• China
    • Shanghai
    • Beijing
2 - 4 weeks

Program Details

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Host Family
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Age Max


Starting Price
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Classes and course materials
Activities and excursions, including trip to Beijing
All meals
Vetted homestay placement with a local family
Comprehensive insurance plan
CET Grade Report and an official transcript from Dickinson College
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Oct 20, 2021
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About Program

Spend your summer getting a global perspective in China!

Discover China on an engaging pre-college program that will transform the way you see the world. Through a 4-week course, examine how global issues impact local communities, exploring topics such as identity, environmental sustainability, and public health in a Chinese context. Share your learning in discussion with a global cohort, connected across 6 program locations around the world.

Experience daily life while living in a homestay with a family in Shanghai and through immersive activities in the community. Practice your Chinese language skills in and out of the classroom and make memories on group excursions to Hangzhou and Beijing.

Through it all, experienced CET staff are there to support you every step of the way. And when the summer ends, you return home with new friends, college credit, and the confidence, independence, and problem-solving skills you need to succeed in college and beyond!

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Program Highlights

  • 20 hours of Chinese language instruction (no previous language experience required)
  • Live in a homestay and experience daily life in Shanghai as locals do
  • Excursions and activities such as a food tour, flying kites, visiting temples, wrapping dumplings, tea sampling, and more
  • Take a 4-day trip with your group to Beijing and experience the Great Wall
  • Earn college credit on an official transcript from Dickinson College


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CET is an internship abroad provider with locations in China, the Czech Republic, Vietnam, India, Jordan, or Taiwan. They seek to help students gain a unique internship abroad experience by emphasizing the culture and language of a place, which creates a more rounded and complete educational experience.

If you are looking for a program that emphasizes language learning, CET is right for you. They offer language courses in each location and strive for complete language immersion!

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$500 - $1,500

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