17 Exceptional Gap Year Ideas that will blow your mind

Are you thinking of taking a Gap Year? What about these best Gap Year Ideas meant to spice up your plans? Then you need to have something to fill this year with. It doesn’t matter whether you’re having this gap year after finishing high school, in between your years at university or before you find […]

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Marketing Internships Abroad | How to find a Paid Marketing Internship

Find the Best Paid Marketing Internships Abroad Marketing internships abroad is undoubtedly a differentiator and separates prepared graduates from the others. Mastering the art of marketing requires that Young graduates understand what it takes to prepare strategies to promote brands in all markets. Dr. Philip Kotler defines marketing as “the science and art of exploring, creating, and delivering value […]

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China Business Taboos, that Every Expat Need to Know

If you are considering doing business in China or with Chinese, you cannot disregard China Business Taboos. This article provides a deep insight into “Every business major would tell you that cultural sensitivity is International Business 101. No company, no matter how prestigious, is an exception to the fact that a lack of class and […]

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Kassandra’s Summer Internship in Shanghai Review

As many College students and Graduates consider an internship in Shanghai as a project leading them into the heart of China, there is increasing demand for reviews and stories. At CIP, we are committed to making available independent and real reviews to help applicants understand what to expect. Internship in China is a great Experience, […]

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Take an Intensive Chinese Language Course in Shanghai – Guide

Have you ever thought about planning the trip of your lifetime, and traveling to Shanghai for a period of time so you can learn Chinese? If you’ve never considered this, then now is the time to think about it, as there is no better place to study Chinese than in Shanghai. Learning Chinese should always […]

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Killer Guide to Finding Hospitality Internships Abroad

Doing a hospitality internship abroad can be the experience of a lifetime, especially if this is a paid hotel internship. On the other hand, finding hospitality internships abroad might not be very easy if you grasp the processes and concepts very well. To help you out I’ve created this all-composing guide to finding hotel internships. […]

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Complete Guide to Studying Chinese at Fudan University Shanghai

There is no better place to learn Chinese than in China, and if you’re going to China then a good choice of city is Shanghai. Shanghai isn’t just one of the biggest cities with good universities. It’s also an incredibly modern city that is wonderful to discover. One university that is popular among foreign students […]

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15 secrets why Shanghai internship is super popular

Doing an internship abroad is something that a lot of students dream of, although China is not necessarily the first country they’ll be thinking of. Students want to see Europe, the elegance of France or the sun-soaked hills of Italy. Yet, internships in China, and internship in Shanghai to be specific have become increasingly popular, […]

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How to Secure a Paid International Internship

Securing an internship is one thing, an international internship the next, but securing a paid international internship is quite a challenge. To still help you achieve this I’ve come up with a step-by-step plan that is going to help you land a paid international internship. Keep on reading if you want this as well. Internships […]

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13 Free Gap Year Jobs Abroad that Will Drop Your Jaw

Do you want to take a gap year abroad? Do you want to stop studying for a while? Maybe you’re not ready yet for college or your first job? It doesn’t matter what the reason for your gap year is, one thing is for sure, you don’t want to waste a year of your life. […]

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Summer Internship Abroad for High School Students: A Complete Guide

Some high schoolers love to spend their summer doing absolutely nothing, just enjoying the free time, going to the beach, playing video games or whatever they fancy doing. Then you also have the high schoolers that love to make something of their summer and use all this free time in a useful way. These students […]

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How Gap Year Internships Abroad Make You Stand Out

Taking a gap year isn’t something you do simply for the heck of it -it’s an entire year of your life, so you don’t want to waste this year. One way to spend this time efficiently is taking a gap year internship. This is the best choice that you’ll make if you want to have […]

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Interning in China during the Chinese New Year? [What to expect]

(Updated 2018) We tried to pull together some vital information every foreigner should be aware of regarding the celebration of Chinese New Year. Its comprehensive enough to keep you well informed. In this article, I will treat the following topics 1. Introduction to Chinese Spring Festival (aka Chinese New Year)  2. You will get to […]

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The Right Visa for Your Internship in China [Legal Advice]

Information on various categories of visa and  the Right China Internship Visa [Updated in 2019]   Finding an internship in China or even particularly summer internship in China is actually not that difficult, especially if you go through the CIP Platform.  However, China requires most nationals to obtain a visa just to enter the country, and definitely […]

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CIP Gap Year in China Program Review from a Parent [Video]

CIP Gap Year in China Review Sandra enrolled her son on our 12 months Industrial placement and Gap Year Program in China With our CIP Programs. We handled the entire process from start to finish. As a proud and happy parent, she was happy to share her side of the review with us so Future […]

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CIP Gap Year Program Parent Review [Video]

CIP Gap Year in China Review Sandra enrolled her son on our 12 months Industrial placement and Gap Year Program in China With our CIP Programs. We handled the entire process from start to finish. As a proud and happy parent, she was happy to share her side of the review with us so Future […]

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Hannah’s Beijing Internship at Ernst and Young – EY [Case Study]

  I joined Ernst and Young (EY) Finance and Advisory internship in Beijing with CIP during the summer of 2018. I am a Chemistry Major at the University of Oxford in the UK with an expected GPA of 2.1. I had a blast as an intern despite my initial hesitation about using an Internship platform. […]

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Hannah’s Beijing Internship at Ernst and Young – EY [Case Study]

  I joined Ernst and Young (EY) Finance and Advisory internship in Beijing with CIP during the summer of 2018. I am a Chemistry Major at the University of Oxford in the UK with an expected GPA of 2.1. I had a blast as an intern despite my initial hesitation about using an Internship platform. […]

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Gap Year in China – A Letter from a Mother

MEMO from a Gap Year MOM By Susan Moeller Take it from this gap-year mom, it works Yes, you should be ready for surprises. Perhaps your veterinary student will discover she faints at the sight of blood and just wants to be a musician. Think of a gap year as preventive medicine before you’ve paid freshman […]

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Gap Year Programs in China – A Letter from a Mother

MEMO from a Gap Year MOM By Susan Moeller Take it from this gap-year mom, it works Yes, you should be ready for surprises. Perhaps your veterinary student will discover she faints at the sight of blood and just wants to be a musician. Think of a gap year as preventive medicine before you’ve paid freshman […]

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Summer Internship in China Diaries: Interns Hike The Great Wall

Are you worried that you’ll have no friends or companions to accompany you in China? Don’t want to join a sketchy tour for RMB 50-100? You’re right to avoid them! They will take you on a shopping tour and keep you in overpriced souvenir stores longer than the actual sights! Fret not! Summer Internship in […]

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Summer Internship in China Diaries: Interns Hike The Great Wall

Are you worried that you’ll have no friends or companions to accompany you in China? Don’t want to join a sketchy tour for RMB 50-100? You’re right to avoid them! They will take you on a shopping tour and keep you in overpriced souvenir stores longer than the actual sights! Fret not! Summer Internship in […]

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My Gap Year in China: Case Study & Reflection

In His Own Words: James W. F. | CIP GAP YEAR PROGRAM Alumni “There is hope for Human Kind as long as we connect Rural and Urban folks and make available equal opportunities. I have witnessed first hand and learned about how China lifted over 900 Million from poverty into Middle class in just a decade! Technology […]

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My Gap Year in China: Case Study & Reflection

In His Own Words: James W. F. | CIP GAP YEAR PROGRAM Alumni “There is hope for Human Kind as long as we connect Rural and Urban folks and make available equal opportunities. I have witnessed first hand and learned about how China lifted over 900 Million from poverty into Middle class in just a decade! Technology […]

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7 Factors to Consider for Your Gap Year  in China

How to Plan Your Gap Year Program in China If you’ve already decided to take a gap year, you know that it’s not “free time” to be wasted.  To get the most of a gap year, many are coming to China to learn the language, travel to historical sites, enjoy the beauty of nature, and get […]

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7 Factors to Consider for Your Gap Year  in China

How to Plan Your Gap Year Program in China If you’ve already decided to take a gap year, you know that it’s not “free time” to be wasted.  To get the most of a gap year, many are coming to China to learn the language, travel to historical sites, enjoy the beauty of nature, and get […]

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Shanghai the First to Ease Expat China Visa Policies; Beijing second

China has been easing visa policies for foreigners in order to attract foreign talent to enter the Chinese workforce or to have foreign graduate students remain in China by offering faster and easier visa processing as well as more opportunities for a longer residence permit. The China visa policies are now favorable to foreign talents, […]

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Shanghai the First to Ease Expat China Visa Policies; Beijing second

China has been easing visa policies for foreigners in order to attract foreign talent to enter the Chinese workforce or to have foreign graduate students remain in China by offering faster and easier visa processing as well as more opportunities for a longer residence permit. The China visa policies are now favorable to foreign talents, […]

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KTV Activity for Summer Interns

This year, CIP’s Summer Programs in China hosted over 187 participants who either subscribed to Internships, Chinese Language Summer Camp or customized program. It was full of Learning, fun, exposure, trips, and networking. Together with our clients, we dissected the Chinese Culture and Business Codes of China which a valuable arsenal for every young graduate. We have improved […]

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KTV Activity for Summer Interns

This year, CIP’s Summer Programs in China hosted over 187 participants who either subscribed to Internships, Chinese Language Summer Camp or customized program. It was full of Learning, fun, exposure, trips, and networking. Together with our clients, we dissected the Chinese Culture and Business Codes of China which a valuable arsenal for every young graduate. We have improved […]

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Traditional Internship is Dead –The rise of Modern Internship!

Pursue Modern Internships with Mentoring and Coaching In the United States, according to the Labor Department, there are 6.2 million Job opening and 7 Million Unemployed  Americans. What is going on here? Think about this! The majority of your colleagues are taking multiple internships, so what makes you stand out? Its no more about the […]

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Living in China as a Local #1

China is an incredible place to explore and live some of the best experiences of your life. “Living in China as a Local” is a series of storytelling posts made by young people who experience a daily life in China and love to share their personal experiences with the world. Let yourself be inspired by […]

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7 Easy Ways to Getting Extra Income while Interning in China

Internships in China can either be paid or unpaid due to the limitations on the types of visas interns are given but you can earn Extra income while interning in China. The risk of deportation, fines, and being blacklisted (or flagged and banned) is a too high risk if you are caught using the wrong […]

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You Need a LinkedIn Profile During Your Internship in China

  Considering an Internship in China? You need to get the best of your investment. Aside from the technical experiences, you can use an China internship as a window to securing a permanent job in China. As a budding professional with career aspirations, you should have a Linkedin page regardless of your location. After all, […]

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China’s Top 4 Cities to intern, study, live and Work in

One of the benefits of an internship abroad is the chance to try out a city or country before committing to a long-term position—after all, where you live is crucial to your work life happiness. Young Graduates or College students who are considering an Internship in China could refer to the to top cities identified […]

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Princess Catharina-Amalia is learning Chinese Mandarin, You Know You Should Too

Still not convinced why you should be learning Chinese Language? Or you are still procrastinating on coming to learn Chinese in China? For your information, Princess Catharina-Amalia, Dutch royalty, and heir to King Willem-Alexander’s throne will begin her Mandarin Chinese classes this fall. The 14-year-old Princess of Orange, Catharina-Amalia (commonly just referred to as Amalia) […]

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9 Types of Apps International Students download before Coming to Learn Chinese in China

When you’re visiting China for fun, you’ll probably have different plans than if you are here on an internship or to learn Chinese in China.  Firstly, the length of your trip might be shorter–from a few days to a few weeks—whereas your internship might last anywhere from one month to a year or even your […]

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2019 Summer Internship in China: Customize your Experience

Your chance to discover yourself and develop your career through a summer Internship in China If you haven’t already secured an internship for this summer, you’re probably worried.  It’s already late in the game, and you know your friends have been receiving responses.  But fret not—if you act now, it won’t be too late to […]

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