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Vaccines For Vietnam – What You Need To Know

While reading this, you are probably getting ready for your internship in Vietnam and checking everything off on your to-do list. Aside from all the usual important stuff you need for going abroad- your passport, visa, medicine, and clothes, you need to think about what vaccines you might need for Vietnam. This blog is here to save you time and will be a helpful guide for you to get over this last step.

Vaccine - Get ready !
Vaccine – Get ready !

This is something you need to consider before starting your adventure in Vietnam, and while vaccines aren’t necessary, you definitely need to speak to your doctor to see what they recommend!

It is recommended that you speak to your General Practitioner at least 6 to 8 weeks before your scheduled flight to discuss any health risks or vaccinations.

It is not necessary to be vaccinated before your arrival in Vietnam, however there are some recommended vaccinations for your stay in Vietnam: Hepatitis A and B, Typhoid, Tetanus-Diphtheria and Measles if you do not already have them.

The boy who receives vaccination
A boy receiving vaccination

 

Ask Yourself

  • What’s the risk of me contracting a vaccine-preventable disease?
  • How long am I going for?
  • What will I be doing?
  • Can I be protected without a vaccine?

What Countries Say

For more information about vaccines, please check the CDC’s website or read some more information here about traveling safely to Vietnam !

Our team is looking forward to meeting you soon in Ho Chi Minh City!

Before your stay, Learn about China, Travel

Vaccines for China: What You Need to Know

So you’re getting ready for your internship in China, and checking everything off on your to-do list. Aside from all the usual important stuff you need for going abroad- your passport, visa, medicine, clothes… you need to think about what vaccines you might need for China.
This is something you need to consider before starting your adventure in China, and while vaccines aren’t necessary, you definitely need to speak to your doctor to see what they recommend.

A list of travel vaccinations

It is recommended that you speak to your General Practitioner at least 6 to 8 weeks before your scheduled flight to discuss any health risks or vaccinations.

It is not necessary to be vaccinated before your arrival in China, however there are some recommended vaccinations for your stay in China: Hepatitis A and B, Typhoid, Tetanus-Diphtheria and Measles if you do not already have them.

Vaccines for travelling on top of a world map

Ask Yourself

  • What’s the risk of me contracting a vaccine- preventable disease?
  • How long am I going for?
  • What will I be doing?
  • Can I be protected without a vaccine?

What Countries Say

For more information about vaccines, please check the CDC’s website, or read some information here about travelling safely and healthily in China.

We’re looking forward to welcoming you to China soon!

Zhuhai's July trip tp Hezhou

 

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Canada is in the building – New IC Intern in Qingdao

Hello readers,If you follow the IC blog, you probably already guessed that I am a new intern at InternChina-Qingdao office. My name is Lindzey and I come from Montréal, a wonderful and multicultural city in the province of Québec, Canada.

InternChina - Lindzey, new at IC
InternChina – Lindzey, new at IC

I attend the Université de Montréal, the second largest university in Canada and one of the top universities in the French-speaking world. I’m currently pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in International Studies specializing in Political Science.

InternChina - Montreal, Canada
InternChina – Montreal, Canada

Why China…
My curiosity for China took root in the fact that it is predicted to become the world’s largest economy in the next few years, surpassing the longstanding United States. Learning about the Chinese culture first hand, as well as the Chinese way of doing business, is therefore very important to me because this new world order will definitely reshape the way people do politics. Coming to China to do an internship seemed like a great opportunity to meet new people from all over the world, gain working experience as well as soak up everything that Qingdao has to offer!

InternChina - Economic change
InternChina – Economic change

… And why an internship with IC?
While strolling the corridors of my faculty department, I was lucky to one-day stumble across an InternChina leaflet on a job board. After visiting their website and reading some of the other interns blogs, I decided that Qingdao best suited me. With its seemingly beautiful beaches, clean air, old town and spicy cuisine I decided to apply! A few months later, here I am writing my first blog surrounded by a great team, in a fantastic location and eager to begin my three-month internship in Marketing and Admin.

Upon arrival at the Qingdao airport, my flatmate Hyacinth, who is also an intern at IC, was waiting for me with a sign …like in the movies! Thanks to her, I was able to take a taxi and head straight to our flat and settle in. I must say that I was pleasantly surprised by the spaciousness of the apartment, as well as the overall décor. The following day, we took a bus to the downtown area and had a lovely walk near Marina City and the well-known May Fourth Square. It’s so beautiful! With many people just relaxing nearby in the sun, having fun flying a kite or visiting the Olympic sailing center, Qingdao gives a great first impression!

InternChina - View from office
InternChina – View from office

With this being my first ever trip to Asia and the longest amount of time spent abroad, I am very fortunate to be surrounded by so many great people and able to discover more and more each day what this great coastal city has to offer. I’m looking forward to sharing my experiences in future blogs.

If you would also like to discover China and gain some work experience, apply now to come and join us! Internship opportunities are available in Qingdao, Chengdu and Zhuhai.

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A Canadian in Zhuhai!

An introduction is in order: my name is Dina, and I come from beautiful Canada. I lived there with my two sisters and three stepsiblings for the first eleven years of my life, after which my parents opted to sell our house and everything we owned, pulled us out of school and moved us onto a boat in the Caribbean where we lived for the duration of two years. Although the experience was a little traumatic for the young eleven year old girl I was, those two years were definitely the building blocks of my now love and obsession of travelling.

InternChina – Dina

We started at the top of the Caribbean and worked our way down, island by island, until we found ourselves in the jungles of Venezuela. We lived there for almost a year, and from there sailed back up the Caribbean islands. I guess my parents decided a new adventure was in order, because suddenly I found myself flying off to the strange and cold land of Denmark, which would be the place I would call home for the next 7 years.

 

The Danes love to drink, so all we pretty much do back home is party, but I’m happiest when I’m on a beach somewhere with a good book. The hotter the weather, the better. I’m really laid back and like to go with the flow, usually my friends and I just hang out, watch movies or go out to get something to eat. I usually travel a lot during my school vacations; I like to get away as often as I can. I have a lot of family in Egypt that I visit yearly, as well as a house in Florida, and then I try to convince my friends to road-trip around Europe with me whenever I can.

InternChina – Travel in Asia

In Denmark I am currently doing a double BA in International Communication and Multimedia – a programme I now wish I had done more research on before I enrolled, as I love the Communications, but what I thought would be an exciting Media degree in Web Design, Graphics and Advertising soon became a realization that I would spend the next four years sorely coding and programming. The amazing thing about my programme is that come fourth semester, all students must complete an internship abroad or study abroad to pass the semester. The school offered to help us get into other European schools, of which I was accepted into the university of Milan on a Communications scholarship, but soon after realized that what they were giving us was an amazing opportunity to go abroad, try something new and crazy, and get real life experience. So I did just that – I ditched the semester in Italy and applied for an internship in the farthest away, most exotic and culturally enriching country I could think of: China.

 

After a gruelling 25 hours of traveling from Copenhagen to Zurich to Hong Kong, I finally arrived in beautiful Zhuhai. The first thing that hit me was the incredible heat and humidity – having straightened my hair before I left Denmark I could suddenly feel my natural curls spring back to life with that first step off the boat. As I’ve only been in China for about a day and a half, I haven’t seen much, but what I have seen thus far is a beautiful and clean city, with extremely friendly people and exciting things all around. My first day was amazing, the weather was beautiful, blue sky, sun shining, and I got to meet the Zhuhai team and was taken out for a fantastic welcome lunch at a local restaurant just down the street from the office. I was able to go home after lunch and have the rest of the day off, to which I had planned to walk around and get my bearings, however having slept for two hours the night before I went up to the apartment to leave my laptop and instead fell asleep almost instantly. From then I had the pleasure of going to dinner with ten other interns and was able to enjoy my first dinner in China with a room full of enthusiastic and interesting interns with similar life experiences. Although I’ve regularly been to other third world countries before and consider myself a seasoned traveler with all the little tricks, I still have so many things to learn here in China; how to use chopsticks without feeling like a fool, for example. I’m really excited for my future adventure in China.

by Dina

 

 

Meet Dina in Zhuhai and share your travelling experiences with her! Send us an email or apply directly through our website! We hope to see you soon!

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