Beijing is the political capital of China but also hosts the headquarters of many significant domestic and international companies. The communications and transport equipment industries are two of the top sectors in Beijing but you will find a wide variety of companies in all industries here in Beijing to do your internship. In your free time, there is much to see around the city. Whether it be the Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, Summer Palace, Temple of Heaven, the Great Wall or other lesser-known gems, your days will be full of exploring and enjoying busy Beijing. Read below to learn how to navigate around this infamous city and what to see.

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Three short-haul trips from Beijing

tianjin Although Beijing is plenty big and steeped in culture and history to keep the most avid explorer busy for months, short-haul trips outside the capital beckon. You’ve been conquering your Beijing internship and learning more than you can say: It’s time to give yourself a weekend break, even if only for a day or two. Traveling outside Beijing is an opportunity to expand your horizons and see more of China. Not to mention the great conversation starters you’ll have with your colleagues when you return to work. Putting in some travel time is a great way to get more out of your internship program in China. Below are three suggestions by Get in2 China. TIANJIN Don’t think for a moment Tianjin (Tiānjīn, 天津) – located 120 kilometers southwest of Beijing – lives in the capital’s shadow. Tianjin has a distinct feel and identity and is worthy of a day trip or two...
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Beijing - Live Active!

So, you have finally decided to come to Beijing for an internship? Great decision. First, because an internship in one of the world’s most vibrant cities will be a great contribution to your future. Second, because Beijing is the city to be if you are a young, energetic, open-minded and adventurous person. Beijing has been China’s capital city for nearly 600 years. At present, with a population of roughly 20 million people, it is one of the fastest-growing, and most densely populated cities in the world. In addition, since China began opening its doors to the outside world, Beijing has turned into an international hub and popular tourist destination. At the same time, China's continuous economic growth has had a significant influence on the development of the city's infrastructure and overall standard of living. Presently, China's capital is a very comfortable city to live in. Though only a small percentage of...
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Life in Beijing: 5 Must-Visit Restaurants For New Interns

As soon as new interns arrive in Beijing, they are itching to get a taste of what the city is all about.  One of the best ways to gain an understanding of local culture is to sample the wide variety of cuisine available in China's capital city. After getting interns sorted out at our internship orientation, one of the most common questions our new arrivals have is, "where should we eat?" In response, we have decided to compile this list of 5 Must-Visit Beijing Restaurants For New Interns. 1.) Da Dong Roast Duck Restaurant All Beijingers know that there is no meal in the city that screams "BEIJING" more than Beijing duck.  The city is flush with award-winning duck joints. Deciding which restaurant serves the "Ultimate Beijing Duck" is largely a matter of personal preference.  Some poultry purveyors prefer the layers of juicy fat found underneath the golden brown skin of Quan...
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Haidilao is the best! I could eat there every week.
Tuesday, 12 May 2015 17:24
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