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    Subsidy Scheme for International Internship 2019

    Subsidy Scheme for International Internship 2019

     
     

     
    [Application details for SSII 2019 will be announced in Mar/ Apr 2019]
     
    A subsidy scheme named “Subsidy Scheme for International Internship (SSII)” has been approved by the management of the University to provide sponsorship to our students who have successfully landed an international internship. If you are going to join an offshore internship in academic year 2018/19, please check if you are eligible to apply for the Scheme.
     
     
    Objective
     
    The establishment of the Scheme:
    • to encourage students to have internship offshore to gain working experience which can enhance their competitiveness and employability;
    • to enable students to immerse in different culture and environment to enhance their global outlook; and
    • to hone students’ communication skills and soft skills related to workplace.
     
    Value of Subsidy
     
    • HK$5,000 – HK$20,000 each, depending on destination and availability of remuneration/sponsorship, to an awardee who has successfully landed an offshore internship which is recognized by the OUHK.
     
    Eligibility
     
    The applicant should:
    • be a full-time undergraduate student of the OUHK;
    • be offered an offshore internship in the academic year 2018-2019 (Sep 2018 – Aug 2019) and the duration of the internship should not be less than 4 weeks;
    • obtain an average GPA not lower than 2.0; and
    • not be suspended, on disciplinary hearing, or on academic probation.
     
    Important Note
     
    • Student can only be awarded this Scheme once throughout his/her studies in the OUHK; 
    • Priority will be given to those who have landed offshore internships relevant to students’ study programmes and/or career goals;
    • Priority will be given to internship programmes which organized/ recognized by the Student Affairs Office (SAO) (please refer to the programme list below), and self-solicited opportunities will have to seek recognition by SAO/ School first;
    • For internship opportunities in Mainland China, priority will be given to internship programmes which are not sponsored by the Commission on Youth (青年事務委員會) under the Funding Scheme for Youth Internship in the Mainland and are not stipulated by study programme requirement (e.g. credit-bearing internship, practicum, placement, etc.);
    • Priority will be given to Career Success Scheme (CSS) members who have gone through substantial pre-placement training;
    • Awardees of this Scheme may also apply for other subsidies from funding sources outside the OUHK e.g. Reaching Out Award (ROA) in the same year; and
    • The awardees of the David Chan Outbound Internship Award & the Lions Club of Metropolitan Hong Kong Outbound Internship Award in academic year 2018/19 are not eligible to apply for this Scheme.
     
    Obligation of the Awardees
     
    • Each awardee must complete the internship with satisfactory performance and provide a proof of completion of the internship (e.g. job reference letter from employer/ host organization with company letter head). In the meantime, your host organization will be invited to complete a post-internship evaluation;
    • Each awardee must also submit the following documents to SAO by 30 September 2019:
      • a reflective journal (no less than 500 words either in Chinese or English) OR submit a one-minute video relevant to your internship experience (in DVD or with a hyperlink for downloading); and
      • at least 5 high resolution photos (no less than 1MB file size each) relevant to your internship experience and your portrait should be seen
      • complete the student post-internship evaluation required.
    • If you have completed the above tasks and the documents have been verified by SAO, the subsidy will be given to the awardee by cheque 2 months after the submission deadline. Please also note that your internship stories may be published electronically or otherwise.
     
    Tentative Scheme Calendar
     
    Date Event
    Oct 2018 to Apr 2019 Recognized Offshore Internship Programme Promotion and Application
    Mar/ Apr 2019 Application Period for SSII
    May 2019 Selection and Nomination
    May to Jun 2019 Results Announcement
    By the end of Sep 2019 Deadline of Required Documents Submission
    Sep to Dec 2019 Internship Experience Sharing Sessions and Marketing Events
    By the end of Dec 2019 Cheque to Verified Awardees
     
     
     
    Application Method
     
    To be announced in due course.
     
    Offshore Internship Programme Recognized/ Organized by SAO
     
    The list will be updated from time to time. Further details of the programmes and related on-campus information session will be released in due course.

    Hosting Organization Name of Programme
    AIESEC Hong Kong Global Volunteer & Global Talent Program [Website]
    Bloom of Youth Co., Limited
    The Bloom of Youth Global Internship Program [Website]
    FUSIA Communications Inc.
    Cross Cultural Internship Program (CCIP) [Website]
    HKCareers To be confirmed
    Intrinsic Work and Travel USA Program [Website] [Information Session]
    Next Step Connections Global Internship Program [Website]
    Student Affairs Office, OUHK
    To be confirmed
    WEDO GLOBAL Ltd. To be confirmed
    WONE
    To be confirmed
     

    Maintained by: Student Affairs Office( sao@ouhk.edu.hk )
    Modified Date: Oct 09, 2018



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