AISESEC An association called AIESEC runs international internships from 6 weeks to 18 months. It’s a global organisation run by students. They are present in over 110 countries and territories and with over 60,000 members; AIESEC is the world's largest youth-run organization. AIESEC offers young people the opportunity to participate in international internships, experience leadership and participate in a global learning environment.

CRCC Asia. They offer 1 to 3 month internships in Beijing, Sanya, Shanghai or Shenzhen in China. Internships are available in finance, law, IT, Marketing & PR and Green Technology and others. There is a cost, which is £1795 for 1 month, £2495 for 2 months or £3195 for 3 months. The China Internship Program runs on a monthly basis all year round. You can also combine the internship woth a language course. 

Go Abroad ChinaGo Abroad China has been an established and leading provider of paid internships in China since 2010. They partner with more than 600 established international and SME businesses in various cities in China with over 2000 internship opportunities to choose from, across all business sectors. They have attracted over 4000 talented undergraduates, graduates and young professionals from over 80 countries globally, who have all gained professional and interpersonal skills from their internships. 

IAESTE The International Association of the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience (IAESTE) is a student exchange programme with over 80 countries worldwide. In the UK IAESTE is managed by The British Council with funding contributions from The Department of Business, Innovation & Skills, The Scottish and Welsh Government and The Department of Education, Northern Ireland. IAESTE provides work placements abroad in science, engineering, technology and architecture. It’s paid and runs over the summer months for 6-12 weeks. Register early and apply in February. 

Some of the companies in the previous sections provide international internships. Below are two organisations which offer links with overseas employers. 

The Intern Group. Provide global internships in HK, London, Columbia and Madrid. They have a range of partnership organisations across a diverse range of sectors. Costs vary depending on location. For a summer internship in London this would equal £2770 for 1 mnoth and £3990 for 2 months. Slightly less in the other three locations. Programmes are available all year round. 

Smart Intern China Internships.  They have a number of internships and placements in Shanghai, Beijing and Shenzhen, across a range of businesses and sectors, including finance, IT and real estate. Internships are available from 1 month upwards. Each month is chargeable at c$2,995 per month, price decreasing as you add months.  


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