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Internship Announcement: Learn Spanish New York

Learn Spanish in Exchange for Work

Organization Learn Spanish New York
Work Exchange
Type of Work: Office Assistant and Customer Service
Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition
Duration: 12-NOV-2013  to  31-JAN-2014
Compensation: Volunteer
Internship Location: New York, New York, USA View Map
Minimum Education Level: No Minimum
Special Qualifications:
Internship Description: Our work-study program, allows you to take free Spanish courses in exchange for work hours.

Who is this program for?
For anyone interested in studying Spanish while avoiding the fees associated with it. If this is your case, please continue to view details and apply below. Note: This is not a paid job, it's a work study program. If you are not interested in Studying Spanish, or if you are looking for a paid job, this is not the right choice for you.

Course Details:
Most of our courses are 20 hours, split in 8 sessions.
You may select anywhere from 2 to 8 courses from those posted in the application form.
No need to worry about matching a particular Spanish level, we'll match you based on the details on your resume and the available courses.

Work Details: Office Assistant
- Answering phone calls and aiding students and clients with general questions and bookings.
- Setting up and maintaining classrooms, entering data, running errands. Light book-keeping.
- Other responsibilities as determined based on your skills as well as current school projects.

To apply, please fill in our online form at the application website address below. No emails or phone calls please.
Application Deadline: (Open until filled)
Apply Online: http://www.learnspanishnewyork.com/work-study/
For More Information, Contact: Learn Spanish New York

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