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1 Mainland & Overseas Summer Internship Challenge Programme 2011 The Hong Kong Institute of Education Student Affairs Office 1

2 Summer Internship Challenge Programme 2011 Objectives To broaden exposure to the operation of business and social organizations; To enhance knowledge and generic skills in workplace; and To cultivate an open attitude towards cultural diversity and working with individuals of different cultural backgrounds. 2

3 What should you expect Opportunity and experience to STRETCH your ability in overcoming CHALLENGES  Starting from application, selection, pre-placement training to internship placement 100 % demanding real-life work experience  Overtime work  Self-learning to handle any assignments NOT a leisure travel tour 3

4 Internship Locations Overseas countries: Australia, Germany, Ireland, the UK and the USA Mainland cities: Beijing and Shanghai 4

5 Placement Nature Administrative, Liaison & Coordination work Event Planning & Management Preparation & Implementation of Activities Customer & Frontline Service Research & Analysis Translation & Publication Marketing & Promotion Banking Social Services 5

6 Placement Organisations 2010 Government Units/Bodies Business Chambers of Commerce Professional Trade Associations Education Services University Career/International Office etc. 6

7 Programme Structure and Schedule Compulsory Pre-departure training :  By location training workshop (March)  Personal Challenge Training Day-camp (April)  Employer’s expectations from Interns (May)  Student presentation of location/organisation (May) 7

8 Duration and Programme Structure Internship at workplace:June to August 2011 (6 to 10 weeks) Debriefing Session & post-publication Intern of the Year Award – employer nomination 8

9 Tentative Programme Fee* AustraliaGermanyIrelandUKUSAShanghaiBeijing Quota 4-8 per country depending on matching result1416 Tentative Programme fee $11,700 1 $21,000 1 $13,000 1 $22,000 1 $9,750 1 $8,150 1 $18,000 2 $29,000 2 $20,000 2 $30,000 2 $15,000 2 $12,500 2 Tentative Prog fee*: - based on last 2 years’ cost s, to be confirmed in 2 nd quarter of Includes round trip flight ticket, airport tax and fuel charges, accommodation, pre-placement training etc. Note 1 :Fee for students of UGC-funded programmes (if eligible for max subsidy) Note 2 :Fee for students of Self-funded programmes 9

10 Short-listing & Job Matching Criteria Short-listing – Quality and Content of your application documents Job Matching –  Assignment by employer’s requirement against your interest, ability and past work experience  Opportunity to maximize exposure to different cultures  Paper selection or interview by employers 10

11 Visa Requirement Germany: Schengen Visa  Check ny/Visabestimmungen/visa__hongkong.html for most up-to-date procedures and requirements ny/Visabestimmungen/visa__hongkong.html Ireland: Study Visa  Check for most up-to-date procedures and requirementshttp://www.consulateofireland.hk/ UK: Tier 5 Youth Mobility Scheme  Check lity for most up-to-date procedures and requirements lity 11

12 Visa Requirement Australia: Tourist Visitor Visa  Check for most up-to-date procedures and requirementshttp://www.australia.org.hk/hkng/VISMG_ToVisa.html USA: Exchange Visitor (J-1) Visa  Check for most up-to-date procedures and requirementshttp://travel.state.gov/visa/temp/types/types_1267.html/ 12

13 Application Documents Application form, CV, reference letter Application letter required later for nomination to employer To prepare your Application Letter and CV, please refer to the guidelines available at Ed Job Plus: https://edjobplus.ied.edu.hk/https://edjobplus.ied.edu.hk/ 13

14 Programme Schedule Application deadline: 9 Feb 2011 (3pm) SAO Reception Counter Interview invitation: 11 Feb Assessment Centre: Feb Result: shortly after mid Feb Selection by employers: March-April-May Confirmation of placement: May 14

15 More information & updates on SAO website: w.php?id=14&sec=Career_Devel opment_and_Internship 15


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