This program is joined with the summer Internship program at Villanova School of Business (VSB) and the Chinese language summer program (introductory, intermediate, and advanced mandarin classes are all available). So non-COM majors or the students interested in any or all three areas are welcome to apply as well.
Here are some highlights:
1. Time: 6/21-8/2, 2014
2. Internship location: Shanghai, China.
3. 6-credit program: 3-credit Internship and 3 credit course Intercultural Communication in China.
a. 5-week internship
b. No language requirement; English speaking environment
c. Student specialization-tailored internships placed by a reputable agent that has worked with Villanova for over 10 years.
d. Full cultural immersion through weekly field trips and 10-day cultural excursion.
e. Chinese culture-specific and context-focused course design
4. Joint program with Villanova School of Business and Chinese language program in the Institute of Global and Interdisciplinary Studies:
a. Mix and match courses/ internships with Business/Economics, and Chinese Language programs
b. Three faculty members; joint group activities; more fun together!
5. Estimated cost: $6,950 (final cost will be confirmed by late December, 2013).
Cost includes tuition, shared double room in a hotel affiliated with Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences, Chinese breakfast each morning, orientation, city tour, cultural excursions, internet, student visa, and receptions. Students are required to have a cell phone in China. Some phone companies provide international service. We will assist you if needed. Cost excludes airfare, lunch & dinner, and local transportation.
An optional (highly recommended) group flight will be available for interested students. The program director will work with students to obtain the required Chinese Student Visa.
6. Application deadline: 3/1/2014
7. Application form
Please contact Dr. Qi Wang, the Program Director, for any questions or requests. Contact info:
Qi Wang, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Communication Page Legacy Scholar
2013/2014 President, Association for Chinese Communication Studies
16 Garey Hall, 800 E Lancaster Ave, Villanova, PA 19085