Department of Management Sciences
College of Business - City University of Hong Kong AACSB International EQUIS - European Quality Improvement System

Internship

 

CityU BBA Students actively participated in Intern Program

2017 MS Internship Program (MS3403)

  1. Attend the internship preparation workshop organized by CB or SDS in March. Note that you cannot join the internship program without attending this workshop.

  2. Get an internship before July by yourselves (length of internship: at least 6 weeks)
    Department will provide internship information* through the email list regularly. 

  3. After getting an internship, students are required to apply the inernship course by filling and returning the application form to General Office by the end of the FIRST week of your internship.

    * When MS releases the job postings, we will make a remark for the jobs, which must be enrolled with MS3403 (like ONLY FOR MS3403). That is, if you get these jobs, you must enroll the course MS3403. Job postings without the remark are just for your information and you can make your decision if you would like to apply MS3403.

  4. The following table summarizes the tasks to be done in MS3403

     

    Before approval

    5% Attended Pre-internship Workshop (Students, who do not finish this task, cannot join this course.)

    Within 2 weeks after the internship commenced

    50%

     

    Submission of the 1st reflection report

    The first report (interim report)* is expected within two weeks after the commencement of the internship to describe the internship tasks to be taken (preliminarily match PILOS).

    By 28 August 

    Submission of the 2nd reflection report

     
    The second one is to describe the internship tasks that the student has done, focusing on what has been learned, accomplished or completed. The reflection should match their PILOS, and the second report should have at least 4,000 words excluding references.
     
    *late drop can be applied before submitting the first report.

    By 28 August 

     

    30%

    Department will contact your supervisor for collecting the Employer Evaluation form in September

    In Nov. of the academic year 15% Sharing Session : Students are required to attend the sharing session and share his/her internship experience with other students. Presentation power point file (or the like) is expected.
     

     

    Remarks:

    Difference between CB3800 and MS3403

               Can you take CB3800 and MS3403 in the same Summer period? NO!
               CB Internship – CB (http://www.cb.cityu.edu.hk/course/cb3800/)

     

The following is a factsheet of the MS internship program in previous summers.

Summary of MS Internship Program in Previous Summer

  1. Work Location

    Area

    MS internship Program

    No. of Participants

    2015

    MS internship Program

    No. of Participants

    2016

    Hong Kong

    74

    58

    Mainland, Taiwan, Asia (other than Japan, Korea & Singapore), Africa

    6

    3

    Asia (Japan, Korea & Singapore), Middle East & South America

    4

    1

    North America, Europe, Australia & New Zealand

    3

    4(GWAP)

    Total no. of Students

    87

    ‚Äč66

  2. Company (List of the companies)

    Our internship partners are coming from different industries, such as Audit firm, Government, Hotel, Insurance, Media, Public Utility, and Retail.


  3. Company Evaluation
    The overall performance of our students is good. The overall rating are 23.8% (Excellent - 5) and 63.1% (Good - 4).
    Below are some comments from employers:
    • Communicational skills were excellent, always willing to hear feedback from his co-workers and supervisors and tried to apply what he heard to the maximum.
    • Reliable, dedicated and focused on his job while he is working in internship program.
    • Demonstrated good technical skills and was able to solve the technical problems.
    • Strong in Excel and financial modelling, and proficient in the use of office software including PowerPoint, Word, Outlook and some video production programs.
    • Always takes chance to learn and seek for advice from supervisor or other working colleagues in order to learn the skill.