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Congratulations on your decision to pursue an international co-op! The process involves two steps and both must be completed by the application deadline indicated below (App Deadline) but not necessarily in this order. You must apply to the position and a mandatory meeting with an international team member is required. This meeting can be scheduled by calling 215-895-2185.
For any questions, please contact the international team at:

Aston Vietnam
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Fall/Winter,
Restrictions: Drexel undergraduate students enrolled in a co-op program
Dates / Deadlines:

Academic Year below always refers to the start of each academic year. Fall is the first term in an academic year and it always starts in September of every year. Please refer to the start and end date listed below for appropriate application term. If you do not see the date range applicable to you, please contact the International Co-op Team. Click here for more co-op terms details.
Term Academic Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring/Summer 2017 10/20/2017 10/20/2017 TBA TBA
Fact Sheet:
Min. GPA Requirement: 2.0 Number of Positions: 5
Eligible Major(s): Business Administration, Business and Engineering, Communication, Elementary Education, English, General Business, International Area Studies, International Business, Secondary Education
Program Description:

VietnamAston Vietnam

Program Description:

Aston Vietnam is a division of AEG (Aston Educational Group), an international and professional education brand from the United States. AEG focuses on language training, education consultation and cultural exchange around the world. Aston Vietnam opened in 2008 and currently and has plans to expand to other cities with more schools from 2015 to 2017. Aston Vietnam now has six locations in Vietnam, four of which are in Ho Chi Minh City, with over 2,800 students aged 4 to 14.

Job Description and Required Skills

Job Title: English Trainer Co-op

Job Description: Teaching English to children of all ages (4-16) in small classes. Our primary focus is on English speaking and listening with reading and writing as a secondary focus. Teachers will have full support with regard to textbooks. They are given a teacher's guide, textbook and workbook for each level they are responsible for teaching.

Responsibilities include:

  • Teaching scheduled class hours as outlined in the contract. Class hours include scheduled lessons, substitutions, outside teaching, one-to-one tutoring, and educational promotional events.
  • Preparing lesson plans.
  • Following the curriculum, the course aims, and lesson objectives.
  • Participation in the organization of events and marketing strategies, and the creation of course curriculum.

Required Job Skills:

  • Must be native English speaker
  • A desire to teach (teaching experience preferred, but not required
  • Good communication skills
  • Team-oriented
  • Open to new experiences
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Self sufficient
  • Punctual

Number of Positions: 2

Hours Per Week: 30 hrs (20-25 teaching hours and the others are office hours)

GPA Requirement: Minimum 2.0 GPA

Language Requirements: Native English speaker. You will receive free Vietnamese language classes weekly.

Compensation: Stipend of 6 million VND per month (about $300)

Financial Award: Eligible students will be considered for a financial award from the Steinbright Career Development Center. U.S. Citizens are eligible for $10,000 in funding from the Freeman Foundation and Steinbright.

Housing: Shared apartment will be provided with free wifi - students will share with one or two other co-ops

Visa Requirement: Aston Vietnam will apply for a pick up visa upon arrival at VN's airport. The teacher can easily apply for an extension of another 3-month travel visa.



Steinbright Career Development Center
International Co-op • 3201 Arch Street Suite 250

Philadelphia, PA 19104

Voice: 215.895.2185 • Fax: 215.895.1473