The beginning of the road!
Next Step Connections is founded in Shanghai by Jerome Le Carrou in 2008.
Opening of Shanghai Internship Program
Partnership with MBA Diversity Organisation with Internships at China Daily, Shanghai Business Review, Sino Automotive Engineering, BASF, Huashan Hospital, Publicis Group, Finance Research-Works, Alaska Glacier Water were organised for foreign Students from the United States, Spain, UK, Chile, France, Italy and South Korea.
Strategic partnership with GlobaLinks Learning Abroad
Next Step Connections forged an exclusive partnership with the award-winning Colorado based educational organisation. All students from North America will benefit from the 20+ years of experience of our partner organisation in delivering quality support and guidance prior to departure, in-country and upon return.
Opening of Hong Kong Internship Program
Partnership with the University of Southern California with Internships at CNN, Cathay Pacific Airways, Li&Fung, South China Morning Post, Ketchum, Radio Television Hong Kong, Lehman Brown, Wan Chai Kindergarten, FinanceAsia and more were organised for foreign Students from the United States, UK, China, Taiwan and Hong Kong.
Highest number of participants recorded
Next Step Connections recorded its highest number of participants with 180 students joining.
Opening of Singapore Internship Program
Next Step Connections is opening its third office in Asia, and launching the Singapore Internship program in january 2014.
Opening of Bangkok Internship Program
Next Step Connections is opening its fourth office in Asia, and launching the Bangkok Internship program in November 2014.
Opening of Indonesia Internship Programs
Next Step Connections is opening programs in Surabaya and Bali, Indonesia.
To be announced!
Social development projects
As part of our strong commitment to raise awareness on various educational issues across Asia, our team is actively engaged in supporting various projects in the region. These actions are managed by NSC employees to give back to the community and develop personal enrichment and skills development.
Student societies sponsorshipsNSC has sponsored various student societies including the talent show at Donghua University in Shanghai, China. The show was a great platform for local and international students to perform various acts (dancing, singing etc..) in front of a panel of judges.
Green projectsCharity Event by NSC with the Jane Goodall Institute. At the end of the night, the event helped to secure 186 trees (150 trees from the event, plus 36 trees from additional donations) for the 2011 planting site.
Orphans Projects in South East Asia
Thailand: NSC Shanghai Team spent a week volunteering at the King’s school in Phuket Island. NSC was able to deliver valuable advice and guidance to local teachers as well as school materials and equipment.
Indonesia: NSC team spent some time teaching sports at a local school in Bangkel, Indonesia.