Nanjing Center Staff

Ms. Zhang Qin


Ms. Zhang is a senior staff member at the Nanjing University Institute of International Studies, and the long-time director of the Chinese Overseas Flagship Program in Nanjing.


Ms. Sara Valentine

Internship Coordinator

Ms. Sara Valentine is a graduate of San Francisco State University with a B.A. in International Relations and Chinese. She is an alumna of the Chinese Overseas Flagship Program in Nanjing, which she attended as a Boren Scholar. Sara has studied in Suzhou through the Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) program, as well as at National Taiwan University in Taipei as an exchange student. 

As the Internship Coordinator in Nanjing, Sara counsels 50+ students per year on their internship objectives, network building in China, and visa conversion. She is responsible for soliciting and maintaining internship provider data for over 80 companies, as well as developing and conducting internship policy briefings, meetings, individual interviews, alumni roundtables, internship recruitment fairs, resume preparation, and Chinese business culture discussions. 

Sara is fluent in written and spoken Chinese.