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  • Locations: Shanghai, China
  • Program Terms: Spring
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Global Exchange Lehigh (GEL): No
Program Description:

Asia Institute At-Site Internships for Chinese Nationals in Shanghai

Spring 2021

Program dates: March 8, 2021- May 28, 2021.
Application deadline: Rolling admissions through January 15, 2021


Lehigh’s partner, Asia Institute, will work to place students in internship experiences with a specific organizational partner.  Students will be placed on project assignments based on their experience, professional goals/interests, and company project needs. Students will dedicate 2-3 days per week at the internship site for a period of 12 weeks.  Placements are available in a variety of fields. Common placements include business, media, communications, and language. 

This experience includes:
  • An online Internship Orientation at the beginning of the internship program.
  • Two (2)/Three (3) days per week of internship throughout 12 weeks (192 total hours for 2-day placements, 288 total hours for 3-day placements)
  • Seven (7) offline check-in meetings bi-weekly with your internship advisor during the program.
  • Internship Feedback Report evaluated by the internship supervisor.

Placement Company Examples (PDF)

Program Calendar (PDF)


Your enrollment in this program will count toward your spring course load and your Lehigh tuition will cover the cost. Since Lehigh is paying program fees on your behalf, students who withdraw after January 15th may be charged a withdrawal fee up to $1,400; withdrawal fees will be posted to your Lehigh bursar account. 

Application Information

Application deadline: Rolling admission until January 15, 2021

ELIGIBILITY: Students must be in good academic, disciplinary, and financial standing with the university and must currently be enrolled full-time for the fall 2020 semester. Students must be enrolled full time for the spring 2021 semester.  Students must be accepted by Asia Institute and receive permission from a Lehigh host department in order to participate in the internship.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: To apply, click the "Apply Now" button at the top of the page and complete the required information. Students will hold an interview with the Asia Institute Internship Advisor (and the company if applicable).

CONTACT: For additional information, please contact Lehigh Study Abroad: