CB3800 Business Practice Internship
College of Business - City University of Hong Kong AACSB International EQUIS - European Quality Improvement System
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Course Code: CB3800
Course Title: Business Practice Internship
Credit Units: 3
Level: B3
  • Completion of BBA Year 2 curriculum (for 3-year BBA Programme)
  • Completion of BBA Year 2 or 3 curriculum (for 4-year BBA Programme)
  • Completion of BScCFFT Year 2 or 3 curriculum

Aims & Objectives

CB3800 Business Practice Internship is designed to provide students with real life working experience in local and overseas contexts for a period of time. With placements in international businesses, banking, financial services, insurance, accountancy firms, etc., students are expected to gain an in-depth and practical understanding of business operations and the professional contexts in which they are expected to apply the theory and skills they have learned in the formal curriculum.

Course Intended Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of the course, students should be able to:

  • Communicate an in-depth and practical understanding of how a business actually operates.
  • Demonstrate the ability to integrate and apply knowledge and skills developed in various core and foundation courses to real-world situation of a specific business organization.
  • Demonstrate the ability and self-initiative to successfully complete internship assignments.
  • Reflect on personal and professional development needs and set strategic goals for advancing along an intended career path.
  • Demonstrate integrity and professionalism in the fulfillment of all internship requirements.


Course Structure

Students will be placed into a company or organization for not less than six weeks full-time internship during the summer. Before the internship, students will participate in a one-day pre-internship training workshop on business ethics, business etiquette and interpersonal communication skills. During the internship, students will join a mid-term sharing and review session to help them identify adjustment issues in the workplace and ways to improve job performance. At the end of the internship, students are required to prepare and submit a report.