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IT Internships in China

Internships, Paid
 
We can arrange IT internships in China with many IT companies of various specializations. In continuation we will portray several internship positions, but we cooperate with further companies. Contact us without any obligation and let us know what you are looking for and we will find a suitable IT internship for you in China.
 
 

Project Details

 

Internship Web Development in Shanghai

 
The German agency offering this internship is operating their Chinese branch at the creative park of Shanghai. The company provies digital solutions for business clients that include international corporations as well as medium-sized companies. The services include tailormade solutions related to e-commerce, email marketing, social networks, search engine optimization, training & support, usability, UX/UI Design, web design and development, web anayltics and online advertising.
 
Internship are possible in fronend and backend development.
 
You should have first experiences with one or several of the following technologies:
 
  • Script and markup languages such as php, ruby, ASPX, html, CSS, Javascript
  • CMS at developer level
  • Linux and/or Window servers and/or Apache web servers
  • Responsive design, compatibility with older browsers
The internship is remunerated with around 3000 RMB/Month.
 

Internship Mobile Development

 
The company with around 40 staff in Shanghai and Changsha is specialising in the development of projects for mobile devices. The clients include several large Chinese and foreign brands that have their apps, mobile websites or games developed such as Accor Hotels, Kentucky Fried Chicken, Ford, Lucky Strike, Heineken, Fanta, Red Bull, and others.
 
The services of the company include consulting, UX/UI Design, Development and coding (frontend and backend, testing and optimization), game concepting and development, app publishing and app marketing.
 
You should have first experience in related technologies.
 
The internship is remunerated with around 3000 RMB/Month.
 

Internship system and network engineering in Shanghai

 
The internship is offered by a French provider of webhosting and cloud computing services with 7 data centres in Europe, North and South America and Asia. The clients in china are mainly e-commerce providers.
 
The company is offering multi CDN solutions such as caching services, and IP address geolocation and mapping, and has a team of specialists that make sure that the services are running smoothly at any time across the various operating systems, data bank systems and software environments.
 
As an intern you will work with the network engineers doing installations, configurations, maintenance and troubleshooting of the hosting platforms, which include LAMP servers, firewalls, routers, switches, load balancers, monitoring tools etc. Furthermore you will assist in writing technical documentation in English and you will respond to client inquiries.
 
You should have knowledge of linux administration (apache and MySQL servers) and network technologies and you should either be a student of graduate of a relevant field. You should have solid English language skills. Skills in CDN and Virtualization (VMWare ESXi) are of advantage.
 
The companies offers internships, but also fully remunerated positions for professionals.
 

Internship Coding Consultancy

 
The company is the result of an affiliation of around 30 programmers from China and many other countries, including specialists of various fields that offer the following services as an interdisciplinary team:
 
  • Software Engineering Architecture Consulting - Structuring of software projects, selection of technologies, prototype design
  • Auditing of Software Startups for Investors following industry benchmarks and analysing potential for optimization
  • IT startup incubation from initial idea to software prototype. For several innovative IT projects the software architecture was designed and the startup company's team of programmers was developed.
  • Rental and human resource services for IT specialists
  • External evaluation of potential IT staff during a company's recruitment process
  • Training and coaching of IT staff and teams
  • Development of free open source software, particularly related to co-learning
Internships should have detailled skills in a certain subject area and should be enthusiastic about it, such as IoT data collection, Statistics, Machine Learning, numerical simulation, web technologies, programming languages, artificial intelligence, App development, Electronic Engineering, Natural Language processing.
 
The internship is remunerated with approximately 3000 RMB per month.
Info Box
General
Location: Various cities in China
Availability: All year, Start date flexible
Minimum Duration: 3 months
Maximum Duration: 6 months
Language Requirements: English
Further Languages Of Advantage: Chinese, other languages
Accommodation: In Shared Accommodations or Hotel
Internships
Supervision Possible: Yes
Qualification Of Supervisor: Software developers, IT engineers
Minimum Qualification Of Intern:
Minimum Age 18 years
Compensation: Yes, around 3000 RMB/month
Volunteering
Volunteering Possible: No
Required Qualification Of Volunteer: -
Further Contribution To Project: -
Expectations:
Professional Conduct, Do you have the "right" attitude?
 

Accommodation

 

Accommodation in Beijing

 
In Beijing, you can choose between accommodation of different standards:
 
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Most popular! - This is the choice of most of our participants. Here you live in a shared apartment with other participants in downtown Beijing.

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Comfort+ - For those who put more emphasis on comfort: Accommodation in a hotel

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Shared Accommodation in Downtown Beijing:

 
The accommodation in the category "Most Popular" is in Beijing, in single or double rooms (you choose) in apartments in the city center, which you share with other participants. Most live there with 2-4 participants and share bathroom, kitchen and living room.
 
The apartments are of good standards. The bathrooms have hot shower, western toilet, sink and usually a washing machine. The rooms have heating and air conditioning. In the kitchen there is a fridge, stove, and other kitchen appliances like microwave, toaster, kettle, etc. The apartments are typically in blocks of flats in the city that have elevators and security personnel. In general, there is wifi Internet. A cleaner comes once a week to clean the apartment.
 
This option is perfect for most of our participants.

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Hotel-Accommodation

 
Higher standards of accommodation are available in a hotel, in air-conditioned single and double rooms. There is a private bathroom of high standard, as well as flat screen TV and wifi Internet. Bedding, towels, etc. are changed regularly.

Rate

 

I. World Unite! Service Package

Mobile/Cell Phone Users: If you don't see the rates for your desired duration of stay, hide other (shorter) durations of stay.
  up to 180 Days
181-365 Days
   
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1 Person
800 EUR 900 EUR      
2-4 Persons
(Per Person)
750 EUR 850 EUR      
 
Convert to USD, GBP, AUD, CAD and other currencies.
 

The World Unite! Service Package includes:

 
  • Individual Consultation and Preparation prior to your arrival
  • Access to the World Unite! Online Resource Centre which has Preparation Materials including Intercultural Preparation, compiled particularly for your destination (PDFs, Videos)
  • Preparation Session via Skype, together with further participants
  • Arrangements of the Documents you need for your Visa Application, but not the official government fees for the visa (See costs below)
  • Local Police Registration (if required), assistance with the local Health Checkup (required for some long-time visa) and Opening of a Bank Account in China (required for some jobs/internships)
  • Pick-up and Transfer on arrival from the airport of where you do the placement
  • Personal support staff in China (Beijing) and at our international office
  • Accompanying you to your placement on your first day
  • 24 Hours emergency support by local support team
  • Local SIM Card (only for placements in Beijing)
  • Issuance of Confirmations/Certificates for your university, scholarship, insurance, etc. and filling out/signing Internship Contracts for your university
 

The Rates do NOT include:

 
  • Accommodation and Meals (see below)
  • Travel to/from China (you book it on your own; we can assist you)
  • Official fees for Visa (see below)
  • Insurance (Travel Health Insurance, Liability Insurance, Travel Cancellation insurance; you book it on your own, we can assist you)
  • Personal Expenses
  • Vaccinations
  • Local Transport (Estimated amounts see below)
 

II. Accommodation Costs

 
You can choose between the following options:
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All Rates in Chinese RMB! Convert Currency
 Monthly Rent 
    
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Apartment shared with other participants
1 Person
(Single Room)
3000-4000 RMB/Month*  
2 Persons p.p.
(Double/Twin Room)
1500-2000 RMB/Month*  
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Hotel Accommodation incl. Breakfast
1 Person
(Single Room)
5000 RMB/Month during Winter
6000 RMB/Month during Summer
 
2 Persons p.p.
(Double/Twin Room)
2500 RMB/Month during Winter
3000 RMB/Month during Summer
 
 
Room at Shared Apartment: Only full months can be rented! Incl. Water, Electricity, Heating, Wifi. The rent of one month has to be deposited.
Hotel: Incomplete months will be calculated per day.
In case of 3-4 person: Same rate as in case of 2 Persons. 5 or more persons: Contact us for group rates.
 

Overview of other costs:

 
  • Visa around 40-200 EUR (50-250 USD) depending on activity and duration; to apply for prior to your travel
  • If meals are not included: 100-150 EUR (125-190 USD)/Month (Estimate)
  • Small local expenses (Internet, Local Transport): ca. 20-40 EUR (30-50 USD)/Month (Estimate)
  • Insurances around 20-40 EUR (30-50 USD)/Month
 

How do I pay?

 
Once all your questions have been answered and you confirm that you want to participate, we will email you an invoice. You can pay it via bank transfer or via Paypal. You will pay a deposit of 200 EUR when the invoice is issued. One months prior to your arrival you will pay the remainder for your Service Package and for the first month of rent.
 
Rent from the 2nd month, possible further contributions to the NGO or for internship supervision (see info box of the respective project description), and costs for visa and possibly further official permits you pay directly at your destination (unless we inform you differently for certain placements). There are ATMs. 
 

Extras

 

Other Projects That Might Interest You:

 
 
These projects are suggestions for alternatives that may interest you or those that could be chosen as COMBINATIONS. The combination of projects in different organizations is often possible and usually cheaper than two individual bookings. Please contact us to know more! Check out our other listings in the areas of "World Learner", "Active Travel" and "Working Holidays" in China to make your stay even more interesting.
 

Travel Health Insurance

 
We recommend the following travel insurance that is meant specifically for participants of internships, volunteering, language study, working holiday, and courses abroad. It is available for travelers of all nationalities and usable for all countries, except your home country. You can also add a journey liability insurance.
 
Just click on the link, fill in the form and you will get a confirmation email.
 
 
 

Getting There

 

Getting To China

China Map 
 
 
All major cities in China, as well as the holiday islands of Hainan and Ulaanbaatar (Mongolia), have international airports and you fly directly into the city of your project. There, you will be picked up from the airport.
 

FAQs

 

Frequently Asked Questions(FAQs)

 
Are there fixed start dates for the project, which I must adhere to?
The start date of any internship, volunteering assignment or Working Holiday can be discussed with your coordinator during your Skype conversation with him/her. The group Chinese language lessons, though, start the first Monday of every month.
Can I stay longer at my accommodation after my volunteering/internship or arrive earlier?
Yes, this is possible and we will give you our best rates. Just let us know when you arrive and leave and we will let you know the costs.
During my stay, can I travel around the country?
During your internship or Working Holiday jobs, you travel around during your free time, holidays or weekends. 
Can I travel alone to China as a young woman?
No problem; in China, women move around freely and confidently.
Will I be the only foreign volunteer/intern in the project or at my site?
We have Working Holiday participants and students in Beijing at most times, and it is possible for you to stay together. The number of interns at a particular site is decided by the company itself. It is very easy to get in contact with other foreigners of your age in Beijing, if you so wish, as there are very many. At other locations, such as Hainan and other cities, we have fewer participants.
What vaccinations do I need?
Our Info - PDF that you get as a participant, gives detailed information on health care. Also refer to Recommended Vaccinations
Where will I live?
You can choose whether you want to live in an apartment in the city center of Beijing, which you share with other participants, or in a hotel. Details are in the tab "Accommodation".
Does my accommodation have internet facilities?
Yes, there is wifi internet.
How can I do my laundry?
The apartments have a washing machine.
Can I cook in the accommodation?
Yes, there are well-equipped kitchens in the apartments. Details are in the tab "Accommodation".
I am a vegetarian. Can I get vegetarian food?
Yes, this is possible.
What language skills do I need?
You should be able to make yourself understood in English. If another language is required, this is indicated in the info-boxes of the respective projects.
 
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