Overview

Explore careers. Practice Chinese language. Soak up Beijing. Get a jump-start on college and explore international careers in China’s political and cultural capital. Explore a world of future work possibilities in international development, media, healthcare, law, technology, education, and business.

Gain a unique understanding of the opportunities and skills that are integral to professional work options around the world. After your morning in class, head out into the city to visit workplaces and meet with working professionals. You’ll also have time to see Beijing with friends and use your Chinese language skills as you explore the endless wonders of the city.

Your classrooms and dorms are centrally located at Beijing Union University, a public university where CET also conducts intensive Chinese language training for US diplomats. Restaurants, shops, banks, public transportation, and other amenities are all located within walking distance of the main gate.

You’ll share a dorm suite with other CET students that includes a living room and bathroom. You’ll eat most meals at the on-campus cafeteria and have access to campus resources like a gym, sports fields, ping pong tables, and student lounges.

Beijing, China’s capital, is one of the great urban centers of the world. Beijing has it all: history, art, politics, culture, international influence. Go back in time when you visit the Forbidden City. Then fast forward to the modern day as you explore the 798 Art District, a vibrant, eclectic area for modern art, design, and 21st century architecture. Take a paddle boat ride in Purple Bamboo Park. Walk where emperors vacationed in the Summer Place. Taste authentic Peking duck with your group.

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