Outline

Pre-internship


Pre-internship Training

Training Workshops will be provided for the Student Interns to acquire the business etiquette, resume writing, interview skills and interpersonal skills required for succeeding in a workplace.

All Student Interns are required to fulfil the minimum Pre-Internship training requirement in order to proceed to the placement application stage.

Placement Application

Available placement list will be provided for the shortlisted students who fulfiled the minimum pre-intenrship training hours for placement application. Their job applications will be referred to the Partner Organisation for further selection.

Internal Interview

Internal Interview will be conducted by the Office of Off-Campus Learning, Faculty of Social Sciences (OOCL) for further assessment on student applications according to below areas:

  • Commitment and Motivation
  • Courtesy and Manners
  • Communication Skills and Oral Presentation
  • Problem-solving ability
  • Internship Preference

External Interview

External Interview might be conducted by the Partner Organisations.


During the internship


Internship

Students will obtain at least 240 hours real life working experience within 16 weeks for one semester. Summer internship should be in full-time basis and student should work for at least 6 weeks continuously in the partner organisation. For internship in term time, students can opt to work in full-time or part-time mode in accordance with a work schedule agreed by the Partner Organisation and the Faculty.

Internship period/mode:
  • Full-time in Summer (June to August); or
  • Full-time / part-time in Semester 1 (Late-August to November); or
  • Full-time / part-time in Semester 2 (January to April)

Work under Supervision

During the internship, Student Interns should work under the instruction and guidance of their Internship Supervisor (to be assigned by the Faculty) and Agency Supervisor (to be assigned by the Partner Organisation). Student Interns are advised to maintain a regular communication with the Internship Supervisor, either via phone or email, to report the internship progress.


Orientation Report

An Orientation Report will be submitted via the Online System regarding the learning objectives and expected outcomes of the internship based on the advices from the Agency Supervisor. The report should contain at least 200 words of learning expectation and is due within ten days after the commencement of the internship programme.


For more details of the assignments, please refer to Overview > Assessment

Monthly Attendance Log Record

Student Interns are required to complete the Monthly Attendance Log Record with the endorsement from their Agency Supervisor, and submit via the Online System at the end of each month but not later than 5th of the following month.


Final Report

A Final Report will be submitted via the Online System by the end of the internship to present Student Interns’ understanding and reflection on their work experience.


For more details of the assignments, please refer to Overview > Assessment


Post-internship


Oral Presentation

Presentation seminars are designed to provide opportunities for Student Interns to share their learning experience encountered during the internship. Normally, the presentation seminar will be held at the first week of September (Summer Internship) / December (Semester 1 internship) / May (Semester 2 Internship).