Business Internship and Economics Program

Students gain professional experience while interning at a wide range of companies in Shanghai, the commercial center of the world’s second-largest economy.  In addition to the internship, students enroll in an intensive course focusing on the political economy of China. 


Shanghai summer 2015

Faculty Program Coordinators

Wen Mao, PhD
Associate Dean of Faculty
Associate Professor of Economics
Bartley Hall Rm 2096
Department of Economics

Prof. Fred Young
Bartley Hall Room 3055
Department of Economics

Freeman Foundation Scholarship

Villanova University and the School of Business have been awarded a generous grant by the Freeman Foundation to support internship experiences in Asia. Students participating in the Shanghai Summer internship program are encouraged to apply for these $5000 scholarships - multiple scholarships will be awarded. The application deadline is February 15th.

Application Instructions from the Center for Global Leadership  

Villanova University has the right to make cancellations, substitutions, or changes in case of emergency or changed conditions, or in the interest of the program.