If you are considering working overseas, you shouldn’t look further than China. The country is a global and economic powerhouse, with opportunities found in every nook and cranny of the country. You can bet your bottom dollar that you will experience high octane adventures in every way during your internship in China. To be more specific, here are 5 reasons why having an internship in China is worth the experience!
- Global powerhouse
All the companies in the world, in one way or another, maintain interaction with China and why wouldn’t they? After all, China is the second largest economy in the world! Interning in China will undoubtedly play well on your CV, giving you a competitive edge in the job market. There are several internship programs such as CRCC Asia´s China Internship Program that play an instrumental role in developing student´s work experience by providing unmatched career growth opportunities.
- China is one of the safest countries in the world
You should already be aware that China has an unforgiving judicial system. The law enforcers track down every suspect as if they were the most dangerous terrorists in the world. Therefore, there aren´t a lot of crimes committed in this country. With CCTV cameras ubiquitous all over the country, you can bet your bottom dollar that China provides a safe working environment! Safety is definitely not a factor you should worry about when you are in China.
- Traveling to new places and experiencing new cultures
You will be introduced to a new culture upon your arrival in China, something that you are not accustomed to in the Western parts of the world. In addition to that, you will also get the opportunity to visit several attractions such as the Great Wall of China, Mount Tai and Terracotta Warriors etc. There isn’t a dearth of historic museums in the country too; hence, if you want to learn about the history of the country, you can consider visiting these museums. There is something for everyone to do and see in the country; we can assure you that you will never be bored.
- Learn Mandarin
Since mandarin is widely spoken by the masses in China, you will be forced into learning the language to interact with the public. Are there any drawbacks to learning a new language, especially when language skills are so sought after in the job market? And, is there a better way to practice Mandarin than in the host country itself?
- State-of-the-art infrastructures and low cost of living
What can you expect from the second largest economy in the world? The infrastructure in the country is simply exceptional! What about transportation in the country? Well, the country boasts of easily accessible high-speed trains, state of the art subway systems and modern airports. Since most of these infrastructures are provided and funded by the government, traveling around in China is dirt cheap. In addition to that, the food in the country is also relatively cheap. You will be able to afford a plate of Ravioli for as little as 2 Euros! Plus, we can’t stop waxing lyrical about Chinese food; that food is simply mouthwatering!