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Special Notice on China

For the 2022-2023 application cycle, please know that it is our understanding that it is currently not possible for U.S. Citizens to receive a visa to teach English in China. Due to this, we will not be moving forward with placements in China for the 2022-2023 application cycle. Placements in Kosovo are still proceeding as planned, and interested applicants are encouraged to apply. 

Working Worldwide: China

Drake University's Working Worldwide: China Program offers recent graduates from any academic background the opportunity to live and work in China teaching English for a year.

Since 2004, Working Worldwide: China has placed over 220 graduates in teaching positions. Whether you are interested in gaining teaching, international, or Chinese cultural experience, Working Worldwide: China will assist you in finding the best setting to help you meet your goals.

Program Details

  • Each year, up to 20 participants are accepted to the Working Worldwide: China program
  • Participants are placed in one of Drake University’s four (4) partner institutions
  • All partner schools are secondary or university level and are located in three (3) cities across China.
  • Teaching positions are paid, with each participant receiving a monthly salary. See here for more detailed information.
  • The 2022-2023 program fee for a placement in China is TBD. In 2021-22 program the fee was $2,150, for reference).  See what the program fee includes here

See our page on How to Apply, or email for more information. 

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