CMC China Project summer 2012


Summer 2012 Work Opportunity – The China Project

Supported by CMC at Thunderbird School of Global Management

Description of the China Project:

The China Project is aimed at increasing international employment opportunities for students and engaging Thunderbird’s alumni network. Two highly competent students will be offered the opportunity to work as a team to develop international employment relationships with alumni in organizations in China. Their primary job will be to activate the global Thunderbird alumni network in China, and use these connections to generate Internships and Full Time jobs that will be posted in GlobalConnect for other Thunderbird students.  The newly hired students will be expected to travel in different locations across China including Beijing. The team will work closely with and be supported by the China Project Committee at the CMC throughout the summer.

Interested applicants must have the following skills and experience:

•Work experience in Business Development and/or proven track record in sales performance and results-orientation.

•Ability to network and build business relationships with corporations and alumni.

•Solid understanding of corporate recruitment needs and processes.

•Professionalism and polish – ability to be an excellent representative of the Thunderbird brand.

•Experience living and/or working in Asia is preferable.

•Highly self-motivated to work with limited supervision.

•Proficiency in Mandarin.

Location: Shanghai, China

Duration: 10-week summer employment period in Shanghai, China. This includes a week-training at Thunderbird campus.

Submit: Resume and Cover Letter via GlobalConnect


•Business Development and Entrepreneurial experience – this is the first team to lead this project in China.

•Sales and networking skills.

•Exposure to alumni and business contacts in the region, expanding a key network in Asia.

•Experience living and working in a vibrant, emerging Asian city.

These are paid positions, primarily incentive based. Travel to-from Arizona to China, accommodations, and business expenses are covered.

Students are encouraged to apply as a team.  Both students will need to apply but please specify that you are applying ‘with ______________’ in your cover letter submission.

If interested in the positions, apply on GlobalConnect,<> Job ID: 5764.

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