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1 Version 2 : For student detail reference Career Workshop for RPg Students Using your Research Degree to enter your Dream Career Date: 30 April 2008 (Wednesday) Time: 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm Venue: KB223, Knowles Bldg. Facilitator: Mr. Herman Chan, Director of Careers and Placement F:\07-08\001\02\ ppt This PowerPoint will be put in our website :

2 Version 2 : For student detail reference Page 2 of 33 Outline 2007 Graduates Employment Survey Graduates Employment Survey. –Employment Situation –Employment Sector –Salary Level –Time taken to Secure Employment –Industries, Positions & Companies

3 Version 2 : For student detail reference Page 3 of 33 Outline CEDARS –Job Search Process & Support Placement Services to PGs Different Approach for PGs Workshops Recruitment Talks –Partnership & Communication

4 Version 2 : For student detail reference Page 4 of Graduate Employment Survey Employment Situation (March 2008 Data) RPGTPG No.% % % % No. of respondents % % % % Employed % % % % Unemployed seeking F/T job10.3%31.1%20.6%00.0% Further Studies3511.1%3713.6%143.9%163.6% Emigrated/Returned to home country 82.5%238.4%20.6%10.2% Not seeking F/T job92.9%62.2%113.1%10.2%

5 Version 2 : For student detail reference Page 5 of Graduate Employment Survey Employment Sector (March 2008 Data) Employment Sector RPGTPGOverall UG Graduate s % % % Civil Service62.5%165.3% % Education % % % Community, Social & Personal Services %185.9% % Commerce & Industry7932.4% % % Total % % %

6 Version 2 : For student detail reference Page 6 of Graduate Employment Survey Basic and Gross Income (March 2008 Data) Basic SalaryGross Income RPGTPGOverall UGRPGTPGOverall UG Mean$19,766$17,278$22,836$18,953$16,203$15,007$20,517$17,684$22,969$19,074$17,112$15,557 Median$18,000$15,000$21,500$18,000$12,200$12,000$19,805$16,000$21,500$18,000$13,000$12,371 Minimum$6,000$2,000$9,500$9,000$5,000 $6,000$7,000$9,579$9,000$5,000 Maximum$48,000$52,000$45,000$60,000$55,333$75,000$60,000$52,000$52,500$60,000$102,000$95,000 HKU Overall Mean Basic Salary (Excluding M.B.,B.S. and B.D.S. graduates) 2007 = $14, = $13,357

7 Version 2 : For student detail reference Page 7 of Graduate Employment Survey Time Taken to Secure Employment (March 2008 Data) By the end of % of new graduates who have secured employment RPGTPGOverall UG May or before38.6%30.6%27.7%37.7%31.7%30.3% June48.7%37.5%55.8%63.5%49.1%50.3% July56.3%45.1%75.9%79.4%65.4%68.5% August67.0%55.6%89.2%88.1%80.7%83.8% September78.2%76.4%93.5%94.2%87.9%89.8% October83.8%80.6%95.3%96.1%92.9%94.3% November88.8%87.5%95.3%98.1%94.5%95.8% December92.4%96.5%96.8%98.7%95.7%97.1% January95.9%98.6%98.2%99.7%96.9%97.9% February100.0%

8 Version 2 : For student detail reference Page 8 of Graduate Employment Survey (March 2008 Data) PhD: Industries, Positions & Companies Faculty/Specialization (Major) IndustryCompanyPosition Architecture EducationHong Kong Institute of Vocational Education Lecturer ElectronicJiawei Solarchina Co.,LtdManager EngineeringJones Lang LaSalleAnalyst Leigh & Orange LtdAssistant Project Designer Arts Banking & FinanceAIG Global Investment Corporation (Asia) Ltd. (AIGGIC) Analyst EducationThe Chinese University of Hong Kong Assistant Professor Business and EconomicsBanking & FinanceRAB Capital (Asia) Limited Research Analyst EducationThe University of Hong Kong Research Assistant Professor University of MacauAssistant Professor

9 Version 2 : For student detail reference Page 9 of Graduate Employment Survey (March 2008 Data) PhD: Industries, Positions & Companies Faculty/Specialization (Major) IndustryCompanyPosition DentistryPharmaceuticalQuality Pharmaceutical Laboratory Ltd. Product Research and Development Manager Education Hong Kong Institute of Education Assistant Professor School of Education, Beijing Normal University Assistant Professor EngineeringElectronicCoils Electronic Co., Limited Senior Manager ConstructionDragages Hong Kong Limited Site Engineer ResearchHong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute Company Limited (ASTRI) Senior Engineer Banking & FinanceStandard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Limited Senior Officer EducationUniversity of East AngliaLecturer MedicineRecreationalOcean Park Hong KongResearch Assistant

10 Version 2 : For student detail reference Page 10 of Graduate Employment Survey (March 2008 Data) PhD: Industries, Positions & Companies Faculty/Specializatio n (Major) IndustryCompanyPosition Medicine ResearchThe Brain Resource Company Limited Laboratory Operations Supervisor EducationThe University of Hong Kong Postdoctoral Fellow ScienceTesting Lab.Bureau Veritas GroupSenior Chemist EducationDurham UniversityResearch Postdoctoral Fellow EngineeringEnvironmental Resources Management Consultant Civil ServicesGovernment LaboratoryChemist ITHanlun Information Limited Content Developer Testing Lab.SGS Hong Kong LimitedLaboratory Executive ResearchThe Scripps Research Institute Research Associate

11 Version 2 : For student detail reference Page 11 of Graduate Employment Survey (March 2008 Data) PhD: Industries, Positions & Companies Faculty/Specializatio n (Major) IndustryCompanyPosition ScienceEducationThe University of Hong Kong Assistant Professor ITVantage Technologies Limited Engineer Social SciencesSocial Services/Institution Jockey Club Centre for Positive Ageing Research Officer

12 Version 2 : For student detail reference Page 12 of Graduate Employment Survey (March 2008 Data) MPhil: Industries, Positions & Companies Faculty/Specialization (Major) IndustryCompanyPosition ArtsCivil ServicesLabour DepartmentAdministrative Officer (Co-Employment) AviationSingapore AirlinesManagement Trainee AdvertisingTBWA Hong KongAccount Manager Business and EconomicsBanking & FinanceDKR Oasis (Hong Kong) LLC Product Control Executive EngineeringCivil ServicesElectrical and Mechanical Services Department Mechanical Engineer Graduate Banking & FinanceHSBCManagement Associate ITIBM China / Hong Kong Limited IT Specialist Banking & FinanceJPMorganAnalyst AccountingKPMGAdvisor

13 Version 2 : For student detail reference Page 13 of Graduate Employment Survey (March 2008 Data) MPhil: Industries, Positions & Companies Faculty/Specialization (Major) IndustryCompanyPosition EngineeringCivil EngineeringMaunsell Consultants Asia Limited Graduate Engineer TransportMTR Corporation LimitedGraduate Trainee EngineeringParsons Brinckerhoff (Asia) Limited Assistant Engineer MedicineResearchGlaxoSmithKline (China) Investment Co., Ltd Clinical Research Associate The Centre for Clinical and Basic Research Research Assistant MedicalHong Kong Sanatorium and Hospital Research Assistant ScienceConsultancyAccenture Company Limited Analyst Civil ServicesAgriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department Ecological Surveyor EngineeringAsia Ecological Consultants Ltd. Ecologist

14 Version 2 : For student detail reference Page 14 of Graduate Employment Survey (March 2008 Data) MPhil: Industries, Positions & Companies Faculty/Specialization (Major) IndustryCompanyPosition Science AccountingDeloitte Touche TohmatsuAuditor Civil ServicesHome Affairs DepartmentExecutive Officer Banking & FinanceIndustrial and Commercial Bank of China (Asia) Limited Trainee - Commercial Banking InnoFusion Capital Management Limited Junior Trainer UBS AGGraduate Trainee InsurancePrudential Assurance Co. Ltd. (Hong Kong) Business Manager Social SciencesEducationCity University of Hong KongSenior Research Associate MedicalJohns Hopkins Singapore International Medical Centre Medical Social Worker ITOracle Added Value LimitedResearch Executive

15 Version 2 : For student detail reference Page 15 of Graduate Employment Survey (March 2008 Data) MPhil: Industries, Positions & Companies Faculty/Specialization (Major) IndustryCompanyPosition Social SciencesSocial Services/InstitutionThe World BankIntern United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Protection Counsellor

16 Version 2 : For student detail reference Page 16 of Graduate Employment Survey (March 2007 Data) PhD: Industries, Positions & Companies Faculty/Specialization (Major) IndustryCompanyPosition ArchitectureArchitecturalRonald Lu and Partners Ltd. (Hong Kong) Design Executive (China) Real EstateChina Land Asia Pacific Limited Senior Development Manager EngineeringBanking & FinanceDeutsche BankAnalyst EducationHong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (Morrison Hill) Teaching Associate EngineeringDrainage Services Department Civil engineering graduate NGOHong Kong Organic Country Project Manager Real EstateChinese Estate GroupAssistant Project Manager ScienceBotanyEDAWHorticulturist EducationNew Method CollegeGraduate Master

17 Version 2 : For student detail reference Page 17 of Graduate Employment Survey PhD: Industries, Positions & Companies Faculty/Specialization (Major) IndustryCompanyPosition ScienceEngineeringEastern Pretech (HK) LtdQC supervisor Sony BMG Entertainment Ltd Coordinator Bureau Veritas Hong Kong Limited Senior Chemist GovernmentMines and Geosciences Bureau NGOThe Chinese Manufacturers' Association of Hong Kong Technical Specialist OtherWilly Company LimitedManager Social SciencesOtherRESCULPTConsultant

18 Version 2 : For student detail reference Page 18 of Graduate Employment Survey MPhilD: Industries, Positions & Companies Faculty/Specialization (Major) IndustryCompanyPosition ArtsAccountingErnst & YoungTax Accountant Banking & FinanceMVA Hong Kong Ltd.RESERACH ANALYST EducationSt. Mark's SchoolTeacher GovernmentICAC LegalChristian Deom Advocate/Attorney at Law Law Assistant EngineeringAccountingPricewaterhouseCoopersAssociate Banking & FinanceStandard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Limited Associate HR Business SolutionsConsulting analyst

19 Version 2 : For student detail reference Page 19 of Graduate Employment Survey MPhilD: Industries, Positions & Companies Faculty/Specialization (Major) IndustryCompanyPosition EngineeringBanking & FinanceMorgan StanleyAnalyst EducationDiocesan Preparatory School Teacher EngineeringASM Assembly Automation Ltd Electronic Engineer Brand New Technology Ltd Marketing Executive Gemalgo Technologies Limited Quality Engineer Hong Kong United Dockyard Trainee RerintEngineer GovernmentICACAssistant Investigator

20 Version 2 : For student detail reference Page 20 of Graduate Employment Survey MPhilD: Industries, Positions & Companies Faculty/Specialization (Major) IndustryCompanyPosition EngineeringITHang Seng Bank LimitedIT Officer OtherHong Kong International Terminals Limited Associate Analyst MedicineEngineeringHong Kong Productivity Council Project Engineer InsuranceTICNA InsuranceInsurance Agent MedicalHealth Care & Co.Operation Officer AstraZeneca Hong Kong Ltd Product Specialist Tyco Health careProduct Specialist OtherHABERAIN RADCLICC LIMITED Management Consultant ScienceAccountingErnst & YoungStaff Accountant

21 Version 2 : For student detail reference Page 21 of Graduate Employment Survey MPhilD: Industries, Positions & Companies Faculty/Specialization (Major) IndustryCompanyPosition ScienceBanking & FinanceHang Seng Bank LimitedBusiness Risk officer EducationBouscy Education CenterTeacher and owner St Paul's Co-educational College Teacher EngineeringMaunsell Consultants Asia Limited Assistant Environmental Consultant GovernmentFood and Environmental Hygiene Department Assistant CESP Control Officer Registration and Electoral Office Voter Registration Staff ITInnofusion Capital Management Ltd System Management MedicalSchering HK LtdRegulatory Medical Affairs Associate

22 Version 2 : For student detail reference Page 22 of Graduate Employment Survey MPhilD: Industries, Positions & Companies Faculty/Specialization (Major) IndustryCompanyPosition ScienceNGOWorld Wide Fund for Nature Hong Kong Project Officer Hong Kong Organic Resource Centre Project Assistant OtherStar Vision LtdEnvironmental Field Officer StatisticianMerck, Sharp and Dohme (asia) LTD Assistant Clinical Data Management Specialist Synovate Ltd.Assistant Statistician Social SciencesGovernmentHong Kong Police ForceProbationary Inspector NGOCity Contemporary Dance Company Limited Coordinator OtherSacom LimitedChief Coordinator

23 Version 2 : For student detail reference Page 23 of 33 CEDARS Job Search Process & Support Placement Services available to PG students : –Careers Related Personality Tests MPTI : Licensed test administrator and interpreter –Ms. Cindy Chan, Student Development and Counselling, 4/F, Meng Wah Complex –Additional certified MBTI administrator being trained Prospects Planner (http://www.prospects.ac.uk/links/Pplanner)http://www.prospects.ac.uk/links/Pplanner –Self administer on line test on careers and placement centre website. –Targeted mailing NETmatch (http://www.hku.hk/careers/netmatch)http://www.hku.hk/careers/netmatch –Job sites NETjobs (http://www.hku.hk/careers/netjobs)http://www.hku.hk/careers/netjobs JIJIS (http://www.jijis.org.hk)http://www.jijis.org.hk –Useful links for postgraduates Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute Company Limited (ASTRI) (http://www.astri.org)http://www.astri.org Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks (HKSTP) (http://www.hkstp.org)http://www.hkstp.org The Hong Kong Institute of Biotechnology Limited (http://www.hkib.org.hk)http://www.hkib.org.hk

24 Version 2 : For student detail reference Page 24 of 33 CEDARS Job Search Process & Support Placement Services available to PG students … (Cont d) : –Circulars Weekly Bulletin (http://www.hku.hk/careers/bulletin)http://www.hku.hk/careers/bulletin Urgent Job Notices (http://www.hku.hk/careers/NEW/news.html)http://www.hku.hk/careers/NEW/news.html –Career Centre nominations and shortlisting for various companies on request –Industry Talks –Mix-n-Mingle Sessions, Alumni Experience Sharing Sessions –Recruitment Talks (http://www.hku.hk/careers/events/regist.html)http://www.hku.hk/careers/events/regist.html –Special Talks to be arranged for PGs Schindler Global Engineer Trainee Science & Technology Park Bank: Structured & Derivative Products Glaxo Smith Klien (GSK)

25 Version 2 : For student detail reference Page 25 of 33 CEDARS Job Search Process & Support Placement Services available to PG students … (Cont d) : –One-to-one Consultation By appointment : Director of Careers and Placement Hon. Career Advisors –All are experienced professionals from various fields. –Total : 11 (Retired investment bank HR Director, GM of motor car dealer, Sr. HR Manager of public utility, HKU retired History professor, Senior Civil Servants etc.)

26 Version 2 : For student detail reference Page 26 of 33 CEDARS Job Search Process & Support Placement Services available to PG students … (Cont d) : –Different approach for postgraduates individual coaching : Non business background adjustment to business / banking –Intensive multiple sessions coaching by Director of Careers and Placement and other experienced Hon. Career Advisors, for example : »MPhil : Sociology to HSBC Commercial Banking »PhD : Physics / Engineering to investment banking »PhD : Communication to business consulting, market research company »MSc : Electronic Engineer to Immigration Officer »MPhil : Civil Engineer to Architectural Modelling Executive UK Engineering Consulting Firm to work on Dubai project »PhD : Civil engineer to property project manager »PhD : Physics to research QC in textile group Coaching Focus –Transform of R&D strength and project management into job competencies

27 Version 2 : For student detail reference Page 27 of 33 CEDARS Job Search Process & Support Hon. Career Advisors

28 Version 2 : For student detail reference Page 28 of 33 CEDARS Job Search Process & Support NETmatch –This is a database of r é sum é s. Postgraduate students who are available for part-time work or internship positions as well as those who are looking for graduate positions or postgraduate employment opportunities are invited to post their personal particulars on NETmatch as soon as they are ready for job hunting. –Take particular care to fill in the Supplementary Information section of NETmatch and provide adequate details about their career objective and relevant achievements. –Employers who find suitable job-seekers from NETmatch will approach them directly by . Hence, students who have registered on NETmatch should check their frequently. –To register on NETmatch, please follow the instructions at (http://www.hku.hk/careers/netmatch).http://www.hku.hk/careers/netmatch

29 Version 2 : For student detail reference Page 29 of 33 CEDARS Job Search Process & Support Application, interview and assessment centre procedure workshops –Altogether 10 topics will be covered within this series of workshops. They are: 1.Application writing – application form, cover letter, r é sum é and supplementary sheet; 2.Interview technique – one-on-one interview and group interview; 3.Essay writing – English and Chinese; 4.Reasoning tests; 5.In-tray exercises; 6.Group discussions; 7.Presentation and impromptu talk; 8.Occupational Interest Questionnaire; 9.Simulation; and 10.Group exercise. –Details regarding these workshops are posted on (http://www.hku.hk/careers/events/regist.html).http://www.hku.hk/careers/events/regist.html

30 Version 2 : For student detail reference Page 30 of 33 CEDARS Job Search Process & Support Recruitment talks –Every year more than 150 employers visit the campus to present their organisations to students. These are announced through the Weekly Bulletin. Internship, graduate trainee and postgraduate employment opportunities –Employment vacancies are posted on either the Joint Institution Job Information System (JIJIS) or NETjobs. Since these opportunities occur throughout the year, job- seekers are advised to check the job boards at least once a week. JIJIS is located at (http://www.jijis.org.hk), while NETjobs is at (http://www.hku.hk/careers/netjobs).http://www.jijis.org.hkhttp://www.hku.hk/careers/netjobs –Part-time jobs, private tuition positions, and summer or temporary jobs for students are also posted on NETjobs at (http://www.hku.hk/careers/netjobs).http://www.hku.hk/careers/netjobs

31 Version 2 : For student detail reference Page 31 of 33 CEDARS Job Search Process & Support Careers Education –The Programme topics : (e.g.) Concepts of career and factors affecting career development (Career Week); Experience sharing of new and recent graduates; Inspirational talks by community leaders; Mix-n-Mingle sessions between students and practicing executives.

32 Version 2 : For student detail reference Page 32 of 33 CEDARS Job Search Process & Support Partnership & Communication Continuous communication with PGSA Targeted to specific student societies on specific job opportunities and recruitment events Other communication channel –Let us know: Too many s, how to make more effective communication

33 Version 2 : For student detail reference Page 33 of 33 CEDARS Job Search Process & Support CEDARS –Address: 3/F, Meng Wah Complex –Contact no: – Director of Careers and Placement –Mr Herman Chan –Contact no: –


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