LEARN. DEVELOP. EXPLORE.

Alibaba Global Leadership Academy (AGLA) is a transformational talent development program dedicated to fostering the future international leaders of Alibaba and of the new economy. Through job rotations at Alibaba core business units combined with classroom and experiential training, AGLA participants will graduate equipped to serve as Alibaba’s global business leaders and cultural ambassadors, linking international markets with what is soon to become the largest economy in the world – China. AGLA graduates will comprise the foundation for Alibaba’s international business expansion.

Participants will have the opportunity to live, work and thrive in China for 12 months as full-time Alibaba employees. Upon graduation from the program they will be assigned to an impactful businessrole in one of Alibaba’s global offices based on their interests, career alignment, and overall business need. All members will be provided with a competitive compensation and benefits package.

A TRANSFORMATIONAL EXPERIENCE

ALIBABA GLOBALIZATION

Gain a firsthand understanding of Alibaba's business and globalization efforts through rotational programs. AGLA members have the opportunity to complete a graduation project that could potentially become part of Alibaba Group’s business strategy.

Meet the New China

Receive specially designed courses to develop a nuanced perspective on chinese culture, history and modern society. This includes study trips throughout China, such as travel to local universities, dynamic businesses and even a tour of China’s Silk Road.

CULTURAL IMMERSION

Experience Alibaba’s unique culture through the eyes of a local. Participants are assigned a “work buddy” and a “life buddy” to help develop a deep understanding of company philosophy, in addition to helping them adapt to living in Hangzhou.

Impact Society

Leave a positive mark on both local and global communities by participating in volunteer activities, engaging rural business partners and helping Alibaba empower individuals and businesses around the world.

INNOVATION

Experience the cutting-edge of internet technology, working closely with the most innovative pioneers of the new economy. In a customized speaker series, Alibaba leaders provide insight and analysis that you can only find at AGLA.

ESTABLISH CONNECTIONS

Establish an extensive personal and professional global network within Alibaba. Gain knowledge of international cultural difference, and become a bridge between China and the rest of the world.

WE ARE LOOKING FOR

Self-motivated and resilient individuals that embrace change and new challenges

Open-minded global citizens that can work effectively across different cultures

Exceptional communicators who can influence all levels of an organization

Innovators who can create breakthrough business solutions

Mission-driven team players who can “get things done” while exemplifying integrity and humility

To make the best out of this program you’ll need to be:

GIVER MINDSET RESILIENT OPEN-MINDED HUMBLE MISSION-DRIVENSELF-MOTIVATED

Those sure are a lot of personality traits but you’ll need every one of them to flourish and succeed.

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