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for Students


Student’s Eligibility

  • Currently enrolled as full-time students of The University of Hong Kong.

  • Undergraduates and postgraduates who are major in one of the eligible STEM programmes.

  • Local students who are defined as paying the local student tuition rate in accordance with the classification of the Education Bureau for the purpose of admission to post-secondary programme listed in definition of local students.

  • Non-local students are capped at a quota of 40% of all HKU participants.

    • ​Non-local students can take up internships in Hong Kong only and should have obtained No Objection Letter before job commencement.

  • Legally employable in Hong Kong.

  • The internship funded by the Scheme should not be a compulsory requirement of the degree programme to which the student is admitted.

Internship Application Procedures

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Points for students to Note​​

  1. Employers have to guarantee that the student intern(s) recruited for the post is/are direct employee(s) of Employers and would come under the protection of the Employment Ordinance, and that all activities carried out by Employers are lawful. In addition, Employers must also ensure that the information provided during the application is true, correct and based solely on genuine recruitment needs, and the terms of employment as well as job descriptions, etc. are consistent with the actual employment offer.

  2. Employers should pay the student intern(s), to whom the Minimum Wage Ordinance applies and hired to fill the internship post, with wages no less than the Statutory Minimum Wage (SMW) rate as specified in the Ordinance.

  3. Under the Employees’ Compensation Ordinance, all employers are required to provide employees’ compensation insurance to cover their liabilities both under the Ordinance and at common law for work injuries sustained by their employees (including full-time and part-time employees).

  4. The terms of employment, entry requirements and job descriptions of the internship post must NOT violate the Sex Discrimination Ordinance, the Disability Discrimination Ordinance, the Family Status Discrimination Ordinance and the Race Discrimination Ordinance. Employers should consider the genuine job requirements of the post and follow the relevant codes of practice against discrimination in employment.

  5. When Employers collect personal data from job applicants (e.g. resumes), they should observe the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance, and provide the contact person’s name and contact means for job applicants to obtain Personal Information Collection Statement.

  6. Employers should arrange for the student intern(s) to join a registered Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) scheme (if applicable).

  7. Employers must not solicit money or other advantages in any form or under any title, no matter for reasons of provision of services or training, selling of goods, referral of service, guarantee deposit and so on from job applicants.

**Remark: The terms and conditions may be subject to change and CEDARS will have final discretion on internship eligibility and claims requirements/procedure.

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