Working in China


Understanding the jobs market and recruitment methods used in the country you want to work in is important for a successful job search.

This section contains information about organisations that have employed LSE students and the destinations of LSE students within China. This information gives you some starting points but is no substitute for conducting your own thorough, further research.

Useful resources

Finding opportunities

Chinese language job sites

  • 51 Job
    A Chinese-language job search engine, this leading professional recruitment website conatines 3.2 million daily job offers. It also provides its variety of services in English.
  • China HR
    A Chinese-language job search engine. It offers online recruitment, campus recruitment information and online career guidance. The site offers an executive search option for those holding graduate and higher credentials.
  • Student Zhaopin
    A Chinese-language job search engine, this job board also offers an internship-specific search. Users are provided information on resume layout and cover letter writing. The site also has a service that recommends jobs to registered users via email. Users can see the number of resumes sent to a job posting.

English language job sites

  • ChinaJOB
    English language site, the positions are mainly from the Chinese government and multinational companies focusing on science and technology, and education sectors. It offers an interview service that allows foreigners to stay in their respective locations for interviews instead of having to travel to China.
  • Gradlink China
    English-based careers website designed for Chinese students and graduates in the UK. It has concise company profiles with a section on what the company looks for in potential employees. The site also provides the latest news and events on graduate labour markets across China.
  • Matchdragon
    English-based site with a Chinese counterpart, this website offers an ‘auto-match’ service which analyses your resume and suggests available positions for you to apply for. If you want more flexibility, it provides an advanced search engine.
  • XPATjobs China
    English-based job search engine, offers positions which are relevant to higher-level education degree holders.

Need to learn the local language first?

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Jobs in China

Community Development Programme

SEED Madagascar
Thursday 28 February 2019

Barclays Technology - Various Roles

Glasgow, London, Northampton, Greater London
Tuesday 1 January 2019

VIP Event Hospitality Staff

The Hospitality Company (THC)
Greater London
Tuesday 1 January 2019

English Teaching Programme COPY

SEED Madagascar
Monday 31 December 2018

Recruitment Assistant

London, Greater London
Monday 9 July 2018

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