Congratulations on your decision to pursue an international co-op! The process involves two steps and both must be completed by the application deadline indicated below (App Deadline) but not necessarily in this order. You must apply to the position and a mandatory meeting with an international team member is required. This meeting can be scheduled by calling 215-895-2185.
For any questions, please contact the international team at: Internationalcoop@drexel.edu
|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|
|Min. GPA Requirement:||2.0||Number of Positions:||10|
|Eligible Major(s):||Accounting, Animation & Visual Effects, Behavioral Health Counseling, Biological Sciences, Business Administration, Business and Engineering, Communication, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Construction Management, Culinary Arts, Culinary Science, Design & Merchandising, Economics, Elementary Education, English, Entertainment and Arts Mgmt, Entrepreneurship, Fashion Design, Film & Video, Finance, Game Art & Production, General Business, Graphic Design, History, Hospitality Management, Information Technology, Interior Design, International Business, Legal Studies, Management Information Systems, Marketing, Mathematics, Operations and Supply Chain Management, Photography, Psychology, Secondary Education, Sociology, Software Engineering, Sport Management, Television|
ImmerQi, an agency we partner with to provide placements for students, offers year-round co-ops in Hangzhou, Beijing and Shanghai, China. Established in 1992, they offer placements in most majors.
Job Description and Required Skills
Job Title/Job Description: The specific position will be identified after an interview with ImmerQi (through Skype or by phone) whereby students will discuss their interests and skills and the types of positions they would like to consider. If, after the interview, the International Team extends an acceptance, job placement is guaranteed. However, students will not know the name of the company, the job title or the exact responsibilities until just prior to starting work since the agency requires three to four months to find the position.
Required Job Skills: Varies by position
Number of Positions: Numerous
GPA Requirement: Minimum 2.0 GPA
Language Requirement: English. Mandarin not required, but viewed favorably
Compensation: Based on job placement, some jobs may be paid.
Financial Award: Eligible students will be considered for a financial award from the Steinbright Career Development Center. U.S. Citizens are eligible for $10,000 in funding (six month co-op)from the Freeman Foundation and Steinbright.
Agency Fee: The cost of the program will be discussed when students meet with an international team member.
Housing: Shared apartment housing included in program fee
- Personalized internship placement
- Shared apartment housing
- Assistance and relevant documentation to obtain correct visa
- Pre-Departure advice
- Airport pickup
- Comprehensive orientation, walking tour and how to get around
- Welcome meal with fellow students
- Arrival pack (Mandarin phrasebook, map, local SIM, transportation card)
- Mandarin classes (added cost)
- Cultural and social activities
- Professional networking events
- 24/7 emergency support
Visa Requirement: Visa may be required - Steinbright will provide information on acquiring a visa.