[photopress:mba_overseas_chinese_students.jpg,full,alignright]The India China Alliance Centre (ICAC) has decided to organize a series of 8-12 week ‘International Internship Programs in China from 2008 onwards in partnership with International Internship Shanghai’ of Shanghai Overseas Talent Service Center.
This Centre is a public department, affiliated to the Shanghai Municipal Personnel Bureau. In 2006, the International Internship Shanghai Center was established. The center aims to coordinate all projects of international students’ internship in Shanghai and develop comprehensive internship programs for foreign students.
Working with Fudan University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University and East China Normal University, the Centre has developed several internship programs for international undergraduates and postgraduates.
Of the projects, Business Chinese and Internship and How to become an International Leader in China Market are the most popular.
China’s Ministry of Education (MOE) on Thursday announced that the government would send 12,000 Chinese students to study overseas in 2008, including 6,000 postgraduates.
Most of the students receiving government scholarships will study fields such as energy, resources, environment, agriculture, manufacturing, life sciences, space technology, oceanography, new materials, humanities and applied social sciences, said an MOE spokesman.
By the end of September, the government had funded a total of 34,742 Chinese to study overseas, and 97.5% of the 28,230 that should have returned, did so on schedule, statistics show.
The government funded about 10,000 students to study overseas in 2007, including 5,000 postgraduates.
More than 130,000 Chinese went abroad for further study in 2006, including students funded by the government and those self-financed.
Source: People’s Daily Online