Overview: Career Options and Scholarships

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What is the SLT Program?

Have you ever thought about a career teaching
English or your own native language?
If so, this program is for you!

The SLT Program provides a unique educational and training experience for students who are interested in becoming second language tutors, second language teaching assistants, and – with further education – second language teachers, in various global contexts. Students focus on the language of their choice, depending on their career goals and interests.

The SLT Program at KCC can get you started in a career as a:

  • Second language tutor
  • Second language assistant
  • Second language teacher

At institutions such as:

  • Public K-12 schools
  • Private K-12 schools
  • Adult education
  • Private language schools
  • Your own language school!


Academic and other scholarship opportunities are available for qualifying students. Most scholarships require an academic record and experience at KCC.

  • U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and citizens of other U.S. territories and Compact states: please contact the SLT Program Coordinator for further information.
  • International (F-1 visa) students: please contact the HONDA Center staff for further assistance.

Honda International Center (HIC)

Kapi‘olani Community College
4303 Diamond Head Rd.
Honolulu, HI 96816
Office: (808) 734-9327
E-mail: HIC@hawaii.edu