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Jobs & Internships

Earning Academic Credit for Internships

An internship is a practical work experience that synthesizes knowledge and skills learned in your BYU linguistics and English language classes and will enhance learning about your field.

The Internship Coordinator for the Linguistics Department is Professor Nicole Bay. After you have arranged an internship, here are the steps for signing up for internship credit:

  1. Complete the Pre-Approval form linked below and return it to Professor Bay
  2. Submit the student internship application on experience.byu.edu
  3. Meet with Professor Bay to discuss the academic requirements for an internship

Once you have completed those steps, you will be allowed to register for Ling 399R. You can reach the Internship Coordinator at nicole_bay@byu.edu. (office 3019 JFSB).

Current Job and Internship Opportunities
English Teaching Internship - Cumorah Academy
Part-Time Editor
TA for MA Chaplaincy Program
Elementary School Aide
LLTS Internships
Hallo English Teacher
ELC Office Specialist
Social Media Assistant
Curriculum Editor

English Teaching Internship Abroad at Cumorah Academy

Cumorah Academy is looking for an intern to teach English as a second language on the campus of our Academy in the Czech Republic! Cumorah Academy is located about an hour outside of Prague. Our mission is to gather faithful disciples of Jesus Christ, empower them with the knowledge, skills, and attributes that lead to lasting happiness, and prepare them to be leaders in their families, the Church, their professions, and their communities. For more information about our school we invite you to visit cumorahacademy.org.

Interns will be provided with flights to and from the campus, room and board on campus for the duration of the 3-month semester, and a small stipend.

Qualifications:

  • Native English speaker
  • Teaching or studying to teach English
  • Ability to live in the Czech Republic for the 3-month semester

If you are interested in this internship opportunity, please contact Cumorah Academy Founder Patrick Sedivy at patrickjsedivy@gmail.com.

Part-Time Editor for Kerry Muhlestein, Professor of Ancient Scripture

Will help edit writings on a regular basis. Writings would include articles and books about ancient Egypt, the Gospel, the Joseph Smith Papyri, etc. This would be an on-campus, part-time job that could be done in flexible hours as works best for the editor. In the past we have made this an internship, so we could look into that if someone is interested.

To apply, email Dr. Muhlestein at kerry_muhlestein@byu.edu.

TA for MA Chaplaincy Program

Looking for a TA that is a self-starter that can download graduate projects to Adobe InDesign. Position is for 10 hrs. a week with normal pay for a TA. Also, there will be other incidental duties that require minimal training. If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact me at vance_theodore@byu.edu.

Vance P. Theodore, Associate Graduate Coordinator, MA Chaplaincy, Religious Education

Instructional Aide at Rock Canyon Elementary

We are hiring multiple positions at Rock Canyon Elementary to start immediately. If you enjoy helping kids and if you're looking to make a difference in their lives, then you might be a great fit for our Rock Canyon team. Our school has multiple families from various language backgrounds, so your skills would be incredibly helpful in translating and connecting with those children and their parents. You would also help English speaking children with reading intervention. Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, or Japanese speaking is a plus.

We are looking for someone who can commit at least until the end of the Rock Canyon school year (May 31). Positions range from $12.06-12.82/hr and 8-29 hours a week depending on the position. Check the job description for more information on the schedule that would be required. With questions, contact Cassandra Hulse at cassandrah@provo.edu.

LLTS Internships

English Teacher on Hallo

Hallo is the future of language learning. With already over 1 Million English learners on our platform, ESL and EFL teachers can now—more than ever—reach their full potential by teaching hundreds of students from all around the world at the same time.

Hallo is a unique social platform dedicated to helping their students speak English fluently. As a Hallo Teacherpreneur, you can teach through live streams and get subscribers and hundreds of views from day one! You get at least $7 per subscriber plus donations from viewers, but you are free to set your price for private lessons (25-min lessons). Hallo truly provides an excellent opportunity to get hands-on teaching experience, receive real-time feedback from students, and empower others from different countries. As a new teacher on Hallo, you get promoted on our Home Page- most of our new teachers get up to 3k followers on their first week.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work from home, receive teacher training, and connect with English learners worldwide who have also transitioned online due to the current global circumstances.

We can’t wait for you to join our unique and supportive community of teachers on Hallo! Explore our website, download the app (www.hallo.tv/download) to learn more, and send us a message if you have any questions!

Apply to be a Hallo teacher and start making a difference (and money) today! To have your application processed, please apply directly at the link below. We will get back to you in 1-3 business days!

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time
Pay: $15.00 – $30.00 per hour
Teaching Experience Preferred

ELC Office Specialist

Will perform general office duties in Spanish and English. Duties include: answering phones, assisting foreign students enrolled at the ELC, performing data entry, and performing other assignments as required. Work in a professional manner. Work schedule: Afternoon hours available between 8 am and 12 pm for Winter semester, Monday through Friday. Work hours can be in 2 hours blocks in the mornings with different hours on different days. We are very flexible with morning hours.=

We hope to find someone who could work at least 12 hours a week for this semester and be continuing for spring/summer 2022.

Qualifications:

  • Proficient in speaking and writing Spanish.
  • Excellent customer services skills, both in person and on the telephone.
  • A strong interest in serving students, faculty and staff, along with a willingness to resolve problems.
  • Demonstrate a high level of professionalism, good interpersonal skills, and sensitive to issues of confidentiality.
  • Punctual, responsible, and self-motivated.
  • Well-organized with attention to detail. Ability to learn quickly. Type 50 wpm desired. Previous office experience preferred.

Social Media Assistant - Leading Edge Magazine

Leading Edge Magazine, BYU's premier Science Fiction and Fantasy student journal, is now accepting applications for a Social Media Assistant!

Responsibilities include:

  • Writing and editing blog posts
  • Assisting the Social Media Director in publishing blog posts to leadingedgemagazine.com using WordPress CMS
  • Designing posts for Leading Edge's Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter accounts using Adobe Creative Suite
  • Brainstorming ideas for posts/finding content to publish

Past experience with WordPress, Adobe Creative Suite, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter is preferred, but not required.

Curriculum Editor

The Good and the Beautiful, a homeschool curriculum publisher, seeks qualified applicants for the position of curriculum editor. This is a contractor position (1099). Contractors must provide any equipment necessary to complete tasks. No assigned hours as a contractor, but must meet project deadlines.

Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in English, Editing, Education, or closely related field
  • Minimum of 1 year of professional editing experience
  • Proficiency with Adobe Acrobat
  • Familiarity with The Chicago Manual of Style

Further Resources

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