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Conversational Chinese in Shanghai with Internship Option


Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter, Throughout the year, May Term


Course starts every Monday (except beginners)


Internship Description:
Make China your future and obtain a valuable edge in today's competitive job market! Are you an ambitious young professional who sees potential in China to kick-start your career? Are you open-minded, dynamic, take the initiative to succeed and can work independently in a cross-cultural environment? Mandarin House works with an extensive corporate network and can offer a valuable in-China work experience.

Fast Facts:
China is the world's 2nd largest economy and growing at a rate of over 8% a year. Of the world's Fortune 500 companies, nearly 480 have invested in China. The number of foreigners in China who can speak Chinese and have in-China work experience is less than 0.05% of China's population.

Internship Requirements:
- College graduate
- Aged 20 to 38
- Registration complete 12 weeks before internship commencement
- Take a minimum of a 4 week language course before the internship.
- Intermediate level of Chinese before commencing the internship

Placement Opportunities:
Advertising, Architecture, Consulting, Journalism, Public Relations, Finance, Export and Trade, Education, Logistics, Real State, Hospitality, Human Resources, IT, Marketing, Research, Event Management, Media & Publishing, Tourism, Transport and more!

Intern Types

  • Accounting
  • Administrative
  • Architecture
  • Business
  • Communications
  • Counseling
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Finance
  • Health Sciences
  • Hospitality
  • Human Resources
  • Humanities
  • Information Systems
  • International Relations
  • International Trade
  • Journalism
  • Law
  • Linguistics
  • Marketing, Advertising, & PR
  • Media
  • Sales
  • Social Sciences
  • Sports
  • Statistics
  • Tourism
  • Web Design


  • Chinese

Languages Used as a Medium of Teaching

  • Chinese
  • English

Subject Areas

  • Chinese Language
  • Foreign Language
  • Languages & Linguistics

Cost in US$:

Price from: USD 299 a week

Program Fees Include:

- The language course
- Internship placement (unpaid) with potential allowance
- Welcome package
- Placement Test
- Language proficiency and internship recommendation letter
- 24/7 continual and emergency support
- Networking events, cultural and business orientation
- Certificate of attendance on completion of your course
- Wireless and broadband internet

Not Included:
- Accommodation
- Airport/train transfers
- Social and Cultural Activities Fees

Credit Available


Experience Required


This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Home-stays
  • Independent living
  • Apartment/Flat
  • Other

Participants Travel


Typically Participants Work


Application Process Involves

  • Online Application