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InternChina – Charity Event

As I was a member of the CPAZ since 2007, CPAZ is a NGO, this NGO started eight years ago in Zhuhai and was officially registered in 2010. The organization is a social, non-profit group organization which provides public welfare and charity services for the public and social development through Education. It was formed and run voluntarily by people from all walks of life who care for, love and support the charity and humanitarian aid. Mission: the organization devotes itself to the development of charity and public welfare in Zhuhai City, and also organizes and establishes an optimistic public welfare team to work on these projects. This is done through carrying out humanitarian activities such as promoting Education and providing the necessary logistics or finance so as to assure that all have access to Education. This is possible through organized events, projects and programs directed to assist socially vulnerable groups.
As I am one of the longest volunteers and organizer there, I am used to going to charity events all the time, such as going to visit schools, visit families, charity sales etc.

The 7th art auction took place on Saturday, December 7. The auction included donations of artworks which consisted of calligraphy, paintings, selected teapots, jade elements and other mechanical pieces of art. All proceeds raised will be donated to of Dr. Cui Zimo’s charity project, “The Blue Angel Education foundation”. I went there to volunteer for the whole afternoon, we raised 235,400 RMB from the Auction which is great as this will be used to help lots of kids’ education.

InternChina - At the Charity Event
InternChina – At the Charity Event

In September, InternChina had the Come Together charity event. As I was very familiar with this NGO, we decided to corporate with CPAZ to give out the money to the kids’ education. This year Come Together team won one of the best partners in 2013. We were invited by CPAZ for the 3rd annual dinner on Sunday, December 8th, it was a great chance to meet many nice people. They also had an auction during the dinner, the best part was the auction of a second hand bike, the first person paid 5000 RMB, but he donated it to the auction again, someone then paid 6000 RMB to get it and then donated it again and again, in the end the bike got almost 30,000 RMB donation. All the money will go to help a family, this family has 2 Haemophilia children and the dad had passed away 5 years ago. During the dinner, we got almost 60,000 RMB donation in total.

InternChina - Phil with the leader of CPAZ receiving "the best partner" award
InternChina – Phil with the leader of CPAZ receiving “the best partner” award
internchina charity donation
InternChina – My great friend Joe donated 3,000 RMB for the kids

I also got “ the best volunteer in 2013” award that night, I will try my best to do more volunteer work when I have time as it brings me lots of happiness when doing it , and it’s my honor to help people within my ability.

If you want to take part in some volunteering with the InternChina’s staff, don’t hesitate to apply now! 

 

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InternChina Come Together 2013 – Charity event in Zhuhai!

 
Come together

cpaz.org.cn

 

On the 16th of October 2013, the Come Together 2013 Organisers and CPAZ (Charity) went to visit the town of PingSha (平沙镇) and handed out the money and Goodie Bags over to the student representatives and head teachers of 8 schools from the Zhuhai area, which covers the educational fees of 141 students.
2013年10月16日, Come Together慈善派对2013的主办方珠海爱心会去了平沙镇把筹集到的善款和爱心包交给了8所学校的学生代表和校长,这支付了141名学生的教育费用。

Contents:

  1. Thank you and Closing notes from the Come Together 2013 Organisers
  2. Timeline
  3. Links to published media
  4. What’s next? How can YOU help? Email: info@internchina.comjj@deltabridges.com

目录:

  1.  -主办方致谢词和2013 Come Together 慈善派对事记
  2.  -时间表
  3.  -媒体报道链接
  4.  -下一年,你能为这个活动做些什么?Email: info@internchina.comjj@deltabridges.com

 

This event has only been possible because of the incredible generosity from our Sponsors, Organisers, Volunteers, Partners and last but not least the Awesome Bands; which all Came Together to make such an event possible, rock the house and raise funds to help the underprivileged children of Zhuhai. Thank you so much!!
今年活动的成功归功于我们可爱的赞助商,组织者,志愿者,合作伙伴和乐队,他们的热情慷慨让活动走向了成功。卖力演出,筹集善款,以帮助解决来珠海弱势外来务工人员子女的教育问题。 再次感谢你们!

This is not a one-time event. We have now successfully organized a Come Together 2012 and 2013 and we look forwards to COME TOGETHER 2014.
这不仅仅是一场慈善活动,去年和今年我们成功的举办了两场国际慈善派对。我们期待2014年的!

We have succeeded in creating a fully transparent (thanks to Chief Accountant Mark Clayton from China 2 West) Charity event for the foreigners and Chinese of Zhuhai . Enabling us to give back to our local community in cooperation with the Zhuhai people, a licensed Charity (CPAZ), the support of the Chinese government, our local schools and communities.
我们已经成功地为珠海人的中外友人创建了一个完全公开透明的慈善派对,这要感谢活动的总会计师,来自China2West的Mark Clayton。以此更好的回馈给我们的地方社区,珠海友人,爱心会,还有政府,学校和合作商的支持。

 

We are extremely proud and again A big THANK YOU to everybody for Coming Together and helping our local community at the Come Together 2013 charity event held on Sunday 8th September 2013.
此次活动的举办是令人自豪的。再次感谢为了帮助本土弱势群体参与我们2013年9月8日活动的朋友们。

 

 

The Representatives from Come Together 2013:

InternChina, Deltabridges , China2West, CPAZ, ODM and  MindSparkz

2013 Come Together慈善派对的代表们

InternChina, 珠三角纵横 , China2Wes,t爱心会, ODMMindSpark

 

www.InternChina.com: Philippe Touzin, Sunny Sui, Jack Everett, Pia Faulhaber, Monika Wilamowski

www.DeltaBridges.com: Jean-Jacques Verdun, Kelly陈枚. 珠三角纵横

www.China2West.com: Mark Clayton

www.Cpaz.org.cn: Chen Ying (陈鹰) and Volunteers

www.TheOdmGroup.com: Joseph Fry

wwwMindSparkz.com: Luke Niederhofer 

 

 

Timeline of the day

活动时间表

Depart CPAZ office at 8:00am withOrganisers, CPAZ and volunteer cars. We brought with us the money and also the “love bags”.

8:00从爱心会办公室出发,主办方和爱心会带着筹集到的善款和爱心包前往平沙镇小学。

Pingsha Town

CPAZ Office

CPAZ(珠海市爱心促进会) Office in Zhuhai, address: 珠海市拱北水湾路223号

9:30: Arrived at CPAZ PingSha office- the PICC building
9:30分, 到达爱心会平沙办公室,PICC大厦

Group Photo

 

 

9:40; Presentation and speeches
Speeches were made thanking CPAZ and ComeTogether2013 for having organized such an event and providing financial support to the underprivileged Children and Families.
Speeches were made thanking the Children and Teachers for having come and asking them to study hard!
9:40;演示和演讲
感谢爱心会和ComeTogether2013举办这样好的活动,为弱势儿童和家庭提供财政支持。
感谢孩子和老师们的参与,希望学生们能专注于好好学习!

Vice-general manager of Zhuhai
From left to right : Mr He(PICC vice-general manager of Zhuhai, Mr Chen(Secretary of Youth League Committee of Pingsha), Mr Li (party committee members of Pingsha town), Mr Philippe Touzin (Come Together organizer and InternChina) and Mr Chen Ying 陈鹰 (Founder of CPAZ).

9:50; official opening of CPAZ office ceremony
9:50;爱心会办事处开幕仪式

CPAZ opened their first satellite office in PingSha town to help the local community, the event correlated nicely with the Come Together donations to give a good head start to the humanitarian undertakings
爱心会在平沙镇开设了他们的第一间办公室,以帮助当地社区有需要的群体。刚好Come Together活动的善款筹集为他们打响了头炮。

Group Photo2
From left to right: Mr Xie(PICC Manager for Jinwan district), Mr Philippe Touzin (Come Together organizer and InternChina), Mr ChenYing (陈鹰) (Founder of CPAZ), MR Li (party committee members of Pingsha town), Mr He (PICC vice-general manager of Zhuhai, Mr Chen(Secretary of Youth League Committee of PingSha.
左一、人保财险金湾支公司经理谢团, 左二、InternChina代表和COME TOGHTER 组织者代表Philippe Touzin, 左三、珠海市爱心促进会会长陈鹰,左四、平沙镇党委委员李享贤’ 左五、人保财险何雄副总经理,  左六、平沙团委书记陈少辉委员

Ms Li

Ms Li , One of the PingSha town schools (平沙实验小学) Teachers-giving a Thank you speech
李老师做感谢讲话,平沙实验小学教师

10:00, Come together 2013 representatives present the CT2013 event and amount raised for Tuition, Food, Transport and Love Bags for 141 students
10:00 Come Together 活动代表介绍了CT 2013活动和目前筹集到的金额将用于114位学生的学费,餐费,交通费和“爱心包”。

Philippe Touzin

Mr Philippe Touzin – Come Together organizer and InternChina
菲力浦-Come Together慈善活动组织者之一,来自InternChina

10:10; Ceremony of handing out the money and Love bags: to students and head teachers representing 8 schools in the local area.

A handful of student per school attended with their head teachers to receive the envelopes and bags for themselves and the other underprivileged students in their schools. These envelopes and bags will be handed out to the students on our list. The head teachers we met will all personally go to the families of the children to hand out the money and take the signatures as proof of receipt which will be available in the InternChina office for any who wish to see (this will take about 1-2 weeks to collect from the 16th of October onwards)

10:10: 典礼上移交了善款和爱心包给在当地8所学校的学生和班主任。

每所学校中的学生代表在他们的班主任和校长的陪同下,为自己和同学校的其他弱势学生领到的装有善款的信封和“爱心包”。这些信封袋和“爱心包”将通过学生代表交给我们名单上的学生。校长和班主任将上访受帮助学生的家庭,将善款交到学生家长手中,并在收据证明上签名,这将是任何人所希望看到的。(从10月16日起,大约需要1-2周来收集签名)

Group Photo3

 

!!!Come Together representatives handed CPAZ a BIG Cheque for 87768.7.-RMB!!! Come together 2013 活动代表爱心会移交了价值人民币87768.7元的支票。

From right to left: CPAZ volunteer, Ms Pia Faulhaber( InternChina), Monika Wilamowsky (InternChina), Ms Sunny Sui (InternChina), Mr Chen Ying 陈鹰 (founder of CPAZ), Mr Philippe Touzin (Come Together organizer and InternChina), Mr Joseph Fry ( The ODM Group representative) and Mr Luke Niederhofer ( The MindSparkz representative)

Love Bags

Handing out of Love Bags. Contents: school Bag, new uniform, pens, educational material and a Globe
分发爱心书包。包括:书包、新校服、笔、学习材料和一个地球仪

student representatives
The student representatives from 8 schools in the PingSha town area
这些学生代表平沙镇的8所小学

handling out of envelope containing

Handing out of envelope containing 550.-RMB: covers the cost of Tuition, Transport to school and food fees. The envelopes were then handed to the Head Teacher representatives so they could distribute it to the Parents and receives signatures as receipt.
分发爱心信封内有550元人民币。用来支付学杂费、交通费和餐费。信封发给各个校长,由他们转交费学生家长,家长收到后签字。

10:20; Photography session
10:20 合影留念

Everyone Come Together!

Group Photo4

Student representatives, head teachers, CPAZ, Come Together Organisers, P.R.C PingSha government officials, PICC managers
学生代表、校长、珠海市爱心促进会、Come Together慈善活动组织者、平沙镇政府代表、中国人民财产保险公司经理

10:30; Play games and mingle with students, teachers and gvt representatives. Transferring all the bags to cars for delivery to schools.
10:30 学生,老师,政府人员与活动代表玩游戏。将所有爱心包送往学校。

IC Interns

Sunny Sui, Monika Wilamowski and PiaFaulhaber

InternChina - Come together 2013
InternChina – Come together 2013

 Joseph Fry and Luke Niederhofer

InternChina - Come together 2013 - Kids opening their Love Bags
InternChina – Come together 2013 – Kids opening their Love Bags

Philippe Touzin2

Philippe Touzin

10:40: went to visit 平沙实验小学

IC Staff

From left to Right: Monika W., Pia F., Philippe T, Joseph F and Sunny S.

1st Year students

1st Year students doing Exercise
小学一年级学生上体育课

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Come Together Organisers and CPAZ chatting with students
Come Together 组织者、珠海市爱心促进会和学生们交流

11:10-12:10; went to visit 2 families (with their children) in 2 different villages who received aid through CT-2013

11:10-12:10: 跟随两位获得CT2013捐助的学生去他们家中探望。

– 1st Village: we met the Grandparents of Student He XiaoQing(何小琴). Her Mother passed away when she was 3 years old, her father ran away a couple of months later and she has since been cared for by her Grandparents.
– 第一条村子:我们遇见了学生何小琴的祖父母。获知在小琴她3岁的时候母亲就已经去世了,两三个月后她的父亲也离家出走,现在,她跟祖父母一起生活。

Grandfather

From Left to Right: Grandfather/Legal guardian of student, Mr Chen Ying 陈鹰(CPAZ), and student
从左到右:学生的爷爷/监护人、陈鹰(珠海市爱心促进会)、学生

2nd Village: three students lived in this house with their mother (the father ran away several years ago). The two brothers are sick with haemophilia(血友病) and need weekly medication. They were not in school that day due to having a fever. The mother was very kind and hospitable. We chatted and introduced to the children where were from. It was the first time they had met foreigners, not counting 5 nationalities! They were quite shy but very nice. The CPAZ volunteers decided to give a on the spot additional donation for this family, which led to emotions swelling high, and tears on both sides.
– 第二条村子:三位孩子和他们的母亲一起住(父亲几年前离家出走了)。其中两兄弟都患有血友病,需要每周用药。今天由于发烧所以没上学。母亲非常善良好客。我们给孩子们介绍我们来自哪里。这是他们第一次遇见外国人,还是来自5个不同国籍!他们很害羞,但非常友好。爱心会志愿者决定,当场为这个家庭给予额外的捐款,他们母亲当即流下了感激的泪水。

2nd Village

2nd Village
第二个村落

Group Photo

from Left to Right: 1stStudent, 2nd Student (brothers), Philippe T., CPAZ Volunteer, CPAZ volunteer, PiaF.
从左到右:学生、学生(兄弟)、菲力浦、珠海市爱心促进会志愿者、珠海市爱心促进会志愿者、Pia F.

 

12:30: Lunch in local restaurant with CT-2013, head teachers, gvt officials for Pingsha and PICC managers

12:30: CT-2013和校长,平沙政府人员代表和PICC经理在当地餐厅就餐

 

14:00: Event officially over and everyone returned home

14:00:活动正式结束了,返回珠海市区。

 

 

Remember to keep September 2014 free in your calendar for Come Together 2014!!!

请在您的日程上为20149Come Together慈善活动留下空位

 

 Links to published media

媒体报道链接:

 

-News Articles on Come Together 2013 – 16/10/2013

 

CPAZ websites:

爱心会网站:

 

DeltaBrides珠三角纵横 website for Come together 2013

 

 -InternChina

 

-Where to find pictures?

如何获取活动照片?

https://www.deltabridges.com/news/zhuhai-news/come-together-charity-2013-visiting-pingsha-town

 

 

What’s Next? How can YOU help?

下一届?能帮助些什么?

 

Email: info@internchina.com & jj@deltabridges.com

 

 

Come Together 2014 is currently in the process of being organized so that we can effectively lobby and secure bigger donations for next year’s event. But WE NEED YOUR HELP! How? Easy:

 

1)      Donations pledged to the Charity

2)      Prizes for the lucky draws

3)      Cash Sponsorships to cover the costs of the event (even though the actual costs are pretty low, it would be great if all could be covered so that all the profit from the drinks could directly go to the charity fund)

4)      Alcohol Sponsorships (to be sold during venue-to raise funds)

5)      Band to perform!

6)      Volunteers to help with the above and with the event itself.

 

 

2014年国际慈善派对目前正在计划筹备当中,为了在下一年的活动中能更有效的宣传和筹集到更多的善款,我们需要你的一臂之力,怎么帮?很容易:

1)承诺捐款

2)捐赠奖品用于抽奖环节

3)现金赞助活动经费(即使实际成本非常低,但如果可以覆盖所有酒水的费用,那更多售卖出的酒水利润可以直接捐至慈善基金)

4)酒水赞助

5)乐队演出!

6)志愿者帮忙上述或活动当天

 

Email: info@internchina.comjj@deltabridges.com

 

 

Remember to keep September 2014 free in your calendar for Come Together 2014!!!

请在您的日程上为20149Come Together慈善活动留下空位!

If you want to come join us and spread the love while also gaining valuable experience abroad, then apply now!

Cultural, InternChina News, Internship Experience, Zhuhai InternChina Events, Zhuhai Nightlife

The Zhuhai “Come Together” charity event

This past weekend, the InternChina Zhuhai office was main organizer of the “Come Together” charity event, which took place on September 8th from 3pm to 9pm at the Live bar. Everything at the event was completely donated: The owner of the Live bar didn´t charge any fee, the local bars took part and donated the beers and spirits, the restaurants donated raffle prizes.
One night before the event the Zhuhai Office went out to the clubs and bars in Zhuhai to promote this event! It was fun and a nice experience to see how different the reactions of Foreign and Chinese people are when you start talking about this kind of events.

On Sunday September 8th we had about 30 volunteers helping out with preparation before the event, selling beers and spirits, cleaning and collecting the donations. Chinese and Foreigners came together to work for a good thing. Four live bands: Tommy Chung, The Buhao Boys, Phil O´Flaherty and The High Rollers were playing during the event and ensured a great atmosphere.

InternChina-The-High-Rollers-performing-at-Come-Together-2013
InternChina- The High Rollers performing at Come Together 2013

In addition, there were raffle prizes including a night in a five star hotel in Zhuhai or a day in a hot spring. We also had a date night auction where the highest bidder won an evening of the volunteer auctionees time.

InternChina-One-of-the-lucky-prize-winners!
InternChina- One of the lucky prize winners!

The money for beers, spirits, raffle tickets and the money we raise with the auction went directly into donation boxes. In total we raised over 100,000 RMB. All the money is going to the organization “Cpaz”. With this amount of money “Cpaz” is able to support around 160 children without a Zhuhai “hukou” in education. It covers lunch,transportation, study material, school uniform and a school bag for one term. It was a day full of fun and positive energy because everyone knew we came together for the children!

InternChina-The-Zhuhai-office-celebrating-a-successful-Come-Together
InternChina- The Zhuhai office celebrating a successful Come Together 2013
Internship Experience

Why is Zhuhai a good place for an internship?

When people think about China, the first cities that usually come to mind are, of course, Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong. If you know a little bit more about the country, you might think of Tibet, Canton, or even Nanjing and Xi’an. But if you have a limited knowledge and experience of China, it’s very likely that you’ve never heard of a city called Zhuhai.

Zhuhai, in the Southeastern province of Guangdong (where Guangzhou, or Canton, is also located), has a population of 1.5 million people. By Chinese standards, this can be considered a small city. So, why would a Westerner want to do an internship in Zhuhai?

To borrow the popular saying… “location, location, location”. Zhuhai is primely located in an area called the Pearl River Delta which, in geographical terms, is the area surrounding the Pearl River estuary. In economic terms, this area comprises several hugely important cities such as Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Hong Kong, to name a few. This region is considered an emerging megacity and is one of the main hubs of economic growth in China. Meaning: there are thousands of thriving businesses in the area and the number will only keep growing.


In 1980, Zhuhai was named a Special Economic Zone, due largely to its strategic location. This status has meant that the Chinese government is spending a great deal of resources to make Zhuhai a modern and leading city in terms of business, science, education, tourism and transportation. The amount of investment and the convenience of travel (you can walk across the border to Macau, take a 1-hour ferry to Hong Kong or the high-speed train to Guangzhou) has turned Zhuhai into a hugely attractive place for foreign capital. So, if you are a Western intern, it will not be hard to find a company that has business ties to your region of the world.


Now, we all know that an internship abroad isn’t just about the work experience. It is also about the chance to live in a place different from your own, have exciting adventures and learn about a new and exotic culture. Zhuhai is also the perfect place for this. While it is rapidly developing, it is still one of the smaller cities in the area and has not been affected by pollution, heavy traffic or crime. Here, you can relax on the beach after a long day of work and eat delicious traditional Cantonese food. If you’re homesick and longing for a bit of Western culture, you can hop over to Macau or Hong Kong for a day or a weekend.


So, as you can see, Zhuhai is arguably THE place to be when it comes to choosing an internship in China. The cherry on the cake? The Intern China family, ready to support you every step of the way and help make Zhuhai your home away from home.

Looking for the ideal internship location? Take full advantage of all that Zhuhai has to offer! Apply now or send us an email for more information.

Languages, Qingdao Blogs

Interview with our Language School Teacher!

Last week I had an interview with our Language School Teacher! I was very curious and wanted to know how it is for a chinese person, to teach foreign students. Therefore, I conducted an interview with her and asked her different questions!

1. How long have you been teaching foreign students?

–       I am teaching foreign students since 2, 5 years, right after I graduated from university.

2. How is it to teach foreign students?

–       It´s a very interesting job. I like it and enjoy it very much! I teach the Chinese language and it is a pretty hard language to learn. But I also introduce the Chinese culture and the foreign students tell me a lot about their cultures. We exchange much information about typical habits and facts and this is very interesting! Sometimes, the students also teach me their own language, therefore I learned a little bit of German!

3. Did you or your perspective on teaching changed while doing your job?

–       Of course! I am a teacher and I pay more attention to teaching. In China, primary school students and middle school students work very hard and when they go to the university they have to learn more and study very much! But, I think in foreign countries the students pay more attention to their interest. When they go to the university they already decided what they would like to do and work harder and study much more for it. I think this is pretty cool and a very nice education system! I pay more attention to my younger students and their interests.

4. What makes them different from Chinese students?

–    Foreign students are more creative, than Chinese students! Like every time I work with the same book but they always have different questions! Younger students, which are 16 or 17 years old, are here to learn the language, because they are interested in it. This is kind of easier because it was their own decision to learn a new language! However, Chinese students study because they have to; in China we have to go to the university. The result is Chinese students are always pushed to learn and it is often not what they want.

5. Do you notice any differences in nationalities?

–       Yes there are some little differences, which I noticed during my teaching! I think the American people are more sociable and easygoing. In contrast, the German people are more serious; they are very focused on their work are very organised. The Chinese people, they are modest and more group oriented. Comparing the countries however only a few differences are recognizable and I love them all!

6. What are mistakes that always happen? Any special difficulties about Chinese language which are difficult to understand for foreigners?

–       I think the most difficult part for foreign students are the tones, we have for example “ma1, ma2, ma3, and ma4”, we have four different tones and this is the most difficult part to learn. We have also some phonetics and it’s hard for the students to learn, because a lot of chinese phonetics sound pretty similar and it´s not very easy for the students to distinguish between them. When you speak English your tongue is very flexible but when you speak Chinese you should keep your tongue stable. That’s the reason, why misunderstandings occur sometimes. When you use another tone it can easily mean another word and this leads to confusion.

7. What does it look like when foreigners write Chinese characters?

–       I think the writing of most students is pretty nice! For foreign students writing Chinese letters it is like drawing! It’s from the top to down and from left to right. We know which part is smaller and which part is the main part, but when foreign students write Chinese they just draw it like a picture, but a pretty nice picture!

8. Funny stories you encountered while teaching Chinese?

–       There are a lot of funny stories, because of mistakes that foreign students sometimes make. Like in Chinese if you want to say “I am hungry”  but you didn’t pronounced it clearly it can also mean “I am stupid”, mistakes like this are always very funny!

9. How long does it take until the students are able to speak and understand Chinese?

–       It depends on the student, but in general it takes 2 or 3 months until you learn a good amount of words. In the beginning you cannot even open your mouth. But, after finishing the second month you are able to understand and after half a year you are already able to speak a lot and converse happily during every day life.

If you would like to study chinese, you can apply now via email or directly on our website!

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How to finance your Internship

If you are a British student looking to come and undertake an internship placement in China then finding funding is not as easy as in some other countries. I have been looking into how best to go about it and have come up with a few possibilities:

1) Ask your university – Some universities will provide you with financial support for your internship placement. At universities where a work placement is compulsory, the university often pays the mediation fee for you. You won’t know if you don’t ask!

2) Scholarships – There are also a few travel scholarships around, again often related to universities. The best overview of such scholarships is available here: https://www.csc.edu.cn/laihua/scholarshipen.aspx. You may have to apply, expressing how your trip will be a benefit to your future studies (you will have a very strong application if it is to carry out a work experience placement in China!). Again, these are often advertised through university channels.

3) Confucious Scholarship – Although this is a scholarship to come and study in China, it is definitely worth a look if you are a student here! Main catch is you have to have done an HSK exam, so try and do one nice and early to give you time for your application.

4) Trust funds – Look online and in your local newspaper for funds to support young locals. Although quite hard to find, they can be great if you do apply to one for some money – could help you with part of the trip.

5) Get a job! With a couple of weeks of holiday work in England, you could happily live in China for months.

Remember, once you get out to China living costs are very low. Pints are 20p instead of £2, a big dinner out is £3, a taxi is £1, a bus is 10p. Set up costs may seem quite high, but once you are here you will get on fine with very little money!

If you are interested in coming to China and do an internship, then apply now via email info@internchina.com or through our website www.internchina.com.


by James