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Internship Testimonial: Anastasiya Kaurdakova

AnaPotential interns from around the world use Gi2C's services to land a wide variety of internships. Anastasiya Kaurdakova from Russia has recently arrived in Shanghai and before arriving she was hoping to "get more valuable experience and gain skills in the PR sphere" by working with a company called Aquatech. She was happy to be doing her internship in Shanghai because it is a "multinational city" with a great deal to offer. She chose China for several reasons. "In terms of employment, China is considered to be the best place for job opportunities." Anastasiya was also looking forward to meeting new people and understanding what it was like to work and live in China as well as experience a whole new culture and way of thinking. Anastasiya received her BA degree in Public Relations from a school in London and her internship tasks will be dealing with media coverage and event...
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08
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Day Trips from Shanghai: Suzhou and Zhouzhuang

China is big. Huge. There's lots to see, and as an intern in China, you won’t see it all. But at Getin2China, we encourage you to at least try. Traveling around China is easier than ever before, and transportation is rapidly improving, making it faster and more convenient for tourists to bob around. As a transport hub in China, Shanghai is an excellent base for day trips or other short hauls (and so is Beijing - check out a previous post about short haul trips from Beijing here). We take a look at two can't-miss destinations during your time in Shanghai: Suzhou and Zhouzhuang. Suzhou Contrary to an image of China as one of environmental degradation and cities of concrete and steel, Suzhou, directly west of Shanghai in neighboring Jiangsu Province, offers something vastly different. Known as the 'Venice of the East' for its abundance of canals, Suzhou offers up plenty of gardens...
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DEC
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Local China News Sites

getin2china3dlogo_LASTONEAt Gi2C, we want you to get the most out of your internship and stay in the Middle Kingdom. We encourage you to learn the language - even if only the basics – through our Mandarin Chinese program, and we arrange a number of social, cultural and business events to help build upon your experience and strengthen your ties to China. Knowledge is power. And the more you know about China, the better. Below, we've listed some of the top English-language local news media covering China. Many of these sites also have French, Spanish, Russian and other language sections. Regardless of your opinion of Chinese state-run media, local news sources are an excellent way to understand China from a Chinese perspective. Chinese people follow news in their country closely, and you'll certainly impress your colleagues if you can site some of the major news stories coming out of Beijing, Shanghai and...
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06
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Life in Shanghai: A 10-Minute History [Video]


While combing through YouTube's densely populated content listings, I came across this awesome little video about one of the world's great cities - Shanghai, China. The video is jam-packed full of interesting information regarding all things Shanghai. Take 10 minutes out of your day and become a Shanghai expert! Enjoy. Get in2 China YouTube Channel
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