LINGUIST List 23.556

Thu Feb 02 2012

Internships: English & Applied Ling: MA Intern, ETS, Princeton, New Jersey

Editor for this issue: Xiyan Wang <>

Date: 01-Feb-2012
From: Elizabeth Jenner <>
Subject: English & Applied Linguistics: MA Intern, ETS, Princeton, New Jersey
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University or Organization: Educational Testing Service Department: Assessment Development Web Address:

Type of Work: Lang Materials Development

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Duration: 09-Jul-2012 to 17-Aug-2012
Compensation: Paid: Interns are paid $25/hour
Internship Location: Princeton, New Jersey, USA
Minimum Education Level: MA
Special Qualifications: Applicants for the ELTeach internships must have the following qualifications: Native or near-native English speaker; coursework in Education or TESOL, with at least one course focusing on Pedagogy, at the graduate level or at the upper level of an undergraduate program; strong writing and editing skills. Applicants for the ELTeach internships preferably have the following qualifications: Proficiency in at least one other language besides English; graduate education completed or in process; EFL/ESL teaching experience; overseas living/working experience.

This internship has been filled.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES & REQUIREMENTS: ELTeach interns will prepare materials for the Test of Essential Professional Knowledge (TEPK) or the Test of Essential English for Teaching (TEEFT). Test development work includes analysis of online learning modules in the area of English language teaching, matching the content of online learning modules with prescribed test specifications, targeting appropriate content for the development of the assessment, and drafting test items based on prescribed test specifications. The work is intellectually challenging and rewarding.

Application Deadline: This internship has been filled.

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Ms. Elizabeth Jenner Email:

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