​China Study Abroad Internship - June 12-July 16, 2022

Internship Information

ChinaIf you want to work in the world's most dynamic market and be immersed in the rich culture, don't miss the four-week China internship program offered by the School of Business and Economics. The program runs from mid-May through early June.

During these four weeks, you will: 

  • Work at a Chinese company as a business intern. Complete a business or economic project related to your field.
  • Visit both global and domestic corporations to learn about China's business environment.
  • Learn Chinese, interact closely with Chinese college students, and participate in various cultural activities.
  • Visit famous sightseeing attractions and be inspired by the history, modernization and natural beauty of China.
  • Be inspired by the history, modernization and natural beauty of China.

This program is a 3-credit course that counts as a global elective as well as a major elective for economics (ECON 493) and most of the business administration majors (BUS 493).


Estimated Costs

  • UWSP ($6,000): Tuition, lodging, most food, in-country transportation
  • Other Costs ($2,125): Airfare, passport, food/souvenirs
  • Scholarships available!

Trip Leader: Prof. Nik Butz

Nik ButzI am a professor of business in the School of Business and Economics at UWSP. I hold a B.S. from Dickinson State University and an MBA and Ph.D. from the University of North Dakota.

I teach courses in inteniational business and global management. With these courses, I hope to enrich our time in China and help students explore this opportunity in vanous ways.

I am looking forward to leading the 2022 China Summer Internship program. Every trip to China promises wonder and excitement, and I am thrilled to be able to share this experience with UWSP students. Please feel free to email me if you have any questions. Adventure awaits! Contact Professor Butz at nik.butz@uwsp.edu.

UWSP Alum Connection

Chinese Language Institute​ (CLI) to build this program for SBE majors. Past CLI Engagement director Cory Donovan is a SBE graduate and participated in the the China internship program in 2009.  

Having originally joined CLI as a student through the Immersion Program, Cory knows firsthand what it takes to have a successful experience studying in China. His passion for learning Chinese and sharing the language with others led him to become an integral member of the CLI team and continue his stay in Guilin well beyond his original five-month study term.  

Cory graduated cum laude from the UW-Stevens Point with a B.S. in business administration and is highly proficient in Mandarin Chinese. Cory's help in planning this unique program has made it a huge success.

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