Laos/Hong Kong


This summer, you have the opportunity to experience cultural immersion and real-world exposure to teaching in an international classroom by serving in Laos and Hong Kong.


The internship program begins with 4 weeks of service and cultural immersion in a royal, mountainous city in Laos. Your time here will include in-depth language study with a local language partner, learning the history and culture of the nation, opportunities to teach English in formal and informal capacities, and experiencing what normal life looks like in Laos. After one month, you will travel to Hong Kong where you will teach English to middle school students.  The Laos/Hong Kong internship provides the unique opportunity to travel to not only two but three different countries as you will get to participate in a one-week vision trip to another southeast Asia country at the end of your summer.

For more details on the Hong Kong program, check out the Hong Kong Opportunity page.


Dates: May 28–July 30


Cost: $7,500 (This cost is for summer 2019 and could vary slightly for 2020)

What's Included:

  • Food and housing
  • International Travel
  • Sightseeing opportunities
  • Medical and evacuation coverage
  • Orientation, training, and debriefing
  • Visa and document processing
  • Support development materials
  • Donor receipting
  • Teaching curriculum
  • Screening and team placement
  • Contracts with individual host schools
  • And more!


At ELIC, we don’t want you to ever feel like you’re raising support on your own. We provide a wide range of resources to ensure you feel fully supported and well informed throughout the process. Some of those resources include:

  • A dedicated Candidate Advisor to walk through the support raising process with you
  • A Support Raising Guide, specifically written by our staff for short term service overseas
  • Access to a support letter generator
  • Access to support letter examples
  • Access to an online donation tracking system that shows you how much you’ve raised, who’s donated to you and their contact information
  • Access to an online platform that hosts a variety of helpful documents, articles and book suggestions
  • A discounted rate to Provisio Fundraising Solutions – a third party financial support raising product
  • Printed donor cards, business reply envelopes and stamps to get you started
  • Some college required.
  • Must be currently enrolled in undergraduate program.
  • All majors acceptable.
  • Proficient in speaking English.
  • Enthusiasm to share your hope and life.

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