Program Overview

China is a fascinating place in which to work and live, culturally, linguistically and socially. Interning in one of China’s most exhilarating cities (Beijing, Shanghai or Shenzhen), you will be given the opportunity to become immersed in every aspect of this exciting country. This program allows interns to work with professionals in one of the world’s largest economies and the world’s largest trading nation. 

Internship duties may include:

  • Organize promotional events
  • Perform competitor analysis and present results
  • Provide support on a business development projects
  • Help maintain a database of large international corporations 
  • Set up meetings, prepare presentations and sales pitches
  • Create reports on annual performance 

Internship assignments vary. While internships help develop technical abilities, they provide more fundamental life skills.  Interns will get an introduction to the professional world as well as the opportunity to gain career ready competencies in critical thinking, problem solving, teamwork, and global and intercultural fluency.


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to work independently  
  • Flexibility to take on multiple job responsibilities, including entry level tasks
  • Ability to take initiative, work independently and deal with ambiguity
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work on a team
  • Strong attention to accuracy, details, and organizational skills

Dates and Deadlines

TermYearPriority DeadlineDeadlineArrival DateDeparture Date
Summer20182/15/2018Mid-late JuneMid-late August

Course Equivalencies

Actual credit awarded is determined by the relevant department at your university in consultation with the study abroad office. Check with your study abroad advisor for more information.

UO students, please refer to the UO Course Equivalency Process and the UO Office of the Registrar Course Equivalency Database.