In line with US government requirements, applicants must possess verifiable English language skills sufficient to function on a day-to-day basis in their training environments as determined by an objective proficiency measurement. Such objective measurement is allowed through a recognized English test, documentation from a school, or a documented interview conducted by the sponsor.
(1) 6.0 in IELTS
(2) HKCEE/DSE (English Language) D/4 or above
(3) TOEFL (paper) 500 or above
(4) TOEFL (computer) 213 or above
(5) TOEFL (online) 80 or above
(6) A or O-Level (English language) C or above
(7) CET-4 550 or above
(8) CET-6 520 or above
(9) College Entrance Examination (English language) 120 or above
(10) IB (English language) 4 or above
(11) GCSE/IGCSE (English language) C or above
(12) SAT I 1650 or above
(13) SAT Reasoning Test Essay 8 or above
Proof: A photocopy of official transcripts (must include essential information such as the test name, applicant's name, test date, and score) from one of the listed tests meeting the stated minimum score (circle your score and write minimum sore next to it). Official photocopies are preferred; unofficial transcript photocopies can be accepted on a case-by-case basis (please find out from us).
(14) Native English speakers who grew up from the listed countries
Proof: A photocopy of the elementary AND secondary school transcripts or diplomas (or equivalent) to prove that the intern is a native English speaker born and raised in Australia, Belize, Botswana, Canada (except Quebec), Commonwealth Caribbean, Ghana, Great Britain, Ireland, New Zealand, Nigeria, Scotland, Singapore, South Africa, or Zimbabwe. Simply a passport or birth certificate copy is not enough to prove that applicants grew up in these countries.
(15) Documentation from school
Proof: Depending on the applicant's school, contact us for details.
(16) English Proficiency Assessment
Proof: Have the assessment form (download it from your application dashboard) completed and signed by (a) a professor who has taught you one or more courses in English as the primary medium of instruction OR (b) an English-speaking internship administrative officer or academic counselor of your current postsecondary institution.