Chinese is critical to a wide range of professions and interests, and your courses aim to prepare you for any opportunity. You will study the region’s changing identity and China’s literature and culture. You may decide to study in Beijing with the rigorous Associated Colleges in China program.

Ali Crivelli ’14
Ali Crivelli ’14 spent her summer interning at the Museum of Chinese in America in New York City. Shown here with an exhibit on Chinese fashion designers, she worked in the development and curatorial departments, researching Chinatown’s history and current Asian-American artists, and updating the museum’s fundraising database.

A student’s resolve: sticking with the program

A professor suggested Ali Crivelli ’14 do early study abroad in China, so in the spring semester of her sophomore year, Crivelli plunged into the rigorous program in Beijing and emerged a better speaker.

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Emily Tang ’08
Emily Tang '08, right, returned to the Hill for an alumni Career Center panel in 2011.

A graduate’s progress: a master’s in China studies

Emily Tang ’08 expected to go into publishing. She took her first Chinese course at Hamilton College to fulfill a language requirement for her creative writing major; now she's a China studies concentrator, specializing in emerging markets, at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.

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