Business Internships in Asia
A business internship abroad in Asia is a wonderful way to acquire professional skills and hands-on experience in the business world while getting invaluable work experience abroad. For individuals on a gap year, studying business at university, or wanting a career break that will broaden their horizons, a Projects Abroad business internship in Asia offers a unique cross-cultural exchange that will enhance your résumé and increase your prospects within the highly competitive business sector. Whether you are interested in working at large or small companies, a variety of opportunities in a wide-range of locations are available in China, Mongolia, and Sri Lanka.
Working as a Business Intern in Asia– What Can I Expect?
As a business intern in Asia, you will play a key role in the daily work of your placement company. From consulting clients at a rapidly growing finance company in Shanghai, China to working within the new tourism sector of Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, internships offer the opportunity to put together a unique portfolio of work. You will be involved with the day-to-day activities of the office such as contacting clients, working with business support teams, researching for current or future projects, putting together portfolios, attending meetings or working on set briefs. Interns are usually required to work and average of 35 hours per week, and can anticipate a wide range of tasks and responsibilities throughout their internship. While knowledge of the native language in the country where you are interning is not necessary, business interns will be expected to be proficient in both verbal and written English.
Your input at Asian businesses will be greatly encouraged and appreciated. Take the opportunity to make your own recommendations, or explain practices back home. Your adaptability and willingness to learn will be appreciated by your colleagues, enabling you to truly engage yourself as an active member of the team.