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APPLICATION TIMELINE

Apply Now TaLK is akin to paid international teaching internship and offers a short-term work study. For students who want to develop a global mindset and sharpen their teaching skills before graduating college.

The TaLK Program is offered biannually

... with terms normally starting at the beginning of February and August of each year.

* As of July 3, 2017, recruitment for the August 2017 Intake is now closed. Please check the Announcements Section in the coming months for news regarding TaLK Operations for the 2018 year.

1Nationality

Complete
Online Application
1.Create a TaLK
My Page Account
2.Fill-out and submit Applications A&B on
My Page

2Preliminary Screening

 
Interview
3.Local application office will
call to set-up an Interview date
4.Complete the interview with the
local application office

Standard Applicants in Ireland and South America are advised to select the Seoul option as your local application office.

 
Submit Materials
5.Submit hard copies of required documents in person or via post mail to the local application office

3Screening

Korean Embassy/
Consulate Review
6.Wait while your documents
are placed under initial review

You will be notified of Initial screening results via e-mail

TaLK Office
Review
7.Wait while your documents
are placed under final review

The TaLK Office may email or call for an Interview

4Results

Complete
Online Application
8.Receive accept e-mail
and accept or decline the scholarship offer on
My Page
9.Carefully read all materials in the acceptance package

Acceptance package will be sent via e-mail and requires a response within seven(7) days or the offer will be rescinded

5Preparation for Korea

Arrange
Flight Ticket
10.Applicants must purchase their flight ticket to the designated airport for that intake period. Applicants are also expected to enter their arrival information on My Page for shuttle preparation to the orientation venue.
11.An Entrance Allowance to offset some of the costs will be provided

All flight ticket information(Flight number, date and time of arrival) must be submitted via
My Page

Obtain
Visa
12.All applicants
except Korean citizen must obtain an E2-2 or F4 visa. Those who arrive into Korea without a valid visa will be required to leave to obtain the appropriate visa at their own cost.

6Arrival in Korea

Attend
Orientation
13.Pickup from the airport by TaLK Orientation Leaders
14.Participate in the General TaLK Preparatory Orientation and the POE/MOE Orientation
Start
TaLKing!
15.Arrive at school
and start teaching English and learning about Korea!
  • 교육부
  • The MOE is a central government entity sponsoring the TaLK Program.
  • International Education
  • EPIK (English Program In Korea)

TaLK Pre-
Training

Provides insight about what to
expect after joining the TaLK
Program

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TaLK In-Service
Training

Enhances TaLK Scholars’
teaching capabilities

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Required
Documents

Assists interested individuals with
the application process

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