ITC STEM Internship Scheme

Background

The Innovation and Technology Commission (“ITC”) has set up the STEM Internship Scheme (the “Scheme”) to encourage STEM students to gain innovation and technology (“I&T”) related work experience during their studies and to foster their interest in pursuing a career in I&T after graduation, so as to enlarge the local I&T talent pool.


Guideline for Employers and Students

Employers and students should agree to fulfil all the requirements stated in the Application Guidelines (“Guidelines”) and the Application Procedures on this website. For the latest Guideline, please click here.

 
Eligibility

The Scheme will cover both local and non-local students (undergraduate & research postgraduate) enrolled in an eligible full-time STEM programme (refer to the Guidelines) for undertaking I&T related internships. The ratio of non-local interns to the total number of interns under each College/School should be capped at 40% in principle. The internship funded by the Scheme should not be arranged to meet the compulsory requirement for graduation of a degree programme. Employers should have adequate capacity to supervise, manage, and provide I&T related training and work learning experiences to student intern(s) throughout the internship period. Local or non-local full-time placements with a duration of no less than 4 consecutive weeks (28 calendar days). 

 

Duration

STEM 2023/24 will be open for application throughout Semester A, Winter Break, Semester B and Summer 2024. The minimum internship duration is 28 calendar days (i.e. 4 consecutive weeks), and the maximum duration is 90 calendar days (i.e. 3 consecutive months) per student intern. Nevertheless, an intern cannot receive allowance under the Scheme for more than three months (on an accumulative basis) in an academic year. 

 

Financial Arrangement

Upon successful completion of the internship, the allowance will be disbursed via CityU Finance Office to students directly.

For Summer 2024 Internships, kindly note that the allowance is estimated to be disbursed in December 2024.  

Please ensure the information provided on related documents is accurate as far as possible to facilitate the disbursement handling and speed up the process. For those cases where further clarifications or information verifications and revisions are required, the disbursement process might take longer and the interns might not receive the disbursement as anticipated.
 

Application Procedures (Summer 2024)
      Employer     Students
1. Employers should register under the Scheme with Career and Leadership Centre(CLC) from 19 April 2024 to 21 July 2024 by completing the online form (https://cityuhk.questionpro.com/stem-employer-registration-form-2324) with the internship details. tick  
2. Apply for the internship opening directly according to the procedure and deadline as stated in the job list. Please refer to the above STEM guideline for student eligibility.   tick
3. Arrange interview(s) tick  

4. Upon offer confirmation to CityU students, employers must inform CLC by filling the online form (https://cityuhk.questionpro.com/stem-student-eligibility-check) and provide the following details for cross-checking the student applicant’s eligibility.
a) Student full name
b) Student CityU ID/CityU email
c) Job position offered
d) Proposed internship start date and end date

Information will be passed to the Co-operative Education Centre for eligibility check prior to the offer. The eligibility checking process will require 5 working days to complete. 

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5. After a student receives the offer from the company, the student should submit the "CENG Application Form" and "Declaration Format least FIVE working days before the internship commencement date or by 26 July 2024, whichever is earlier, to Co-operative Education Centre (secentre@cityu.edu.hk) for approval. Backdate and late submissions will not be accepted. Only eligible applications will be processed.

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6. Once the application is approved, you can proceed to sign the appointment letter with the company and begin the internship. If applicable, remind the student to complete Confirmation of Student Status for “Student Intern” or Confirmation of Student Status for “Work Experience Student”. tick tick
7. Submit Confirmation of Student Status for “Student Intern” or Confirmation of Student Status for “Work Experience Student” to Co-operative Education Centre if applicable. tick tick
8. The Student and his/her Participating Employer have to submit the duly completed “ITC E-Assessment Form” (in Microsoft Word) to the Co-operative Education Centre (secentre@cityu.edu.hk) for processing within 1 week after the completion of the internship and by 6 September at the latest. tick tick

All Summer 2024 internships should commence no later than 2 August 2024 and end on or before 30 August 2024.

 

Form

CENG Application Form

Confirmation of Student Status for “Student Intern”

Confirmation of Student Status for “Work Experience Student”

ITC E-Assessment Form

STEM Internship Scheme - Declaration Form

 

Enquiries

Career and Leadership Centre

Miss Rosanna Cheung (Tel: 3442 2251 / Email: stem.internship@cityu.edu.hk)

 

Co-operative Education Centre, College of Engineering

Ms Jessica Ng (Tel: 3442 6177 / Email: secentre@cityu.edu.hk)

 

Disclaimer

We may, at any time, and at our sole discretion, modify the content of this website and guidelines, including attached files, with or without notice to the User. Any such modification will be effective immediately upon public posting. Your continued use of our services including the STEM application and this website following any such modification constitutes your acceptance of these modified Terms.

 

Job List [5 June 2024]

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Background

The Innovation and Technology Commission (“ITC”) has set up the STEM Internship Scheme (the “Scheme”) to encourage STEM students to gain innovation and technology (“I&T”) related work experience during their studies and to foster their interest in pursuing a career in I&T after graduation, so as to enlarge the local I&T talent pool.


Guideline for Employers and Students

Employers and students should agree to fulfil all the requirements stated in the Application Guidelines (“Guidelines”) and the Application Procedures on this website. For the latest Guideline, please click here.

 
Eligibility

The Scheme will cover both local and non-local students (undergraduate & research postgraduate) enrolled in an eligible full-time STEM programme (refer to the Guidelines) for undertaking I&T related internships. The ratio of non-local interns to the total number of interns under each College/School should be capped at 30% in principle. The internship funded by the Scheme should not be arranged to meet the compulsory requirement for graduation of a degree programme. Employers should have adequate capacity to supervise, manage, and provide I&T related training and work learning experiences to student intern(s) throughout the internship period. Local or non-local full-time placements with a duration of no less than 4 consecutive weeks (28 calendar days). 

 

Duration

STEM 2023/24 will be open for application throughout Semester A, Winter Break, Semester B and Summer 2024. The minimum internship duration is 28 calendar days (i.e. 4 consecutive weeks), and the maximum duration is 90 calendar days (i.e. 3 consecutive months) per student intern. Nevertheless, an intern cannot receive allowance under the Scheme for more than three months (on an accumulative basis) in an academic year. Application for Semester B 2023/24 is now open.

 

Financial Arrangement

Upon successful completion of the internship, the allowance will be disbursed via CityU Finance Office to students directly.

The internships should end on or before 30 April 2024 for allowance to be disbursed under Semester B Internships. The allowance under Semester B 2023/24 internship is estimated to be disbursed to eligible students in July 2024. For those internships which end after 30 April 2024, kindly note that the allowance will be disbursed under the Summer batch and it is estimated to be disbursed in December 2024.

Please ensure the information provided on related documents is accurate as far as possible to facilitate the disbursement handling and speed up the process. For those cases where further clarifications or information verifications and revisions are required, the disbursement process might take longer and the interns might not receive the disbursement as anticipated.
 

Application Procedures (Semester B 2023/24)
      Employer     Students
1. Employers should register under the Scheme with Career and Leadership Centre(CLC) from 25 January 2024 to 28 March 2024 by completing the online form (https://cityuhk.questionpro.com/stem-employer-registration-form-2324) with the internship details. tick  
2. Apply for the internship opening directly according to the procedure and deadline as stated in the job list. Please refer to the above STEM guideline for student eligibility.   tick
3. Arrange interview(s) tick  

4. Upon offer confirmation to CityU students, employers must inform CLC by filling the online form (https://cityuhk.questionpro.com/stem-student-eligibility-check) and provide the following details for cross-checking the student applicant’s eligibility.
a) Student full name
b) Student CityU ID/CityU email
c) Job position offered
d) Proposed internship start date and end date

Information will be passed to the Co-operative Education Centre for eligibility check prior to the offer. The eligibility checking process will require 5 working days to complete. 

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5. After a student receives the offer from the company, the student should submit the "CENG Application form" and "a declaration format least THREE working days before the internship commencement date or by 23 April 2024, whichever is earlier, to Co-operative Education Centre (secentre@cityu.edu.hk) for approval. Backdate and late submissions will not be accepted. Only eligible applications will be processed.

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6. Once the application is approved, you can proceed to sign the appointment letter with the company and begin the internship. If applicable, remind the student to complete Confirmation of Student Status for “Student Intern” or Confirmation of Student Status for “Work Experience Student”. tick tick
7. Submit Confirmation of Student Status for “Student Intern” or Confirmation of Student Status for “Work Experience Student” to Co-operative Education Centre if applicable.   tick
8. The Student and his/her Participating Employer have to submit the duly completed “ITC E-Assessment Form” (in Microsoft Word) to the Co-operative Education Centre (secentre@cityu.edu.hk) for processing within 1 week after the completion of the internship and by 3 May at the latest. tick tick

All Semester B 2023/24 internship should commence no later than 26 April 2024.

 

Form

CENG Application form

Confirmation of Student Status for “Student Intern”

Confirmation of Student Status for “Work Experience Student”

ITC E-Assessment Form

STEM Internship Scheme - Declaration (June 2023)

 

Enquiries

Career and Leadership Centre

Miss Rosanna Cheung (Tel: 3442 2251 / Email: stem.internship@cityu.edu.hk)

 

Co-operative Education Centre, College of Engineering

Ms Jessica Ng (Tel: 3442 6177 / Email: secentre@cityu.edu.hk)

 

Disclaimer

We may, at any time, and at our sole discretion, modify the content of this website and guidelines, including attached files, with or without notice to the User. Any such modification will be effective immediately upon public posting. Your continued use of our services including the STEM application and this website following any such modification constitutes your acceptance of these modified Terms.

 

Job List [3 April 2024]

Applications for the STEM Internship (Semester B 2023/24) have now closed.

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