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Cerritos College 2019 Fall Taiwan Study Abroad Program Now Accepting Applications

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 18, 2019

Program Contact: Office of International Student Sercives, (562) 860-2451 ext. 2133

Media Contact:Aya Abelon, Public Affairs; 562-653-7878

Student teaching in TaipeiNORWALK, Calif. - July 18, 2019 - Applications for Cerritos College’s 2019 fall Taiwan Experience Education Program (TEEP) are now available until August 30. The TEEP program offers a three-month internship in Taipei City, Taiwan. Current Cerritos College students and alumni who have completed degrees are eligible to apply. Students accepted into the program will serve as teacher aides to teach English at elementary schools three days a week in Taipei City. Students will stay with a host family or in dormitories, take free Chinese language lessons, and participate in local cultural trips. Additionally, students will take courses offered at the University of Taipei with tuition funded by the Taipei City government. The program runs from September 25 - December 15, 2019.

The deadline to submit an application is August 30, 2019. There will be a mandatory trip orientation. Interested students can submit a completed application and required documents to Director of Student Program Services, Norma C. Rodriguez in the Office of International Students, or email a scanned copy to nrodriguez@cerritos.edu. Students may also contact the Office of International Students for assistance at (562) 860-2451 ext. 2133.

“I’m thrilled that Cerritos College is investing in its students by participating in these programs. I believe there is no better way to learn than to experience it hands-on,” said alumnus Connor Wood who participated in the Summer TEEP program.

For more information about the TEEP program, please visit http://www.cerritos.edu/academics/taiwan-experience.htm or call (562) 860-2451 ext. 2133.

 

About Cerritos College: Cerritos College serves as a comprehensive community college for southeastern Los Angeles County. Communities within the college’s district include Artesia, Bellflower, Cerritos, Downey, Hawaiian Gardens, La Mirada, Norwalk, and portions of Bell Gardens, Lakewood, Long Beach, Santa Fe Springs and South Gate. Cerritos College offers degrees and certificates in more than 180 areas of study in nine divisions. Annually, more than 1,200 students successfully complete their course of studies, and enrollment currently averages 23,000 students. Visit Cerritos College online at http://www.cerritos.edu/.

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