Improve your Chinese, learn about China, and build your résumé, all in one semester. You'll pursue an internship at a local organization such as Blue Ocean Network (BON) Satellite TV, Huiling Center for People with Mental Disabilities, or Women’s Watch Legal Defense Center. You'll take Chinese language classes and electives taught in English. The program also uses its longstanding guanxi (connections) to introduce you to prominent journalists, researchers, and professionals in Beijing, a city of movers and shakers. The program is open to students of all Chinese language levels, even absolute beginners.
Pursue an Internship. Improve your Chinese. Learn about China.
Internships at media groups, NGOs, policy centers, clinics, service organizations, philanthropic associations
Chinese language classes that cover one year of material in fall/spring, and one semester of material during the summer
Electives in: environmental studies, film, history, philosophy, political science
Insider's access to events, sites and key players around Beijing
** Programs may fill long before their final deadline.
* Recommendation--For SPRING: APPLY in MAY to study abroad the following spring. For FALL/YEAR: APPLY in DECEMBER. Late applications may be accepted, but colleges typically need time to process your approval.