Sponsored Internship and Study Abroad in China
Now accepting applicants for 2016: May - November
New Property for 2015: Fairmont Nanjing
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)|
2016 Estimated Program Fee: $8,800-$9,300. 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.
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:
Dr. Liping Cai
Professor and Director, Purdue Tourism and Hospitality Research Center
Associate Dean for Diversity and International Programs
School of Hospitality & Tourism Management, HHS
Office: (765) 494-8384
Mobile Phone: (765) 490-1498