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Internships in Asia — China, India, Nepal, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, and Bali
Get a head start on your career through an international internship! ELI works with a variety of private companies, NGOs, and governmental organizations in China, India, Nepal, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, and Bali. Interns can work in the fields of healthcare, legal aid, human rights, engineering, IT, communications, wildlife and range management, microcredit, fashion, economic development, marketing, tourism, law, finance, and more. Working in another country challenges interns to develop cross-cultural competencies, independence, self assurance, and flexibility — all traits desired by employers. International internship experience can make your resume stand out and help you get your foot in the door.
Internships in Asia

Dates: Programs are available throughout the year and dates are flexible.   
Costs: Program fees start at $515. The cost will depend on the country and duration of the program.  
Contact: ELI, 1557 Ogden St. #5, Denver, CO 80218
Tel.: 303-321-8278


Connect-123 Career-related Internships in Shanghai, China
Connect-123 creates tailor-made internships in Shanghai, China in teaching, business, health care, journalism and many other fields. Teaching projects include paid internship teaching positions at local schools. Business projects include business consulting, conducting macro-economic research, reviewing business plans, working at venture capital firms, and developing export strategies for Shanghai-based entrepreneurs. Health care projects range from helping at local clinics and attending ward rounds to working directly with doctors on medical research projects and helping with public health awareness campaigns.
What's included: Finding an internship that specifically meets your needs; arranging secure, high-quality, centrally-located accommodation based on your budget; assisting with local transport and providing advice on public transport routes; airport meet and greet service; a complete preparation and orientation information pack; advice, assistance, and guidance before, during, and after your stay; group-rate discounts; and 24/7 emergency support and assistance.
Paid Internships in China Paid Internships in China with Connect123

Dates: Both start dates and durations are flexible, available during the summer as well. Typical durations range from 1 to 6 months.
Cost: Please see website for details.
Contact: Connect-123 International Internship and Volunteer Programs
USA Tel: (800) 731 6406 (toll free)


Hong Kong Internship Program — Dream Careers
Explore a new culture with the Hong Kong Internship Program offered through Dream Careers ( Dream Careers is the leading internship program for college students and the Hong Kong Program includes group housing, weekend trips, academic credit, a meal plan, career development seminars and a customized internship placement at a highly-coveted internship.

We offer custom placements in competitive industries including fashion, finance, event planning, advertising, publishing, public relations, and many more.

Dream Careers Internships in Hong Kong Dates: June 4 – July 29
Cost: $8,499
Contact: Dream Careers Headquarters, 181 2nd Ave, Suite 200, San Mateo, CA 94401
Tel: (800) 251-2933

United Planet India Internship Program
United Planet’s India Internship program is the perfect opportunity for students to immerse in the Indian culture while obtaining professional experience. The skills gained in an international internship are valued by employers who recognize the world and workplace are increasingly interdependent.

Internships are available in the following areas: Education, Healthcare, Community Development, Tourism & Hospitality, and Business.

Internships in India Dates: Year-round opportunities available.
Cost: Please visit our website for program fees.
Tel: 1-800-292-2316

API International Internships in Shanghai, China
API international internships allow you to begin to explore and cultivate your future career through a high quality, academic-based international internship. Interns in Shanghai will get to experience their placements in one of the fastest-growing and largest cities in the world — a place where breakneck development straddles traditional society. Shanghai is a world capital of business, culture, finance, and trade — what better place to intern abroad?


Asia Internship Programme
Tailor made internships. We create your internship experience in Asia!
In today’s world, an international working experiences gives you a huge advantage over others regarding career opportunities. An internship in Asia with us empowers you with practical and tangible gains and not simply a single line on your CV.
Our placed interns will gain a truly meaningful experience by working professionally and having the potential to really contribute to organizations.


CRCC Asia China Internship Program
Program provides one, two, or three month internships in Beijing and Shanghai. Fluent English is the only language requirement and there is a program start date each month of the year. Using our extensive networks in Asia, we offer a wide range of placements across various industries including business development, marketing/PR, engineering, law, accounting, health care, finance and NGO's (among others).


Foundations for Sustainable Development
Internship in Udaipur and Jodhpur, India
FSD Interns gain invaluable experience by working directly on grassroots initiatives with local communities around the globe, including Udaipur and Jodhpur. Our unique network of over 300 NGO partners is a respected resource for those seeking hands-on involvement in community development to address health, social, environmental, and economic issues. With ongoing support from FSD Site Teams, you will receive comprehensive training, experience in project development, and a seed grant to mobilize your project. Experience India's rich cultural history through mythical architecture and local arts while participating in sustainable grassroots development.


Marketing Internships in Hua Hin, Thailand

If you have some background in your education in marketing or in web development, there are positions available in Hua Hin for you. In addition, many other activities, such as horseback riding or swimming on the beach are available when not working on your internship.


Get Into China
Intern in Beijing or Shanghai
China is the "new" land of opportunity and if you want to get your foot in the door, we will make it happen for you. Get Into China Group provides students and graduates with meaningful internship placements in Beijing and Shanghai. Our internship experts and placement coordinators are knowledgeable, helpful, and dedicated to supporting you during your transition into China.


Global Service Corps (GSC)
Volunteer and Internship Programs with Local Homestays in Thailand
Volunteers and Interns live with families in Thai homes providing a unique cultural experience while volunteering on service and development projects! We help developing communities learn to function more sustainably in areas of international health, English (EFL) instruction, orphan care and Buddhist immersion. Participants work on meaningful projects in schools, orphanages, hospitals, health clinics, monasteries, and community and NGOs, depending on their interests.

Contact: Global Service Corps, The Women's Building, 3543 18th Street, #14, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA; tel. (415) 551-0000;,

Greenheart Travel
Spring, Winter, and Summer Internships in Thailand
A unique opportunity to gain international work experience over your summer break! Our internship in Thailand program was created to enable participants to have a wide range of rewarding, cross-cultural experience while building valuable professional experience. You’ll work with an organization which provides teach, education, homestay and internship programs across Asia. Possible internship duties include marketing, writing, event planning, program management and education development! College credit is possible.

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Hutong School
Gain Professional Experience with an Internship in China
Learn Chinese in China, engage in cultural classes, and do your internship at the same time! Programs are in either Beijing, Shanghai or Chengdu, the choice is up to you!


Ibaraki Christian University
Intern at a Japanese university, teaching English to undergraduate students while studying Japanese. In addition to Japanese language classes, the classes offered to interns are taught in English. The internship is unpaid, but tuition is free for any classes taken.


Internship Nepal
Internship and volunteer opportunities for journalism, medical care, teaching, and working at an orphanage.


Internship Programs in Shanghai

A program that will offer you the insight you need about working and living in China. In order to start your professional career from day one, we will make sure that all your needs are covered at your arrival.
The program costs are normally covered by the remuneration of the internship (this will obviously depend upon your experience).
Our objective is for our clients to find a job. We have been successful thus far, as 90% of our interns received at least one job offer
Marketing, Architecture and other paid Internships are also available. See website for more information.

Contact: #168 Zhenning Road, Jingan District, Shanghai, 200040; tel. +86 (021) 5292 3361;

LTL Mandarin School
Internships in China

LTL can help you find your perfect internship in China. We have assisted hundreds of students in finding internships in the sectors that will help their futures. For those of you who have more urgent requests, LTL can find you an internship in just a week. We also a number of different accommodation options and additional Chinese language classes which can be taken either before/after your internship or simultaneously.


Next Step Connections
Internship Programs in Asia
At NSC, we give you the opportunity to build your own internship program by choosing your preferred dates, industry in Shanghai, Hong Kong, and Singapore. We also strive at providing our participants with personal and professional enrichment through social network experiences, career advice, support as well as opportunities to develop professional skills in various internship industries.
Having fun, learning and building-up a resume. This is what you do with Next Step Connections!

Contact: Next Step Connections, 668 East Beijing Road, Shanghai Hi-Tech King World (West Building) 17th Floor, Suite 17 A., Shanghai, 200001, China;

Origin Singapore
IT Networking Internship in Singapore
A networking company seeks IT interns to take part in an exciting project which involves a lot of travel around Singapore.


Performing Arts Abroad — Dance Internship in Thailand
This internship offers participants a chance to refine their own dance skills by teaching them to others. During your time at Bangkok City Ballet (BCB), you will teach classes to young dancers. While the company specializes in ballet and contemporary dance, there is flexibility in the style you choose to teach. In addition, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with BCB's professional dancers and staff to exchange ideas and techniques. A final showcase caps off an amazing experience!


Princeton in Asia
Full Year Fellowships
Princeton in Asia (PiA) is an independent, non-profit organization that supports service-oriented teachers, those involved in international development NGOs, and business professionals working in Cambodia, China/Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Kazakhstan, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Nepal, The Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Thailand, and Vietnam.


Projects Abroad
Internships in Asia
Business Internships in China, Mongolia, Sri Lanka.
Medical Work in Cambodia, China, India, Mongolia, Nepal, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Vietnam.
Microfinance in Cambodia.
International development in India, Vietnam.


Startup China
Paid Internships in China Program

Get a paid internship in the industry of your choice for 1,2,3 or even 6 months! All of which provide ample time to gain valuable work experience and develop an understanding of how business entities in the East differ from the West. Positions are available in Beijing and Shanghai in a wide variety of industry sectors including Finance, Fashion, Marketing, Consulting and Engineering.
Paid Internships and Intensive Chinese Lessons
Capitalize from relationship with our outstanding partner, That’s Mandarin and kick-off your program with an intensive and results-orientated Chinese language course. Daily Mandarin group classes (4hrs) will be offered to guarantee you will achieve the quick and necessary results needed. The Intensive Chinese module for this program will last 1 month (4 weeks) and will always be at the beginning of the program. After improving or learning Mandarin for a short, but intensive period of time, program participants will start right away with their internships. Through this program Startup China provides internships in China across the most exciting and important industry sectors operating in China


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