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Congratulations on your decision to pursue an international co-op! This is a two part application process. By clicking “Apply Now” you will create an International Co-op Application which will be reviewed by an International Co-op team member. If your application meets the preliminary requirements, you will be prompted to schedule a consultation meeting. After this consultation meeting is complete, if your application is approved, you will begin Part 2 of the application process where you will be able to apply to specific programs.

Touchdown!
Beijing, China (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Spring/Summer
Restrictions: Drexel undergraduate students enrolled in a co-op program
Dates / Deadlines:

Academic Year below always refers to the start of each academic year. Fall is the first term in an academic year and it always starts in September of every year. Please refer to the start and end date listed below for appropriate application term. If you do not see the date range applicable to you, please contact the International Co-op Team. Click here for more co-op terms details.
Term Academic Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring/Summer 2014 11/21/2014 05/29/2015 03/30/2015 09/18/2015
Fact Sheet:
Min. GPA Requirement: 2.5 Number of Positions: 1
Eligible Major(s): Business Administration, Business and Engineering, Communication, Marketing
Program Description:

Touchdown!

Program Description:

China

Tuoda Education (Touchdown!) is an 8 year-old Beijing-based boutique consulting firm that specializes in career coaching, education consulting, and job placement for Chinese students. We help clients determine their career aspirations, attend graduate business programs at leading US, Canadian, and UK universities, and find jobs after graduation. Our continued success depends on having an awesome team, so we are always looking for the next great addition!

We look for people who have the sense of commitment and responsibility. Our clients rely on us to guide them in what could be a life-changing experience. We have a genuine interest in our clients' needs and are committed to helping them achieve the all that they are capable of by going the extra mile.

We employ a down-to-earth approach. We position ourselves as third-party independent consultancy that provides the most unbiased and accurate information to our clients. We represent ourselves honestly and are dedicated to fulfilling our clients' expectations. We win our clients' trust and respect by holding ourselves accountable in all that we do.

We promote ongoing learning and continuous improvement. At Touchdown!, we serve highly talented individuals who aspire to enter world-class universities and become industry leaders in their future careers. In working with our clients, you will continually expand your understanding of different industries that are ever-changing in nature, as well as discover your own interests in different areas. You will not only be challenged intellectually, but also be given the opportunity to reflect on your own development and learn proactively.

We are supportive and strongly believe in the value of teamwork. Here, we are against hierarchy and company politics. From your first day at Touchdown!, you know that you are surrounded by teammates who want you to succeed. We carefully listen to your ideas and encourage you to make a positive impact on the team at the every level.

We work hard, but play harder. As an entrepreneurial company, we not only provide the highest quality service to our clients, but also strive to create the best possible work-life balance for our team. We provide an open and relaxed office environment.


Job Description and Required Skills

Job Title: Marketing/Social Media Specialist Co-op

Job Description / Required Job Skills: Students will be involved in, and take responsibility for, projects related to marketing, branding, and social media campaigns aimed at Chinese college and graduate students studying in China and the US. The work will cover both the existing service lines and new service lines. Students will work directly with members of the marketing department, participate in marketing department meetings, and contribute during marketing strategy sessions.

  • Aspiration to build up marketing skills and knowledge
  • Interest in creating online marketing campaigns (related experience is a bonus)
  • Desire to accomplish new and challenging goals
  • Possessing creativity for helping craft branding/marketing campaigns
  • Working knowledge of Chinese and/or US social media websites (Facebook/RenRen, Twitter/Weibo, YouTube/Youku, WeChat/Weixin)
  • Interested in learning and putting new knowledge to practice
  • Detail-oriented mindset

Number of Positions: 1

Language requirement: Chinese is not required, but would be a plus

GPA Requirement: Minimum 2.5 GPA

Hours Per Week: Full time

Compensation: 100 RMBs/day (about $16/day)

Financial Award: Eligible students will be considered for a financial award from Steinbright Career Development Center. U.S. Citizens are eligible for $10,000 in funding from the Freeman Foundation and Steinbright.

Housing: Company will assist students in finding suitable housing arrangements

Visa Requirement: Required - please speak with an International Team member


Resources:
www.touchdown.org.cn

 

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