Law & Business in China
High School Specials for 16-19 Year Olds
- Placement location: Chengdu
- Types of placements: Law Firms and Local Companies
- Accommodation: Host Families or Volunteer Apartment
- Age Requirements: 16-19 years old
This placement offers a unique work experience opportunity for anyone considering a career in law or business and an interest in Chinese culture.
Based in Chengdu you'll visit law firms and various legal departments. During the two week placement, you will get a broad overview of law in China, spanning the entire legal spectrum of commercial and corporate law. Your time may be spent researching case studies, proofreading documents and making comparisons between foreign and Chinese legal systems.
In addition to this you will receive presentations and assignments from various companies, providing you with a greater insight into international business.
Your weekend will be spent visiting the panda sanctuary, which Chengdu is famous for. You'll also get the opportunity to walk up Qinhcheng Mountain, visit the Leshan Giant Buddha or spend a day exploring more of the city sights that Chengdu has to offer.
Your accommodation will either be in a volunteer apartment or hostel.
This placement is fully researched, safety audited and risk assessed in accordance with the British Standard BS8848 for the Adventure Travel Sector.
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