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  • Locations: Beijing, China
  • Program Terms: Full Summer
  • Costs Sheets: Full Summer
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Program Description:
UT Academic Internship Beijing

Program Description

What’s on your CV? In today’s ultra competitive economy, it’s not easy to gain stand-out experience. How do you set yourself apart? Intern in Beijing, you will build the skill-sets that recruiters today seek in their intern candidates, and require of their full-time hires. There’s no better way than gaining that experience than with a student Internship or a graduate internship in China for one, two or three months. Beijing internships in finance, law, marketing, public relations, business are very popular positions through the Beijing Internship Program.

As a student interning in Beijing, you will be living in the heart of the capital city of China as a Beijing intern, you will benefit from Beijing intern housing, transportation to and from your internship, sponsored weekend activities to local tourist spots, social- and cultural activities as well as invitations to exciting business events in the city to make sure that you make the most of your time in China while interning in Beijing surrounded with other ambitious university students from all around the world who wants to get an edge over their peers.

Internship Placements

The Beijing Internship Program provides students from across the world with internships in Beijing. Work one-on-one with your personal Program Advisor from Absolute Internship to secure your Beijing internship. Experience a fascinating new culture, develop the professional skills you need to enter your career sector and broaden your perspectives while conducting business through an internship in China.

Absolute Internship places studenents in internships in Beijing across all industry sectors – from finance internships to law internships with reputable law firms to exciting business startups. They have extensive networks across the creative industries as well in China. Absolute Internship works with both leading local Chinese companies as well as top international companies in Beijing. They guarantee an internship in Beijing for all admitted participants. However while they cannot guarantee very specific requests, they will do their best to match relevant experiences for participants strong enough to be accepted into the Beijing Internship Program.

Placements available in the following fields:

  • Accounting
  • Advertising
  • Architecture
  • Art Gallery
  • Business Development
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Event Planning
  • Engineering
  • Public Relations
  • Fashion
  • Real Estate
  • Hospitality & Tourism
  • Publishing
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Journalism
  • Legal
  • Marketing
  • Non-Profit
  • Graphic Design

Academic Credit

Students will receive a minimum of 3 UT credits. As part of the application process, each student must find a UT Knoxville faculty member to serve as his or her supervisor. The faculty supervisor assigns coursework to the student to be completed during the course of the internship. Such coursework often includes reflective journals, essays or readings.

Program Housing

The Beijing Internship housing is centrally located downtown in the commercial district with walking distance to the extensive subway system in Beijing, which will take you across this wonderful city. As the capital city of China, Beijing is an incredible place to live and work. This first-class housing offers free Internet access in all rooms and excellent intern facilities. There is 24/7 English speaking concierge service and 24/7 on-site support available.

Beijing Internship Housing

Room amenities include:

  • Air conditioning in each room
  • TV in each room
  • Linens and bedding
  • Bathroom
  • Free Wifi
  • On-site lanudry facilities
  • 24/7 reception

Housing is included in the program fee.

Cost Information

Your program costs include: tuition, a program fee, a study abroad administrative fee and additional program-related expenses. This program's detailed costs sheet for a detailed program budget which outlines the fees that are billed to your myUTK account and the estimated out-of-pocket expenses. You should carefully review costs, budgets, and financing when selecting and preparing for your experience abroad. If you have any questions at any step of the process, we encourage you to reach out to the program contacts for guidance.

Funding Your Study Abroad Program

You should carefully review costs, budgets and financing when selecting and preparing for your experience abroad. If you have any questions at any step of the process, we encourage you to reach out to your Programs Abroad Coordinator for guidance.

Steps to Financing Your Study Abroad Program

  1. Review the program's Costs Sheet to understand the breakdown of program expenses.
  2. Consider your Financial Aid options.
  3. Search and apply for scholarships and grants on our Funding Opportunities tab.
  4. Review your UTK financial aid package and speak with One Stop about applying it to your study abroad program costs.

If you wish to use your HOPE Lottery Scholarship for the summer term, you may be eligible to receive a prorated amount of $1,000 but you must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours.

This program is currently not accepting applications.