Letter from a Gap Year Mom

"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 year tuition...'' Susan Moeller

Gap Year Internship Program

If you are looking to pursue A Year Placement or an Annual Placement while in university or even taking a year break between high school and college, Gap Year Internships Program is ideal for you. Our Gap year Work Experience Programs in China combines Internship, Language study, travel and other self-discovery and mentoring and coaching. Our Participants are challenged to the extreme within a supervisory and small group environment. These Unique Gap year Internship in China can be a lot more fun and the same time very educative. Its also an opportunity to discover and develop confidence, generate self-awareness, and intellectual growth. Participants who join our Gap Year Internship Program will be gaining experiences and learning more about their professional goals before entering college or after graduating. Customize the package to include volunteering, Travel, Chinese Language, Cultural Immersion and explore China like a local

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Gap Year Combinations

You are not restricted to how much you can have on your gap Year plate. In fact, you can have all. Gap Year Program participants can combine several components to augment their experience. Internships will help you clarify your career goals and identify yourself with the experiences before committing to study it in university. Language and Travel Programs are designed to build on your Chinese Mandarin skills and setting a solid personal profile while Teaching Programs help participants make some extra cash while in China.

Internship in China

The Internship Component prepares you for a career Ahead.

Learn Chinese - Mandarin

Learn Intensive Chinese Mandarin Language with the Best tutors

Volunteer in China

Adding a volunteering program to your gap Year increases fulfillment.

Travel or Teach English

You can also teach English as part of your gap year, earn extra cash

Winter Internship in China, vacancies

Why You Should Gap in China

China has become the single most important destination for young graduates to launch their career and also learn Chinese Language. The Culture is reach, Chinese Language is really an asset, and so much more to discover. Experience Ancient and 5000 History of the PRC

Complete Opportunity to all required exposure
Chinese Language is really an Asset to have
One of the Firendliest and Moderate Cultures in the world
The Future is China
Affordable and Lower cost of living
A Growing GLobal Influence and a Strong Economy

Gap Year Internship Components

Our Affordable Gap Year Internships presents the best combination of components that maximize your resources and experience while on an internship in China. Its Internship and Career strategy on the same platform. Get ahead of your peers with our Mentoring and Coaching, and stay safe with our Insurance worth $100,000 in health expenditure and emergency evacuation

Program Design Support and Assistance
Personalized Career Coaching with Top Experts
Business Seminars, Networking & Social Events, Including Fun Trips to Historical Sites
Accommodation, Visa & Insurance
Chinese Language Lessons and Cultural Immersion
24/7 China Support, Orientation, Airport Pickup, dropoff. SIM, Transport Card & Phone

Application Process

Submit Application and Book Appointment

After submitting your application, you will be allocated to a personal program consultant who will help you book an appointment to speak with the team. Your expectations will be collected and the program processed detailed out.

Planning Phase

After an appointment with our team, we will use information gathered to design a complete program. Final Program draft will be submitted to you in a form of proposal. You reserve the right to demand corrections and additions.

Approval and Admission

You have to approve the content, price and all details. Then CIP will create a profile for you and submit your application to our Admission Team. At this point, applicants have to Pay Program Processing fee and then we proceed with logistic arrangements. Admission letters will be issued thereafter as well as letters of consent

Execution and Delivery

At this Point, the program is well matured and you will go through orientations and pre-arrival preparations including visa etc Bingo! You are welcome to China and we will treat you to a professional study abroad Program

Gap Year Helps you Standout In College Application

Our Affordable Gap Year Internship program in China presents a golden opportunity to mingle with a different culture and prepare participants to remain open-minded. We demonstrate why stereotyping is wrong and could sway people from real opportunities. Participants are placed into real-life situations to equip their confidence and reasoning skills. Imagine entering College with solid Chinese Speaking Skills, solid understanding of Chinese History and culture, Knowing much about Chinese business environment. When participants join our program, they have the flexibility contents to combine Chinese Language Study with gaining real work experience with our Internships in China, meaningful Volunteering in China, and others.

College admission officers and administrators are keen to hire applicants with a global mind, varied and diversified way of thinking, extra foreign language skills, travel experience and courage and these are exactly what our participants get equipped after completing our Immersive Gap Year Internship in China.
Apart from our Affordable Gap year Internships in China, China Internship Placements offers the following amazing experience enhancing programs:
High School Program in China – change your classroom location to garnish your understanding of Chinese culture and gain exposure. Learn with local age mates and appreciate beautiful China in the making. Visit our High School In China page for more
Summer Programs in Beijing, Shanghai and other cities – Make judicious use of your summer with solid Programs from China Internship Placements. We have designed quality Summer Internship Programs in China, Affordable Study and Volunteer programs. Visit our Summer Program page for more
You may also join our Internship and volunteering programs to complete and deepen your experience to become fully baked with solid connections.

Annual Placement

Our Gap Year Job Experience Program admits University students from the United Kingdom who want placements for their  Industrial Attachments or Annual Placements. This is an opportunity to take a year out of university after the second year in order to sharpen your skills and get competitive before jumping into the Job Market. This usually lasts longer between 10 to 12 months. Participants looking to reduce their duration to 6 months can also join our Gap Year Program. China Internship Placement has been organizing Annual Placements in China more than 5 years now. We understand the process of securing befitting internship placements so to secure approval from your university which is Credit worthy.

We are able to work with your study Abroad office and provide all relevant documents need. We have admitted Students from several Universities such as Huddersfield, kent, LSE, UCL, and several others and well vexed in their processes.

Customize Your Gap Year Internship Program

We are very much aware that Gap Year decisions are personal and Freedom to select and determine the outcome is very important to achieving satisfaction. This is why CIP provides lots of options for our participants. You may combine internship with volunteering and travel, Language and cultural immersion, Personal Development and career improvement. No matter what your Choices are, we are here to assist you make it possible.

Affordable Gap Year Internships with CIP

Our Affordable Gap Year Programs in China presents a golden opportunity to combine components such as Internships, Volunteer, Chinese Language Study, teaching and tour programs. Because we are keen at making sure students get Return on Investment, we included as many components as possible. With flexibility built in, Participants are allowed to choose combinations that meet their expectations. Our Affordable Gap Year Programs in China are reasonably priced, visit our Gap Year Price Page for more

Locations

Our High-Quality Gap Year in China Program is located in China’s most exciting cities with rich historical, cultural and traditional traces suitable for immersing our Gap Year Participants into Chinese culture. These Gap Year locations in China enhance participants understanding of all aspects of China. They present on daily basis opportunities to practice language and interact with the local Chinese people.
Our Affordable Gap Year Program is located in Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Nanjing, Guangzhou, Chengdu, Xian and much more.

Homestay accommodation / Shared apartments

Our Homestay facilities are located within 40 to 50 minutes from campus by public transportation and even shorter by subway. Students have their room and share the living room, kitchen, and bathroom some host families provide these facilities separated from theirs. Meals are not included in the housing package there are some situations that Students are typically invited to family meals four times during the week, but should budget for other meals, including lunch and dining out. This housing option is highly recommended for Gap Year Participants who want to network with local people to progress speedily in Chinese language and culture immersion. It helps especially where the program duration is not long enough.

Private apartments

Private apartment option is readily available. Participants will live in studio apartments located at premium parts of the city and very close to the host companies. It has all the necessary security and state of the art facilities like Gym, properly organized kicken etc.
Hotel accommodations could also be arranged on request.

Our Safety and Support Commitment

First and foremost, China Internship Placements is committed to the safety of all participants right from application till the end of the program in China and beyond. We keep to our support pledge with the intention of making sure that all stakeholders are given the needed guidance to realize the best out of the program. This commitment has been scribbled and inscribed into standards that guide all facets of our operations. We make sure that no individual incurs physical, mental, psychological injury or stress in the process of taking part of in our China Programs. Our services are induced to guarantee satisfaction. All our products are therefore safe for participants including our Top Quality Gap Year Program.
Our approach to safety is as follows . First, CIP does regular through auditing of all safety processes incorporated in all programs. Also, we make available all information to help participants make good decisions of whether to participate or not. This information are released during the first contact with the client and also updated to our Health and Safety Standards page. We also conduct pre departure briefing segments. CIP conduct through orientation for participants within 24 hours of arrival to reduce possible risks. Our Gap Year Staff are kept on the field most of the times to make sure participants are safe and follow our safety plans. They keep a close eye on them and report to our Programs Manager who holds executive position ate BOD of directors’ level. They also keep 24/7 contact with all participants to provide emergency support.

Insurance

We are the only company providing Insurance for free at no extra cost for Internship, Study, Travel participants. We do this as a commitment to making sure we prove our adherence to safety measures and standards. This insurance is meant to give additional cover to emergency sickness and incapacitation that may temporarily reduce a participant’s ability to be in good shape to receive the services paid for. It is very efficient and reliable. For more information about our insurance program for Internship and Study Abroad Programs, visit Insurance page.

Pre-Departure Orientations

We hold an online pre-departure orientation for all Program participants and it is compulsory for all. Our Program Managers organize briefing segments about what to include in preparations and what to expect. We also advice about how keep safe till arrival. We expose brief tips about what to watch out for based on issues revealed by our past participants.

Our experience over the past 10 years makes us Gap Year Experts. Our staffs have been at the front of planning Gap Year Programs for over thousand young graduates,

  1. Safety. We have incorporated safety measures into our Gap Year Programs to ensure our participants are safe all through the program. We have therefore partnered Leading insurance companies in US/UK to provide this guarantee. Join our Gap Year program with the safest provisions, visit our Insurance page for more,
  2. Quality. Given our experiences, we stand to guarantee quality Gap Year Programs in China with highest standards the industry could ever permit. Our High Standard Gap year programs have been tried and tested over time and parents rate us as the most preferred service provider.
  3. Support. Every participant has a personal program supervisor on a ratio of 4:1 Participants get the best support while doing their Gap Year in China with China Internship Placements (CIP). We also provide participants, updates on program progress and test their Business, Language, and Cultural Management Skills. Our career advisers also prepare our Affordable Gap year Program Participants to fit the position of Internationally Minded professionals.
  4. Responsibility. A provider’s willingness to accept responsibility on behalf of participants and uphold standards is paramount to a good experience. China Internship Placements, we conduct risk assessments regularly and proactive, and do not shirk responsibilities. We remain responsible for the health and safety of our participants and maintain monitoring, checkups and close marking of all programs including our Affordable Gap Year in China Program.
  5. Friendship and Loyalty. These two terms go hand in hand and never conflicts that’s why China Internship Placements never misses the opportunity to honor loyalty as a means to creating a lasting relationship with our participants and parents. We deem it a great opportunity to serve as many future leaders as possible; this is our motivation. We value the trust our participants have, and we show appreciation by delivering Top Quality Gap Year Programs in China.
  6. Parental Access and Communication. Parents and Guardians are given 100% say in the final program outline. CIP Gap Year Programs allow parents and Guardians to scrutinize our program contents and we are available to discuss extensively before final arrangements are made. We have therefore dedicated information For Parents page to disclose how we collaborate to balance expectations.
  7. Career Advisors from participants institutions also have the right to interact with us before the final components of our International Gap Year are finalized.

We motivate participants to challenge themselves to acquire valuable skills and also get immersed into a new language and culture.

Internships in China comes with Immersion and language partners

Immersion was been deliberately built into all our China Study and Internship Programs be it mainstream, summer or winter programs. Staying with a host family has a very strong advantage for quicker immersion and an opportunity to practice the Chinese language on a daily basis given very natural situations and not just learning in the abstract.
China Internship Placements make available language partners to all who want extra opportunities to practice Chinese language and establish networks in China.

Entrepreneurial Internship in China with Cultural activities and field trips

Participants take field trips and cultural activities as part of getting to know China. Trips are organized to historical sites in Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, and Guangzhou. Participants will visit places like the Great Wall, Tiananmen Square, Summer Palace, Pudong Street, Oriental Pearl TV Tower, Longhua Park and many more. Our cultural Activities include Kungfu Classes, Yoga, and Tai chi class, Mountain climbing, bungee jumping, Chinese cuisine lessons, calligraphy, paper cutting, Karaoke Nights. Check our Cultural Activities and trip page for more. Looking for Business Internships Abroad? Apply Now

Visa Process / CIP Provides Comprehensive Visa Support

China Internship Visa and Interning Legally
In order to Intern in China legally, you will need a student visa which is an X Chinese Visa category. Though it costs CIP so much money to get these documents, we do not want to put you into legal brawls while in China. The Chinese Government is very serious about this.
CIP Partners with the right government organizations to provide these visas. Check out our Visa Description Page

Cities and Locations for Our Entrepreneurial Internships

CITIES

Our Business Internships in China are hosted in a variety of locations and cities.  Improve your professional skills and launch your international career

Study in Beijing

Business Internship in Beijing

Our China Business internship is hosted in beautiful cities such as Beijing. It is a great opportunity to combine internship with Chinese language and business

Study in Shanghai

Shanghai Business Internship

CIP’s Business internships in China places participants into multinational companies in a sector of choice. Customize your experience in China’s financial center. Inquire now!

Study in Beijing

Guangzhou Business Internships – 广州

These Summer internship in China program is always ahead of the industry in terms of benefits and design. Apply now for our Guangzhou internship program !

Study in Shenzhen

Business Internship in Shenzhen – 深圳

China Internship in Shenzhen could be an eye opener to the development of China in perspective. Secure an international experience with an internship abroad all year round 2, to 12 months

Study in Nanjing

Hangzhou Internships,   杭州

Coming Soon! Our Hangzhou Internship is designed to give participants first-hand experience into a tech city with lots of opportunities for startups and business

Study in Beijing

Chengdu Internships– 成都

Chengdu Internship is one of our latest programs. The city has lots of opportunities to offer College Students on an International internship mission. Inquire Now!

Study in Beijing

Qingdao – 青岛

Qingdao is one of the destinations for our China Internship and happens to be a heavy industrial center. Participants will combine internship and language

China Internship Program Eligibility & Who Can Join

In order to Join this Program, you must meet the following criteria. When in doubt, contact our Program Consultants

  • Be at least 18 years old (High School Internship Participants on enhancement Programs are exempted from this criteria)
  • Speak English fluently
  • Be either currently enrolled or have graduated from university
  • Have an interest and passion for interning abroad and learning about new cultures
  • Qualify for all applicable visa and embassy regulations for their desired location
Main details of our programs

We have been able to place more than 3000 participants into internship vacancies in china and we carry an extended network of alumni with amazing stories. Visit our alumni page for reviews, blogs, and videos

CIP’s Internships in China admits participants who meet any of the criteria below or under the eligibility critieria. Our intern community originates from allover the world including College Students and Graduates from United States, United Kingdom, Germany, Spain, Italy, Australia and the rest of the world who are willing to commit to professional codes of ethics. We also Admit Chinese Who Studied Abroad (海归 – Hai gui) and looking to improve thier profile we have special programs in this regard

Internship for College students

Undergraduates

Internship for Graduates

Graduates

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What Happens After the Internship

Our Career Team provides exit orientation and feedback so you can reflect on your experience as a whole and what it means for your future. We stand by even after the internship with Job opportunity updates and useful career tips

You become a qualified member of our alumni. We support our Alumni for jobs and return to China in the nearest future

Dates and Fees

China Internship Prices and Start Dates

We serve Applicants from all parts of the world with varying expectations and start dates, thats why our start dates are all year round. As an intern, you can start the internship at any time of the year. Graduates can decide their ideal start time and CIP will deliver accordingly. University Students can also schedule their internships to fit

Month BASIC STANDARD PREMIUM
2 Months $1,999 $3,650 $4,250
3 Months $2,350 $4,700 $5,400
4 Months $2,760 $5,950 $6,700
5 Months $2,900 $6,900 $7,700
6 Months $3,200 $7,800 $8,500

 

 

Start Months Location / Dates Duration
October 2018 All Locations / Starts Every Monday of the month 2-12 months
November 2018 All Locations / Starts Every Monday of the month 2-12 months
December 2018 All Locations / Starts Every Monday of the month 2-12 months
January   2019 All Locations / Starts Every Monday 2-12 months
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December  2019 All Locations / Starts Every Monday 2-12 months
January  2020 All Locations / Starts Every Monday 2-12 months

Case Study and a Returnee's Reflection

Follow James as he shares his Journey on the program after his Gap Year in China. Get to know more about his growth pattern and he describes details of his experience in China. He indeed discovered China and a new culture as well as redefined his career path

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Housing

Regardless of program, all accommodations adhere to our standards and regulations guaranteeing safety, security and peace of mind. Let CIP handle arranging your accommodation before you arrive, ensuring on arrival your new place is ready for you to make it home.

Choose an accommodation option that suits you. Three main options are available, with special requests handled on a case-by-case basis. For more on CIP accommodations and for more photos, visit our Accommodation Page

LOCAL HOMESTAYS

Live with local resident Chinese families under the same roof. Get culturally immersed into the Chinese culture, while networking with Chinese families that are eager to welcome you to China.

SHARED APARTMENTS

Shared apartments are a great opportunity to get immersed into the local culture. Share accommodation with a young Chinese counterpart, while having a level of privacy.

PRIVATE APARTMENTS

Want complete privacy? Need more space? Everything from retrofitted studio apartments to spacious apartments are available – according to your budget and needs.

CIP is Unique

Mentoring & coaching

Our Internship in China allocates you a seasoned career coach whose responsibility is to help brand your skills, refine them and equip you with techniques that 95% of your peers are yet to discover. Join our Guaranteed Internship handled by professional staff.

Transformative & Customized

Our Internship in China allocates you a seasoned career coach whose responsibility is to help brand your skills, refine them and equip you with techniques that 95% of your peers are yet to discover. Join our Guaranteed Internship handled by professional staff.

Safe & Immersive

All 20 of our Program Modules including Summer Internship Programs are designed to be safe, immersive and supportive. This reflects in our ability to gain trust and endorsement in the career industry.

Choice of Locations

China Internship Placements offers Paid Internships Program in China as well as Intensive Chinese Language programs in Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, and Nanjing.

UNIVERSITY-LEVEL CHINESE

Learn the language with accredited courses designed to fit. Don’t get left behind: full immersion study for best results!

CIP Reviews

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