9

of the world’s tallest 20 buildings are being built in China as of 2012


China completed 23 buildings of more than 200 meters in 2011, more than any other country.
60%

of homes in Japan are built from wood


This is due to the fact that the Japanese have a passion for natural shaped material in architecture.
  • Manchester demonstrates rich variety in architectural style, from Venetian Gothic and Edwardian Baroque styles to Art Deco and Neo-Classical Styles and post 1996 and the IRA bombing in the city which sparked major redevelopment projects. The City is a great training ground for any budding architect!
  • The skyline of Ho Chi Minh city is constantly changing as the city develops.
  • Between 1998 and 2008 alone, 14.4 billion square meters of residential housing space were constructed in China.
  • Within the next decade, China’s construction industry will account for nearly one-fifth of all global construction output.
  • Each year China spends approximately $375 billion on construction, nearly 16% of its Gross Domestic Product (GDP). China is truly passionate about architecture – where better to learn the trade!
  • Manchester is home to the tallest building in the UK outside of London – The Beetham Tower.  

Recently, CRCC Asia interns have been involved in the following projects:

Real Estate Research Projects

Researching specific aspects of the real estate industry, compiling the information and, when necessary, writing reports on their findings. Information was used on company websites and publications.

Client Expansion Projects

As company ambassadors, interns sought out new clients, maintained existing client relationships and promoted the company’s real estate activities.

Architecture Projects

Interns worked with Job Architects in the creation of architectural proposals including research, PPT editing, administrative, and graphics and production support.

Site Visits

Interns visited sites to carry out dimensional survey work and photographic study work, while also shadowing Job Architects in client and site meetings.

Sample Company

Specialism: 

Real Estate Agents for Commercial & Residential Property

The company is a Real Estate Agent for Commercial & Residential Property. It holds the highest standards of quality and integrity in global property transactional, management and advisory services. It is renowned for its knowledge of China’s dynamic property market. Its depth and breadth of expertise and high-quality research enables the company to provide reliable advice to its commercial and residential clients.

Interns will work with real estate agents and managers across several fields of real estate, (new client and partnership development, real estate market research, creation of real estate publications, company representation through PR related events).

Andrea Ferrari

Architecture & Real Estate


Università degli studi di Bologna

Faith Locken

Architecture & Real Estate


University of Nottingham

Mia Josimovic

Architecture & Real Estate


Richmond University

Carlos Ruiz

Architecture & Real Estate


School of Art, Institute of Chicago

  • Fiona Cheng

    Interning through CRCC was one of the best decisions for me - I was able to improve my Chinese language skills, I made great friends and I have since leveraged this international experience to secure a role in my area of interest...

    Fiona Cheng
    Law, Shanghai
  • Félim Ó Maolmhána

    I would strongly advise anyone considering a CRCC Asia programme to just apply because that is what I did and it was one of the best decisions I made. In Irish we say, "De réir a chéile a thógtar na caisleáin" which loosely translates to "As time passes, castles are built". Time in China flew in and it changed me for the better...

    Félim Ó Maolmhána
    Law, Shenzhen
  • Daniel Pilipczyk

    I chose to do an internship with CRCC Asia as a free elective through my university and I have not been disappointed. If you want to experience a new city in a foreign culture half way around the world and gain some industry relevant skills along the way, then this is the internship for you...

    Daniel Pilipczyk
    Internship Program, Beijing
  • Navin Dhillon

    I was able to immerse myself in a completely different culture, visit exquisite surroundings, and the chance to experience life working for a Chinese law firm was invaluable and will stand me in great stead for my future career...

    Navin Dhillon
    Law, Shenzhen
  • Ryan Moley

    When looking back at my two month internship, it is an experience I will value for the rest of my life. I would highly recommend anyone at university or who has graduated to apply. Experiences like these are valuable and hard to come by...

    Ryan Moley
    Marketing, Generation UK China Programme, Beijing
  • Isabelle Dicks

    For anyone considering an internship with CRCC Asia, I cannot recommend the service enough. You will enhance your CV in ways unimaginable, whilst simultaneously embarking on one of the best experiences of your life...

    Isabelle Dicks
    Green Tech, Beijing, University of Edinburgh
  • Herman Inthuvarman

    I was left inspired by culture, motivated by work and addicted to travelling. The CRCC Asia China Program has given me a positive impact on my professional and personal development...

    Herman Inthuvarman
    Green Tech, Shanghai, University of Derby
  • Andrew Reeves

    The programme has given me lifelong experience, new friends and quality work experience to add to my CV - this will set me apart from my university cohort...

    Andrew Reeves
    Finance, Generation UK China Programme, Shanghai
  • Christine Lisowski

    After searching high and low for the perfect opportunity, I stumbled upon CRCC Asia; I am glad I did! The 2-month language and internship program in Beijing was one of the best experiences I've had! ...  Find out more

    Christine Lisowski
    Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, USA
  • Eleanor Wolverson

    The scholarship seemed a perfect way to combine learning new skills and adventure. Many companies look favourably on internships, and the fact that I undertook an internship in China shows that I have a global outlook ...  Find out more

    Eleanor Wolverson
    Business, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

APPLY