Shanghai, China

East meets West with awe-inspiring results! Shanghai is a city that’s expanding at warp speed; there is perpetually something new to discover. Take in traditional Chinese culture all the while experiencing the contrast between modern and ancient China. Not only is Shanghai a major financial center, it is also a cultural hub boasting several museums and a dynamic art scene, including film and fashion.

Given China’s immense geographical area, there are cities, historical sites, and places all over the country to traverse. Further afield the Terracotta Warriors in Xian, the Potala Palace in Tibet and of course the Great Wall in Beijing await!

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Connect-123 gave me the opportunity to work in a Mandarin-speaking environment which was one of the most valuable experiences I have ever had in my life. Not only that, Connect-123 helped me to grow accustomed to the culture Shanghai as well as bring me closer...

Health Care Intern, Hunter College

I had a fantastic opportunity to intern with a Sustainability firm in Shanghai for three months. It was a great experience for me in terms of the knowledge and professional skills I obtained, people I met and new environment I discovered. I am sure this intern...

Business Intern, Moscow State University

My internship at Shanghai was undoubtedly one of the most rewarding experiences I've had in my life. Firstly, a big thank you to Connect-123 for speedily setting everything up and allowing me to not have to worry about anything. At my request, Connect-123 arra...

Health Care Intern, University of Texas at Austin

Whether it was the people, the place, or the food my time in Shanghai was nothing short of enchanting and exciting. No matter the time, place, or day I knew that I could always do something new. Shanghai for me was an indescribable experience that mesmerized m...

Law Intern, Rhodes College

I’ve only lived in two cities my entire 20 years of life, both with populations around 600,000. I’ve only lived in one country where the majority of people look like me. Shanghai, with a reported population in 2014 of around 24 million and a majority of ob...

Business Intern, Rhodes College

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