Working in the dynamic metropolis of Shanghai is an unforgettable and extremely valuable experience. Interns gain professional experience and gain valuable cross-cultural skills while also learning the world's most commonly spoken language. All placeme
- Shanghai, China
- Program Type:
- Study Abroad
- Degree Level:
- Gap Year
- Year Round
- Program Description:
- As the cultural and economic center of East Asia, Shanghai hosts millions of tourists and business travelers from every corner of the globe each year. Interns work at leading hotels and restaurants in Shanghai, assisting managers and learning the day to day challenges of serving diverse international clientele while managing local staff.Some of the organizations accepting international interns may offer monthly stipends to offset the costs of living in Shanghai. To qualify for a position offering a stipend, interns must commit to at least 12 weeks with the program. The amount of the stipend varies, but it is usually enough to cover the cost of rent.
Working in the dynamic metropolis of Shanghai is an unforgettable and extremely valuable experience. Interns gain professional experience and gain valuable cross-cultural skills while also learning the world's most commonly spoken language. All placements are made on a completely individual basis according to the skills and needs of each intern.
Pre-departure Support: ELI's expert staff will be happy to assist you with planning your trip Airport Pickup: Participants are met when they arrive at the airport in Shanghaiand brought to their accommodation In-Country Orientation: Each program starts with a 2-3 day orientation to help participants get their feet on the ground and able to navigate the city. In-country Staff Support: ELI's coordinator in Shanghai has years of experience working with international interns. He is very resourceful and on call 24/7 in case of emergency. Accommodations: Participants have a choice of accommodation including private apartments, shared apartments, and host families. Interns can choose the accommodation that best suits their individual needs.
- Setting Description:
- China is booming economically, this should be no surprise to anyone who keeps an eye on world affairs. As Europe and the United States continue to struggle moving forward, China's star has continued to rise. As a result, climbing the ladder in nearly any field can only be benefited by experience in this newly emerging powerhouse. ELI offers a huge variety of internships in Shanghai in nearly every field. From engineering, to medicine, to hospitality, to business and marketing, if you are one day hoping to work in a field with any international component, an internship in China is perfect for you. Shanghai is currently listed as the largest proper city in the world. With a population of over 23 million people (as of 2010), the city is the commercial and financial hub of China. With a top-of-the-line hi-tech public transportation system and every manner of entertainment at your fingertips, Shanghai is a wonderful place to jump in and really see the massive changes that have hit this cou
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