East Asia 6

East Asia 6

Consulting firm in China seeking compassionate, skillful individual to provide consultations and guidance to parents of special needs children.

East Asia 6

Company: Caide Consulting
Position: Speech Therapist or Special Education Specialist
Location: Hohhot, China
Duration: 12 months
Team size: One intern
Required:
Must be at least a sophomore to apply (with two completed years of study at college/university by the time of the internship).
Preferred majors:
Speech Therapy, Special Education
Other qualifications:
Must exemplify high standard of values and morals in all areas of life.
Project overview:
We need a compassionate, skillful individual who is willing to apply his/her coursework in a new context! You will conduct developmental assessments for children, provide consultations and guidance to parents about how to help children develop appropriately, and recommend further activities or interventions for children not developing normally. You will be provided with a translator to aid in communication but we need someone who can be culturally sensitive to make proven American strategies adapt to the Chinese cultural context. You may also assist with some early childhood position duties and may be called upon to assist some foreign families living in our city with the special education needs of their children or foster children at a local foreign-run adoption care project.
About company:
Caide Consulting: “Caide” is one transliteration of our last name in Chinese and is a combination of “Virtuous (or noble) and Skillful.” We’re striving to live up to our name in our dealings with our customers and the face we present to our city of over 3 million people and our province of 24 million. Our scope includes business consultations and trainings, education consultations, family and marriage consultations, and agriculture consultations. We are slowly expanding our foreign consultants and looking to grow our business.
Cost:
$9,000 (fundraising required)
[+ airfare] [+ application fee ($25)] [+ partnership fee ($500)] [+ orientation fee ($520)]

Compensation: Unpaid internship

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