Industry Ready Programme

Industry ready programme

I.  Introduction

The SEE Industry Ready Programme is a flagship programme of SEE to enhance students’ employability.

The programme was officially launched with the Virtual MOU Signing Ceremony on 14 January 2021. Officiating guests included Mr. Wong Kam-sing, the then Secretary for the Environment, HKSAR Government, President Way Kuo of CityU, Prof. Richard Yuen Kwok-kit, Chief-of-Staff, Prof. Chak K. Chan, the then Dean of SEE, and Ir Dr. Vincent Cheng Sai-yau, Chairman of SEE Advisory Committee. Joining them in the online ceremony were over 50 senior executives of the industry partners.

With the tremendous support from strategic partners the “SEE Industry Ready Programme” is the fruit of the concerted efforts of SEE and the industry to nurture future leaders in the field of energy, environment and sustainability.

List of Strategic Partners:

(Last updated: November 2022)

II. Programme Overview

Programme Tracks

Track 1: Energy
Track 2: Environment & Sustainability

Programme Components

Pre-internship Training Sessions
Summer Internship

Programme Period

Pre-internship Training Sessions:      Late May – late June
Summer Internship:                                   July – August

Target Students Year-2 and Year-3 SEE Undergraduate Students


III.  Pre-internship Training Sessions

  • Professional bodies and well-renowned companies/organisations will be invited to deliver training sessions for students who are enrolled in the “SEE Industry Ready Programme”.
  • All training sessions will be grouped under “Energy” or “Environment/Sustainability” track.
  • It is mandatory for:
    • ESE students enrolled in “SEE Industry Ready Programme” to attend ALL training sessions under “Energy” track; and
    • EVE students enrolled in “SEE Industry Ready Programme” to attend ALL training sessions under “Environment/Sustainability” track
  • It is optional for:
    • ESE students enrolled in “SEE Industry Ready Programme” to attend any of the training sessions under “Environment/Sustainability” track
    • EVE students enrolled in “SEE Industry Ready Programme” to attend any of the training sessions under “Energy” track 

The following training sessions have been arranged in 2021/22 to provide students with new knowledge about the industry.

Track Training Sessions
  • Retro-commissioning Training
  • BEAM Affiliate Training
  • WELL Training
  • Swire Coca-Cola Training Session: A Sustainable Future: What is it and Can we achieve it?
  • Hong Kong Institute of Qualified Environmental Professionals Limited (HKIQEP) Training Session: Noise Assessment
  • Towngas Training Session: Implementation of Climate Change Practices and TCFD Framework
  • Green Island Cement Company Limited Training Session: Sustainable Practice at Green Island Cement on Resource Management and Carbon Reduction
  • Hong Kong Institute of Qualified Environmental Professionals Limited (HKIQEP) Training Session: Environmental Impact Assessment Ordinance (EIAO)
  • Versatech Energy Innovation Limited Training Session: Environmental Audit for Industrial Segment in China
  • World Green Organziation (WGO) Training Session: From Sustainability to ESG - Challenges Ahead
  • Hong Kong Institute of Qualified Environmental Professionals Limited (HKIQEP) Training Session: Biodiversity [Forest carbon as a nature-based solution for Hong Kong]


IV.  Summer Internship

  • Internship quota is limited, students will have to compete for an internship. Internship is not guaranteed.
  • SEE will review all applications and make nominations to internship partners. The internship partners will make the final decision on internship appointment.
  • Throughout the 8-week summer internship, students are expected to grasp the practical work experience and understand how the market works.
  • The following companies/organisations offered summer internships for SEE students through “SEE Industry Ready Programme” in academic year 2021/22:
    • AECOM
    • Alaya Consulting Limited
    • ATAL Engineering Group
    • Baguio iRecycle Limited
    • Baguio Waste Management & Recycling Ltd.
    • C & C Joint Printing Co., (HK) Ltd
    • Cathay Pacific Airways [Cathay Pacific Subsidiaries (Cathay Pacific Catering Services (H.K.) Ltd, Cathay Pacific Service Limited, Hong Kong Airport Services Limited, Vogue Laundry Service Limited)]
    • Dunwell Industrial (Holdings) Limited
    • English Schools Foundation
    • Harbour City Estates Limited
    • HK Electric
    • Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited
    • Hong Kong Telecommunications (HKT) Limited
    • Leo Paper Bags Manufacturing (1982) Ltd.
    • NWS Holdings Limited
    • REC Engineering Company Limited
    • Sun Hung Kai Real Estate Agency Limited
    • Swire Coca-Cola HK Limited
    • The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited
    • Times Square Limited
    • Veolia Environmental Services Hong Kong Limited
    • Versatech ECO-Innovation Limited
    • Versatech Energy Innovation Limited
    • Wah Tung Thai Logistics Co. Ltd
    • WSP (Asia) Limited
    • Xylem (Hong Kong) Limited


V.  Application and Selection

Tentative schedule is as follows:
March:  SEE students could apply for “SEE Industry Ready Programme” training sessions and summer internships under the programme
April:  Interviews by SEE
Mid April:  Announcement of application results
May - June:  Selection by internship partners & internship appointment
(Remarks: Please pay attention to SEE emails)

VI.  Useful Information for Internship Partners and Student Interns

For Internship Partners Please refer to the “SEE Industry Ready Programme Summer Internship (Summer 2023) Information Sheet” for information regarding internship period, renumeration, insurance, employer-employee relationship, MPF, minimum wage, joint supervision, assessment, recruitment and appointment procedures.  
For Student Interns All student interns are required to study the “SEE Internship Handbook (PDF | DOC)” before commencement of the summer internship, and complete all required assessment by the end of the summer internship.


VII.  Student Interns’ Stories

Read the following advertorials to know more about the internship partners’ and students’ sharing on SEE Industry Ready Programme 2020/21 and 2021/22.

SEE Summer Interns (Summer 2021)
CHOI Man Ho LEE Ting Yan

CHUK Chai Yuen FUNG Sze Tsing Jennies