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Top Asia MBA Internships – And All You Need to Know About Applying

By Linda M

Updated November 12, 2020 Updated November 12, 2020

While an MBA provides you with solid skills and business knowledge, acquiring real-life professional experience is key to landing the job of your dreams – and internships are a great way to get that hands-on experience.

Aside from allowing you to put your new and improved business acumen into practice, they’re also the perfect opportunity to network and make valuable connections that can take you far in your career.

Luckily for you, there are a plethora of local and international internships out there for you to choose from. Depending on your educational background and skills, you’ll be able to apply to work at companies of all sizes across industries – including finance, tech and consulting – and gain the experience necessary to break into your preferred field, even abroad.

Here are some of the best Asia-based internships available for MBA students.

Goldman Sachs – Finance

Duration: 8-10 weeks (summer 2021)
Locations: Beijing; Hong Kong; Singapore; Tokyo
Application deadline: November 20, 2020

Goldman Sachs offers MBA students a Summer Associate Internship, where successful candidates will be given a unique insight into how the firm operates internationally.

Interns can apply to work within three main divisions:

  • Consumer & Investment Management
  • Engineering
  • Investment Banking

To be eligible, you must:

  • Be pursuing an MBA – preferably in your penultimate year

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis through the firm’s portal.

Google – Tech

Duration: 10-13 weeks, between May and September 2021
Locations: Hong Kong; Taipei (Taiwan); Shanghai (China); Beijing (China)
Application deadline: November 20, 2020

Google’s MBA Internship Program offers MBA students the opportunity to immerse themselves into the Asian tech landscape on high-impact teams. Outside of their core work, interns will participate in extracurricular professional development activities, including a 1:1 mentorship program.

Interns will take on cutting-edge business challenges across one or more of the following teams:

  • Business Strategy
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Operations & Support
  • People Operations
  • Product Management
  • Sales
  • Technical Solutions

To be eligible, you must:

  • Currently be in your first year of a full-time MBA program
  • Commit to complete up to 13 weeks of the program in one of the office locations between May and September 2021

To apply, all you need to do is submit your résumé. Here’s the official internship page.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. – Finance

Duration: Depending on role
Locations: Hong Kong; China; Philippines; Singapore; Thailand; Malaysia; Indonesia, Vietnam; Japan; Taiwan
Application deadlines: Depending on role

JPMorgan Chase & Co. is currently offering 14 internships across Asia, including:

  • Human Resources Internship
  • Global Finance & Business Management Internship
  • Quantitative Analytics Internship
  • Wealth Management Internship
  • Asia Analyst Development Program Internship
  • Markets Internship
  • Investment Banking Analyst Internship
  • Wealth Management Associate Internship
  • Asset Management Internship

To learn more about the internships available at JPMorgan Chase & Co., click here.

Boston Consulting Group (BCG) – Consulting

Duration: Depending on role
Locations: Depending on role
Application deadline: Ongoing

BCG accepts online application from MBA students who are about to graduate. Successful interns will work alongside some of the world’s top minds on cases that reshape business, government, and society in the Asia-Pacific region.

All roles are advertised here on a rolling basis.

This article was originally published in November 2020 .

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Linda is Content Writer at TopMBA, creating content about students, courses, universities and businesses. She recently graduated in Journalism & Creative Writing with Politics and International Relations, and now enjoys writing for a student audience. 


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