Posted by: SSU Lingua Franca | December 1, 2008

Study Abroad Opportunities Abound For Salem State College Students

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Oviedo 2008 students

Summer Study Abroad programs will be offered again next year in Oviedo, Spain, in Florence, Italy and in Quebec City, Canada. There is also the option for advanced French students to study in Avignon, France.

Each program gives students the chance to earn 6 credits in foreign language at any level (beginner through advanced), plus the experience of a lifetime! Deadline for the Quebec, Avignon, and Florence programs is April 1, 2009.

For applications or more information, see Dr. Blood for French summer study programs or Dr. Rocca for Italian summer study programs. For information on the Oviedo Program, see Dr. Serra.

During the year there are several Summer Study Abroad Information Sessions. One just took place (for all three abroad programs) on November 24. If you missed it, don’t worry, it is not too late. Contact one of the programs’ coordinators.

For more information go to:: www.salemstate.edu/languages/abroad

You may also contact the
Center for International Education:
8 Harrison Rd., South Campus, Tel. 978-542-6351

Department Of Foreign Languages Center For International Education Semester Study Abroad Opportunities

Several Spanish Universities have affordable semester programs. Oviedo, the site of our summer studies also runs a very successful semester program: 5 courses to choose among a range of level and subjects, 200 hours of study, 18 hours per week, less than $1,500 tuition for the whole semester. For more information, visit www.uniovi.es/cepe/english/spanish_courses.htm#4

SSC also has affiliation agreements with several organizations. Study Abroad opportunities in just about any country in the world are also available through programs sponsored by other institutions. In the past few years, SSC students have studied in Austria, Australia, Ecuador, England, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Kenya, Mexico, and Spain. Visit www.salemstate.edu/cie/study_abroad.php for more information and how to start the process.

Grants For North American Language & Culture Assistants In Spain

Once again the Education Office of Spain will offer this great opportunity. Check their website in the next weeks for the 2009-2010 academic year.
www.mec.es/sgci/usa/en/programs/us_assistants/default.shtml

Duties

  • Grantees will work as English language assistant teachers, under the supervision and guidance of a classroom teacher. 
  • Assistant teachers will teach 12-16 hours per week.
  • Assistants and the classroom teacher (or the school representatives) may agree upon other activities and responsibilities.

Specific conditions of the grants

  • A monthly allowance of € 700 after taxes, ($1,038, as of November 24, 2007). The duration of the grant is eight (8) months, October to May.
  • Medical insurance
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