Internships for Shanghai, China
Internships in Shanghai are offered during the semester and yearlong terms. Internships are optional and are included in your program fees. They range from 1-3 credits and are counted as part of your credit load. Interns earn credit, but no financial compensation. In addition to professional an dacademic experience, internships are a great way to immerse yourself in the culture, meet locals, and practice your language skills.
Past internship placements in Shanghai include:
- Travel agency
- Private schools (teaching English)
- Non-governmental organizations (NGOs)
- Architecture firm
- Telecom company
- Multinational companies
- Small/private businesses
- Minimum 3.0 GPA
- Junior standing (at time of internship)
- Foreign language proficiency (some placements)
A $200 refundable fee is charged and returned upon successful completion of the internship. Placement is not guaranteed by USAC; rather it will be determined by your applications, supporting materials, and an interview with the internship sponsor on site.