China - Beijing and Shanghai early careers

Are you looking for new challenges and the chance to take your career to the next level?


Build your global future with us

At A&O Shearman, we lead the market by finding new ways to meet the challenges our clients face. 

Whatever your area of expertise and wherever your ambitions lie, we provide you with the platform to develop your career and the challenges to help you realize your full potential. But we're offering more than just stimulating and exciting work. We care about our people, which is why we foster a culture of inclusivity and belonging. When you start your career with us, you'll be learning from the best in an environment that celebrates your individuality.

Our opportunities

Internship programme

Internship programme

We offer unrivalled training and experiences to take you beyond technical excellence and set you up for wherever your career takes you. An internship is the best way to experience who we are and how we work. You’ll enjoy in-depth practical, hands-on experience while working alongside associates and trainees on real deals and active cases. You’ll also attend various in-house workshops and regular training sessions that will make the most of your potential. All while having fun and making friends as part of our supportive global network. The Internship Programme runs for three months, and we welcome applications all year round. 

How to Apply

To apply, click the 'Find a Vacancy' at the top of the page and submit your CV (Chinese and English), cover letter and academic transcripts to "Intern of Shanghai office" or "Intern of Beijing office".

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