Next Step Connections organized a two-week short-term program in January 2017 for Western Sydney University in Singapore: The Silicon Valley of Asia! The group had an invaluable learning experience meeting teams at leading tech enterprises in the region including Grab, Google, Skyscanner, Oddle, Unruly, SpaceMob, Be My Guest,, NUS Enterprise. Students were able to learn

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  Lilian Lim is a 61-year old former dentist, actress and fashion designer assistant. In November, 2013, I joined some groups involved in acting and in May, 2014, I got an agent and started a new career as an actor at the age of 61.  So far I have had a principle role in two

Jason Grant is a student at the University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce in Bangkok, Thailand, who engaged in an internship in Shanghai during summer 2015. He is sharing his journey below as a self-starter and future entrepreneur. Why Shanghai? Shanghai, on the list of one of my dream cities to visit during all

NSC is largely featured in “Now What?”, the book written in 2013 by Monika Lutz, a current undergraduate student at Harvard University, and an alumni from Next Step Connections’ program. Monika was awarded NSC’s scholarship for outstanding young students in 2010. She spent three months interning at McCann Worldwide Group as part of NSC’s internship

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David Garcia Lou (artist name: loudawei) did an internship as a medical student in 2008 at Huashan Hospital in Shanghai. After completing his degree in Navarra, Spain and having worked as doctor briefly in Spain, he decided to come back to China to pursue his true passion and became an actor, singer and writer under

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Duration: 12 weeks University: Universidad Pública de Navarra Internship Program: Shanghai Internship Industry sector: Medical Internship / Job tittle: Assist morning reports. In-patients & Out-patients rounds with the doctors in different specialties like orthopedic & dermatology…   Hello, I’m David Garcia from Madrid in Spain and I came to Shanghai with Next Step Connections to do a medical internship

Raymond Liu

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My story is slightly different from most. I wasn’t a student looking for an internship, at the time of applying I was already working at a great Charity in London (Media Trust) as an Events Coordinator for over 2 years prior to joining the Next Step Connections Internship Program. What motivated me? I always wanted

Duration: 4 weeks University: University of Michigan (commonly referred to as Michigan, U-M, UMich, or U of M) At home, I am a: Undergraduate student Location: Shanghai, China Type of office: Headquarter Industry sector: Business in Management Consulting Key assignments: Initiated contact in both English and Chinese with over 100 potential clients to help facilitate new sales

Duration: 12 weeks University: INSEEC (Institut des hautes études économiques et commerciales) At home, I am a: Undergraduate student Location: Shanghai, China Type of office: Headquarter Industry sector: Marketing & Advertising Key assignments: Creation media, design, social media, blog, SEO and also other projects like goodies for the company My name is Pauline Géhan but I prefer people

Duration: 10 weeks University: Oklahoma City University At home, I am a: undergraduate student Location: Shanghai, China Type of office: headquarter Industry sector: Motion Pictures and Film Key assignments: set for documentaries, edit corporate videos, commercials and teasers/trailers Hi, my name is Mariah Nonnemacher and I’m from Oklahoma in United States. What did you do

Duration: 10 weeks University: Chapman University At home, I am a: undergraduate student Location: Shanghai, China Type of office: Shanghai subsidiary Industry sector: Real Estate Key assignments: Determine locations, help develop presentations for potential businesses and research city malls for potential tenant spaces My name is Sammy Santana and I’m an American who has just completed an internship

Duration: 4 weeks University: Johns Hopkins University At home, I am a: MBA student Location: Shanghai, China Type of office: Shanghai Subsidiary Industry sector: Management Consulting Key assignments: Determined attractiveness of a new product developed based on market research; compiled questionnaires and interviewed industry administrators Developed the go-to-market strategy and business model for a high-end clinic

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