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China Internship Summer 2015


Get a whole new perspective on studying abroad from Dan Hafenbredl '14, who filmed this video during the SBE trip to Beijing, Guilin and Shanghai this past summer.

Dates: May 22-June 19

If you want to work in the world's most dynamic market and be immersed in the rich culture, don't miss the four week China internship program offered by the School of Business & Economics.

During these four weeks, you will:

  • Work at a Chinese company as a business intern. Complete a business or economic project related to your field.
  • Visit both global and domestic corporations to learn about China's business environment.
  • Learn Chinese, interact closely with Chinese college students, and participate in various cultural activities.
  • Visit famous sightseeing attractions and be inspired by the history, modernization and natural beauty of China.
  • Be inspired by the history, modernization and natural beauty of China.

This program is a 3-credit course that counts as a global elective as well as a major elective for economics (ECON 493) and most of the business administration majors (BUS 493).

Meet the Leader of the 2014 Summer Trip

Ruixue Du 

I am an assistant professor of Accounting in the School of Business and Economics at UWSP. I joined UWSP in January, 2013. I hold a bachelor’s degree in Finance from Nankai University in China. I earned a master’s degree in Accounting and Information System and a Ph.D. in Hospitality and Tourism Management from Virginia Tech.

I grew up in Jilin, a northeast Chinese city with similar weather to Stevens Point. I came to the United States after I graduated from college. I went back to China to visit my family and friends frequently. I am excited about and looking forward to introducing the culture differences of doing business between China and the United States.

Contact Professor Du here.

UWSP Alum Connection

Cory Donovan 

We partner with the Chinese Language Institute​ (CLI) to build this program for SBE majors. Past CLI Engagement director Cory Donovan is a SBE graduate and participated in the China internship program in 2009. 

Having originally joined CLI as a student through the Immersion Program, Cory knows firsthand what it takes to have a successful experience studying in China. His passion for learning Chinese and sharing the language with others led him to become an integral member of the CLI team and continue his stay in Guilin well beyond his original five-month study term.

Cory graduated cum laude from the UW-Stevens Point with a B.S. in Business Administration and is highly proficient in Mandarin Chinese. Cory's help in planning this unique program has made it a huge success.

  
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