Global Internship Programme

Global Internship Programme

In line with the University’s desired graduate attributes – “iGPS”, the Global Internship Programme (GIP) supports students on their journey towards becoming engaged with global society, and advanced in their professional and personal development.

Since its inception in 2014, GIP has offered internship opportunities in 20+ countries across 6 continents. The internship opportunities are offered by host organizations in a wide range of different industries.

Core Programmes

The programme offers various overseas internship opportunities around the globe.

The application period usually starts from Dec to Feb.

This scheme is administered by the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Offices (HKETO) in Singapore which offers internship opportunities in ASEAN countries.

This scheme is run by the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Offices (HKETOs) in Europe which offers internship opportunities in Europe.

The application period usually starts from Feb onwards.

Group Internship Programme

If you are interested in experiencing the beauty of Australia alongside like-minded schoolmates while exploring career opportunities, come join us in the Bloom of Youth x HSUHK Customized Group Internship Programme in 2024.

External Programmes

To offer a more diverse range of internship experiences, the SAO also promotes overseas internship programmes organized and administered by external organizations.

Please note that these external organizers will be solely responsible for program quality and delivery, and it is likely that a programme fee will be charged.

If you are interested in joining the GIP, please stay tuned to the SAO-Career channel’s announcements on eCampus for the latest opportunities.

  • Developing soft skills such as cultural understanding, communication skills, language proficiency, and the ability to cope with challenges;
  • Enhancing competitiveness in the job market by gaining valuable experience abroad in an increasingly interconnected world;
  • Expanding professional knowledge and network by connecting with people from different backgrounds and industries;
  • Building a global outlook by exploring new countries and regions and experiencing different cultures.
  • All non-final year full-time UG student of HSUHK;
  • Possess good language and communication skills;
  • Be able to apply for the appropriate visa to the internship country.
  • Most global internships are available during Jun – Aug of each year with duration ranging from 4 – 12 weeks;
  • The exact internship period is subject to the internship host’s needs and the student’s availability.
  • The stipend/ allowance varies for different internship hosts while most internship are unpaid.


  • Students have to shoulder their own direct expenses and be responsible for the arrangement of their own visa application, round trip air ticket, daily transportation, accommodation, meals, etc.;
  • Travel insurance will be provided by the University during the placement period (excluding the period of personal travel).
  • Prepare the following documents:

(1) CV in English (Please check out our Career Guide for writing tips);
(2) Cover Letter (Please address to the company of your first choice)

  • The link to the online application form and deadline will be announced in due course.
  • Please note that no late submission will be entertained.
  • Eligible participants under the HSUHK Global Internship Programme (Core Programme – Overseas) may apply for the financial assistance schemes provided by the University and the HKSAR government. Please click this link to check for the scholarship details and eligibility.
  • Should you have any enquiries regarding the finance assistance schemes, please contact the Student Finance & Resources Section of the SAO at or 3963 5560.
  • Many of our past interns consider the internship experience to be extremely valuable for their personal and academic development, as well as for enhancing their employability prospects and fostering a sense of global citizenship. If you would like to learn more, please feel free to read the Global Internship Programme Booklet.

Ms. Winnie Chan
Tel: 3963 5275/ 3963 5560

Ms Tracy Lee
Tel: 3963 5459/ 3963 5560