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Hospitality Internships in Shanghai


Throughout the year


throughout the year


All placements are made on a completely individual basis according to the skills and needs of each intern.

Intern Types

  • Administrative
  • Hospitality
  • Tourism


  • Chinese
  • English

Cost in US$:

Costs vary, please contact us for details

Program Fees Include:

Pre-departure Support: ELI's expert staff will be happy to assist you with planning your trip

Airport Pickup: Participants are met when they arrive at the airport in Shanghaiand brought to their accommodation

In-Country Orientation: Each program starts with a 2-3 day orientation to help participants get their feet on the ground and able to navigate the city.

In-country Staff Support: ELI's coordinator in Shanghai has years of experience working with international interns. He is very resourceful and on call 24/7 in case of emergency.

Accommodations: Participants have a choice of accommodation including private apartments, shared apartments, and host families. Interns can choose the accommodation that best suits their individual needs.


Some of the organizations accepting international interns may offer monthly stipends to offset the costs of living in Shanghai. To qualify for a position offering a stipend, interns must commit to at least 12 weeks with the program. The amount of the stipend varies, but it is usually enough to cover the cost of rent.

Experience Required


This Program is open to

American, Australian, Canadian, European and Kiwi Participants.

Participants Travel


Typically Participants Work


Application Process Involves

  • Letters of Reference
  • Online Application
  • Resume
  • Transcript
  • Written Application