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Work and mix with leaders in China's startup community

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Work and mix with leaders in China's startup community

Ingrain yourself into the China startup scene with our China Entrepreneurship Program which will provide you with a taste of the startup world and what it takes to become a successful entrepreneur.

Relevant startup experience

Work on a specific project, get mentoring and learn what it takes to run a startup

Meet leaders & influencers

Attend networking events, make valuable connections and find opportunities

Get hired

You will be more employable or have found inspiration to start your own business!

Program Snapshot

  • Durations of 4-24 weeks available
  • Monthly intakes
  • Possible stipend
  • Beijing & Shanghai
  • Available to undergraduates or a recent graduate
  • Mandarin not required. Good English level required

Program Highlights

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

Guaranteed Internship

Chinese Lessons

Social Activities


Pre-Departure & Visas

Arrival & Orientation

Career Development

On Site Staff



Beijing is the cultural, historical and political hub of China. A buzzing metropolis that blends ancient architecture with modern landmarks, you won’t be short of places to explore and things to do.

Social Activities

Learn the art of bargaining, check out the amazing nightlife, practise tai chi or belt out Bon Jovi covers at KTV night!

Delicious Food

Open your palette to a new world of flavours! Try hotpot, Beijing duck, dumplings or if you’re adventurous some street food!

Infamous Wonders

Be sure to visit historic and architectural wonders such as the Great Wall, Summer Palace and Forbidden City.

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5 killer reasons to intern at a startup

  • More responsibilities working in a small team
  • Build your professional network that attracts other like minded people
  • Innovative environment working with passionate, creative people
  • How to run a startup. Goal setting, strategies, launch, operations & more
  • Exposure to Chinese business environment, customs & culture

Startups in Beijing

You will work closely with a startup where you will be given a specific projects to put your business knowledge to the test and gain exposure to many facets of the startup world. China is the perfect environment to intern in a startup, with a high concentration of startups, high investments in research and technology, government backing and pure market size. 

Successful startups include: Baidu aka the “Google of China”, Lenovo, Asia’s leading smartphone seller and DJI the popular drone company. 

Most funding worldwide

Startups in China have the largest pool of money for startups in the world, and five times the sum raised by other venture firms around the world combined – Silicon Valley included.

New wave of entrepreneurs

Led by a number of young people educated in top universities abroad or in prestigious domestic universities. These leaders can offer priceless mentorship and development opportunities.

More hands-on experience

“When I left China, I left with experience that would have been twice as hard to get here.”

 – Chris C. Anderson, Senior Editor at the Huffington Post

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


Intern in a true start-up playground.


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


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

Prices & Dates

The following table outlines current prices for our China Entrepreneurship Program, excluding flights and insurance.

We take payment online through secure online gateways.

Start dates are available each month. You should apply at least 90 days prior to your intended program start date.


Premium Program 

Housing & Mandarin

Standard program 

Housing only, no Mandarin

Immersive Program

Mandarin only, no housing

4 weeks




8 weeks




12 weeks




16 weeks




20 weeks




24 weeks




Arrival Day

Application Deadline

Internship Start

09 ​January 20​20

​17 October 2019

​13 January 2020

​06 ​February 2020

14 November 2019

​10 February 2020

05 March 2020

​12 December 2019

09 March 2020

09 April 2020

16 January 2020

​13 April 2020

07 May 2020

13 February 2020

​11 May 2020

04 June 2020

13 March 2020

08 June 2020

02 July 2020

09 April 2020

06 July 2020

06 August 2020

14 May 2020

​10 August 2020

03 September 2020

11 June 2020

07 September 2020

08 October 2020

​1​6 July 2020

​12 October 2020

05 November 2020

​​13 August 2020

09 November 2020

03 December 2020

10 ​September 2020

07 December 2020


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.

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