain, Romania, Hungary, Ireland



  • Usually companies will require you to be:
  • Aged 18+
  • Fluent or native English speaker
  • Completed High School
  • TEFL qualified (this is sometimes included in the internship package)
  • Be physically and mentally fit
  • Be adaptable, patient, caring and flexible
  • Culturally sensitive and respectful

No previous teaching experience is usually required but if you have any, this is a bonus. Some companies offer TEFL internships for non native speakers and also for people without a degree depending on the destination.



Some companies charge an application fee whilst others are completely free and offer a salary. Wages can vary depending on the placement.


What is Included

Each internship differs, this is generally what you will get:

  • Salary & teacher allowance
  • TEFL training and qualification
  • Grammar Book
  • Airport pick-up & transfers
  • Orientation
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • Cultural excursions
  • Internship Certificate
  • In-country support
  • Medical insurance


How to Apply

You can view our top rated TEFL placements and apply direct today. Contact us if you need any advice.