The 6.4 million inhabitants of Hanoi celebrated their city’s 1000th anniversary in 2010. They make the capital of Vietnam the second most populated city in the country, Ho Chi Minh City being the highest population with 7.9 million residents. An array of internship opportunities await you in Hanoi. Depending upon your interests, we can place you in a variety of different business sectors and find you a cozy place to stay, either with a host family or in an apartment. International interns are in high demand among economic and legal departments as well as areas in design, tourism, education, health and engineering. You do not need Vietnamese language skills for your internship with Vietnamese companies. You will get along just fine with English. Generally speaking, in most cases any technical orientation can be mediated between us and the local partner.
A lot is happening in Vietnam! For those who want to experience the economic development of Vietnam first hand, now is the time! Apply for a professional internship in Hanoi this instant! The liberalization of the economy has been in full swing for two decades now and is far from complete. The thriving economy reflects one of the lowest unemployment rates (1.9% in 2013) in the world. Vietnam’s central location in Southeast Asia, keeps brisk trade open with the neighboring countries such as China. These are just some of the reasons that make Vietnam the prime location for an internship in Southeast Asia. Further unbeatable arguments are the impressive nature, the friendly people and the fantastic food that will make your internship in Hanoi, Vietnam a unique experience.
Life in Vietnam is very different from what you are used to in your home town. During your first few weeks you may find yourself in unfamiliar situations or practices that boggle your mind, create questions and perhaps overwhelm you. The local buddy program was established for this purpose exactly. Our local partners to will set you up with a Vietnamese student who will accompany you for the first couple weeks, giving you many insider tips on local food, transport, leisure activities, religion, culture and so on. Together you can take outings and enjoy some free time. Contact with your buddy will continue over the entire length of the internship for any questions or concerns on daily life in Hanoi. Who knows better about life in Vietnam than a local resident? Don’t miss this chance to gain insights from a Vietnamese student.
When the work day ends or when you have free time, there are many possibilities to experience Hanoi and it’s culture. There is a hip art scene, a great variety of jazz clubs and the famous puppeteers on the water. But don’t go out too late in the evening because most places, clubs and karaoke bars are closed by 11 o'clock. Yes, the Vietnamese are not night owls, they are (very) early birds ;)