Internships in Beijing
Join us for a 1, 2, or 3-month internship in Beijing, China’s thriving capital city.
Why intern in Beijing?
- Beijing is the capital city of China and the most populous capital city in the world. It serves as the country’s heart as well as its political, educational and cultural hub.
- Cost of living – over 50% lower than New York and London, with the cost of transportation being significantly lower.
- Beijing is known to have unique cuisines different from other areas of China, including – Peking Roast Duck, Instant Boiled Mutton, Zhajiang Noodles and more.
- China is home to 53 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, with 7 in Beijing alone. Excluding sites shared with other countries, China is the country with the highest number of unique sites.
- Beijing is first among the 40 best cities in China in terms of investment environment.
Beijing’s Internship Career Fields
Beijing is home to some of the largest auto manufacturing plants and also features a broad range of communication equipment and computer engineering industries. Because of the booming tourism in the area the cultural and creative industries are also entering a new renaissance that interns can take advantage of through various marketing and communications opportunities. Interns in Beijing participate in the thrilling breadth and depth of the market that never stops growing.
What’s included in Beijing
5 Key Learning Objectives
The wealth of skills and knowledge you will gain from your 5 Key Learning Objectives during your internship in Beijing will greatly increase your future employability, enrich your resume and give you the edge you need to land your dream job.
For every Beijing Internship Program intern
In addition to the above, your program will also include;
- High-quality, centrally located accommodation
- CareerBridge, our Professional Development Hub, which contains 12 professional development courses
- Welcome Pack on arrival (SIM & Travel card included)
- Airport Pickup and Accommodation Drop-off
- Orientation Weekend including city tour
- First Day Company Drop-off
- Business, Cultural, and Community outreach events
- 24/7 support from on the ground staff
- Exclusive Alumni Network and LinkedIn groups
The latest from our Beijing Program
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Want to know what it’s REALLY like on-the-ground in Beijing? Have a read through our latest Beijing blogs.
A program to suit you
Do you have a flair for languages or a taste for adventure?
Whatever your interests, we have an option for you. We offer customized travel and intensive Mandarin study programs in addition to our one, two and three-month internship programs.
Take a look at our additional program options in Beijing:
Complete a one, two or three-month internship in Beijing.
Choose from a range of industries and gain international experience in your chosen sector.
Our Internship Program includes accommodation, networking events, cultural events and 24/7 on-the-ground support.
China Immersion Program
Offered only in Beijing, this program offers 3 weeks of intensive Chinese language and cultural study at a leading Chinese university, followed by a 5-week internship organised by CRCC Asia at one of our 600+ host companies. During this 8-week program, you will live on-campus, immersing yourself in student life in China.
The adventure doesn’t have to end with your internship placement.
Combine a one or two-month internship in Beijing with a 21-day trip around China, travelling to some of the countries best and most famous landmarks. The Travel Add-On is fully-organized for your convenience with dedicated guides and pre-booked accommodation and transport.
Why not give your language skills a boost with an course in Intensive Mandarin?
Available for our China Program Locations, this Program offers 17 days of instruction with 4 classes per day. Each class is 45 minutes followed by a 15 minute break during which you can study independently. After your classes conclude, you will begin a 1 month internship placement.
By choosing our Internship Program you will be provided guaranteed accommodation in fully furnished shared apartments or private studios.
- The accommodation is vetted and approved by CRCC Asia
- Access to private or shared kitchens and laundry services
- Wifi and utilities are included (there is a fair usage policy, so any excess may be deducted from your accommodation deposit)
- Convenient location with amenities and/or public transport links in the surrounding area
- Within reasonable commuting distance of all our host companies
- Some accommodations require a refundable deposit at check-in
One of CRCC Asia’s 5 Key Learning Objectives is “Global Connections” – therefore we will do our best to ensure all participants are housed in the same building/complex. Due to demand, for some program locations it might be necessary to use accommodation in two or three locations across the city.
See below for photos of accommodation previously used in Beijing. Whilst the exact same option may not be available for your program start date, all participants can expect a similar standard of accommodation.
Places are limited and allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Be sure to apply at least 6-10 weeks prior to your preferred start date.
Beijing Placement-Only Dates
We also offer a Placement-Only Program for 30, 60, 90 days all year around.
You can decide a start date that is convenient for you.
Placement-Only Programs include guaranteed internship placement & emergency support, but exclude accommodation, visas, and events.
INTERNSHIP PROGRAM – ‘Our award-winning flagship program’
PLACEMENT ONLY – ‘Our value option’
Obtaining the appropriate visa can be challenging for those unfamiliar with the process, therefore we will handle the entire process, and your visa and processing costs are included in your Program Fee if you are based in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Italy, Australia, and New Zealand.
Depending on your location, you will be asked to either send your passport and visa form to our office, or complete an online form and send your passport to our partner agencies. Your passport must be available at least 4 weeks prior to your Program Start Date. If you have separate travel plans during this period you must notify us well in advance, otherwise we cannot guarantee your visa will processed on time for your Program Start Date.
If you are not based in a country on the above list, we will provide guidance on the visa application process, however your visa and processing costs are not included in the program fee. It is recommended you submit the visa application at least 4 weeks prior to your Program Start Date.
All our China programs (including Placement-Only) include beginner or intermediate Mandarin lessons as it is a mandatory requirement for your visa.
2019 update: If you are based in the UK, you are now required to visit the Chinese Embassy/Consulate in London, Manchester, Edinburgh, or Belfast to submit biometric information. This is a mandatory requirement for all Chinese visas processed from the UK.
CRCC Asia has partnered with Saint Peter’s University in Jersey City, New Jersey, to offer a U.S. transcript and award 3, 6, or 9 academic credits for our international internship programs. Students will be enrolled in CRCC-295: CRCC Asia Internship Course.
Credit awarded will be based on the successful completion of CRCC Asia’s Global Internship Curriculum, CareerBridge, proof of hours worked, reflective essay, and an evaluation from your host company supervisor.
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