The 2021 Post-Secondary Student Summer Internship Programme has been launched. The Programme provides internship placement opportunities for students who are permanent residents of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and enrolled in full-time accredited post-secondary programmes offered by post-secondary institutions in or outside Hong Kong.Bureaux/departments would advertise their internship placement opportunities (where applicable) on their respective departmental websites and CSB's website. In addition, they may make arrangement with individual post-secondary institutions to nominate students for the Programme. Government summer internship programmes open for application as at 24/6/2021 📅25/6 Deadline Labour Department, Summer Intern Apply and Details Application procedures Students who are interested in the placement opportunities advertised may download the standard application form or use the prescribed application forms as provided by individual bureaux/departments (where applicable) and submit their applications to 1) the recruiting bureaux/departments or;2) their respective institutions according to the methods as set out in the advertisements. (*Please follow the application procedures set out in the advertisements) (**To safeguard personal data privacy, students are reminded not to submit their personal data other than through the above channels)(***Please note the deadlines set by the respective institutions)Hong Kong students in non-local post-secondary institutions Hong Kong students studying in non-local post-secondary institutions must complete the application forms, which can be downloaded from the website of the Civil Service Bureau, and send the completed application form together with all necessary documents to the enquiry address of the individual bureaux/departments by post on or before the closing date of application (according to postmark).
As the epidemic situation stabilises, do you have any plans for holidays? Apart from dining at fancy restaurants or shopping at new malls, there are plenty of educational and fun alternatives for you to visit! This series provides various ideas and surely you could find something suitable for yourself. Let’s start with some latest exhibition information for the museum lovers! The museums and exhibitions introduced below are all located in Tsim Sha Tsui, which are very accessible to immerse yourself in museum experience for the whole day! Hong Kong Museum of Art - "NOT a fashion store!" Exhibition After more than 3 years of major expansion and renovation, the new Hong Kong Museum of Art has been reopened in end of 2019. With the 10,000 sq m expanded exhibition area, the museum continues organising diverse art exhibitions. A unique art exhibition entitled "NOT a fashion store!" has recently been opened to public. The exhibition showcases more than 70 sets of artworks related to fashionable and traditional clothing, shoes and accessories from various eras curated from the four core collections of the museum, namely Chinese Antiquities, Chinese Painting and Calligraphy, China Trade Art, and Modern and Hong Kong Art. The exhibition is to inspire visitors' thoughts on personal image and fashion and culture when appreciating the works of art. Among all the fun installations, an interactive "fitting room" is set up at the gallery. Visitors can select and "purchase" unique clothing tailor-made for them through an interactive screen. Hong Kong Science Museum - Earth Science Gallery To mark the 30th anniversary of the Hong Kong Science Museum, the museum’s new Earth Science Gallery has been recently open to the public. Comprised of four areas and featuring over 28 sets of amazing interactive exhibits, models, and installation, visitors of this new permanent gallery not only can go underneath the Earth's crust to learn the secrets hidden down there, how drastic natural phenomena such as volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, tsunamis and typhoons are formed, they can even experience the mighty power of a typhoon through our typhoon simulator. In addition to learning, the exhibition also aims to inspire the public to reflect on the human impact exerted on the planet's system. To enrich the experience of the visitors, invaluable and colourful minerals and touchable local rock specimens from different geological ages are also showcased in the gallery. Hong Kong Museum of History - "Recreating a Classic: The Best Features of The Hong Kong Story" Exhibition "The Hong Kong Story" permanent exhibition was opened in 2001 and is currently undergoing a comprehensive renovation for the permanent exhibition. Before the new permanent exhibition is launched, the Hong Kong Museum of History organises "Recreating a Classic: The Best Features of The Hong Kong Story" exhibition to showcase the essence of "The Hong Kong Story". Featuring about 460 sets of selected exhibits and 210 photos, the exhibition is composed of five sections including prehistoric Hong Kong and historical development, folk culture in Hong Kong, cession of Hong Kong and early growth of the city, Japanese occupation, modern metropolis and concludes with the return to the motherland in 1997. New multimedia programmes and photo-taking zones are featured for greater interaction and enjoyment, enabling visitors to revisit memories of old Hong Kong. Before visiting the exhibition, prepare yourself by checking out the new snapshots video! For information of more museums, please refer to the story:Heritage & MuseumsPlease refer to websites or other announcements of the exhibitions or facilities for latest visiting arrangements
Wish to start your own business? The Youth Development Commission has rolled out the “Funding Scheme for Youth Entrepreneurship in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (GBA)” under the “Youth Development Fund”, which aims at providing a capital subsidy of up to HK$600,000, as well as entrepreneurial support and incubation services that befit the needs of young people who are about to start their businesses in Hong Kong and Mainland GBA cities. Read the following easy guide to learn more details of the scheme. Eligibility criteria#: Youth aged between 18 and 40 Hong Kong permanent resident Start-ups that have not been in operation or have been in operation for not more than 3 years Business registration in Hong Kong Having a planned/established business in Hong Kong and/or Mainland GBA cities (start-ups may set up their business in Mainland GBA cities and/or in Hong Kong)#Individual NGOs may prescribe additional application conditions. Please refer to the project details of the relevant NGOs. Funding Amount: Each start-up may receive a capital subsidy of up to HK$600,000 Entrepreneurial support and incubation services*: Assistance for settling entrepreneurial bases in Hong Kong and Mainland GBA cities Entrepreneurial guidance and business know-how Professional consultation services Business networking Market and supply chain development services Concessionary and facilitative measures for youth start-ups in various cities*Each youth entrepreneurship project lasts for a maximum of 3 years Application Method: A total of 16 non-governmental organisations (NGOs) are funded under the scheme to implement youth entrepreneurship projects. Individual funded NGOs may further prescribe additional requirements for applicants (such as business nature, affiliation with the institutions, etc.). Interested applicants may refer to the We Venture website. You may also watch the following video for more information of the Scheme:
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) and the banking industry jointly launched the Banking Talent Programme (the Programme) to nurture young talents for the industry and provide participants with an opportunity to better prepare for future careers in the banking sector. The Programme targets fresh graduates from local universities who will be offered six-month work opportunities and industry-specific training. In view of the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Hong Kong’s economy and labour market, the Programme will be extended to upcoming fresh graduates this year through offering six-month work opportunities and professional training starting September 2021 (2021 Programme). The existing Programme for recruited graduates (2020 Programme) will also be extended for a period of up to six months (i.e. till 31 August 2021) depending on the operational needs of the participating institutions. The Programme is supported by the Hong Kong Association of Banks (HKAB) and all local universities. Further details of the Programme are set out below:Job opportunities: Around 450 openings will be offered by banks, Stored Value Facilities operators, together with the HKMA. Work opportunities will be provided in areas ranging from front-line operations to back-office functions in retail and commercial banking;Professional training: Industry-specific training courses and a series of induction seminars organised by the HKMA in collaboration with the Hong Kong Academy of Finance and the Hong Kong Institute of Bankers (HKIB), will be provided to relevant graduates;Programme period: 2021 Programme will start from early September 2021 and last for a period of six months;Financial support: Same as 2020 Programme, the HKMA will reimburse participating institutions up to 50% of the monthly salary (HK$12,000) of Programme participants, and subsidise the fees for the relevant professional training courses attended by the graduates (up to HK$5,000 per person);Eligibility: 2021 Programme is open for applications from students graduating with a bachelor’s degree in 2021 from universities in or outside Hong Kong.1 An eligible applicant must be a Hong Kong resident. The disciplines preferred will depend on the work nature of specific jobs and the need of participating institutions; andApplication: Application opens on 1 May 2021 and the results will be announced by participating institutions around July to August after selection interviews. Participating Universities: The Chinese University of Hong Kong, City University of Hong Kong, The Education University of Hong Kong, The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Baptist University, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong Shue Yan University, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Lingnan University, The Open University of Hong Kong, The University of Hong Kong, and universities outside Hong Kong. Please visit the official website of the Programme for details.
Cinema of the Hong Kong Film Archive, the Theatre of Hong Kong City Hall, the Lecture Halls of the Hong Kong Science Museum and the Hong Kong Space Museum, and the Auditorium of the North District Town Hall
Kowloon West Job Centre of Labour Department, 9/F Cheung Sha Wan Government Offices