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CALLOUT!

Sponsored Internship and Study Abroad in China
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
MRRT265
4:30-6:00

Sponsored Internship and Study Abroad in China

2015: May - November

Fairmont Nanjing
New Property for 2015: Fairmont Nanjing
This unique study abroad experience combines 12 credits of academic learning, professional training and an immersive cultural experience over a 6-month period (mid-May through November) at one of several five-star luxury hotels located in China.
 
This program is financially sponsored by Purdue corporate partners. The corporate sponsorships pay for most of the program expenses including international airfare, room and board, stipends and other benefits. The total program fee including tuition for each selected student is as low as $5,504 for the 2015 Class*.


Past interns were placed at these properties:

  • Crowne Plaza Harbour City (Shanghai)
  • InterContinental Hotel, Nanjing
  • Jinling Hotel, Nanjing
  • Shangri-La Hotel, Chengdu
  • Shangri-La Hotel, Dalian
  • Shangri-La Hotel, Guangzhou
  • Shangri-La Hotel, Qingdao
  • Shangri-La Hotel, Suzhou
  • Shangri-La's Far Eastern Plaza Hotel, Tainan (Taiwan)

Participants who successfully complete the program will earn 12 credit hours towards an HTM degree:

1 credit HTM 20200 HTM Practicum
1 credit HTM 30200 HTM Internship
3 credits HTM 18100 Lodging Management or HTM39000 (HTM selective)
3 credits HTM 37200/HTM39800 Global Tourism Geography (HTM selective)
4 credits HTM 39900, Cross-Cultural Business Communications in HTM (HTM Selective or General Elective meeting foundational learning outcomes)

2015 Program Fee: $8,504. including tuition, international airfare, and room and board. Participants may be eligible for a $3,000 Purdue University study abroad scholarship.

IMPORTANT: You must talk with a HTM advisor to discuss your plan of study before applying for this program.

Application

Class of 2015 Application

HHS students who meet the University's general study abroad requirements are eligible to apply.

Students are encouraged to submit a formal application at the beginning of the fall semester. On average, 12 internships are available each year. Offers are usually made within six weeks of receiving the application.

For more information, please contact:

Mark Meng
Ph.D. Student
School of Hospitality & Tourism Management
meng9@purdue.edu
(765) 588-7647

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Interns orientation in ChinaStudent's being welcomed in China