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Internship Applications

Entrance to the Forbidden City, Beijing. Photo taken by 2014 intern Michael Cynkar.

Application period for 2015 summer internships in China is closed.

Application Process and Information

APPLICATIONS WERE DUE FEBRUARY 6, 2015 AT 5PM AND THESE APPLICATIONS ARE CURRENTLY BEING REVIEWED. Students considering the internship program are advised to read reports written by past interns, the Transplanet blog maintained by the last two summers' interns and attend the China Seminar. More information about the China Seminars can be found here. Frequently asked questions about the internship program can be found here.

Application Materials and Instructions

1. CV or resume (PDF)

2. Application (Word document) with the following:

  • Full name
  • List with dates and details of prior international experiences (1 sentence each)
  • Essay discussing why you are interested in this opportunity, what relevant skills or experiences you have that will benefit Chinese planning institutes, and your level of preparedness in terms of intercultural adaptability. The essay should be no longer than 1-page, single-spaced.

3. Please email materials to