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Study Abroad in Shanghai
From the modern towering skyscrapers in Pudong to the colonial architecture of the Bund, this multi-faceted, vibrant city is an ideal study abroad location. Shanghai represents the modern Chinese drive toward industrialization and economic development. Situated at the mouth of the Yangtze River on the banks of the Huangpu, Shanghai was an early hub of trade with the West. It has since become a leading Asian metropolis. Shanghai also represents China's drive toward globalization and the impact of modernization on Chinese culture.
The IES Abroad Shanghai Summer Internship
The IES Abroad Shanghai Summer Internship Program is designed for students interested in spending 8 weeks participating in an academic internship in Shanghai while studying Chinese language. Offering opportunities at institutions such as international and domestic companies, Chinese think tanks, public media organizations, and NGOs the program, the program gives you the chance to gain international work experience and Chinese lanuguage proficiency through academic on the-job learning and complementary opportunities for improving language development.
3 hours per week of an academic internship seminar, designed to maximize your international work experience
28 hours per week of internship experience, available in such varied fields as: business, education, law, science, social work, media, environmental consulting, research and development, and NGOs
8 hours per week fo Chinese language instruction, offered at three levels, including beginning
An extraordinary 2-3-day field trip to Beijing
Housing with a fellow IES Abroad student or Chinese host family
Visit www.IESabroad.org for complete program details including pricing, program dates, and complete course syllabi.
NOTE: Program dates listed in Studio Abroad are approximate.
Please refer to IES Abroad predeparture materials for planning travel.
About IES Abroad
One of the nation's oldest, largest, and most reputable study abroad providers, IES Abroad is a growing Chicago-based, not-for-profit organization that enrolls more than 5,500 students annually.
With nearly 100 programs in 34 cities, IES Abroad is dedicated to broadening our global reach and continuing our commitment to offering students outstanding academic options coupled with every-day opportunities for cultural immersion.