Journalism & Communications Internships in Shanghai


China: Shanghai


Located in the bustling city of Shanghai, Connect-123 features amazing journalism and communications internships in the heart of the Chinese economy. With the help of a Connect-123 coordinator, participants have the opportunity to be placed in internships at newspapers, magazines, and with broadcasters. If the participant desires, Connect-123 can use their vast network of nonprofit organizations to coordinate a journalist-in-residence position. From the clash of East meets West and the ever-present juxtaposition of traditional and modern, internships in Shanghai through Connect-123 are sure to be the adventure of a lifetime.


1. Past interns have frequently been published

2. Get a placement based on your skills and interests

3. Housing that is centrally located

4. Take part in regular cultural and social excursions

5. Explore an entirely new culture while you gain meaningful career-related work experience


Throughout the year, Fall, Spring, Summer




Connect-123 internships are tailor-made for students, graduates, and professionals in any field. Based on your specific interests and goals, we will find a unique opportunity that best meets your needs. Chinese language is not a requirement for all programs and supplemental Chinese lessons are offered to all program participants.

Intern Types

  • Communications
  • Creative Writing
  • Graphic Design
  • Human Rights
  • Humanities
  • International Relations
  • Journalism
  • Marketing, Ad, PR
  • Media (Radio, TV, & Film)
  • Tourism


  • Chinese
  • English

Cost in US$:

USD 1,795


Connect-123 arranges unpaid internships for students and professionals looking to gain valuable work experience in China.

Experience Required


This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants.

Participants Travel


Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups

Application Process Involves

  • Letters of Reference
  • Phone/Video Interview
  • Resume
  • Written Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

one week

Post Services Include

  • Alumni Network
  • Exit Debriefing Abroad
  • Job and Internship Network