Professional Internship in Shanghai

Ancient tea house in Shanghai
Shanghai is the most populous city in China and is often regarded as the centre of finance and trade in mainland China. Made up of a good mix of both eastern and western cultures, the global cosmopolitan city has also been dubbed as the Paris of the East. Famous for its historical landmarks such as the Bund, City God Temple, Pudong skyline and the Oriental Pearl Tower, Shanghai also boasts of buzzing nightlife, great shopping, gourmet restaurants and delicious local food!

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What will I be doing?
Our Professional Internship in Shanghai program permits you to take on an internship in your field of studies in all the categories stated below. If you don't see your field down there, do let us know and we'll try our best to get one for you!

 Accounting &
 Architecture  Business
 Computer Science  Engineering  Graphic Design  Hospitality  Human Resources
 Business and Trade
 Insurance  IT &
 Journalism  Language Teaching
 & Training
 Law  Marketing &
 Public Relations
 Medical Science  Nursing  Travel & Tourism

Why should I do it?
Instead of looking for a job straight after graduation, why not do a professional internship instead? What's even better is you can do it in Shanghai! With this internship program, you'll be able to apply what you've learnt from books in the real world and enables you to develop your professional skills as you go along. It's a great opportunity to gain international work experience and exposure in the Chinese working environment and to establish international business contacts for future networking purpose. You'll be awarded an Internship Certificate upon completion and a written reference from a recognized company in China will be a valuable tool and great enhancement for your CV. Take this chance to brush up on your Chinese language too!

What does it include?

  • Job placement assistance
  • Visa assistance
  • Accommodation assistance
  • Airport pick-up
  • Orientation upon arrival in Shanghai (Orientation package)
  • Mentor to overlook the intern
  • Certificate of completion (upon request)
  • Placement monitoring
  • Registration in Shanghai

Am I eligible?

You need to:

  • Be 18 – 30 years old
  • Have minimum 1 year of study in the chosen internship field
  • Hold a valid passport for at least one year from your departure date
  • Have sufficient funds to support yourself for throughout the internship
  • Have certain level of proficiency in Chinese (will be an advantage)

Look what past interns have to say...

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Lindsey Cook - "After going through an efficiently managed application process I was placed in a Shanghai consulting firm. I was extremely satisfied with the results of working through this program. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The experience was amazing and worthwhile. I learned so much during my internship; it really gave me some extremely valuable work experience. The work atmosphere was fun and the people were great to work with. I really believe that taking this opportunity has helped prepare me for future jobs in China!"

How much does it cost?
The cost of the Professional Internship Program in Shanghai would include the internship program fee, visa fee and accommodation fee (if required). Travel insurance is compulsory to go on this program.

 Internship Shanghai  Prices
 Pre placement fee  SGD 300
 Program fee (2-4 months)  SGD 1710
 Visa Application fee  SGD 230
 Accomodation  Prices (Per month)
 Standard  SGD 680 onwards
 Superior  SGD 900 onwards
 Master (attached bathroom)  SGD 1000 onwards
 Homestay (*subject to conditions)  SGD 700 onwards
 Return air ticket  SGD 800 - 1300


STA Travel is also able to help you with your flight booking and travel insurance to Shanghai! So speak to our travel advisors today!

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Conditions: Prices are correct as 8 November 2010 and are subject to currency fluctuation and change without notice.  Ask your STA Travel advisor for up to the minute pricing.  Prices advertised are for payment by cash or cheque, payment by any other method will attract a non-cash administration fee.

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