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Faculty traveling to China are encouraged to notify Gateway director Phoebe You of their impending visit. The staff at the Shanghai office can help by facilitating focused networking, targeted recruitment and support for scholarly work abroad. The Gateways can also help identify accommodations and provide recommendations and general wayfinding. 

2019PDOFor the eighth consecutive year, the China Gateway is hosting a pre-departure orientation (PDO) for incoming students from China. This year is the first it will be virtual instead of in-person.

Since 2012, the Office of International Affairs has offered this opportunity for future students and their families to learn more about college life, connect with other Ohio State students and university staff and learn important information before attending classes.

Phoebe You, director of the China Gateway, said that it was important to continue with PDO virtually so new students and their families understand that Ohio State provides a supportive and nurturing environment for its international student population.  

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The China Gateway continued their virtual career series to support student career development during June.

On June 5, Deloitte hosted a virtual information session with Caroline Ning, Deloitte China recruiter, and Jessie Qi, Deloitte management consultant, who introduced an overview of the consulting industry in China and shared their insights on how to prepare for a consulting career.

The third alumni career talk organized by the China Gateway took place on June 19. Three alumni, Zhengjie Li, Shenchao Qiu and Chengziwei Wang, shared their professional experiences and discussed strategies to manage interpersonal relationships in the workplace. The first and second career talks were held in April and May with professionals from a variety of backgrounds and industries including accounting, marketing and business.  

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BeijingAlumniThe China Gateway recently released its 2019 annual report and summary report.

The office continues to find success in three key areas, including faculty support, student engagement and service and alumni engagement. The office finds opportunities to expand locally and internationally and further engagement and impact in East Asia.

Read the 2019 annual report and the 2019 annual report summary.