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  • Locations: Beijing, China
  • Program Terms: Summer Internships
  • Restrictions: UPENN applicants only
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Program Description:

Program Snapshot

Global Internship Program (GIP): Cadence Translate

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The Internship: These business and marketing internships take place at Cadence Translate, a company led by a University of Pennsylvania alumnus.

Number of Spots Available: 2

Duration: 2 months

Important Dates: The internship will start on June 15, 2018 and will end on August 15, 2018.

The Organization: Cadence Translate is a professional language services company that matches interpreters to clients.  Their specialty is cloud-based meetings and phone calls.

The Location: The internship will be located in the company's Beijing office, which is in the Guomao area of Beijing.
 

Internship Details

There are two types of internships available at Cadence Translate.

1. Operations Intern
  • Location: The intern will work at the main work site of Cadence Translate
  • Number of Spots Available: 1
  • Work Hours: The intern can expect to work from 10:00am-6:00pm, Monday through Friday.
  • The intern will:
    • Assist with matchmaking efforts and general company operations
    • Process 10-15 projects per day across a variety of industries
2. Marketing Intern
  • Location: The intern will work at the main work site of Cadence Translate
  • Number of Spots Available: 1
  • Work Hours: The intern can expect to work from 10:00am-6:00pm, Monday through Friday.
  • The intern will:
    • Assist with marketing efforts, primarily email campaigns, website copy, and social media

Eligibility

All GIP applicants must be current full-time, degree-seeking University of Pennsylvania students who are returning to their degree program full-time in the Fall semester.  All GIP applicants must also be in good academic and disciplinary standing.  Additional requirements for individual internships are as follows:

1. Operations Intern

The Operations Internship at Cadence also requires applicants to meet the following eligibility criteria:
  • Strong research skills
  • Fluent writing skills (in English)
Priority will be given to applicants who have the following criteria:
  • Strong attention to detail
     
2. Marketing Intern

The Marketing Internship at Candence also requires applicants to meet the following eligibility criteria:
  • Strong copywriting skills
  • Quantitative mindset to engage in various marketing campaigns to test ROI
Priority will be given to applicants who have the following criteria:
  • Familiarity with Hubspot

Please Note: Students who have participated in this program in the past OR who accepted a placement through this program in the past but then withdrew are not eligible to apply again.

Accommodation

Beijing, ChinaStudents are responsible for finding their own accommodation.  Cadence Translate will provide interns accepted to this placement with suggestions as to where and how you can find safe, affordable, and comfortable housing close to your internship site.






 

Money Matters

All students accepted to the GIP will be awarded a Global Internship Program Scholarship.  GIP scholarship amounts vary by student, and award amounts are based on location of internship, length of internship, the student's need, and the student's merit. The internship placement application process includes the GIP scholarship application essay.

The estimated budget for this internship is as follows:
 
Expense Estimated Cost Notes
Program Fee $0 None
Round trip airfare $1,300 Estimated cost PHL - PEK
Accommodation $2,000 Estimated cost 8 weeks - 1 bedroom apartment
Meals & Personal Expenses $1,100 Could vary based on lifestyle (Cadence will pay for the interns' lunch during the week)
Visa $150 US citizen (approx. cost) - could increase if processed through CIBT
Local Transport $80 Public transport (monthly pass)
Other $0  
Total Estimated Cost $4,630  
 

How to Apply

Ready to Apply?  Follow These Steps:
 
1. Click Apply Now above to login with your PennKey and password and begin the application
2. Complete all requirements listed in the online application, including:
  • CV/Resume upload
  • Cover Letter or Personal Statement upload
  • Unofficial transcript upload
  • Scholarship award essay
  • Required advising appointment with the Global Internships Manager (schedule yours by clicking here)
  • Other program-specific requirements, as needed
3. Once all requirements have been received and checked off, submit your application by the deadline
 
Don't Forget:
  • You may apply to a maximum of two (2) GIP programs.  You may open your first program application by following the above instructions.  To open a second application, you must first meet with the Global Internships Manager for an advising appointment.
  • Do not wait until the last minute to schedule your advising appointment, as appointment slots may fill!  Advising appointments will not be available from December 23rd-January 1st, so please plan ahead.

 Application Deadline: January 10th, 2018 at 11:59pm EST
 

Resources

Schedule an Advising Appointment: Don't forget that meeting with the Global Internships Manager is a required component of applying to the GIP.  Schedule your appointment by clicking here, and don't wait too long, as appointment slots may fill!

Past Participants: Want to connect with a student who participated in the Global Internship Program?  Click here to view a list of past participants and get in touch.

Career Services: The Career Services office on campus can help you in several ways.  You may find the following links helpful: Visas: Depending on your citizenship and destination country, you may need a visa or work permit to participate in this internship.  It is your responsibility as a GIP participant to determine your visa requirements and obtain a visa, if needed. Past participants have found the following resources helpful in determining visa requirements:



This program is currently not accepting applications.