Your Top-Rated Internship in Shanghai


your top-rated internship in Shanghai

Shanghai is one of the top 10 most global cities in the world, making it the ideal place for those interested in international business and entrepreneurship. Shanghai is a fast-paced metropolis known for its openness to foreigners as well as its remarkable skyline filled with even more skyscrapers than New York.

Do an internship in Shanghai and be part of one the fastest economic expansions the world has seen.


Internships in Shanghai


We have a wide network of companies ranging from multinational to international SMEs & governmental institutions and offer internships in various sectors: e.g international business, import/export, architecture, law, finance, real estate, event management, tourism, IT etc. We will send you several internship positions to choose from based on your own preferences. 




A personalized program to optimize your China experience


In addition to your internship placement, we further offer you


  • 4 hours per week of Chinese classes and weekly cultural activities

Chinese Classes in ChinaLearning Chinese will enrich the quality of your Shanghai internship experience. Read our student blogs.
Beyond your new professional experience, it will help you to understand the ins and outs of 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.


Accommodation in shared apartments

  • Accommodation in modern apartments


  • 24/7 practical assistance

We are here to make your Internship in Shanghai 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!


Professional internship matching process


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 China.

1. Pre-admission

  • We screen your resume/ CV to confirm your pre-admission.

  • Your application is transferred to an account manager specialized in your chosen sector of activity.


2. Goals assessment

  • We select relevant and reliable Shanghai 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.


3. Company evaluation & interview

  • We submit your resume/CV to companies

  • Negotiate internship conditions

  • Organize a phone or Skype interview with possible future employers


4. Admission

After approval by both parties your internship position will be confirmed. Our Admissions department helps you to arrange for the preparation of your arrival in China.




Personalized follow up


After your arrival in Shanghai we 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.


Professional network support


network for professional success

Our network support will help you to quickly build a professional network in Shanghai that will be useful during and beyond your internship.
A rich network is a crucial asset to professional success.

Hutong School organizes regular lectures held by China experts from various backgrounds (business men and women, journalists, researchers...).
We submit weekly updates on events organized by foreign chambers of commerce and other reliable institutions.


Life in Shanghai as an intern


For information on life in Shanghai as an intern, please visit our dedicated Life in Shanghai page, where you’ll find everything on transportation, food, nightlife, shopping and embassies as well as sightseeing tips and average cost of living. 


Our Chamber of Commerce partners


We integrate ourselves and work together closely with our local community. Hutong School Shanghai is proud partners of the following Chambers of Commerce.