TBC’s Internship Partners

TBC personalizes each internship placement based on your major, your experience, and your interests. Internship placement and availability is not guaranteed due to restrictions from the University of International Business and Economics in 2023.

Don’t see what you’re looking for? Contact us to explore other options or to propose your own internship experience.

American Chamber of Commerce, Beijing

AmCham China’s internship program provides participants with the experience of working in one of the most dynamic and fast-paced business environments in the world – Beijing. Interns gain invaluable insight into the multi-faceted nature of US-China bilateral relations and the business climate in China.

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Center for International Business Ethics

CIBE is an international non-profit research institution that integrates ethical decision making into business strategies through research, education and community campaigns.

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China Crop Protection Industry Association (CCPIA)

A non-profit trade association that offers a range of market research and consultancy services for the government and agro-chemical industry.

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China Policy

China Policy is a Beijing based research and advisory company. Supporting our clients at multiple levels, from in-house research teams to CEOs and boards, we help them anticipate, understand and respond to China’s changing domestic policy and geopolitical environment. Extensive and systematic policy mapping underpins our analysis and advice. Our team approach affords interns a unique macro picture of China’s current geopolitical, economic and social trajectory. Advanced Chinese language skills will be a strong advantage.

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Colombian Embassy

The Colombian Embassy in Beijing runs an inclusive range of services to local, Colombian, and international citizens in China. The Colombian Consulate in Beijing supports Chinese citizens through its consular services, if they need general or specific info regarding Colombian economy, culture, sports, education, etc., as well as information regarding to Colombia Visas and Passport services.

Note: Interns must be Colombian citizens who are currently enrolled students.

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Commercial Services, U.S. Embassy

The Commercial Section is charged with helping U.S. firms export their goods and services to China. To accomplish this mission, we offer a variety of resources and services to assist U.S. companies entering the Chinese market. The purpose of the internship program is to provide college students and law students with “hands-on” experience working in a commercial section of a U.S. Embassy or Consulate. Each post determines its own criteria for intern applicants.

Note: Interns must be U.S. citizens who are currently enrolled students.

Deadlines to apply for an internship with US Embassy:

Spring – Application Deadline: September 30 & Response Date: October 31
Summer – Application Deadline: January 31 & Response Date: February 28
Fall – Application Deadline: April 30 & Response Date: May 31

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Edelman is a leading global communications marketing firm that partners with many of the world’s largest and emerging businesses and organizations, helping them evolve, promote and protect their brands and reputations. Edelman owns specialty firms Edelman Intelligence (research) and United Entertainment Group (entertainment, sports, experiential), a joint venture with United Talent Agency.

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Gong Wang Fu Museum

One of the most exquisite and best-preserved imperial mansions in Beijing, it serves as a popular tourist destination for both Chinese and International visitors.

i.e. Capital (爱易财)

Provides early-stage companies/startups an affordable on-demand finance department built to deal with rapid changes in an uncertain world.

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JD.com (京东)

JD.com (JingDong) is one of the two largest B2C online retailers in China by transaction volume and revenue, and member of the Fortune Global 500.

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KEEP Global (Kelikaien International)

KEEP Global is an international “green”​ consulting, “green”​ commercial cleaning and “green”​ products company that provides direct access to manufacturers for products and direct access to the highest quality cleaning training in the industry.

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Ping Pong Productions

Ping Pong Productions (PPP) is the leading non-profit cultural-exchange organization whose mission is to bring China and the world together through the performing arts. PPP knows that experiencing the creativity of another culture is the most direct way to glimpse the heart and soul of its people. PPP identifies, nurtures, and produces the works of both emerging and established artists, bringing productions to audiences worldwide.

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Project Pengyou

Conceived as the alumni network for President Obama’s 100,000 Strong Initiative, Project Pengyou is part of a growing national movement to dramatically increase the number and diversity of Americans studying abroad in China. Through a large and growing member base, Project Pengyou crowdsources China-related jobs, events and resources, while providing opportunities to connect and discuss China-related issues.

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Red Gate Gallery

Red Gate Gallery is the first private contemporary art gallery to be established in China. Red Gate gallery represents 20 artists who work with various medium, reflecting the dynamic and ever-evolving local art scene. With monthly exhibitions, the gallery showcases painting, works-on-paper, graphics, sculpture, photography and installation by both established artists and emerging talents. The gallery also holds regular special exhibitions in collaboration with guest curators and galleries from China. In addition, Red Gate gives art talks for various organizations and holds charity events as part of the gallery’s aim to cultivate interest and appreciation for Chinese contemporary art on the whole.

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Ruder Finn (罗德)

Ruder Finn is a global, public relations firm with co-headquarters in the United States and China. Ruder Finn represents multinationals in sectors including healthcare and life sciences, technology, corporate and financial communications, issues and crisis management, automotive, consumer marketing, arts, CSR, and travel and tourism.

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The Courtyard Institute

The Courtyard Institute was founded by a few friends with a common vision and passion to preserve the ‘Old Beijing Culture.’ Together they hope to be able to pursue and share heartfelt interests that include but are not limited to culture, history, heritage preservation, traditional craftsmanship and architecture.


Through educational outreach, large-scale events and an active social media presence, Thirst is building a community of 12-16 year-olds who are changing the way the world uses and consumes water. Thirst seeks interns who want to gain experience working for a fast-growing social enterprise. Internships are available within the Partnership team, which identifies partnership approaches and develops international supporters. Internships are also available in areas including: educational outreach, social media engagement, event management and graphic design.

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Time Out Beijing

Time Out Beijing was launched in 2004 and quickly evolved to become one of the most respected publications in the city. As part of the global platform operating in 108 cities, across 39 countries, Time Out has an average monthly global audience reach of over 137 million across all platforms.

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True Run Media

True Run Media is a 12-year-old international media company dedicated to helping people in Beijing live their lives to the fullest. Three print magazine titles: The Beijinger, BeijingKids and Jing Kids– and their associated digital entities – cater to the distinct needs of people living in Beijing. The intern will contribute regularly to the magazine and website, and will stay in close contact with international schools, hospitals, restaurants, and other important events and organizations in the community to ensure that the magazines are always the first to know about community happenings.

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Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (UCCA)

Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (UCCA) is the international institution at the heart of Beijing’s 798 Art District. Each year it presents a wide range of exhibitions and educational programs, highlighting artists from China and beyond, and encouraging the public to engage with contemporary art and culture. Opened in 2007, UCCA is a non-profit, non-collecting, non-governmental museum sustained by the generosity of numerous patrons, sponsors, members, and visitors.

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UNICEF (联合国儿童基金会)

UNICEF, the United Nations Children’s Fund, has worked with China since 1947, providing humanitarian and developmental assistance to children and mothers in 190 countries around the world, including programs in China.

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United Foundation for China’s Health (UFCH)

UFCH is devoted to providing medical and surgical interventions and healthcare education to the underserved in China.

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United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

UNDP is the United Nations’ global development network. In a partnership spanning almost 40 years, UNDP has worked together with China in areas including agriculture, science and technology, health and medicine, and disaster relief.

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World Health Organization

An internship at the WHO Beijing office gives students an excellent opportunity to build and develop strong project management skills, public affairs and communications experience, event management skills, and a deeper understanding of the complexities of a global organization dedicated to achieving good health for China’ citizens through evidence-based public health initiatives. Interns will gain insight into the work of WHO while enriching their knowledge and experience in the health field, thereby contributing to the advancement public health.

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YouChange, China Social Entrepreneur Foundation

The China Social Entrepreneur Foundation is a nonprofit public interest organization with independent legal person status, which has been formally established with the approval of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China and registered with the Ministry of Civil Affairs. It is an innovative and non-public funding foundation that are comprised mainly of entrepreneurs and supports poverty alleviation and other public interest endeavors with a grant making model, the first of its kind in China.

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