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Thursday, 29  Jan  2015

Global Work Attachment Programme (GWAP) 2014-15

A. General Information

Duration: approximately 1- week pre-departure preparation training workshops; 3- 5 day on-site orientation and 7- to 12- week attachment from late May to late August 2015
Locations:

Australia (Sydney); China (Shanghai); Germany (Berlin and Munich); United Kingdom (London)

Anticipated No. of Participants: 100

B. Background

Globalisation in the last two decades has led to rapid changes and increasingly keen competition among talents in different counties. It is, therefore, of paramount importance for students to seize opportunities to broaden their horizons and gain global exposure.

Through working as an intern in well-selected non-local companies and organizations, students will have valuable experience in working with people from different backgrounds, and learn from different workplace culture and business practices.

C. Aims of Programme

The Global Work Attachment Programme (GWAP) aims to provide valuable platforms for students to:

- immerse in real-life business environment

- broaden their international outlook and develop global perspectives

- develop inter-cultural communication skills through engaging in business practices in overseas work environments and direct interactions with local people in specific countries

D. Eligibility

- cGPA: 3.0 or above

Country

City

Eligible Students

Australia

Sydney

Year-2 and Year-3 Undergraduates

China

Shanghai

Year-2 and Year-3 Undergraduates

Germany

Berlin

Year-2 and Year-3 Undergraduates 

Munich

Year-2 and Year-3 Undergraduates 

United Kingdom

London

Year-2 and Year-3 Undergraduates who are HKSAR passport holders, BN(O) passport holders (students with an expired BN(O) passport can renew passport) OR EU passport holders 

Remarks:

1.      Students who are having overseas exchange/study programmes in Semester B, 2014-15 are not eligible to apply.

2.      Year-1 and Final-Year Undergraduate Students are not eligible to apply for this programme.


E.    City and Relevant Internship Information

Country

City

Programme Fees

Internship Period

Australia

Sydney

HK$34,000

17 June to 16 August, 2015

China

Shanghai

HK$15,000

27 May to 26 July, 2015

Germany

Berlin

HK$35,000

3 June to 23 August, 2015

Munich

HK$35,000

3 June to 23 August, 2015

United Kingdom

London

HK$35,000

10 June to 8 August, 2015

Remarks:

1.      Fees include round trip airfare, airport tax & fuel surcharge, partial expense of the orientation activities and cost of accommodation. Please note that the information provided is a rough estimate and subject to change by CLC should the need arise.

2.      Students are welcome to state their preference on the application form. CLC will try best to arrange students to positions which they are most interested in, but please note that there is NO GUARANTEE that the work attachment matches with your major of study or your preference. CLC reserves all the rights of final decision on internship matching.

3.      Visa fees are NOT included in the programme fees. Students who wish to work as an intern abroad under GWAP will need to apply for Visa themselves. General information of the Visa fees are listed below:

- Australia: AUS$130 (HK$950), according to Consulate General of Australia of Hong Kong

- Germany: Eur$60 (around HK$ 664), according to Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany Hong Kong

- United Kingdom: GBP₤200 (around HK$2,500), according to British Consulate-General Hong Kong

4.      The exact internship periods of different cities are subject to change should the need arise.

5.      Please note that NO SALARY OR ALLOWANCE should be expected. Provision of nominal stipends is subject to the discretion of individual internship host companies.

F.     Scholarship Information

1.      Joseph Lau Non-local Internship Awards

- full-time undergraduate students with financial needs

- participate in an overseas internship of not less than 4 weeks or 150 hours in duration, with internship period ending before their graduation date

- applicants may at most obtain the Awards twice during their course of study; this includes a maximum of 1 overseas internship

- for details, please refer to http://www6.cityu.edu.hk/caio/InternshipAwards

2.      Reaching Out Award

- Eligible for once only throughout studies

- Value: $10,000

- currently pursuing full-time publicly-funded degree or above level programmes

- a minimum cGPA of 3.0 out of 4.0 or equivalent

- submit a self-reflection report within one month of completion of the outreaching activity

- for details, please refer to http://www.ee.cityu.edu.hk/home/doc/studentlife/Information_Note_Government_Sch_Non-academic_awards.pdf

Remarks:

1.      Scholarships are not guaranteed

2.      All scholarships will only be reimbursed upon satisfactory completion of the Programme.

3.      Each programme student can only apply for and receive ONE of the two scholarships approved, whichever is higher.

4.      CLC reserves all the rights of final decision on the scholarship matters. Participants’ performance will be assessed by both their employers and programme administrator of CLC

G.    Timeline and Milestones

Date

Milestones

6 February 2015

Application Deadline

9-12 February 2015

Admission Interview

16 February 2015

Preliminary Results Announcement (Programme Admission)

27 February 2015

Deadline for Settling the Non-Refundable Deposit (HKD$5,000)

2-27 March, 2015

Telephone/Online Interview with Employers (if applicable)

30 March 2015

Finalized Student-Employing Company Matching Results Announcement

30 March – 2 April 2015

Submission of Signed Acceptance of Offer

1 April – 30 April 2015

Visa Application

10 April 2015

Deadline for Settling the Programme Fee Balance

18 – 23 May 2015

Pre-Departure Training Workshops

Late May – Late August 2015

Overseas Internship Period

September 2015

Submission of Personal Reflection on Internship Experience

Remarks:

1.      Upon confirmation of programme admission, a HK$5,000 deposit should be settled by deadline. After confirming your participation, CLC will work on matching your work preference with the requirements from the employers as well as the availability of positions. The deposit is non-refundable in nature EXCEPT cases which no internship positions could be offered by CLC.

H.    Interview Time Slots

There are 12 interview time slots for applicants to choose from. You will need to indicate your preferred time slot when you submit your application form and supporting documents to Fan Lee Foon Career Centre (please refer to part I below for details)

1.      9th Feb (Monday) 2:30 – 3:15 pm

2.      9th Feb (Monday) 3:15 – 4:00 pm

3.      9th Feb (Monday) 4:30 – 5:15 pm

4.      10th Feb (Tuesday) 2:30 – 3:15 pm

5.      10th Feb (Tuesday) 3:15 – 4:00 pm

6.      10th Feb (Tuesday) 4:30 – 5:15 pm

7.      11th Feb (Wednesday) 2:30 – 3:15 pm

8.      11th Feb (Wednesday) 3:15 – 4:00 pm

9.      11th Feb (Wednesday) 4:30 – 5:15 pm

10.  12th Feb (Thursday) 2:30 – 3:15 pm

11.  12th Feb (Thursday) 3:15 – 4:00 pm

12.  12th Feb (Thursday) 4:30 – 5:15 pm

I.     Application Methods

To apply, please download the application form from http://www6.cityu.edu.hk/caio/Download/GWAP%20--%20application%20form.docx.

All information provided will be evaluated. Completed form with attached CV and Academic Transcript should be returned to Fan Lee Foon Student Career Centre by 5:30 pm on or before 6 February, 2015. Applicant should also indicate the preferred interview time slot in person at the Centre by deadline. Late submission will not be considered.

For a sample CV, you may refer to http://www6.cityu.edu.hk/caio/Download/CV%20sample.pdf

J.     Enquiries

General enquiries on the programme should be directed to Career and Leadership Centre (Tel.: 3442 5591 or Email: clc.careercentre@cityu.edu.hk)