The Importance Of Networking

At some stage in a person’s professional life, they will come upon the realisation that who you know is as important as what you know. If you’re a foreigner in China looking to get into professional work, where do you start? More importantly, how do you go about...

Shanghai Calling – A Film About Expats In China!

There are many ways to prepare yourself for the shock of uprooting your whole life and moving to a foreign country, you can read books, surf the net or speak to people who’ve been there and done it. As of 2012, and thanks to director Daniel Hsia, you can now also...

What’s The Benefit Of A Gap Year

In the past, it was thought that if you didn’t go straight to college after high school your future would be disadvantaged both academically and professionally. Yet taking a gap year is becoming increasing accepted and those who make the most of this experience are...

Why Study Mandarin?

Mandarin is becoming more and more useful and the reasons are all very different as to why people study it. The world’s most widely spoken language and yet travel to most countries outside of Asia and you wouldn’t know it. The US and UK have recently made Mandarin an...

Short And Long-term Internships: The Advantages

Time is relative, in some cases it doesn’t seem to exist, as suggested in Waiting for Godot. Although when it comes to an internship the time spent certainly does exist, and depending on how long it is, different attributes are gained. Recently, short-term...

Visa Matters

It’s easy to fall in love with China during just a short visit. Many people, following their internships in China, choose to take their new found knowledge and experience to the next step, which is applying for fulltime work in China. An internship through ImmerQi is...