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Programs for Au Pairs in New York City

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in New York State, all Pace University classes will be online until at least August 29, 2020. All courses listed below will be online. Click on the programs to see the online versions. Please message us at eli@pace.edu with any questions.


The English Language Institute in New York City offers many different courses for au pairs. With a variety of schedules, interesting topics and special au pair pricing, you can get the education credits you need for your J1 visa at an affordable price, learn new skills and information to help you reach your goals, and fit it all into your schedule easily.


How can you make the 60-hours or 72-hours/ 6-credit requirement?

There are several ways for you to get 60-hours 72 hours/6 credits by taking courses in multiple sessions or combining programs. View all course combinations below by selecting the term you are interested in. Detailed course information is available below.

  • Fall and Spring Courses (PDF) (September-May sessions)
  • Summer Courses (PDF) (May-August sessions) - AVAILABLE SOON
  • Winter Course (PDF) (January) - AVAILABLE SOON

ONLINE COURSES FOR AU PAIRS

** Courses currently permissible for education credits** Get the education credits you need while in-person courses are temporarily suspended and being held online due to COVID-19.

WEEKDAY INTENSIVE ENGLISH COURSES

An opportunity for au pairs to study English in New York City in our weekday Intensive English Program at a special discounted rate. Courses include Grammar and Writing, Conversation and Listening, Reading and Vocabulary, and elective courses including idioms, social English or presentations. A limited number of seats at the au pair discounted price are available. 6- or 7-week courses.

WEEKEND INTENSIVE COURSES

Special two-day weekend courses for au pairs. Earn 20 hours in a weekend or choose the weekend course and optional essay for 40 hours! Fun, interesting and helpful topics.

ENGLISH + CAREER AND PROFESSIONAL SKILLS PROGRAM

Develop career readiness and gain 27-54 hours of credits in an intensive 3-week online program in Summer, 2020

RESEARCH ASSIGNMENT COURSE

4-hour or 6-hour research assignments allows you to practice your academic research skills while earning 4 hours or 6 hours toward your au pair education requirement. Must be taken in conjunction with or following a face-to-face or online course.

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