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Internship Programme, China (CHI-AES-0005)
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Pay Band 5
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Contract: 6 months’ fixed-term contract | Salary: Intern Payband 5 (RMB 7,506 per month) | Start Date: As soon as possible | Deadline for Applications: 20 March 2019 (23.59 UK time)

Internship Programme, Beijing, China (CHI-AES-0005)



The Education team comprises of staff whose skill and experience are drawn from all four offices across China. The team develops and delivers innovative education programmes and projects which aim to create economic growth and benefit to the UK in the long term.



We currently have two roles available for application, Education Mobility Officer and Education Services Officer.


The Education Services Officer will work as part of the IES China team to promote, manage and deliver the range of education services in China available to UK education sector clients. He/she will support on the delivery of direct marketing services to UK clients and ensuring all services are delivered to the highest quality and meet with agreed targets and delivery standards of the client.


The Education Mobility Officer will provide effective and efficient support on the following key programmes, Outward Mobility campaign and Inward Mobility, under China Education Business Strategic (SBU) during the internship period. Major duties of this role includes providing support on marketing and promotion campaigns, content development and maintenance of Generation UK website.



Our corporate internship programme provides under-graduates and graduates with a unique opportunity to gain on-the-job experience to support their learning and formal studies as well as providing real professional experience and contacts for the future.  Interns will be placed in a business team of professional interest to them and will be required to deliver a specific piece of work. This piece of work will provide the interns with good experience in delivering a meaningful project which has value to the British Council and will allow them insight into our business.



You must have gained or be working towards a 2:1 degree and you are in at least your second year of University. If you have already obtained your degree, you must have graduated within the last two years (2017 onwards). It also essential that you have an English communication skill at Proficiency Level C2. Degree in Chinese/East Asian Studies or related disciplines is also an advantage.


Only UK passport holders will be considered due to the diplomatic status of the organization.




For more information on the scope and the requirements for these two roles, please download the Role Profile from the links below.


Education Mobility Officer

Education Services Officer

British Council Generic Behaviours


Please state clearly on your supporting statement the role you wish to be considered for. You have the choice to apply for both roles but will have to state your first choice clearly on your supporting statement.



The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. We create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries. We do this by making a positive contribution to the UK and the countries we work with – changing lives by creating opportunities, building connections and engendering trust.


Valuing diversity is essential to the British Council’s work. We aim to abide by and promote equality legislation by following both the letter and the spirit of it to try and avoid unjustified discrimination, recognizing discrimination as a barrier to equality of opportunity, inclusion and human rights.


All staff worldwide is required to ensure their behavior is consistent with our policies.


The British Council is a full member of Keeping Children Safe (KCS) and has achieved level 1 child safe certification. We believe that all children have the right to be protected from all forms of abuse as set out in article 19, UNCRC, 1989 and that every child matters - everywhere in the world. In line with the British Council's Child Protection policy, any appointment is contingent on thorough checks including criminal record checks, in line with legal requirements.