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English Program in Korea (EPIK)


Fall application period: August 22, 2021, 4:00 p.m. PT (August 23, 2021, 9:00 a.m. KST) to November 2021 [TBA] (Spring 2022 term); the application may close ahead of the deadline
Spring application period: February 2022, 9:00 a.m. KST to May 2022 [TBA] (Fall 2022 term); the application may close ahead of the deadline

Eligibility requirements:  

  • Citizen of a country where English is the primary language
  • Bachelor's degree from accredited university
  • Good health
  • Fluent in English

Award summary and conditions: EPIK, affiliated with the Korean Ministry of Education, was established in 1995 with the combined mission to improve the English speaking abilities of students and teachers in Korea, to develop cultural exchanges, and to reform English teaching methodologies in Korea.

Benefits of the program include free, furnished housing, modest salary, medical insurance and possibility of returning for a second year of teaching. 

Application process: online and hardcopy (initially, all applications will be sent electronically. If nominated after initial screening and interview, hard copies of all documentation will be requested) 

Application requirements: Requirements vary per position - please visit the website for a full list.

  • Application form(s)
  • Letters of recommendation (2)
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