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Internship Announcement: Cambridge Michigan Language Assessments

CaMLA Internship Program

Organization Cambridge Michigan Language Assessments
Type of Work: Language Assessment
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Duration: 06-MAY-2013  to  26-JUL-2013
Compensation: Paid : Up to $1200 per month
Internship Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA View Map
Minimum Education Level: BA
Special Qualifications: Applications are welcome from English language teaching professionals with an interest in second or foreign language assessment and graduate students who are studying linguistics, foreign language assessment, education, psychology, psychometrics, or related fields. In accordance with INS regulations, all successful applicants will be required to show proof of their legal right to accept employment in the United States.
Internship Description: We are pleased to announce the inaugural CaMLA Internship Program. The program provides professional training and research opportunities for English language teaching professionals and graduate students based in the United States. Successful applicants will work closely with CaMLA teams on English language assessment tasks and projects that are appropriate to their interests and skills.

Three internships are available for Spring/Summer 2013.
Application Deadline: 01-FEB-2013
Application Instructions: Applications must be received by Friday, February 1, 2013. Applications should be completed using the online application form and must include the applicant's name and contact information, curriculum vitae (graduate students should submit a school transcript), statement of purpose, and contact information for two academic/professional references. If you have any questions, contact us at research@cambridgemichigan.org.
Apply Online: http://www.cambridgemichigan.org/about-us/working-with-us/internships
For More Information, Contact: Natalie Nordby Chen
PH: +1 734.615.9780
FX: +1 734.763.0369

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