Go Abroad China

Go Abroad China Ltd.

About

Go Abroad China, the leading provider of Internship Abroad and Chinese Study Abroad in China with 15-year professional experience, has satisfied 4000+ talented youths from 50 countries with our tailor-made summer, winter, gap-year, short-term program to enjoy language Immersion and enhance their global employability.

With 1000+ established partnerships from Fortune 500 organizations to big Chinese companies, International organizations and start-ups, we guarantee 2000+ high-level paid internship positions in 20+ important industry sectors such as Business development, Finance, Consultancy, Marketing, etc. in fast-growing Chinese cities.

Our Study Abroad offers a variety of customizable options on the universities, program level and intensity, duration of the study term, and courses from classed, intensive small-group or one to one tutoring leveled from total beginners to advanced students.

All you have to do is let us know all choices you desired, and we will do the rest for you.

Founded
2003
Headquarters

Sandbox, 1F, Building 2, 2288 Zu Chongzhi Rd
Pudong Xinqu
Shanghai Shi, 201203
China

Special Offers for Summer Abroad Program Countdown 37days (Deadline 31/05/19)

Specical Offers & Application for Study and Intern in China in this Summer Closing by 31th May!

It’s time to make unforgettable memories and have a life-changing experience of working and studying in China!

All you have to do is let us know the duration, the city, interests and the sector of your choice, and we will do the rest.

Let Go Abroad China guide you to your challenging but rewarding job and life in China! Now!

Reviews

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Steven
10/10
Yes, I recommend this program

I would recommend that you do a marketing internship in China with Go Abroad China. If want to boost your resume, it gives you a real head start. I was interested as working as a marketing consultant and GAC has helped to make that a reality for me.

The best thing was that I could ask my contact at Go Abroad China to organize everything for me so all I had to think about was diving right into my business internship, the program coordinator is really helpful, and she never leave me along and always trying her best to answer all my questions . If I had a problem, I could call them anytime and they spoke to me in perfect English. They arranged for me to see an English doctor when I had a problem with my asthma, and also gave me some tips for that should I can do or cant eat as the i really love the food in China but not good with my asthma, I think you’ll be impressed at how quickly you settle in and what an incredible experience it is.

What is your advice to future travelers on this program?
you’ll be impressed at how quickly you settle in and what an incredible experience it is
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Virginia
10/10
Yes, I recommend this program

Go Abroad China arranged for me to do an finance internship in Beijing. Living and working in the capital city of China was an unforgettable experience, not least because of the buzzing night scene!!

I don’t mind admitting that initially, I was nervous about immersing myself in the culture, even though I had a BA in Chinese Studies. But as soon as I met the other summer internees, I knew I had no need to worry…..

We had an amazing time experiencing the different bars and nightclubs in the Wudaokou area, and the friends I made will be my friends for life (sorry, you guys are stuck with me!). I strongly recommend a Go Abroad China finance internship to anyone who is considering a career in this field. As well as making some great friends, you'll have an experience like no other, and when you get home, you'll have an outstanding resume to show potential employers, there was a full time chance for me with the internship company offered after my graduation so i would definitely come back to China in 1 year after i finish my BA degree. Thank you to Go Abroad China for such this amazing offer again!

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Virginia
10/10
Yes, I recommend this program

The best consulting internships are right here. Thank you Go Abroad China for all your help before I left. They arranged transport, accommodation and helped me with my visa, and please be very careful with the visa, i were contacted with another of internship program provider but they offered me the visa with low response and illegal visa cant do internship. It really helped to know that everything was in place before I left home.

I did 12 months at a marketing consultant internship at KPMG. The networking organized by Go abroad China opportunities were phenomenal. In this line of work, it’s crucial to have contacts and I made international contacts I could use even after I left China. I have now set up my own management consultancy business in UK, I gained valuable experience problem-solving at a senior level and I’ve taken this with me and used it. What better way to learn than actually doing? So, go for it. Try a consulting internship for yourself.

What is your advice to future travelers on this program?
Do not worried about anything, if you want to come, GAC will help you.
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Stefania
10/10
Yes, I recommend this program

My Mandarin tutor was really supportive of me!
Looking online, I spotted a number of openings for real estate internships with Go Abroad China, so I called them. They told me about an opening in Qingdao and I went for it. It looked like an area of work that would appeal to me, plus, bonus, I wanted to travel and experience another culture. 
So I got it. My first few weeks were a major blur of learning about government restrictions and local laws. But it got a lot easier down the line. I got help learning the language at Go Abroad China, which was a life-saver. My tutor and the other students were really great and helped my confidence. Once I had learned the ropes, my real estate internship job went from okay to awesome. I met loads of interesting, diverse people. I'll keep in touch with many of them and some of them could help me professionally. The Qingdao Pier and the pavilion, the Huilange Pavilion, are an amazing sight to behold, especially when all lit up. I really love living here in Qingdao. 

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Ornela
10/10
Yes, I recommend this program

I worked alongside a senior architect!
Architecture is my passion. I was determined to experience an architecture internship abroad to gain experience in an international company. 

I was delighted to discover that Go Abroad China could help me with an architecture internship in China. Speaking to me on the phone, an adviser informed me of my various options and answered my questions. She told me how to apply for an architecture internship at a company in Wuchan Zhongda Group. It wasn’t long before I was back on the phone to them asking them to help me arrange my flights and accommodation. 
During my internship, I was able to witness a senior architect at work developing the construction details of a major project, checking for code compliance and coordinating with consultants and contractors. This is exactly the kind of work I am interested in. Since I can add this experience to my resume, I am one step closer to securing the job of my dreams. My internship led to a paid architecture internship and I was able to visit Xi’an and see the Emperor Qin’s Mausoleum and his Terracotta Army. Fabulous experience. 

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Alumni Interviews

Alumni interviews are in-depth Q&A sessions with verified alumni.

Ollie Lennon

Oliver is currently living in Newcastle, he loves traveling, spending time with friends, and now enjoys learning Chinese because he looks forward to the day he speaks in fluently.
Go Abroad China

Why did you choose this program?

I had to go abroad as per university course requirements. I first started my research and involved my career advisor who is also on campus, and helped a lot with finalizing the formalities of going abroad from my school.

What did your program provider assist you with, and what did you have to organize on your own?

Go Abroad China did manage to give me all the important things: getting my study visa didn't present any problems, I got picked up at the airport in Shanghai since it was my first time there anyway. I think the weekend activities can be even more organized.

What is one piece of advice you'd give to someone going on your program?

Not to be scared and enjoy China because once you are there and studying everyday, time tends to go by very quickly. Within no time you will realize you are already preparing to go back to your original school after the summer holidays.

What does an average day/week look like as a participant of this program?

I had around 20 hours of class time per week, which was definitely a lot since I went to summer school and expected it to be a little less strict. But actually, it was fine in the end and I had a blast learning Chinese with 20 something other classmates from a lot of different countries.

Going into your experience abroad, what was your biggest fear, and how did you overcome it and/or how did your views on the issue change?

Going to China for the first time was of course something I really thought about and got nervous about, but strangely enough I wasn't shocked as I had predicted. I was worried about life since I didn't speak Chinese, but actually Shanghai is so modern, the Chinese there speak English.

What is your favorite memory from your time abroad?

Being in Shanghai and learning about the city, its hang outs, history, new locations and other little nooks in the city with new friends was a great experience for me.

Staff Interviews

Staff interviews are in-depth Q&A sessions with program leaders.

Serena Chang

Job Title
Internship Placement Manager
Serena is a hardworking young lady that relocated to Beijing a few years ago. When she is not working, she usually spends time with friends, and likes watching movies, music and traveling.
Serena

What is your favorite travel memory?

One of the best places I have visited here in China is Yunnan Province. Yunnan is a special place occupied by different minority groups, these people usually speak a different language to the Mandarin Chinese that we are used to, their food is different but they have preserved their cultural heritage very well, so much that their way of life attracts lots of Chinese and foreign tourists. I think it is amazing that we can all be in China but still have groups of people who haven't gone mainstream; they still have their unique traditions that people travel many miles to go see.

Which destination is most underrated? Conversely, which is most overrated?

When I first joined Go Abroad China, our main cities of operations were Beijing and Shanghai. Having branched out to southern China, Chengdu city in Sichuan Province is actually becoming quite popular, this is a great thing because people can still have great experiences even if they are not in Beijing or Shanghai. Chengdu seems to be getting some spotlight now especially from foreigners who are looking for language learning and work opportunities. Many firms are also relocating there because the average cost of living and production is still quite low, meaning better profits compared to if they were located in Shanghai.

How have you changed/grown since working for your current company?

Yes, I think the top thing I still continue to learn even today is maintaining good working relationships with our partner companies. In our go abroad and education sector, we have collaborations with many different companies inside China, and schools too. I feel like my people skills are always being put to the test because part of my job duties involves communicating directly with them. And during the busiest months when we have many clients, our communication is even more frequent. So keeping a good connection and relationship with such companies is the most important thing that I have learned and have to keep doing.

What unique qualities does your company possess?

I have seen that a large portion of our clients are usually happy with how we arrange placements for them, it makes me feel proud of our company's service delivery department, their job is very important as our company is judged based on that. With the company doing well, we are able to help even the clients/applicants who have a limited budget to customize our services so that at least we can reach a satisfactory agreement. For a few lucky ones, they might even get a partial scholarship if they prove that they are hard-workers and fit the requirements.

What is the best story you've heard from a return student?

We had a young student from Australia who joined the language program in Beijing, when her program came to an end, like many others she was saying how much she would miss Beijing and that she would come back. At the time, of course, I thought it was a polite conversation, but a year later I was surprised when she called us back as said this time she wants to do an internship! I thought it was special because due to the expenses of traveling to China, it takes a lot of time to save up and have a new budget to travel again. Our management over here was so impressed that she got herself a sweet discount, she is now considered a friend here at our GAC offices!

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