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Since 2006 CRCC Asia has been working to connect China to the global community through our arrangement of Internship and Study programs in China, whilst also offering firms the opportunity to enter the Chinese market through our Consulting services. News and articles about our company achievements and developments will be included on this page.

CRCC Asia Now in Ireland!

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CRCC Asia is excited to further our commitment and engagement with the Irish market by having a full-time representative on the ground in Dublin!Our expansion into Ireland has been spearheaded by our new Ireland Marketing Associate Fiona Flanagan, a talented graduate from Dublin Institute of Technology who shares our passion for China and seeks to improve relations between Ireland and China. Please find key information about Fiona below: Fiona first joined CRCC Asia’s San Francisco team in 2013 and worked there for six months as a Business Development Manager for the US Internship Program. She returned to Ireland to complete her Bachelor of Science in Retail & Service Managem... Continue reading

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Chinese Abroad

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Thanks to robust economic growth and China’s growing middle class in the past couple years, Chinese tourists have recently been flooding the world’s traditional tourist magnets from Paris to San Francisco and everywhere in between. Chinese tourists are continuing to grow in number, and China is the largest tourism source market in the world in terms of total spending since 2012, when Chinese tourists spent a record $102 billion in international tourism. Their taste for shopping and luxury has also helped inflate the total they spend while abroad. China is even set to become the largest market for space tourism, where tickets run about $100,000 for a mere one-hour trip to go 64 miles away... Continue reading

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Why Do an Internship in China?

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As university students and graduates, have you ever thought about leaving your home country to live and work abroad? Have you ever wondered what made completing an overseas internship in China so compelling?Below are a list of 8 reasons about why you should intern in China. 1. Differentiate Your Resume From the Crowd The international work experience you gain through your China internship will become a valuable asset while job hunting and to your future career prospects.International experience in a booming economy such as China will set you apart from the majority of candidates out there, with knowledge of an important business economy. A China internship can also provide as a bas... Continue reading

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Adjusting to Life as an Expat

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Whether you are studying, working, or interning abroad you will undoubtedly experience some type of culture shock. However, these simple and useful tips can help ease the transition of your new expatriate life.Participate in Local Events and Customs: Taking part in local street fairs, festivals, or holiday traditions is a good way to acclimate yourself to a new culture and location. Even attending a local sporting event can make you feel a connection to the local people and community of your new home.Explore Public Transportation Early and Often: The majority of expats rely on public transportation upon moving to a new country. Make sure to ride any busses or trains used on a regula... Continue reading

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How can an international internship improve your career prospects?

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In today’s increasingly competitive employment market, many students and graduates are choosing to go abroad to gain work experience through programs such as CRCC Asia’s China Internship Program.In the past study abroad has been a staple of many students’ university career, but now the trend is moving more towards work experience, with universities increasingly building internships abroad into their courses. Recognising the importance of international work experience, The British Council launched Generation UK to encourage more British students to intern abroad, including funded places through CRCC Asia.There are many reasons why internships improve career prospects, with Inspi... Continue reading

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CRCC Asia opens new office in Toronto, Canada

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Having recently attended the Global Internships Conference in Toronto in June 2014 as a Diamond Sponsor, CRCC Asia is excited to further our commitment and engagement with the Canadian region by opening an office in Toronto! Our first office in Canada, and eleventh worldwide.Our expansion into Canada has been spearheaded by our new Canada Marketing Manager Yuliya Vitsenkova, a talented graduate from Simon Fraser University who shares our passion for China and seeks to improve relations between Canada and China. Please find key information about Yuliya below: Yuliya was born in Belarus and moved to Canada at the age of 12. She grew up in Vancouver where she received a Bachelor's degree ... Continue reading

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CRCC Asia finishes our very first Webinar – “Summer Internships in China”

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As part of our general aim to increase awareness and dialogue about the benefits of completing an internship in China CRCC Asia has started a new online Webinar series, designed to allow us to engage with applicants directly regarding our programs and answer any questions you may have about the experience of completing an internship in China.We are very excited to have finished our very first Webinar, which was for the US/Canada region. The Webinar was delivered on the topic "Summer Internships in China" and was presented by our US Marketing Manager Jennie Miller.We really enjoy the opportunity to engage with applicants directly and answer the questions you have. Because we use Googl... Continue reading

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CRCC Asia – China is Now!

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CRCC Asia and the China-Britain Business Council (CBBC) successfully hosted the first China Is Now session last night. The event was held at Google Campus London and focused on Technology, Entrepreneurship and Careers in China. The expert panel was made up of Alex Guntert from Qumin, London's first Anglo-Chinese Digital Marketing Agency, Mahdi Shariff from Ernst & Young and James Kent from People's First, a specialist recruiters for Chinese speakers.Edward Holroyd Pearce, director of CRCC Asia, kick started the event by discussing the co-operation between CRCC Asia and the CBBC on the creation of China is Now. Mark Headley from CBBC introduced the speakers and chaired the session.... Continue reading

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CRCC Asia attends NAFSA and Global Internship Conference

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In May and June 2014, CRCC Asia attended and presented at the NAFSA Annual Conference in San Diego and the Global Internship Conference in Toronto.At the NAFSA conference, CRCC Asia presented and shared research on the Growing Demand for International Internships in China. This highlighted the increasing number of students looking to intern overseas, and the growing popularity and suitability of China as a location.CRCC Asia was the Diamond Sponsors of the Global Internship Conference (GIC) in Toronto, hosted by the Academic Internship Council. CRCC Asia was invited to host various sessions for some of the key leaders in higher education as below:“Maximizing Your Resources: U... Continue reading

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CRCC Asia Meets Chinese Premier

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As part of the 48 Group Club and Young Icebreakers, CRCC Asia's co-director Edward Holroyd Pearce was invited to meet Premier Li Keqiang yesterday afternoon during the Premier's first trip to Great Britain. The meeting included discussions on issues relating to contact and better relations between young people in China and UK.Chinese Premier Li Keqiang was received by the Queen on the first full day of his official visit and has been holding talks with David Cameron in Downing Street. Mr Li has said he hopes the trip will help to "change misperceptions and misgivings" about his country as well as further business and cultural ties.At the start of Mr Li's three-day visit, the H... Continue reading

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