Chinese social media and gaming giant Tencent has launched its largest internship recruitment ever, hiring more than 8,000 college students graduating in 2022.
The internship recruitment covers multiple cities including Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, and Chengdu.
The recruitment includes popular positions in five categories: technology, product, design, marketing, and functional, with the fields covering AI, cloud computing, robotics, and the internet industry.
This year's recruitment also added technical consulting, industry consulting, and post-investment management consulting positions.
The class of 2022 graduates is the first wave of millennials that leaves college and join the workforce.
According to Tencent's Q3 2020 earnings report, total revenue for the quarter was RMB 125.447 billion ($1.93 billion), up 29 percent year-on-year. Net profit was RMB38.542 billion yuan, up 89 percent year-on-year.
The results also showed that Tencent had 77,592 employees at the end of the third quarter, up 16,732 from a year earlier, with total compensation costs of RMB 17.7 billion yuan for the quarter.
According to this rough estimate, the average monthly salary per employee at Tencent was RMB 76,000 yuan, equivalent to an annual salary of RMB 912,000 yuan.