ELIC connects passionate, committed people to teaching roles in some of the most stunning places on earth.

“Cambodia is a kingdom of wonder waiting to be discovered” — Mandy, Teacher in Cambodia

Should you visit the sweeping prairies of Mongolia or the green peaks and waterfalls of Laos?



For a Summer

Summer programs offer a snapshot of the long term vision of ELIC. Teach English, live in community and share hope and life with your students.

  • Engage

    Spend a summer teaching high school and middle school students English, inside and outside the classroom. Fast Paced. High Energy. Endless Fun.

  • Summer Teaching Program

    Invest in the lives of local English teachers and college students for 4-6 weeks. As a teacher and mentor, the relationships you build with your students will extend far beyond the summer.

For Longer

For the past 35 years, ELIC has seen lives transformed through education. Invest your life in others through teaching, meaningful conversations, and lasting friendships.

  • University Teaching Program

    Discover how your gifts can impact students at universities and language centers worldwide. Gain professional skills. Grow in an established community. Create an enduring legacy.

  • Equip

    Explore how your degree can inspire those in other countries. Through this 11-month life-changing internship you will build relationships, be intentionally mentored, and begin a story that you could never imagine.


Latest News

Lao Picnic

07/29/2015 | Laos

Lao Picnic - Luang Prabang Province - 2015 By Noah Arnold If I were forced to eat the same Lao meal everyday for the rest of my life this is exactly what I would choose. Freshly grilled fish (ປີ້ງປາ) , Lao salad (ຍໍາສະຫລັດ), Papaya Salad (ຕໍາຫມາກຫຸ່ງ), Minced fish (ລາບປາ), bamboo soup (ແກງຫນໍ່ໄມ້) and tons of fresh vegetables…