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China - CAAS

Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences

The Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS) in Beijing, China has hosted fourteen high school interns since 2002.

Established in 1957, the CAAS strives to solve fundamental and strategic technological issues in agriculture and rural economic development.

The CAAS carries out research and development agriculture, natural sciences, engineering, and management science.

Interns at CAAS work alongside renowned international researchers and experts - Dr. Pan Jia Rong, Dr. Long Mao, Professor Fan Yunliu, and Ms. Pang Donfang - in the CAAS's research labs in Beijing.

The students also have the opportunity to travel around China with their host families and colleagues to see the Great Wall of China, Forbidden City, Palace Museum, Teracotta soldiers, the silk markets, the Temple of Heaven, Tiananmen Square, the Summer Palace, and the Olympic Stadium.

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