English classes are generally held in the morning with the internship experience in the afternoon. Although internship schedules vary depending on host, participants typically engage in internship activities from 2 to 5 days a week. Students are offered weekly reviews by their school in which they discuss their experience and language learning.
Participants improve their English skills by attending the following schools:
San Francisco: St Giles International
St Giles is located in the center of San Francisco near Union Square. There is a caf and Internet access on campus. In addition, students are offered various activities, such as movie night, to encourage interaction among students.
Internship & English program participants at St Giles International take the General English course. Total class hours are approximately 18 hours per week.
San Diego: International House
This school is a member of the global network of International House schools and is located in central San Diego with easy access to public transportation. There is a multimedia center, library, and lounge area for students.
Internship & English program participants at International House take the General Intensive English course. Total class hours are approximately 15 hours per week.
F-Visa (Student Visa):
For those who participate in the program for 3 months or longer, English schools can issue an I-20 form to obtain an F-Visa (Student Visa).