Meet the Summer ’17 Blog Team!

Each semester the API blog features a crew of thoughtful, hardworking and passionate bloggers. The team will share their abroad experience via writing, videography, photography… a mix of expressive mediums to tell their API story; presenting an opportunity to explore right alongside our students! Meet the Summer 2017 blogger crew: Emily De Jong from Hamilton College, Biochemistry/ […]

Full-time PAID teaching position in China – DEADLINE EXTENDED

Packing up and leaving for China to lead a professional life as a teacher – haven’t thought about it, but intrigued? Participants teach English 20-25 hours a week in a Chinese primary or secondary school and are paid a monthly stipend for their work, in addition to receiving free housing and most meals. This is […]

Don’t miss this opportunity to gain professional skills while teaching in China

Why China, you say? It’s affordable: Earn a comfortable salary AND accommodation/weekday meals are provided Challenge yourself: Enhance your teaching and group management skills in a new and enriching environment. Strengthen your CV: Professional experience in a global superpower like China is valued by employers around the world. It helps if you even pick up some Mandarin during your […]

There’s Still Time to Go Abroad- Fall Deadline Extensions Part II

Good news! There is still time to spend your fall semester abroad with API! Find links to host city information and specific programs and applications below. The complete list of deadline extensions are as follows: Study Abroad Programs- New application deadline for the following programs is 4/30/2017 Brisbane & The Gold Coast, Australia Griffith University, […]

A Day in the Life Abroad- Xiamen, China

This post comes from API’s Experiential Program Coordinator, Octavia Sims. You can read a full profile on Octavia’s adventures so far here. This post is a “day in the life” from her time spent in Xiamen, China. Octavia currently manages our Teach abroad participants in China, and her own experience in Xiamen makes her a […]

API Staff Profile- Octavia

Meet Octavia, API’s Experiential Program Coordinator. She works with Teach, Work, and Volunteer programs in Africa, Asia, Europe, and the South Pacific, as well as with Internships in Asia, Spain, and the South Pacific. “I can’t really put a finger on when I first became obsessed with travel but I will share what personally fuels […]

API New School Shanghai Summer Program: Interview with Lei

We had the chance to interview Lei Ping, Assistant Professor of Chinese Studies at the New School University and Faculty Advisor at India China Institute. She received her Ph.D. in East Asian Studies at New York University. She launched the first field-based New School Summer Study Abroad program in Shanghai in 2013. Students have the […]

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