British Council - Year abroad assistantship | Glassdoor
  1. "Year abroad assistantship"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at British Council full-time

    Pros

    - New challenges every day - Fun working environment - High level of independence, but support whenever wanted - Perfect environment to improve language skills

    Cons

    - Minimal effort put into the training - Not well paid - Scarcity of materials in the school - Frequent staff strikes - Lack communication from senior colleagues concerning absences etc.

    British Council2019-04-16
  1. "teaching assistant position summer review"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at British Council

    Pros

    insightful, allowed for independence and initiative

    Cons

    little to no training contract could have been longer.

    British Council2018-03-30
  2. "A lot of work but you do meet a diverse group of powerful and creative people"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at British Council for less than a year

    Pros

    Exposure to different cultures/languages Travel opportunities

    Cons

    It is A LOT of work. As an intern you don't get paid for overtime but you have to stay late in order to finish things.

    British Council2019-04-02

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