Career Services

Career Training and Internship Program

A career building program exclusively for Science students sharpens students’ competitive edge and smoothens their career paths. This program provides students with intensive job-hunting training, networking events and insights of various industries. Outstanding participants, fulfilling all the program requirements, will have priority to be nominated for an internship or graduate job offers that you are interested in and applied for. Priority will be given to penultimate and final year students. 

Program highlights:

  • Alumni Sharing
  • CV Writing Workshop
  • Firm Visit
  • Individual Career Advising
  • Interview Training Workshop (Assessment Center, Group Discussion, Panel Interview and etc.)
  • In the Eyes of Real HRs - Mock Interview Workshop
  • Job Referral Services
  • Recruitment Events

Meet our Career Consultant

Starting from Spring 2014, our School has been inviting experienced Career Consultants to provide tailor-made advice for students on exploring their career goals and consolidating their job-hunting techniques. From polishing resumes and cover letters to conducting mock interviews, our one-on-one Career Consultation session ensures an all-round development of each student. Students' feedback and booking results (almost all sessions are fully booked) are encouraging. 

To make an appointment with our Career Consultant, please go onto mySCI.

SCIE 1100 Career Building Course

Practice makes perfect. As a one-credit bearing free elective class co-organized by the School and the Career Center, SCIE 1100 Career Building Course aims at providing an intensive training exclusively for Science Students to keep on learning and letting them experience the real situations in the job-hunting arena. Students will learn how to realize their own strengths and weaknesses, and improve themselves step by step. The activity-based training can motivate students’ participation, serving as a platform for them to share knowledge and resources.

Dialogue with Executives Series

“Youth is wasted on the young; Wisdom is wasted on the old.” Why don't we learn from the life experience of seniors? In this series, undergraduate students will meet up corporate executives at their offices in a small-group setting. Participants can take a glimpse of different industries and acquire the key to success via interacting with social dignitaries in a casual and relaxing atmosphere.  Renowned speakers include Mr. Frank Wong (President, Asia, Scholastic Inc.) and Ms. Margaret W. S. So (Director, Recruitment and Resourcing, Human Resources, KPMG).

HKUST Science X UBS Mentorship Program

Exclusively for HKUST Science undergraduate students, this pioneer program serves as a platform for students to know more about the investment banks, expand their professional network and find their fits in the sector. Training on pitching, interview and networking will also be provided.

Internships, Job Opportunities &
Career-Related Events

Internship experience is important for students to gain valuable real work experiences, and enhance their generic skills like problem-solving skills and interpersonal skills. Numerous internships, job opportunities and other career-related events are available to you. To view the career-related activities currently open for application, please refer to the following websites:

University-level job-searching engines:

 

Other job-searching engines:

 

Job-hunting tips:

Important Notes on Internship

IMPORTANT NOTES ON INTERNSHIP:

When taking up internships, it is important to be aware of the labor laws and regulations that are relevant to student employees.

Minimum Wage Ordinance (MWO) – Since 1 May 2011, MWO has come into force that Statutory Minimum Wage is set and student employees are affected. To know more how the MWO affects student employees, please visit the website of the Labour Department, or the relevant webpage of the HKUST Career Center.

Non-local students working in Hong Kong – Non-local students are bound by certain immigration regulations when taking up internships during their study in Hong Kong. To know more about this, please visit the website of the Labour Department, or the relevant webpage of the HKUST Career Center.