International Teaching Externship in Germany

Winter: Mid-January to Mid-February
Summer: Mid-May to Mid-June

Program Description

The CSB/SJU Education International Teaching Externship (ITE) program is a 4-week international opportunity where students will have a chance to work as a teaching assistant and/or team teacher in one of several locations.  The ITE program is a professional teaching experience that you participate in following your teaching internship (student teaching) experience in the US.  It is an additional opportunity to put your teaching skills into use in an international environment as you work with an on-site cooperating teacher.  Teaching internationally is a great way to set yourself apart from others for job applications.  ITE will be a professional adventure you will never forget! 

Program Cost

The estimated program cost is $3,200 - $3,300. Students will also be given a $500 stipend to help offset costs.

Estimated fees include:

  • Round trip international airfare from Minneapolis to Dusseldorf, Germany
  • International insurance and student card
  • Domestic transportation and travel          
  • Essen lodging and meals (30 days and nights) 

    *This estimate does not include personal spending money*          

Requirements

  • Complete e-application submitted by First Day of C Mod, 6:00pm, during the semester prior to the ITE program
  • http://csbsju.edu/Education/Student-Resources.htm
  • You will complete 16 weeks of student teaching in the US
  • Application approval by the ITE Director
  • Once approved, submit non-refundable deposit of $200 by date provide with approval notice.
  • Once deposit is received, Education will register you for EDUC 368 (1-2) during same semester as student teaching
  • Signed contract with Education regarding EDUC 368 and stipend requirements
  • Attendance at two pre-ITE and one post-ITE cohort meetings
  • Valid passport at time of departure
  • Students must have an ability to pay all travel expenses and personal expenses including room and board

Timeline

Winter Program:

  • Student Teaching: August to mid December
  • Departure: third week in January (best airfares often found about four to six months out)
  • Arrival in host country - defined date TBA
  • Work in host country K-12 schools as teaching assistant or team-teacher for 4 weeks
  • Return to USA or travel on own

Summer Program:

  • Student Teaching: January to late April or early May
  • Departure: third week in May (best airfare often found about four to six months out)
  • Arrival in host country- defined date TBA
  • Work in host country K-12 schools as teaching assistant or team-teacher for 4 weeks
  • Return to USA or travel on own

ITE Director Professor Janet Grochowski, Chair