Beijing eases work restrictions for foreign students

The Beijing authorities have announced new policies that will make it easier for international students to work and hold internships in the city’s buzzing tech district, Zhongguancun, writes Sara Custer for The PIE News.

From 1 March foreign students will be permitted to have short-term internships and international students studying in Beijing universities can take part-time jobs or become entrepreneurs in the area dubbed China’s Silicon Valley.

The change will lower the barrier for students who have struggled to meet the minimum requirements for employment in Beijing: a bachelor degree, two years of work experience outside of China after graduation, and that employers be licensed to hire foreigners.
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