Shanghai Internships

Shanghai is the beating heart of China’s growth. If you want to explore the cutting edge of Asia’s business boom, then one of our Shanghai internships would be a perfect fit for you.

There’s no better way to build your professional experience and boost your job prospects than with an internship in China. Putting yourself in the right place at the right time. What’s more, international work experience is a fantastic way to stand out in an increasingly competitive job market.

Our Shanghai internships are offered all year round for one, two or three month programs. Exclusively created to focus on your career development and to secure you real-world experiences and the chance to build the specific skills needed to enter your chosen professional field.

In addition to your guaranteed China internship in Shanghai, you will gain exposure to networking events, offering the chance to meet and socialize with important industry experts. Choose from the most exciting industries including finance, law, marketing, business, public relations and many more.

Our Shanghai internships will place you in outstanding accommodation in the center of this exciting and fast-paced city. Together with many other university students from all around the globe, you’ll enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime experience and acquire the necessary skills to start your professional career.

We guarantee to find you an internship in Shanghai in your industry of choice. You’ll benefit from our centrally-located Shanghai housing, meals, transportation to and from your internship, networking events, 24/7 on-site staff and planned weekend activities to the best tourist spots that surround this incredible metropolis.

Absolute Internship’s Shanghai internships offer a unique opportunity to explore a new culture and develop your skills, experience, and professional network. Set yourself apart from other students and graduates by applying for one of our Shanghai internships now!

About the Program

Guaranteed Internship


weekend activities

Weekend Activities

Career Development

On Site Staff


What’s Included

Guaranteed Internship


Career Speaker Series

Housing in City Center

Planned Weekend Activities

Internship Workshop


Transport to & from Work

Welcome Pack & Banquet

Visa Assistance

24H On-Site Support

Global Alumni Network


When is the application deadline?

We don’t have an official application deadline. We stop the application as soon as all spots are filled out. Trust us, you don’t want to miss out on this.

Do I need to speak Chinese?

No. English is the only language requirement that we have.

What companies do you partner with?

We work with both small- and large companies that have established internship programs. Unfortunately, we can’t provide a list of companies that we work with due to confidentiality reasons.

What type of accommodation do you have?

We will be staying in 1-3 bedroom apartments. All program participants stay in the same apartment neighborhood with a subway station 12-15 minutes walk away.

What additional costs should I expect during the summer?

You will have to cover your own flights, international insurance, food, drinks and personal shopping expenses throughout the summer. Expect to pay $3-10 for lunch and $2-20 for dinner.

What's included in the price?
  • Accommodation
  • Guaranteed Internship Placement
  • Transportation Card
  • Welcome dinner
  • Welcome pack
  • Career Speaker Series
  • Weekend Activities
  • 24-hour onsite support


Additional costs

  • Flights
  • Visa costs
  • International insurance
  • Airport Pickup (Optional service available)
  • Food
  • Accommodation Safety Deposit (returned upon check-out)
  • Personal shopping
Is there an internship option only available?

No, you can only join us for the full program.

Are these internships paid?

No, international internships tend of be unpaid.

Do you provide flights?

Flights are not included in the price but we can help suggest flights for you in advance.

Can I get Chinese lessons?

We will help organize individual- or group lessons for participants who want to learn Chinese Mandarin. This is not included in the price. Speak to the Absolute team before arrival to arrange.

Is there a minimum age to attend Absolute Internship?

You must have turned 18 at the beginning of the program start and be enrolled to a college or university.

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