See inside the world of Chinese startups.
Relevant startup experience
Meet leaders & influencers
The ImmerQi China Entrepreneurship Program has a comprehensive list of inclusions to ensure you have a rich and memorable experience in China. More information.
Pre-Departure & Visas
Arrival & Orientation
On Site Staff
Five Killer Reasons to Intern in 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 the Chinese business environment, business customs and culture
“Beijing will be the only true competitor to Silicon Valley in the next 10 years” – Recode Magazine
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 experiences
“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.
- Help a local startup solve business challenges
- Create your online and offline self-brand
- Impress local startups and industry leaders
- Build up practical skills and develop business acumen
- Foster creativity & problem solving skills
- Develop confidence and leadership skills
- Learn key business and entrepreneurial concepts
- Develop your network and key contacts for the future
- Get inspired to consider launching your own business
- Understand Chinese business customs and culture
- Gain first hand experience in a fast, dynamic economy
- Learn Mandarin, one of the key languages today
China’s startup scene
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. Previous projects include social media strategy, competitor analysis, event planning, revenue research, customer research and website work.
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.
Intern in a true startup playground.
Undertaking an internship in China is an investment in your future and requires savings to fully enjoy your time.
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 China Entrepreneurship Program, excluding flights and insurance.
We take payment online through secure online gateways.
Start dates are available each month.
- no Mandarin
- includes Mandarin
|24 weeks||7,400||9,150|Application Deadline Internship Start Date
March 2018 Intake 7 December 1 March
April 2018 Intake 18 January 12 April
May 2018 Intake 8 February 3 May
June 2018 Intake 8 March 31 May
July 2018 Intake 12 April 5 July
August 2018 Intake 10 May 2 August
September 2018 Intake 7 June 30 August
October 2018 Intake 19 July 11 October
November 2018 Intake 9 August 1 November
December 2018 Intake 6 September 29 November
You should apply at least 90 days prior to your intended program start date.
Meet the Team
Jing Chen, Program Coordinator
Sally Ren, Program Manager
Yingjie Li, Program Coordinator
Zhi Wei Ong, Australian
Jeremy Gallant, Indonesian
Sabrina Gennarino, Italian
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