How to Apply

Internship Application should be made through the Online System.

Points to note:

  1. Consider following information before submitting application:
Internship Period
  • Summer (June to August)
  • Semester 1 (Late-August to November)
  • Semester 2 (January to April)
Internship Mode
  • Summer: Full-time only (at least 5 full days/40 hours per week)
  • Term time: Full-time/ Part-time (at least 2 full days/16 hours per week)
  • Student Interns have to obtain a minimum of 200 work hours*

    Remarks* The minimum requirement on work hours will be changed from 240 to 200 with effective from internship starts from June 2020.
Study Load

(for semetser internship)
  • Unless prescribed in an approved study plan, students who carry a study load over 15 units (NOT include the 3 units to be obtained in SOSC 1005 or SOSC 2005) would NOT be recommended to undertake the internship in that semester.
  • If you have already registered for more than 15 units in the semester, you must obtain approval from your major Department before your internship starts.
Preferred INDUSTRY
  • Business
  • Government and Public Sector
  • Media and Publishers
  • Policy related offices (e.g. Legislative Councillor Office)
  • Social Services, Social Enterprise and NGOs
  • Arts, Entertainment, Sports and Recreation
  • Accounting / Banking
  • Customer Service
  • Education
  • Event Management
  • General Administration
  • Marketing / Sales
  • Media / Public Relations
  • Research / Survey
  • Recreation Services
  • Social Service

  1. Prepare to write around 150 words for your LEARNING OBJECTIVES of the Internship
  2. Prepare your latest Transcript (PDF format)
  3. Apply via Social Sciences Internship Online System (SSISYS)

More relevant information are listed in Student > Planning for Internship