CRCC Asia: Shanghai Summer Internship


Semester: Summer
Program Provider: CRCC Asia
Language of Instruction: English, Mandarin
Courses: ‚Äč 

  • Program combines language study with a professional internship.
  • The first 2 weeks of the program are in a full-time language class, with instruction available for all levels of language learners.
  • The remaining 8 weeks of the program combine a full-time internship with 2 hours/week of continuing language instruction.
  • Internships are arranged by the Shanghai staff of CRCC Asia, based on your background, interests, qualifications, and level of Mandarin ability.
  • CRCC Asia will interview you at the beginining of the internship search process, and will keep you informed of the status of the search.
  • CRCC Asia will search for internship placements across the complete range of opportunities in Shanghai, based on your preferred professional sectors. Placement is guaranteed.
  • Those with limited or no Mandarin ability will be placed in an office with an English-speaking supervisor.
  • SIA students will be enrolled in INTAF 595, completing the Capstone requirement.
  • Native Mandarin speakers will not participate in the language classes, and will instead complete a 10-week,full-time internship.

Foreign Language Courses: Mandarin Chinese
Housing: shared apartments
Internship option: Yes
Research option: No

Learn More: Penn State Program Page | CRCC Asia Program Page

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