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Au Pair in China Learn Chinese for Free with Star Exchange

Work as an au pair in China with Star Exchange and get Chinese language lessons for free! Au pairs will become part of a wealthy Chinese host family. This safe and open-minded...

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Marketing Intern in Chongqing

We are looking for a promotion & marketing intern during the summer months! About Us: We are a young and entrepreneurial company, and we are a warm and sweet family;

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Teacher with TEFL in China (Shenzhen)

We are looking for three teachers in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province. Tasks: * Teaching English (student’s age is 1.5-6 years old) in average 35 hours per week * Design...

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English Teacher in China at a High School

A high school in Xingtai, Hebei Province is in need of three teachers. Successful candidates will start work on September, 2015, and will teach English to students 15-19

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English Teacher in China at a Primary School

Three teachers are needed in Shuyang, Jiangsu Province in China. Successful candidates will work from September onwards, and will teach English to students who are six to...

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English Teacher in China at a Middle School

A Middle School in China is in need of two teachers. The school is located in Shengda, Shanxi Province. The position starts on September 2015. Qualified candidates will...

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English Teacher in China at a Kindergarden

Work as a Kindergarten Teacher in Cangnan, Zhejiang Province. The successful candidate will teach English to students 3-6 years old, and will work for an average of 18 to...

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Teacher in China International Experience with Star Exchange

Star Exchange Teacher in China Program provides international teachers the perfect opportunity to gain relevant experience in one of the most fascinating countries in the...

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Discover China and Teach English / Good Salary

Work as an English teacher in China. You will work in a school located in Guiyang City. The school caters to students of all ages, but most are from kindergarten and primary...

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Language Volunteer in China with Star Exchange

Star Exchange offers a volunteering opportunity to teach English to a small class for about 20-30 hours per week for at least three months. Language volunteers get a free...

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Internship in China boost your resume with Star Exchange

The Star Exchange Internship in China program offers participants the great opportunity to do an internship tailor-cut to their line of profession, which is the best way

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Teaching Intern in China with Star Exchange

Our Star Exchange Teaching Intern in China Program offers you the perfect chance to gather first teaching experiences in one of the most fascinating countries of our time. The...

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Star Exchange Reviews

Overall Rating

10 / 10

  • Social Life

    10

  • Health & Safety

    9

  • Work Environment

    3

  • Living Situation

    8

  • Program Administration

    5

  • Internship Placement

    1

One year far away from home- four seasons in "Middle Kingdom"

Honestly it wasn't my first choice to go to China, but finally I've never regretted to spend around 365 days as an Au Pair in Beijing, what means northern capital.
I also wouldn't say that I had a cultural shock when I arrived, anyway there are a lot of things you don't expect or estimate. Probably it's easier not to wrack one's brain, so just start the adventure of your life! Dare you :)
Chinese' behavior and act are hard to understand at the beginning when you're still used to your western daily life, but you will adopt to all these differences more and more. During hard times you've got a host family, friends or your agency , who are all willing to help you or find answers for several questions you can't comprehend, so face this time as a chapter in your life that makes you get to know yourself better.
You fit in being Au Pair if you bring some of these following characteristics: you should be open minded, warm hearted and reliable because as an Au Pair you have to take care and teach the diamonds of the family. Your host family trust you with their most important they have, their babies.
In return they will pay for your chinese language course, supply you with meals over the whole day and provide a monthly pocket money.

In conclusion I've made friends from all over the world, visited amazing sceneries and left any kind of prejudice behind. I had a wonderful time and that's why I will go on studying chinese language although I finished my year. In addition I'll always have a chinese family who welcomes me when I go to China again.

So I recommend you to make your own experience in China , you won't regret. Especially because the public media transmits a picture that doesn't refer to the reality.

Program: Au Pair in China Learn Chinese for Free with Star Exchange

Overall Rating

10 / 10

  • Internship Placement

    9

  • Program Administration

    9

  • Living Situation

    10

  • Work Environment

    8

  • Health & Safety

    10

  • Social Life

    10

A year in the city that never sleeps.

I lifed one year as an Aupair in Beijing - one of the most amazing experiences I have ever had.
China is an awesome country, I couldn't imagine all the opportunities I would have during this year: finding a second family, learning Chinese, finding friends from all over the world and travel to amazing places.
The support from starexchange was always helpful. My caregiver Nicole was always listening to us, doesn't matter whether we have problems with the family, got homesick or just needed someone to talk to, so I always felt really protected, because I knew that there will be someone who would help me if I get any problems.
The program is unique, because you can go to university and meet a lot of people and find friends, I haven't seen another program with this opportunity and I can just recommend that it is really helpful, because it's hard to meet people on the street and make friends and when you are so far away from your home and family, you need friends and it's much more fun to travel with friends than traveling alone - I know it from experience.
After this year I can just recommend starexchange - thank you for everything.

Program: Au Pair in China Learn Chinese for Free with Star Exchange