The city of Shanghai
Shanghai is the largest city in China. It offers all its visitors and inhabitants the opportunity to experience the past, present and future all at once. The city is rich in culture and connects “the East and the West” like no other.
Shanghai was the largest and most prosperous city in the Far East in the 1930s. In the last 20 years, it has become an attractive destination for tourists from all over the world. About 25 million people live in Shanghai spread over 15 districts.
The Huangpu River divides Shanghai into two major districts: Pudong and Puxi. The skyscrapers in Pudong are quite impressive. The TV and the Financial Tower are among the remarkable buildings along the river. On the Puxi side, you can explore the waterfront of the river on foot and get a taste of the old Shanghai.
While the climate in Shanghai can be cold in winter, it can also quite warm in summer. The mild seasons are spring and autumn with temperatures around 20 – 25 degrees Celsius.
Shanghai has a dense metro network, that is easy to use and comfortable at the same time. Taxis in Shanghai are relatively cheap as well.
Shanghai is also known for its numerous cultural events. The International Film Festival, Formula 1, many theatrical performances and concerts are held in Shanghai, so it never gets boring! For young people, the city is well known for its diversity. Bars and discos are available in a wide variety and very popular with both the Westerners and Chinese.
If you want to do an internship in a vibrant city that never sleeps, then Shanghai is the right place for you.
The economy in Shanghai
Shanghai is one of China’s major industrial centers and plays a key role in China’s industry. Many industrial areas are the backbone of Shanghai’s secondary industry.
Shanghai also has one of the largest ports in China and is a major center for technology, trade, finance, information, and culture. The country has 166 different industries, of which 157 are present in Shanghai.
The automotive industry is also strongly represented in Shanghai, and the city has become the center of automotive engineering. An increasingly important factor is the supplier industry in the surrounding areas.
Apart from the automotive industry, the chemical and pharmaceutical sectors, as well as the steel industry and mechanical engineering, are highly valued.
Similarly; technology companies have their place in Shanghai as well, and many young start-up companies are settling in the city more and more each year.
Why an internship in Shanghai?
With an internship in Shanghai, you can gain a lot of great experiences as a young career starter. You increase your competence, get to know new ways of working and a different culture – that will make your CV interesting. After an internship in China, you will automatically increase your chances of landing a good position. As many international companies also have a seat in Shanghai, the line or the HR manager will be happy to read your dossier.
Jobs for interns in Shanghai
In Shanghai, you will find a variety of different fields and offers for your internship. From marketing and sales, to technology positions, everything is there. Here are a few examples of our vacancies:
- 2D Design
- Account Executive
- Import and Export Specialist
- Admin Assistant and Process Developer
- Back-end Web Developer
- Administrative and Marketing Assistant
- Financial Consultant
- Communication and Event Management
- E-commerce Marketing
- Finance Compliance
- Event Planner
- and much more
Call us; we have many more vacancies for interns who want to do an internship in China. We look forward to hear from you.
What is included in the internship package?
✓ Professional consultation
You get a free consultation with us. With our long years of experience of living and working in China, we can advise you in the highest professional and purposeful way.
✓ 4 lessons in Chinese per week
You will receive 4 Chinese lessons per week to quickly integrate into your daily work and everyday life.
✓ We can organize accommodation for you
If you want an accommodation option, we offer you the opportunity to rent a room in a shared apartment with us.
✓ Student Visa in China
Our partner in China will provide you with the necessary documents for your Visa in China.
✓ Airport pickup
Our local partner will pick you up at the airport and greet you personally. After that, you will either be taken to the accommodation or the school.
✓ 24/7 on-site support
You will receive on-site support to ensure a smooth progress of your internship in China.
✓ Cultural activities
To immerse yourself more deeply in the Chinese culture, our partner for internships in Shanghai is continually offering interesting cultural activities. You can participate in these for free.
✓ Welcome Package
Upon arrival, you will receive a welcome pack with a city map, a rechargeable card for the use of public transportation, and a student card that will allow you to shop at discounted rates at certain shops.
Student – Visa in China
The right visa is crucial for starting your internship abroad in China. The most common visa is the X2 student visa that you receive through our invitation to the Chinese Embassy of your country. You will need a valid passport, copy of the letter of invitation, a visa application form and two official passport photos.