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Global Careers Series 2017-18: China

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8th Floor, Bush House (King's College London)

30 Aldwych

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WC2R 4BG

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The Global Careers Series is a unique opportunity for students from five globally-minded universities to find out about careers overseas in a series of panel events that take you around the globe.

Students from the following universities are eligible to attend the events:

  • King's College London
  • SOAS
  • University College London
  • City, University of London
  • Goldsmiths, University of London


This event is intended for students and recent graduates who wish to pursue a career in China. Whilst open to all students, those who have not worked or lived in China previously may find this the most beneficial.


The event hopes to provide globally-minded students with a chance to:

  • Network and connect with like-minded individuals and industry professionals

  • Appreciate why experience in China is such an incredible advantage for graduates in today's job market

  • Understand the challenges to working successfully in China, and how these can be overcome

During the event you will have a chance to hear from our distinguished speakers and you will have an opportunity to ask questions and engage with our panelists.


Panelists we have for this event include:

Professor Kerry Brown, Director Lau China Institute, Kings College London
Kerry has been at King’s since 2015, previously he was a Professor of Chinese politics and Director of China Studies Centre at the University of Sydney from 2012, and a Senior Fellow and Head of the Asia Programme at Chatham House from 2006 to 2012. He was a member of British Foreign Office, serving in London and Beijing from 1998 to 2005. Kerry has an MA from Cambridge, PhD from Leeds, and is the author of 15 books on contemporary China, the latest of which is China's World.

Claire Harding, European Partnerships Manager at InternChina Ltd
While studying Chinese and French at the University of Sheffield, Claire spent a very memorable year abroad in Nanjing, China. She decided to go back to China after graduation to improve her Chinese and get to know more about China’s business culture. Claire started out with a short internship in InternChina’s Chengdu office and ended up managing the IC Qingdao office for an incredible 3 years in China.

Daniel Taub, Head of China Careers at KCL Asia Careers Society
Dan is a current MA War Studies student with three years studying, interning, and working in China under his belt. In just the beginning of his career in China, his work has run the gamut from teaching hundreds of second graders English to working with real estate developers and architects on 5-Star hotel projects.

James Tunningley, Trade Policy Adviser, South and South-East Asia at Department for International Trade
James is on the Civil Service Fast Stream. Prior to his current role at Department for International Trade, he worked at the Home Office and the Ministry of Justice. He is the Head of the Young China Watchers in London, a Fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society, an Associate Analyst at Global Risk Insights and on the Young Leaders Program at the Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Pacific Forum. Before joining the government, he held positions at the Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies (RUSI), China-Britain Business Council, and Emerging Strategy in Shanghai.

Shaun Butcher, UK University Partnerships & Marketing Manager at CRCC Asia
After graduating from the University of Newcastle, Shaun was accepted onto the British Council English Language Assistant Program and spent a year teaching at a middle school in Tianjin, China. Shaun remained in China for another year and taught undergraduate students at a University in Wuhan, subsequently returning to the UK to pursue postgraduate studies in Law at the University of Sheffield. Shaun also interned in Beijing with CRCC Asia via the British Council Generation UK initiative and is now working for CRCC Asia in the London office.

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8th Floor, Bush House (King's College London)

30 Aldwych

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WC2R 4BG

United Kingdom

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