CRCC Asia

Manchester Internship Programme

Join us for a 2-month internship program in an outstanding host-company in the UK’s most vibrant, energetic and upcoming city – Manchester!

This program boasts the unparalleled opportunity to experience an internship in the United Kingdom in one of our 700 unparalleled host-companies. Through our global internship program, you will have the opportunity to immerse yourself in British culture, history, business and Manchester! Our programs and dedicated host-companies will ensure you acquire the essential skills sought after by employers in some of the most exciting and thriving UK industry sectors. Simply let us know which sectors you wish to work in and we do the rest! The wealth of skills and knowledge you will gain during your international internship will vastly increase your career prospects and future global employability. Overseas work experience will enrich your résumé, give you the edge you need to land your dream job all while having the experience of a lifetime.

Why Manchester?

Manchester may have a rich past as an industrial powerhouse, but it’s certainly not showing any signs of slowing down. Home to the BBC, ITV, Manchester United and City football clubs, the city is an iconic European hub of culture. Aside from its strong business credentials, Manchester has a vibrant music scene, with areas such as the Northern Quarter packed with independent cafes, vintage shops, and markets. Also, in line with our passion for Asia, we are proud to be sponsors of the Manchester-China Forum, a governmental organisation dedicated to building links between the city of Manchester and China.

Why CRCC Asia?

CRCC Asia has been providing award-winning international internship programs for over 13 years. With 89% of our 8,000+ global alumni securing graduate-level employment within three months after completing our global internship programs and over 30% being recruited by their host-company post-internship, you can be certain that our Global Internship Programs will add clout to your CV/resume, job applications and ultimately boost your global employability.

What’s included?

As part of the program fees, you will be provided with the following:

  • 5* Accommodation
  • 24/7 emergency support & assistance over the duration of the internship experience
  • Airport pickup in CRCC Asia minibus
  • Welcome banquet with fellow interns and the CRCC Asia team
  • Frequent contact with the student, ensuring that they are satisfied with his or her company placement during the internship
  • Cultural activities that give students a fun and interactive way to learn more about the traditions and daily life of the locals
  • Professional events organised exclusively for CRCC Asia program participants that include business seminars and networking events to meet and interact with local industry leaders
  • Leaving ceremony & seminar (debriefing their internship experience)

Person Requirements

All applicants must be highly motivated and have completed or are currently enrolled in a degree program. We are also looking for you to exhibit a strong academic record and an interest in foreign travel and culture. Fluent English is essential; if you speak another language and would like to practice your language skills, we can find you a company where this may be possible.

You can expect to build upon the following skills during your internship, and we actively encourage companies to involve interns in as many areas of the business as possible.

Research skills - most companies will ask you to complete some form of a research project. This could draw upon your area of expertise, or it could be a new topic. You may be exposed to new research methods and sources.

Communications skills - You will sometimes be working as part of a multinational team on various projects and can expect your communication skills to improve, along with essential skills such as cultural sensitivity.

Presentation skills - You may be asked to present your research, findings or opinions to your supervisor or other senior members of the company. This will build your confidence and presentation skills.

Client exposure - We encourage companies to take interns to business meetings and to allow them to experience contact with clients. This is not guaranteed, but many of our interns come home having had this experience.

Industry-specific knowledge - Whatever sector you choose to work in, you will gain industry-specific knowledge and understanding, which can significantly improve future employability.

Social skills - Outside of work hours, interns are often treated to lunches, dinners and nights out by their colleagues. Alongside new work friends, CRCC Asia interns normally become a close group and take full advantage of all that the City has to offer.

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