Make yourself more competitive for jobs post-graduation by studying and interning in China this summer.
This program will bring students to the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) in Hefei, China, for six weeks of intensive Mandarin Chinese study and internships. Instruction in Mandarin Chinese will be provided four mornings per week; internships will be arranged on Wednesdays at a Chinese company. The company will be determined according to the interests of the student.
In addition to these components, students will be guided on excursions to local and national UNESCO sites such as Mount Huangshan, Ancient Villages in Southern Anhui – Xidi and Hongcun, the Great Wall and the Forbidden City in Beijing. Students will take coursework in Mandarin Chinese, and one lecture course on The History of Science in China. Students will receive a certificate for the internship from the respective company they work with. Internships are available in architecture, engineering, business and law. This program is open to all graduate and undergraduate students.
Keep in mind that the Gilman Scholarship may be available for students who qualify–but the deadline is March 1!