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In Shanghai, it may be possible to find internships in a variety of fields such as marketing, education, business, or finance. Since internships are not built into the program, it's good to research your own opportunities to fit your interests and goals. 

Key Facts

  • Internships are optional
  • Internships may require an additional visa process


You can intern in English, but proficiency in Chinese will broaden your internship options.


No course is required, but to receive academic credit you’ll have regular meetings with an internship supervisor and a final project or paper. You will receive detailed instructions on how to get credit for your internship after you apply to the program.

  • The internship can replace a course
  • Pass/no pass credit


To get an internship, you’ll make all of the arrangements yourself and submit a form for credit. You make most of the arrangements after arrival.