Shanghai, China
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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:

  • Hotel
  • 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.