My Abroad Experience: What It's Like to Intern and Learn in Shanghai

Jul 25, 2018 10:30:00 AM / by Zachery Burnham

Zachery Burnham

Zachery Burnham is an official CAPA vlogger for summer 2018, sharing his story in weekly posts on CAPA World. A Finance major at  Champlain College, he is studying abroad in Shanghai this semester.

In this week's post, Zachery shares his experience so far on what it's like to intern in Shanghai, understand the work culture, and adapt to the people and environment around you.


Thanks, Zachery!

Zachery's journey continues so stay tuned.

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Posted in: Shanghai, China, Internships Abroad, Internships in Shanghai

10 Career Paths for Shanghai Study Abroad Alumni

Nov 10, 2015 1:30:00 PM / by Stephanie Sadler

International study is a great way to show potential employers that you are willing to work outside of your comfort zone and are able to cooperate with people from diverse backgrounds. But as the number of American students who study abroad increases, you may be looking for a way to stand out from the crowd. If you are thinking about entering one of these fields after graduation, China is the destination for you!

1. EDUCATION. Whether you plan on teaching or working in leadership and administration, studying in the world’s largest country is sure to give you a new perspective on education. Shanghai’s school system has been ranked number one in the world; not only is that an incredible achievement, but don’t forget that all of Shanghai’s development has happened in just the past couple of decades. American schools are looking toward Asia for models of educational excellence. As American classrooms become more diverse, schools are looking for teachers and administrators who have international experience; Shanghai is an international megacity that will expose you to global perspectives like nowhere else. 

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