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  • Locations: Beijing, China
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Host Program Website: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: CET Academic Programs 
  • Budget Sheets: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • This program is currently not accepting applications
Fact Sheet:
Study Abroad Advisor: Derek Shepard Program type: Third-Party
Class eligibility: Junior, Senior, Sophomore Minimum GPA: 3.0
Language of instruction: Chinese, English Language prerequisite: None
Open to Non-UNC students: No Housing options: Residence Hall
Program features: Internship Phillips Ambassadors Scholarship Eligible: Yes
Area of study: Anthropology, Asian studies, Chinese, Cultural studies, Global Cinema Studies, History, Media & Journalism, Philosophy, Political science, Sociology
Program Description:

CET Beijing: Internship

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Improve your Chinese, learn about China, and build your résumé, all in one semester. You'll pursue an internship at a local organization such as Blue Ocean Network (BON) Satellite TV, Huiling Center for People with Mental Disabilities, or Women’s Watch Legal Defense Center. You'll take Chinese language classes and electives taught in English. The program also uses its longstanding guanxi (connections) to introduce you to prominent journalists, researchers, and professionals in Beijing, a city of movers and shakers. The program is open to students of all Chinese language levels, even absolute beginners.

Pursue an Internship. Improve your Chinese. Learn about China.

  • Internships at media groups, NGOs, policy centers, clinics, service organizations, philanthropic associations
  • Chinese language classes that cover one year of material in fall/spring, and one semester of material during the summer
  • Electives in: environmental studies, film, history, philosophy, political science
  • Insider's access to events, sites and key players around Beijing
  • Local roommates
  • No language prerequisite
Visit the CET website to apply and learn more about this program.

Courses & Credits| Program Costs| Application Process | More Information|

CET: Beijing (Internship)

This program is eligible for the Phillips Ambassadors Scholarship
Courses in this program are Transfer Credit.
Transfer Credit Courses (not taught by UNC Faculty): ACTION REQUIRED
  • You must submit the Credit Request Form to earn any credit for your time abroad.
  • You must earn the equivalent of a C or higher to earn any credit.
  • These courses will transfer back to UNC as “TREQ” credits.

Program Costs

This program is eligible for the Phillips Ambassadors Scholarship

Review the Budget Sheet posted above for detailed information on costs and fees. Costs vary per term and are subject to change.

Tuition and fees for the program are set based on the host institution’s rates, and will be charged to the participant’s UNC student account. Always refer to the Budget Sheet on this page, and not the host institution’s posted rates, as it is customized for UNC students. Review the Budget Sheet for additional Cashier Billed Expenses and Out-of-Pocket Costs. The Study Abroad Office strongly encourages students to budget carefully for their time abroad. 

Getting Started: Funding Study Abroad

Application Process

Follow these steps to apply for this program:
  • Complete the required UNC application by clicking “Apply Now” at the top of the page. If you have not done so already, create a profile to start your application.
  • Contact your Study Abroad Advisor for further instructions for any additional supplemental application requirements.
  • In order to participate in the program, both the Study Abroad Office and partner institution must accept your application. Note that decision notification timelines may differ.

More Information

For information on requesting ARS accommodations (academic, health, and mobility concerns) for a study abroad program, contact the Advisor for Access.

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2018 02/14/2018
03/06/2018 TBA TBA
Fall 2018 02/21/2018
03/19/2018 TBA TBA

Indicates that deadline has passed

This program is currently not accepting applications