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“My internship so far has been very useful, it has given me the chance to use the theorectical knowledge I’ve learnt at university in a practical environment. I have gained a lot of insight into the finance industry in China and general business in China, as well as finance all around the world.”

“One of the highlights of the program was the KTV Karaoke night! Everyone has a lot of fun, everything is typically Chinese with everyone to have a lot of fun. It was a very enjoyable nights and one of my favorite nights of the entire program.”

“I think the experience will boost my employability based on the fact that it has given me exposure to an international working environment. By actually being able to use the skills I have been learning at university I will be at an advantage over other applicants who haven’t yet had an internship like this.”

“I worked for an IT technology company based in China, which specialised in insurance technology. Basically they worked to optimise the insurance process. I worked on a long-term project for the 2 months I was there, identifying groups of clients and classifying them geographically.”

“The events put on by CRCC was all excellent – we went on a cruise on the river in Shanghai and got to look at the lights of the city. The migrant school was good to, it was nice to see a different side of China.”

“The night life was a big things for me – it was nice to come back from work and have a plethora of things to do.”

“I learnt a lot of skills that I didn’t have before, and also lots of opportunities for work. I am able to come back and work for my company in the future. I am definitely considering it.”

“Trabajé en Relaciones públicas en una empresa en Beijing, una ciudad increíble. El ambiente era muy dinámico, con gente de todo el mundo. Gracias a mi empresa pude participar en eventos y hacer muchísimas conexiones en el ámbito de las relaciones públicas. Lo recomendaría a todo el mundo que tenga ganas de trabajar y viajar. CRCC Asia es una compañía excelente: lo que abarca el programa, cómo te ayudan”.

“El primer mes hice clases de chino mandarín y aprendí mucho más de lo que pensaba. Gracias a ello, me pude manejar mucho mejor en mi segundo mes en una empresa de consultoría de negocios. Me gustaría dedicarme al sector de las relaciones internacionales, por lo que esto va a ser muy beneficioso para mí, sobre todo porque he conocido a gente no sólo china, sino de todo el mundo, con diferentes formas de pensar, y de culturas diferentes”.

“I am working for a bank in China that specialises in microfinance, and provides loans to people who wouldn’t normally have access to larger banks and loans. It was one of the first banks in china to offer this service, and has been very successful.”

“Beijing is an exotic city – it offers all the traditional Asian culture you would expect, but also you can find all the western comforts. Outside of work, there is a lot of activities organised – KTV and acrobatics shows for example.”

“I think the internship will be great for me because of the booming economy – my experience at a Chinese bank will look great on my CV.”

“I interned at a Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai, which was really interesting as I have never worked for a not-for-profit company before. My main task was to compile their annual report, outlining what they did, what they achieved and what they hope to achieve in the future.”

“The accommodation was amazing, a lot better than I thought it was going to be. All the other interns are in the same building, so there is always someone around to have a chat to.”

“I work at an insurance brokerage in Shanghai. Being an insurance brokerage, the work is very client based. I worked on their Customer Relationship Model (CRM), did lots of talking with the director, and produced reports and review on the latest trends in the market.”

“Working with Chinese colleagues was a real eye-opener. There are cultural differences but aren’t as huge as expected. It is a very positive things to learn how to act within the Chinese market.”

“I got offered a job here. Opportunity is just around the corner in China! CRCC were a massive part of building the foundations and getting you into the rights places.”

ujj “I worked in a local Chinese law firm, where all my colleagues were Chinese. I did a lot of research on western law and worked on many different projects. I helped my colleagues review many contracts written in English, I got to participate in meetings. This is the main difference from internships at home – I did research and then got to see where it went.”

“The language program was great. I loved the extra free time as well as learning about the language and culture.”

“China is the best of both worlds. I definitely want to focus on Chinese law and become an expert on that. You can network and try and get a job here, which is not hard as an expat.”

 

“I worked within the NGO sector mainly with projects at schools and with youth, teaching them good environmental habits and with animals.”

“The weekly social events were good. KTV was a particular highlight for everyone. Also the dumpling making and volunteer events helped to keep everyone motivated and interested over the month.”

“I chose to come to Beijing to get international experience and to help me find employment when I graduate. I believe I have done that!”

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