How to Find a Job That Has a Chance of Travel to China

  • [Tuesday] 28th Oct,2014
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A job that includes travel to China can be an exciting challenge to some. Before applying for jobs that involve a definite possibility or requirement to China, it is recommended to visit the country first, and get a sense of the people and the culture. When looking for this type of job, prepare for multiple interviews, and have solid references prepared. Entry into China requires a visa. Start the process for a work visa in China 30 to 60 days before the planned departure date.


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      Search English teaching jobs. English teachers are in high demand in China. Oftentimes, schools are looking for people who are native-born U.S. speakers. Sites like Dave's ESL Cafe are reputable and a good place to look for teaching jobs. Employment as an English teacher can range from a few months to year-long contracts. Most schools pay for travel to China, provide free housing, and offer a competitive salary.

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      Visit the websites of international companies that have offices in China, or do business with China. The US-China Business Council is a non-profit organization of US companies that do business with China. It has a list on its website of member companies. Most of the businesses listed have Human Resource Departments that can be contacted directly through each company's website.

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      Research opportunities with US non-profits that do work in China, or do work to support people in need in China. The website provides a comprehensive data base for job seekers, as as volunteer openings.