China Internship Program
Read the most frequently asked questions and answers about internships in China below. We are ready to answer your questions and help you find your internship in a company or an organisation in China.
You can do an internship in China in the following cities:
Shanghai is often seen as one of the biggest business destinations while Beijing is home to some of the most interesting start-up businesses. If you dream of an internship in Chengdu you will intern in a city that is famous for being the financial centre in Western China and home to many multinational companies such as IT and electronics companies.
We always recommend that you are open-minded and positive regarding the location of your internship in China. Sometimes the least wished for, will be the biggest experience.
When should I apply for my internship in China?
As soon as you know you want to do an internship in China, you should contact us. We recommend that you apply at least 3 months or more before you plan to commence your internship in China so that we have a lot of time to plan all the details for you.
We make it easy for you to become an intern in China. Because of the language barrier and the distance to China it can be hard to handle the application process yourself. We ensure that you land in an internship where your role as an intern is appreciated and valued. We only cooperate with companies and organisations in China that actively engage interns in their projects. With us you will not clean tables and make coffee during your internship. Also, we help you with all of the boring paperwork and writing the application. Moreover, you will get:
For the prices below, you will get an internship where you plan the content of your internship together with the company or organisation, you get accommodation in China, courses in Mandarin, support 24/7 and more.
The prices listed are subject to change and we recommend that you contact us to receive the latest prices. If you are fluent in Mandarin it may cost less than listed here as you will not have to follow a course in Mandarin. Please contact us to receive the prices for internships without Mandarin courses.
For an internship in China you need to save up for a visa, flight tickets (we will help you find the cheapest ones), and a travel insurance. We will guide you through it all. Also, you will need savings for food and experiences, which in generally is way cheaper than in Europe. A meal in a restaurant can cost between €2-3 and a ticket with the tube around €0,50.
We can help you find an internship in China within almost all areas and fields. Some of the most popular internships in China are:
A typical Chinese working week is 38-40 hours per week, typically from 9.30-17.30 and an hour lunch break in between, but of course this varies depending on the company.
Each internship is different and tailored to your needs and requests. You will participate in everyday worklife and be involved in projects and meetings with other employees. As an intern through us, you can expect to have a learning experience.
To become an intern in China you need to:
Interns in China need to be proactive, show flexibility, be engaged and positive. You will be challenged and have responsibility just like any other employee in the company. You will have the opportunity to demonstrate your competencies and work individually as well as in teams.