Hangzhou is the crosspoint between technology and digital innovation. In this city, you can see the latest technological developments on drones or e-commerce giants driving operations. An internship in Hangzhou will bring you closer to the leaders of the digital revolution and will help you better understand what the future will be made of.
We work with a wide network of enterprises in Hangzhou, through many industries such as e-commerce, import-export and technology. We will match you up with a suitable internship based on your preferences and experience.
In addition to your internship placement, we offer:
4 hours per week of Chinese classes and weekly cultural activities
As a Hutong School intern, you will have the chance to take 4 hours worth of Chinese classes per week. These will be tailored to you level and will help enrich your Hangzhou internship experience. You will also have the opportunity to join our weekly cultural activites, that will help you learn more about Chinese culture.
Learning does not end outside the classroom. Hutong School students benefit from many discounts on carefully selected e-learning apps. Included are for instance a free 6 month subscription to Skritter, the best online app for practicing Chinese vocabulary, discounts for Pleco, the best Chinese dictionary around, for Prodygia, online courses designed for international interns focused on the Chinese market, and many more.
Professional Network Support
Our network support will help you to quickly build a professional network in Hangzhou that will be useful during and beyond your internship. Hutong School organizes regular lectures given by China experts from various backgrounds (business men and women, journalists, researchers...), and provides information on events organized by foreign chambers of commerce and other reliable institutions.
Accommodation in modern apartments
We offer our an accommodation service alongside our internship program. Interns can stay in a private room within shared accommodation, close to the Hutong School. All of our apartments are equipped with modern amenities to make sure your life in China is as comfortable as at home. Utility bills, a weekly cleaning service and 24/7 support are also included.
24/7 practical assistance
We are here to make your Internship in Hangzhou safe and comfortable, ensuring you can focus on what's important: learning, discovering China, gaining professional experience and enjoying your stay in the Middle Kingdom!
Our internship matching process aims at finding you the right internship in China at the right company where you can learn and work based on a clear internship description.
You will know your internship placement before you arrive in Hangzhou.
Once we receive your application, we screen your resume/CV to confirm your pre-admission
Your application is transferred to an account manager specialized in your chosen internship sector
We select relevant and reliable internship positions for you.
We interview you by phone or Skype in order to assess your motivation and confirm a good understanding of your professional and personal goals.
We submit your resume/CV to companies
Negotiate internship conditions
Organize a phone or Skype interview with possible future employers.
After approval by both parties, your internship position will be confirmed. Our Admissions department will help you prepare for your arrival in China.
After your arrival in Hangzhou, we will escort you to your company and introduce you to your new employer. An Account Manager is available during your entire stay to support you with your internship and make sure you acquire the professional experience you are looking for. There will also be practical support for your apartment and day-to-day life in China.
Life in Hangzhou as an intern
To help you settle in to you new city, we've gathered useful information on life in Hangzhou, when it comes to things like transport, food, nightlife, shopping, cost of living and tips on daily life.