Five Must-knows for a Successful Internship in China

Written by  April 2, 2014

Go Abroad China shares its best tips to help you make the most of your Chinese Internship

1. Attitude is key
Employers look for new hires that add to the workplace and positively influence others. Even the best jobs will have boring parts but it's your positive attitude that will set you apart.

2. Flexibility & adaptability
Employers look for flexibility and adaptability in their new hires so you can bet their looking for these traits in their potential interns.

3. Be Proactive
Your active, can-do approach will separate you from the pack. Employers value interns who are self-starters that get in there and actively engage in their work.

4. Ask questions
If you don't know - ask! Asking questions shows that you care about what you're doing and that you want to learn to do it better.

5. Be realistic
Think carefully about your expectations before you begin your internship and make sure they are in keeping with the position. In time, you will, no doubt, make a fantastic manager or Chief Executive, but to get there you must start with a first simple step.

Go Abroad China arranges paid internships with Fortune 500 companies in Beijing and Shanghai. Visit the Go Abroad China website to learn more and to apply.

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