China Hotel Internship Visas

What is the right Visa for a Hotel internship in China? This is a question asked by Many applicants and we have decided to address it right here. In order to LEGALLY Intern in China, you need a Student Visa (X2 /X1 Visa Category)  The Chinese government is very serious about this and will deport offenders, fine and hand them a travel ban up to 5 years. We encourage you not to compromise on your Visa. Always insist on the right visa category. At CIP, we work with top Universities and Educational Centers to provide you with the right Visa and this reflects in our Package prices.

Paid Hotel Internships with The Best Brands

Enrich your CV with an internship with top hotels such as Crowne Plaza, Hilton Hotels, Marriot, Pullman etc Many of which are fortune 5oo.

China Internship Placements (CIP) has Placed over 2000 interns into Hospitality Internships with Five Star hotels and other companies in the travel and tourism industry. Hotel Interns should expect to be placed into huge companies such as Hilton, Pullman, Crowne Plaza, Marriot etc. Our Paid Hospitality Internships in China is a solid program that universities recommend to their students. We have favorable arrangements for placement to fit all budgets. As part of our Internship in China program, we place participants to pursue Tourism internship in China. The experience is combined language lessons and Business lectures. These Hospitality internships are paid, and participants get Meals, Salary, and Accommodation provided by the Hotel. The Hotel Internship in Beijing offers placement opportunities with Fortune 500 Brands such as Hilton Marriot and Golden Tulip.

In 2014, 3,837 million tourists trooped into China for tourism and the industry realized total revenue of about CNY3,250 billion. The industry is grown and well developed rising from labor intensive towards capital intensive such that, for a $1 spent on labor, $0.81 is spent on capital. Most renowned Foreign Enterprises continue to invade the industry, which has a considerable impact on the sector’s growth and development. This recent development has introduced efficiency as a necessity for survival. Brand and chain management concepts and high service standards recently characterize the hospitality and tourism industry. A Hotel Internship inShanghaia exposes interns to ever growing luxury and resort industry with numerous opportunities to learn and acquire skills.

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Paid Internships in Beijing and Shanghai

Get the best combination of components that maximize your resources and experience while on an internship in China. Its Internship and Career strategy on the same platform. Get ahead of your peers with our Mentoring and Coaching, and stay safe with our Insurance worth $100,000 health expenditure and emergency evacuation

Guaranteed China Internship your selected Sector
Personalized Career Coaching with Top Experts
Business Seminars, Networking & Social Events, Including Fun Trips to Historical Sites
Accommodation, Visa & Insurance
Chinese Language Lessons and CulturalImmersion
24/7 China Support, Orientation, Airport Pickup, dropoff. SIM, Transport Card & Phone

Hotel Internships in China: Overview

Assigned a Mentor and Coach at the beginning of the internship to guide them through our introductory training program

Exposed to operational and management meetings

Assigned an individual or group project to solve a real-life hotel challenge

From front desk to culinary department, you will get the Challenging roles to fit into

Hotel Internships may also serve as a point of entry into the Manager in Training program. The Manager in Training (MIT) program is designed to give participants the tools they need to accelerate their careers and succeed as future leaders. MITs are exposed to valuable management experiences, project work, mentorship and feedback throughout the program. Internships are offered at both the Hotel/Property level and with within our Corporate Offices. Please see below for more information.

Available Hospitality Internship Options

These positions are available and are issued out based on how early you apply.

Guest Relations Officer

Front Desk Assistant

Lobby Manager

Restaurant Supervisor

Hotel Assistant Manager

Hotel Assistant Marketing Manager

Human Resource Assistant – Hotels

Food and Beverage Supervising Assistant

General Management and Administration

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Paid Hospitality Internships

Our Hotel Internships are arranged with Very famous Hotel Brands that happen to be part of fortune 500 listings: Such as

Marriot Hotels and Resorts ( in our Hospitality and Hotel Internship in Beijing)
Pullman Hotel (in our Hospitality and HotelInternship in Beijing)
Holiday Inn Hotels and Resorts (in our Hospitality and Hotel Internship in Shanghai)
Hilton Hotels and Resort (in our Hospitality and Hotel Internship in Shanghai)
We also host our China hotel Internship in Cities such as Shenzhen, Guangzhou, and Qingdao
Functional Areas Interns may be assigned work in the following areas:

  • Management: General Management Trainee
  • Front Desk: Handling booking and Client Management
  • Operations – Food and Beverage, Rooms
  • Non-operations – Human Resources, Finance, Catering, Sales and Marketing
  • Specialized – Culinary, Spa, Golf
Preferred Qualifications
  • Major in Business or Hospitality (preferred)
  • GPA of 2.0 (or equivalent) or higher
  • Second-year university student or higher (Sophomore) or above 18 years
Duration 3, 6 or 12 months
Timeline Internships are available at various times throughout the year, depending on the location.
Eligibility  A strong proficiency in spoken and written English is essential.

International Hotel Internships In China

Enrich your CV with an internship with top hotels such as Crowne Plaza, Hilton Hotels, Marriot, Pullman etc Many of which are fortune 5oo.

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CIP’s Hospitality Internships in China is hosted in a variety of locations and cities across China.  Come study Chinese in some of the most culturally aware cities in China, combine fun and experience.

Study in Beijing

Hotel Internship Beijing

Our International Hospitality internship in China is hosted in beautiful cities such as Beijing. We give you the opportunity to explore your career and Chinese Culture. Hotel internships in Beijing is so unique and tailored

Study in Shanghai

Hotel Shanghai Internships

CIP’s Hospitality internship in Shanghai will place you into multinational companies with lots of career prospects. Expect roles such as Marketing, Hotel Management Trainee, Lobby Management, Front Desk etc

Study in Beijing

Hospitality Internship Guangzhou

These internships in China program is always ahead of the industry in terms of benefits. Apply now for our Guangzhou internship program !

Study in Shenzhen

Hospitality Internship Shenzhen

China Internship in Shenzhen could be an eye opener to the development of China in perspective. Secure an international experience with an internship abroad all year round 2, to 12 months

Study in Nanjing

Hangzhou,   杭州

Coming Soon! Our Hangzhou Internship is designed to give participants first-hand experience into a tech city with lots of opportunities for startups and business

Study in Beijing

Chengdu – 成都

Chengdu Internship is one of our latest programs. The city has lots of opportunities to offer College Students on an International internship mission. Inquire Now!

Study in Beijing

Qingdao – 青岛

Qingdao is one of the destinations for our China Internship and happens to be a heavy industrial center. Participants will combine internship and language

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Internship and Study Visas for our Participants 

In order to Intern in China legally, you will need a student visa which is an X Chinese Visa category. Though it costs CIP so much money to get these documents, we do not want to put you into legal brawls while in China. The Chinese Government is very serious about this.
CIP Partners with the right government organizations to provide these visas. Check out our Visa Description Page
Learning Chinese in China, CIP will provide a student visa for your trip to China. We have a Dedicated Support Team standing by to help you with filling visa application forms, submission procedures etc.

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