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Internship and Chinese Language in Shanghai

About the Program

As a global city, and the largest in China, Shanghai influences commerce, finance, trade, culture, fashion, research and entertainment not only in China but the world. Shanghai recently successfully hosted the World Expo 2010.  Beautiful and modern, it has the reputation as “Paris of the East” and as been described as the "showpiece" of the world's fastest-growing major economy.

Students will have the opportunity to complete a business internship while taking Chinese courses at Shanghai Lake Malaren International Convention Center. After short-term training, participants will be placed in various administrative departments working with Chinese staff.

Course of Study

Students can register for 6 to 9 total credits.

Students will choose at least one course from the following:

  • CHI 112 Elementary Chinese II – 4 credits
  • CHI 211 Intermediate Chinese I – 3 credits
  • CHI 212 Intermediate Chinese II - 3 credits
  • CHI 410 Business Chinese - 3 credits
  • AAS/CHI 477 Directed Reading in Chinese - 1 to 3 credits

All students will take the following course:

  • AAS 488 Internship - 2-6 credits

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Course Information

Location Shanghai, China
Language of Instruction English, Chinese
Language Proficiency Some proficiency in Chinese recommended
Program Type Group experience led by SBU faculty
Program Dates July 4 - 31, 2015
Living Arrangements Hotel-style accommodation

Eligibility

GPA 2.0 or higher
Other Requirements See Language Proficiency
Application Deadline March 1, 2015
Candidates may be interviewed to determine their qualifications for participating and representing Stony Brook University abroad.

Program Cost

Application Fee

$60

Tuition Rate

$257 per credit for NY residents

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$816 per credit for non-residents

Program Fee

$2,450 (includes room, two meals per day, group excursions, and international health insurance)

Administrative Fee

$200 (non-refundable)

International Health Insurance

Included in the Program Fee

Other Fees

$1,000 (approximately) Estimated personal expenses, books, visa costs, etc.

Travel Costs

Estimated Airfare: $1,800.  All student participants will travel together to the study abroad site.  Students who do not abide by this policy may be dismissed from the program.

Costs are estimates for planning purposes of the student and are subject to change at any point.

More Information

Credits earned on this program WILL calculate toward a student's GPA at Stony Brook University. Non-SBU students are advised to check the grade and credit transfer policy at their home university.

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Contact Information

Jen Green
Study Abroad Advisor
International Academic Programs
Stony Brook University
E1340 Melville Library
Stony Brook, N.Y. 11794-3397
Tel: (631) 632-7030
Fax: (631) 632-1396
Dongmei Zeng
Program Director
Department of Asian & Asian-American Studies
Stony Brook University
1040 Humanities Building
Stony Brook, N.Y. 11794-5343
Tel: (631) 632-4030
Fax: N/A
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