Fierce Job Market for Chinese Students Returning from Overseas

December 2, 2014

A recent report from China’s Ministry of Education describes the increasingly fierce job market faced by students returning from overseas, Shanghai Daily reported. The newspaper quoted the deputy director of the Chinese service center for scholarly exchange, Che Weimin, as saying that the income gap between students who earned their bachelor’s degrees abroad and their peers who stayed in China is narrowing: “Those studying abroad have certain advantages in terms of international horizons and foreign language proficiency. But those advantages are declining compared with those studying at home."

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