Rice paddies, metropolises, traditional villages, temples, mountains—whoever ends up your neighbor, you can guarantee you’ll be surrounded by mouthwatering cuisine, a fascinating, complex history, and gorgeous landscapes (not to mention eager students!) while teaching English in Vietnam.
Soak up its character and constant energy, but don’t lose sight of making a meaningful global impact.
In your downtime, float down the Mekong or paddle quietly amidst karst mountains. TEFL internships in Vietnam really are the best of it all. Whatcha waiting for? These noodles aren’t going to slurp themselves!
Fully Inclusive Programme
- 120 hour accredited online TEFL course
- Arrival orientation
- 4.5 month teaching placement
- Accommodation assistance
- Sponsored work visa
- Ongoing & emergency support
Your Trip Itinerary
On arrival, you’ll be met by our in-country team with all the other interns. At the end of the one week orientation you’ll travel by bus, train or flight to your placement location with your fellow interns.
Full week-long orientation upon arrival and you will quarantine for fourteen days, according to current Covid-19 requirements.
Your teaching experience
Master the local greetings, get familiarized with the customs (and the major no no’s), practice your TEFL skills, make new friends, and eat. A lot! It’s time to start your English teaching job in Vietnam at a private language school, private primary/high school, or a government school. Past interns have been placed in cities all over the map! Keep in mind that Vietnamese schools vary significantly, with urban institutions having up to thousands of students while regional primary schools hosting fewer than 100. You can expect to teach conversational English for ~35 hours weekly. That breaks down to 3-4 lessons daily, 5-6 days a week for ~20 hours of active teaching. That leaves you plenty of time to mastermind your next fave backup lesson!
After your internship
Congratulations, you did it! Make sure to celebrate this achievement. It’s time to decide if you’d like to see more of Vietnam, traveling or teaching (or both). You might decide to extend your stay in Vietnam and teach for longer by renewing your contract. The possibilities are endless for you now as a confident and experienced TEFL teacher.
Essential information about this trip
Apply to teach in Vietnam
What our interns say
Discover if teaching English in Vietnam is for you with the help of our past interns.
Based on the individual schools’ selection process and your age-group preference, you will spend the next few months gaining hands-on teaching experience in placements in or around the cities of:
How it works
Before you go, you’ll have an application form to fill out and documents to submit, a video chat and then you’ll be on your way.
Paid TEFL Internship Guide
Wondering what you’re going to do with your precious free time? We’re glad you asked! We know your adventure bucket list is long, but make sure you tack these recommendations from past TEFL interns in Vietnam towards the top!
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