Internships in China

Internship in China

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An internship in China is the best way to fully experience the exciting industries that has put China on the path to economic success.

Gain experience in your field! Our internships are ideal for anyone with an interest in Chinese culture, the international business scene, or even better...both! Or you may wish apply as a Teacher and be a part of improving the next generation of China’s young leaders. The choice is yours, thanks to our strong connections, allowing you to choose from a wide variety of industries.

Overview

This program offers the best chance for you to work in various provinces of China, allowing you to experience a wide range of Chinese culture.

You will begin this placement after completing a mandatory one week of cultural training (booked separately as the “Internship Introduction Week”). From then on, you will be on a 2-6 month contract as arranged between yourself and your host Company. Why choose us?

Experience

As a provider of Cultural Exchange programs in China, we have almost 10 years of experience with foreign participants from different countries. We are specialized and well-known for our training and support system.

Resources

Throughout our development during the last decade, we have built up a network with qualified companies, well-known Universities, various organizations, and also Chinese-Foreigner communities. So we can provide a wide range of internship positions.

Dedication/Strong team

A good coordinator/mentor is essential for a good program, we have a team of well-trained and well educated coordinators, including those with related bachelor or master degrees, working for our participants.

About the Placement

Your Internship will most likely be based in Chengdu, the capital of the Sichuan Province. Fabled as “the Land of Abundance”, Chengdu is bestowed with uniquely favorable natural resources. You’ll have the chance to take weekend trips away from the city into these beautiful wonderlands.

Chengdu is one of the most historic and culturally significant cities in China. It is also the permanent host city of the International Festival of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of China.

Chengdu is also one of the most important economic centers, transportation and communication hubs in Western China and was chosen as one of the top ten cities to invest in out of a total of 280 urban centers in China.

If you want to experience modern China as well as the traditional Chinese culture; if you want to enjoy the busy office work and the active night life in the city but also the chill and lay-back lifestyle; If you love art, live music and meeting people of the same interests. This is the place you should be a part of!

Depending on availability and the field you choose, we also provide internships in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Shenzhen.

The Internship fields

You will have a variety of fields to choose from…

Hospitality

There is now a growing need for international hotels in China looking for quality foreign candidates in specific positions such as Assistant manager, Chef, or Bar Manager, all roles that ask you to engage with the hotel guests on a daily basis. You will be dealing with customer service for foreign and Chinese guests and take part in various activities under the supervision of your department manager. Your hotel may also want you to conduct language and culture training for its staff or take on some other marketing or promotion related projects.

New Media/Journalism

Internet Media has slowly taken over our way to learn the world, and in China, new media companies show up everyday due to our growing population and needs. Working for them, you will have first hand information about trends in China and a better understanding of Chinese culture. You can share fresh views as a foreigner into the company, something they are looking for!

Graphic design, Assistant illustrator, 3D programmer, Flash designer, and more, are all possible options you could look at.

Business/Marketing

More and more companies in Chengdu are now involving themselves in international business. We can provide positions in well-known companies with Finance, Marketing, International Business, E-Commerce, Public Relations & Event Management.

Education/Coaching

If your goal is to help educate others, we can arrange this too! Let us know if you’d like to do some work as an English Teacher, Sports coach, Art/Music teacher, Gym Trainer, or a Yoga instructor or similar.

Other Industries

Other areas we can attempt to place you in include:

Scientific Research

E.g. Assistant at a Turtle breeding center, Olive Oil Plantation, Wine brewery

Film Production

E.g. Photographer assistant, Editor assistant, Voice actor

NGOs

E.g. Clerk, Team leader

Application Procedure

Due to the different positions you may apply for and the variation in procedure in different companies, there may be differences but all applications will follow a process that looks like this:

  1. You submit your application including CV and a recent photo. Here is where you explain which type of internship you are looking for and the time period they are aiming for
  2. We match your CV and requirements with the positions we have.
  3. Then we will arrange an online interview with you and the matching organization (or in some cases we may be authorized to conduct the interview).
  4. After the interview, we will notify the participants the results. Sometime they will have multiple choices between companies.

Please note this trip may require you to purchase a cultural experience week with it. Click Here to find the relevant cultural experience week based on the country where this trip operates in.

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Aims & Objectives
  • Give you professional experience in your chosen area and in your desired work environment
  • To give you peace of mind during your transition and longer stay with local ground support and various supporting benefits
  • Provide you with with a culturally immersive experience that you will always cherish!
Schedule
Monday to Friday

Your exact schedule will be defined by your host company but you can expect to work Monday to Friday.

This schedule can be changed and/or amended depending on weather conditions, local conditions and unforeseen circumstances.

Participant Criteria & Requirements
Standard Requirements

Minimum age:                21

Maximum age:                40

Minimum English level:        Intermediate

CRB required:                On Signup

Passport copy required:        On Signup

Resume copy required:        On Signup

Required qualification:        Bachelor Degree

Additional Requirements
  • In good physical and mental health
  • Skype Interview
  • Experience preferable but not necessary in some cases
  • 500 Euro deposit (on top of program fee) for Visa issuing (refundable at end of the program)
  • Acceptance or rejection to be confirmed within 15 days
  • Special cases outside these requirements may be considered
  • In good physical and mental health
  • Skype Interview
  • Experience preferable but not necessary in some cases
  • 500 Euro deposit (on top of program fee) for Visa issuing (refundable at end of the program)
  • Acceptance or rejection to be confirmed within 15 days
  • Special cases outside these requirements may be considered
Additional Equipment
  • Formal work attire

Accommodation, food, airport pick-up (if required), full support in-country, pre-departure advice and project transport.

Flights, Travel Insurance, Visa, Vaccinations or Personal Spending Money

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