Hutong School have been operating as an internship provider as well as exquisite language school since 2005. In June 2012, Hutong School acquired Internship Network Asia, and now has the biggest network of partner companies in Beijing and Shanghai.
By interning abroad, you will be able to gain an invaluable experience into the Chinese market. With Internship Network Asia, you can 'shop around' for a suitable internship by work sector. If you cannot find what you are quite looking for then you can also discuss your requirements with one of our professional and friendly Program Consultants who will guide you.
During your internship you will be supervised under English-speaking managers and you will always have an assigned Program Consultant who will also support you along the way. Our all-inclusive program means that you can take much of the stress off as we guide you through the visa application process, pick you up at the airport, and arrange accommodation for you. By incorporating Chinese classes and participating in our weekly cultural activities and events alongside your internship, you will be able to enrich your Chinese experience further and fully immerse yourself into the Chinese culture.
* Intern in China *
At Internship Network Asia by Hutong School, we provide you with all you need for an unforgettable experience in China. Our Internship Program is perfect for those who want to experience working life in China alongside learning Chinese to really enrich their time spent abroad. Meet like-minded people along the way and have great support from our multi-lingual team who will help you with any practical issues.
* Choose between Beijing and Shanghai *
You can participate in our Internship Program in either Beijing or Shanghai, the choice is up to you! With all year round applications, programs start on set dates at the beginning of the month.
* Wide network of companies in various sectors*
We have a great database of partner companies and are continuously extending our network of Chinese and international organizations. This is because we are committed to offering students the best internship experiences in accordance with their educational background and goals. If you do not see an offer that you are interested in on our website, we can always try our best to search for something in the right sector for you.
* Comprehensive program to optimise your China experience *
- 6 hours per week of Chinese group classes to enrich the quality of your time spent in China
- 2-4 cultural activities per week, ranging from tea ceremonies, calligraphy and tai chi to laser tag, karaoke and hikes
- Business lectures held regularly inviting experts to speak about certain topics
* Accommodation in modern apartments near the city centre *
Conveniently located in prime locations. Your apartment will be fully furnished and equipped with:
- Phone and 24/7 Wifi broadband access
- TV, DVD-player
- All utilities included
* Unique community spirit *
Hutong School brings people together, from various nationalities and different backgrounds, all motivated by a common interest in China. A second family far from home... Join our many activities and events organised weekly for your chance to meet other like-minded students and make friends from all around the world.
* Personalised follow up *
After your arrival in China, we escort you to your company and introduce you to your new colleagues on your first day. A Program Consultant is available during your entire stay to support you and make sure you get the internship experience you are looking for. There will also be practical support for your apartment and day to day life in China.
* Networking opportunities *
Internship Network Asia by Hutong School organizes regular lectures held by China experts from various backgrounds (business men and women, journalists, researchers...). We also submit weekly updates on events organized by Foreign Chambers of Commerce and other professional institutions.
We believe that a rich network is a crucial asset and so we offer many opportunities to help you quickly build a professional network when in China.
Throughout the year, Academic Year, Trimester, Winter, Summer, Spring, Fall, May Term
All year round
Bachelors Degree (Undergraduate)
Applicants must be 18 years or older upon arrival in China
- Admin (Hospitality, Sports)
- Art History
- Art/Fine Arts
- Biomedical Sciences
- Media (Radio, TV, & Film)
- Computer Science
- Culinary Arts / Cooking
- Engineering (Chemical)
- Engineering (Civil)
- Engineering (Mechanical)
- Engineering (Electrical)
- English as a Second Language
- Fashion Business
- Fashion Design
- Graphic Design
- Human Resources
- Interior Design
- International Relations
- International Trade
- Labor & Industrial Relations
- Landscape Architecture
- Liberal Arts
- Marketing, Ad, PR
- Real Estate
- Resort Employment
- Sustainable Development
- Theater, Drama, Dance
- Web Design
- Chinese Language
- East Asian Studies
- Foreign Language
- Internship Programs
Cost in US$:
Depends on program and duration of stay
Program Fees Include:
Pick and choose your internship from a wide variety of sectors.
Our all-inclusive package includes:
- Internship placement
- Airport pick-up
- 6 hours of Chinese group classes/ week
- Accommodation in a shared apartment, all utilities included
- HR advice
- Cultural activities 3-4 times/week including business lectures, tai chi classes, calligraphy etc.
- Visa assistance
- 24/7 emergency service helpline
- City orientation
- Welcome pack containing essentials such as SIM card, transportation card, map & more
You may opt out of certain services if not required.
Allowance is decided by individual companies
This Program is open to
Typical Living Arrangements
Typically Participants Work
Application Process Involves
- Online Application
Typically The Application Process Time is
Post Services Include
- Alumni Network
- Exit Debriefing Abroad
- Job and Internship Network