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  • Locations: Shanghai, China
  • Program Terms: Summer
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  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Program Description:

What You Need to Know

In an ever-changing global business climate, what better way to build your résumé than interning for a company or organization in Shanghai? The business capital of one of the world’s fastest-growing economies, Shanghai is the perfect launch pad for any career.  Internships are available in a wide variety of fields— accounting, finance, marketing and business, communications, science and technology, journalism, art and design, health care, to name a few.  With the internship comes a weekly discussion course, Issues in the Chinese Workplace, that contextualizes everything you see and do on the job.

This 8-week summer program begins with weekend orientation meetings to familiarize you with the Donghua University campus in Shanghai’s vibrant downtown. You hit the ground running with your internship (typically 35 hours/week) starting in week one. Throughout the program, you are welcome to attend weekday activities and weekend excursions hosted by CET Academic Programs, Syracuse University’s partner in Shanghai. Previous activities have included movie nights with local students, hikes in rural Zhejiang province, gallery crawls at art museums, and local sporting events.

For a list of potential internship spots, please click here.

Eligibility and Requirements

To be eligible, you must meet at least one of the following pre-requisites:
           - Be a student who has studied previously in China;
           - Be a Chinese national earning their degrees at a U.S. university
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Travel and Living

Students arrange and pay for their own transportation to Shanghai.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Do not purchase your airline ticket before receiving written notification from us that you can book your flight. You will have to present this notification if we cancel the program at a later date, and you want to be reimbursed for the cost of the ticket.Students are responsible for accommodations, transportation and meals in Singapore while on this program. Living costs depend upon the arrangements students elect to make, of which there are a variety.  Some group meals and travel are included in program fee.

*Travel and living arrangements are subject to change.  Syracuse Abroad will provide detailed information prior to the program start date.


Internships in Shanghai
IPA 470/670, 3 Credits, Undergraduate/Graduate

During the program, interns attend a required weekly seminar (discussion class). Your internship grade is based on a “Pass” for the discussion seminar, an evaluation from your on-site supervisor, and a final internship report of approximately 12-15 pages with details about your organization and what you have learned and accomplished through the internship. Criteria for evaluation is finalized through an “Internship/Experience Credit Proposal Form” prior to starting the internship. All students keep a journal, participate in a weekly seminar, and produce an internship paper or project.

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Faculty sponsors vary according to the internship field. 


 Program begins:

 June 12, 2019

 Program ends:

 August 11, 2019  

 Application deadline: 

 February 10* 

*Applications received after February 10 will be considered if there is still space in the program.




 $3,744 (2018 rate) 

 Program Fee 

 $3,665 (estimated)


 $7,409 (estimated) 


GRADUATE (3 credits)


 $4,677 (2018 rate) 

 Program Fee 

 $3,665  (estimated)


 $8,342 (estimated)

Please note: All costs are estimated and subject to change.
*Please note that there may be additional fees associated with this program if a visa is required.


For questions on the application, please contact:
Myles Chalue, Admissions Counselor for Summer Programs (

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Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.

This program is currently not accepting applications.