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Fact Sheet:
Study Abroad Advisor: Derek Shepard Program type: Third-Party
Class eligibility (minimum): Freshman, 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
Program Description:

CET Beijing: Internship

Students smiling together

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.

Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2018 09/13/2017 09/29/2017 02/21/2018 06/09/2018
Fall 2017 10/02/2017 10/16/2017 08/30/2017 12/17/2017