INTERNSHIP OVERVIEW

Hollywood Learning Center (HLC) was created to give students the opportunity to learn from native English speakers in America. The goal is to help students speak English by focusing on pronunciation and conversation in a fun and interactive environment while giving the students confidence to interact with English speakers. 


DESCRIPTION

Interns will be working in HLC, located in Bangkok. The students of HLC are adults, anywhere from 18-35, college student to business-people. Interns will work anywhere from 15-30 hours a week teaching classes, and possibly help edit manuscripts. 


LANGUAGES

There is no language requirement.


ACCOMmODATIONS

HLC will assist interns in locating housing that costs approximately $150-$250 per month.


COST

Costs include:
        University of Utah tuition
        Academic Fee: $300
        Housing and Living Expenses
        Travel 


FUNDING

International interns are eligible to apply for the Hinckley Global Scholarship offered through the Hinckley Institute. Information can be found here. The Hinckley Institute also offers a low-interest loan program found here. In addition to funding through the Hinckley Institute, scholarships are available through the Center for Learning Abroad.


DATES

Internship dates may vary depending upon location but are based around the academic calendar:

  • Fall Semester: September-December
  • Spring Semester: January-April
  • Summer Semester: May-August

ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS

Students are required to register for a minimum of 3 HNKLY credit hours and a maximum of 12. International interns are required to submit 4 reflections and 10 weekly updates throughout the semester, as well as write a final policy paper, which is due 4 weeks after the end of the semester.


ORIENTATION

Students are required to attend a pre-departure orientation, which provides cultural and safety training and explanation of academic requirements. Students also meet with the program manager upon returning from the internship.


APPLICATION PROCESS

Please submit the Hinckley online application before the deadline and then email Global Internship Manager Courtney McBeth to set up an interview. During the interview you will receive more information on program specifics.