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Jonathan Choi Student Internship Scheme - Japan Culture Learning & Internship Programme @ Kyushu 2019

♦ Background ♦

With the generous donation from Dr Jonathan Choi Koon Shum, “Jonathan Choi Student Internship Scheme” was established in 2019 for encouraging Lingnan University students to participate in culture learning and internship programmes with the aims of strengthening students’ international exposure and career development.

In Summer 2019, fifteen (15) selected students will go to Kyushu in Japan for the participation of a 6-week (30 Jun – 11 Aug) programme including Japanese learning, culture study activities, community services and internship at real estate, hotel or banking industry.

♦ Briefing Session ♦

Date: 30 Jan 2019 (Wed)

Time: 5:00 - 6:00pm

Venue: MBG07

Please click HERE for the material of briefing session.

♦ Eligibility ♦

  1. Non-final year Full-time UG students
  2. HKSAR Permanent Residents
  3. Knowledge of Japanese will be an advantage but not necessary

♦ Programme Details ♦

Date: 30 Jun – 11 Aug 2019 (6weeks) 

Location: Kyushu in Japan

Prog. Fee: Waived (Refundable deposit: HKD5000)

  1. Selected students will join this programme with full sponsorship on accommodation, study & cultural programme, local tour to Kumamoto and travel insurance for the programme period.
  2. Students are required to responsible for the return flight tickets and the personal expenses during the programme period.
  3. Students who accept the offer to join this programme will also be appointed as C.Connects members and have to provide support for:
  • the Summer Camp @ Lingnan from 24 to 26 Jun 2019
  • at least one structured community services project in Hong Kong in 2019/20

♦ Application & Selection Processes ♦

Date Details
31 Jan 2019 (Thu) –
22 Feb 2019 (Fri)

Application Period

Applicants are required to provide all items listed below to SSC Office in person and reserve timeslot for the interview:

  1. Application Form (Downlaod)
  2. CV (CV template)
  3. University Transcript

Application Deadline : 5pm, 22 Feb 2019 (Friday)

28 Feb 2019 (Thu) –
1 Mar 2019 (Fri)
Group Interview for applicants
14 Mar 2019 (Thu)

Announcement of Selection Results

  • Applicants will receive the result via email
14 Mar 2019 (Thu) –
21 Mar 2019 (Thu)

Acceptance of Offer

Selected students are required to :

  • Accept offer by completing the online form
  • Pay the deposit of HK$5000 to SSC Bank Account (Details will be provided to all selected applicants later) 

♦ Programme Timeline ♦

23 May 2019 (Thur)
(AM or PM, TBC)
17 – 21 Jun 2019
(any one afternoon, TBC)

Briefing Session – Part I 

Briefing Session – Part II & Training

  • All selected students are required to join the briefing session.
  • Selected students who fail to attend the briefing without valid reasons as prior notification, he/she will not be allowed to further participate the programme.
24 – 26 Jun 2019
(Mon – Wed)

Experience in Lingnan University Camp

Participants: Secondary School Students & Elderly

Venue & Accommodation: Lingnan University

  • To act as Lingnan Ambassadors and provide supports for the camp
  • To be facilitators and/or group leaders for the camp
30 Jun – 11 Aug 2019

6-week Programme @Kyushu, Japan

1st – 2nd Week: Japanese learning and culture study programme

3rd – 6th Week: Internship at banking, hotel or real estate industry

11 Sep 2019 (Mon) Deadline for providing programmes report & photos
Mid-Sep 2019
Post-internship Sharing & Meeting with Donor (tbc)
1st Semester, 2019-2020

C.Connects Crews

  • To be member of C.Connects crews
  • To support at least one of the Structured Community Service Projects

♦ Enquires ♦

Ms Shirley Siu
Tel: 2616-7366
Ms Sarah Lee
Tel: 2616-7306