STEM Internship Scheme 2022/23

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Available Jobs

Students are required to login to see the list of jobs available in the excel file below.
Job list [25 May]

 

Useful Forms

[For Students] 
Application form for STEM Internship Scheme 2022/23
[For Employers] 

Job Specification Proforma (For Summer 2023) 


Guidelines for Students

The Innovation and Technology Commission (ITC) has relaunched the STEM Internship Scheme ("the Scheme"). The Scheme aims 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 the field of information and technology after graduation.

 
Eligibility

The Scheme is open to local and non-local students enrolled in the following programmes of College of Science, CityU:

1. Bachelor of Science in Applied Physics 

2. Bachelor of Science in Physics

3. Bachelor of Science in Chemistry 

4. Bachelor of Science in Computing Mathematics 

5. Global Research Enrichment and Technopreneurship (GREAT)

6. MSc in Applied Physics

7. MSc in Financial Mathematics & Statistics

8. Research Postgraduate (College of Science) (UGC-funded students only)

Non-local students are only allowed to enroll in internships in Hong Kong under the Scheme. The ratio of non-local interns to total number of interns under College of Science is capped at 30% in principle.

 
Duration

The minimum duration for each internship shall be four consecutive weeks with no maximum duration. Nevertheless, an intern cannot receive allowance under the Scheme for more than three months (on an accumulative basis) in every academic year. 
 

Financial Arrangement

Eligible students undertaking the Scheme will receive a monthly allowance of HK$11,190, fully funded by ITC, capped at three months. Upon successful completion of the internship, allowance will be disbursed via CityU Finance Office to students directly by March 2023 for Semester A & Winter Break internships, June 2023 for Semester B internships and November 2023 for summer internships. Participating employers may pay the student interns a monthly honorarium on top of the allowance under the Scheme with reference to their internal policies, industry benchmarks or market rates. 

 
Application Procedures

1. Apply to the company directly according to the procedure and deadline as stated in the job list.

2. After you receive the offer from the company, student should submit the "Application form for STEM Internship Scheme 2022/23" within 3 days upon receiving verbal offer from the company for approval.  

3. Once your application is approved by the College of Science, you can proceed to sign the appointment letter with the company and begin the internship. 

 


Guidelines for Employers

Eligible students undertaking the Scheme will receive a monthly allowance of HK$11,190, fully funded by ITC, capped at 3 months.  As long as employers are able to provide innovation and technology-related work opportunities with duration at least 4 consecutive weeks and the positions are filled by eligible CityU students; the allowance will be fully funded by ITC via CityU.  
  
Further details of the Scheme can be found here.  Employers can register internship openings with the Career and Leadership Centre by email at stem.internship@cityu.edu.hk

After vetting, we will post eligible jobs in the job list above for student's viewing and applying. We will only notify employers if the job is not eligible. 

If employers have successfully identified and recruited students from College of Science, please email Janice Lam (jan.lam@cityu.edu.hk) the 1) name of the intern 2) student ID 3) internship duration 4) a copy of the signed appointment letter for record. 

Towards the end of the internship, employers will be asked to complete an evaluation form for the intern.

 

Guidelines and FAQ

Employers and students are highly encouraged to read the Guidelines & FAQ

 

Enquiries

Career and Leadership Centre 

Ms Ophelia Wong (stem.internship@cityu.edu.hk / 3442 5594)

 

College of Science

Ms DeeDee Chan (lonchan@cityu.edu.hk / 3442 2175)

Ms Janice Lam (jan.lam@cityu.edu.hk / 3442 6175)