Internships in Asia
Looking to improve your career prospects? Want to experience a new culture and working environment? Apply to intern in Asia. There are lots of companies in Asia which hire international interns all year round. Positions are open to students, graduations and also people seeking hands on experience.
Intern Programs in Asia
Find structured and paid internships in Asia.
Search Internships by Destination
- East Timor
- Hong Kong
- South Korea
- Sri Lanka
Guide to Interning in Asia
If you are currently researching internships overseas but struggling to find get a fixed placement, you can contact one of the companies we have listed on our website to get a placement in Asia. You sometime will need to pay a fee for this service but don't let this put you off, companies will organize your placement, travel, food and accommodation making the whole experience easier and less stressful. This is also the safetst way to intern in Asia, companies offer a support network with pre-departure information and in-country support from the moment you arrive in your destination to the moment you leave.
Some companies even include in the price cultural or language lessons - perfect if you are looking to integrate into a new society and you don't have any previous local language knowledge. You can join for a few weeks, summer internships in Asia are popular but we recommend a long term placement so you get the most out of it. Some companies offer the chance to get paid work in Asia after completion of a placement. Search Asia internships and apply today.
Top Reasons to Intern in Asia
- Immerse yourself in other cultures
- Learn about communities, the environment and wildlife from locals
- Gain new skills and resume / CV work experience
- Meet new people
- Find a new home - life is not meant to be lived in one placed
Common Types of Internships in Asia
- Administration, Business, Accounting, Finance
- Arts, Advertising, Journalism, Marketing, Media, Photography, Publishing, PR, Sales
- Biology, Medical & Healthcare, Vetinerary
- Education, Social Work
- Hotel & hospitality, human resources
- IT, Creative, Graphic & Interior Design, Fashion
- Law & Human Rights
- Linguistics, Translation
- Sustainable Development, Tourism
How to Choose Where to Go
This really comes down to what type of internship program you are interested in. There are so many different placements throughout the country, from working in large cities to living in small more remote parts of the continent. We recommend you search our featured placements and see what area appeals to you.
How to Find Paid Internships in Asia
Most internships are unpaid and it can be tough to get a paid position. This is a developing continent and you will more likely have to pay to get a placement rather than be paid for your work. But there are some international organisations and a selection of small local orgs which will give you a stipend salary for participating. It is also worth considering the fact some companies offer free accommodation and meals. Some other international companies might require you to pay an application fee which usually includes placements, accommodation and in-country support.
Why an Internship in Asia is so Valuable to a CV
There are so many good reasons why having internship work experience is so important to a future career, this could make you stand out in a line of applicants.
Help / Advice
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Asia Internship Reviews
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