Online application


  1. Full-time undergraduate students, local or non-local, in College of Engineering.
  2. They should be penultimate year at the time of application.
  3. The applicant is required to achieve a CGPA at or above 2.50 at the time of application. A drop in CGPA after application may render the student ineligible for OIS participation. The Co-operative Education Centre reserves the right to stop processing the application or withdraw the offer.
  4. Students on outbound exchange programme in Semester A/B can apply through the online system. Semester B outbound exchange students need to return to CityU in May to attend the pre-departure workshop and final briefing. The OIS begins in late May/early June. There will be little room for adjustment to meet individual needs.  Students whose exchange study ends in mid- to late June should not apply.
  5. IELTS overall score ≥ 6.5 (individual component ≥ 6.0) is required for some UK and USA institutions.

Important notes

Before application Co-operative Education Centre will send all students a link in October for account activation.
Application 15 Oct 2018 00:00 - 24 Oct 2018 24:00
  • Students shall apply online and the Online System is best viewed with MS Internet Explorer. The receiving time recorded by the system will be observed.  Late application will NOT be accepted.
  • Students may view the job posts on the web but should not make the selection at this stage.
  • For enquiry about online application, please contact Mr Francis Yip (3442-6177).
Department interview Department interview is compulsory. Failure to attend will be considered as withdrawal. Other than scheduled classes, no reason(s) will be accepted for absence or change of interview schedule.

Selection criteria
  • Technical knowledge
  • Academic performance
  • Attitude
  • English proficiency
  • Level of independence
Job selection Shortlisted students should select the jobs through the system in mid-November.  During the selection period, no new job posts will be uploaded.
Company interview (Nov – Dec)
  • Students will be notified of the interview details by email.
  • Only one interview at one company / institution for one post will be processed at any one time. Once an offer is made, the student is expected to accept it. Please consider carefully before applying for a post.
Confirmation Upon confirmation, students are required to sign an Acceptance of Offer and a Course Registration Undertaking and attend the Pre-attachment Training. If these two requirements are not met, the internship will not be offered.
Pre-attachment training Student are required to attached the pre-departure workshop and the final briefing at the end of May. Failure to attend will result in the immediate termination of the internship and failure of the course FS4005 Overseas Ineternship Scheme.

Student-initiated OIS

Co-op Centre does NOT process student-initiated OIS.


Ms Maidie Lo

(852) 3442-9148