Explore various resources for learning English as an Additional Language, teaching English as an Additional Language, or supporting students who learned English as an Additional Language. 

For ESOL Students
For TESOL Students

Resources for Careers in TESOL

Whether you are interested in traveling the world or teaching in your own community, earning a TESOL Certificate is a first step to entering the exciting world of teaching English to speakers of other languages.

Below you will find a list of resources related to pursing your career in TESOL. We also offer a Career Workshop (online access) each spring to our current students.

A TESOL Certificate will allow you to pursue some of the following career opportunities:

  • Teaching EFL in private or public schools overseas*
  • Teaching English for Specific Purposes in various contexts
  • Teaching in community ESL programs in the U.S.
  • Tutoring ESL/EFL students online through various platforms
  • Tutoring in community-based programs
  • Applying to/teaching in the English Language Fellows Program
  • Applying to/teaching in the Peace Corps
  • Working in TESOL materials development
  • Working in TESOL testing/placement
  • Working in TESOL publishing contexts

*Our certificate does not prepare students for teaching ESL in U.S. K–12 contexts.

Curious what some of our recent TESOL Certificate alumni are doing now? Here of some of the recent jobs they have accepted:

  • Teaching international students in a university intensive English program
  • Teaching English in a private language school overseas
  • Teaching immigrants/international students in community programs
  • Working as a testing/placement coordinator


For International Professors
For Professors