China Hospitality Placements

Company : Placement Year International
Activities: Hospitality Internships / Chef Jobs / Business Internships / Career Break / Learn Chinese / Tourism Internships / Jobs / Receptionist Work / Hotel Jobs / Hospitality jobs
Country: China
Location : Shanghai, Changzhou, Hangzhou, Kunshan, Suzhou, Wuxi
Duration: 6 months to 1 year
Approx Costs: 1500 to 2000 £ Pound (UK)

Our placements in China run from 6 to 12 months and all our China hospitality placements include a 2 - 3 month Mandarin Language Course, to make sure you have sufficient Mandarin skills to work in one of the region's top 5 Star hotels.

Our China hospitality placements are open to students, recent graduates and those working in the hospitality industry who want support arranging a paid placement in China, and to learn Mandarin.



  • You could be studying, or have studied a related degree (Hospitality, Events,Tourism, Hotel Management etc).
  • You could be studying Business or Languages and have some experience of working in the hospitality industry.
  • You could already be working in the hospitality industry and want to gain some international experience and Mandarin language skills to make your CV stand out and boost your future career prospects.



All our hotel placements are located in the super-city of Shanghai and 5 other big cities close by, so you'll be close to other Placement Year International interns throughout your stay.



Interns in China work in some of the following areas:

  • Front office
  • Food & Beverages
  • Guest services
  • Restaurant management
  • Events
  • Culinary Arts

After accepting you onto the China programme we will match your preferences, requirements and previous training with the most suitable hotel. This personal approach ensures you receive the experience and training you want and the hotel receives someone with the skills they need.


Why choose China?

  • China has the world's fastest growing hospitality industry.
  • 5 Star hotels are opening faster than they can train local Chinese staff to work in them. This means there are great opportunities for young foreign people wanting to gain experience and boost their career in the hospitality industry. 
  • We only work with the best brands of hotels so you are assured of returning home with a brand such as Marriott, Sheraton, Crowne Plaza, Radisson Blu, Intercontinental on your CV. 
  • You will also speak good conversational Mandarin which is a fantastic skill for the future. 

Start Dates


Costs / Benefits

Monthly salary during hotel placement - approx £200 per month.

Additional benefits include:
- Food during hotel placement (3 meals per day)
- Accommodation (during both language course and hotel placement)
- Pre-departure preparation information
- Visa documents & application assistance
- Airport transfers on arrival
- Comprehensive orientation over first few days (including cultural briefing)
- Support & guidance from expert staff (fully employed by us) throughout your stay
- 24/7 Emergency support
- Part of our community with other placement students
- Completion certificate and References

Booking / Enquiry

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