Enhance your global employability.

Prior relevant experience is seen as a critical factor in hiring decisions by 90% of employers.

On the Corporate Internship Program, you will get a quality, international experience in China on your CV and learn a bunch of invaluable skills; enabling you to stand out from other jobseekers.

Relevant work experience

Obtain practical experience, receive mentoring and learn about your industry

Meet leaders & influencers

Attend networking events, make valuable connections and find opportunities

Get hired

You will be more employable and have a cleared idea of your career direction

                             Program Snapshot

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Durations of 4-24 weeks available

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Monthly intakes

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Possible stipend (depends on placement)

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Beijing & Shanghai

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Available to undergraduates or a recent graduate

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Mandarin not required. Good English level required

Program Highlights

The ImmerQi Corporate Internship Program has a comprehensive list of inclusions to ensure you have a rich and memorable experience in China.

Guaranteed Internship

Chinese Lessons

Social Activities

Housing

Pre-Departure & Visas

Arrival & Orientation

Career Development

On Site Staff

Five Killer Reasons to Intern in China

Trial your new career before you commit to it long-term

Test-drive your knowledge and skills in a challenging, international environment

Enhance your CV in China, a market all multinationals have a keen interest in

Build your professional network in a place that is encouraging innovation, research and entrepreneurship

Exposure to the Chinese business environment, business customs and culture will help with future job searches

Intern in China – Enhance Your Soft Skills

Interning abroad has been shown to be improve your future employability, earnings potential and economic wellbeing.

Valued by Employers

60% of decision makers across the world value an international study experience – QS Global employer survey

Higher Average Salaries

Students with relevant experience abroad earn more on average than their non-mobile equivalents – UK Higher Education

Hard & Soft Skills

Employers desire skills such as adapting to changing circumstances and the willingness to learn through experience – US News

A program with tangible outcomes.

Boost your resume

  • Help a local startup solve business challenges
  • Create your online and offline self-brand
  • Impress local startups and industry leaders

Develop marketable skills

  • Build up practical skills and develop business acumen
  • Foster creativity & problem solving skills
  • Develop confidence and leadership skills

Build up your business capital

  • Learn key business and entrepreneurial concepts
  • Develop your network and key contacts for the future
  • Get inspired to consider launching your own business

Become a China expert

  • Understand Chinese business customs and culture
  • Gain first hand experience in a fast, dynamic economy
  • Learn Mandarin, one of the key languages today

At your internship

You will be matched with a host company according to your background where you will have real responsibilities and an English speaking supervisor to provide mentoring and feedback.

You will typically be assigned a project/s to work on during your time, be able to put your theory to the test in a challenging environment, build valuable contacts and learn what it takes to work in an international environment.

Locations

Intern in one of two amazing cities.

BEIJING

Beijing is infamous for being the cultural, historical and political hub of China and wonders such as the Great Wall of China!

SHANGHAI

Shanghai is China’s most internationalised city, aspiring to be a global financial centre and with a unique blend of colonial and modern architecture .

Industries

ImmerQi have been based in China since 2004 and have built extensive networks to provide the best opportunities for your professional development.

Our host company partners range from Chinese Fortune 500 companies, multinationals, startups, NGO’s and Chambers of Commerce. Each internship is customised meaning you will be placed in the most suitable host company.

Architecture, Construction, Design

Art, Culture, Fashion

Consulting, International Business, Startup

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Education, Translation

Engineering

Finance, Banking, Accounting

HR, Admin, Training

Insurance

IT, Graphic Design, Telecommunications

Law

Media, Publishing

Manufacturing, Trade, Logistics

Marketing, Advertising, Events Management

Medical, Public Health, Pharmaceuticals

NGO, Charity, Green Energy

Tourism, Hospitality

Financing

Undertaking an internship in China is an investment in your future which requires savings to ensure you can fully enjoy your time in China.

Find out how to have a memorable and affordable experience through budgeting and funding options. If you are parent or institution we also address typical questions.

Prices & Dates

The following table outlines current prices for our Corporate Internship Program, excluding flights and insurance.

We take payment online through secure online gateways. Start dates are available each month.

DurationPremium program
- Housing & Mandarin
Standard program
- Housing only, no Mandarin
Immersive program
- Mandarin only, no housing
4 weeks3,5503,3302,535
8 weeks4,9004,3002,870
12 weeks 6,4005,4003,355
16 weeks7,6006,3003,780
20 weeks8,9007,4004,130
24 weeks10,1508,5004,420

You should apply at least 90 days prior to your intended program start date.

 Application DeadlineInternship Start Date
March 2018 Intake7 December1 March
April 2018 Intake18 January12 April
May 2018 Intake8 February3 May
June 2018 Intake8 March31 May
July 2018 Intake12 April5 July
August 2018 Intake10 May2 August
September 2018 Intake7 June30 August
October 2018 Intake19 July11 October
November 2018 Intake9 August1 November
December 2018 Intake6 September29 November

You should apply at least 90 days prior to your intended program start date.

By 2025, China will have built 10 cities the size of New York

The world's first paper money was created in China over 1400 years ago

Put together in a line, all of China's railway lines could loop around the world 2 times

The Chinese population uses more than 45 billion chopsticks each year

Meet the Team

Sally Ren, Program Manager

Sally is from Beijing and graduated from the University of International Relations, majoring in English. Sally’s responsibilities include maintaining good relationships with our host companies in Beijing, program development and operations.

Jing Chen, Program Coordinator

Jing is ImmerQi’s Shanghai program coordinator. She graduated from the University of Oregon and majored in Marketing and minored in Non-profit Organization Management. She has travelled to a lot of places such as Canada, America, Japan, South Korea, Dubai, Thailand, Tanzania and so on. She loves jogging and swimming and has a black Labrador “KAT” and he is five years old now!

Yingjie Li, Program Coordinator

Yingjie is from Suzhou, a small city on the east coast of China. He graduated from Soochow University and majored in hospitality. He likes travelling and playing extreme sports. His responsibilities include; doing the reception of the coming program participants, assisting the participants to deal with daily tasks and issues, and organising interesting cultural activities.

Success Stories

Don’t just take our word for it – hear personal stories and highlights from our ImmerQi alumni!

As someone who is always seeking life challenges and enjoys what the world has to offer, I’m glad I made my decision to come to China for my internship. I’m grateful that I found ImmerQi to assist me along the way and was offered a permanent role to assist the GM after my internship.

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Zhi Wei Ong, Australian

Public Relations & Events, Perth Institute of Business and Technology, Australia

I completed a Food and Beverage internship at a high-end Beijing hotel as part of my university’s required internship experience. Getting the exposure and mentoring at all the hotel’s various restaurants and bars gave me great insight into the each outlet’s management and operations.

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Jeremy Gallant, Indonesian

Food & Beverage, Taylor's University, Malaysia

I was looking for something more than just the commercial design that is reigning in Italy and different companies all over the world. China appealed to me as I wanted an experience that would allow me to mix my European background and personality with Asian culture.

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Sabrina Gennarino, Italian

Graphic Design, Istituto Europeo di Design, Italy

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