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Thematic Youth Internship Programmes to the Mainland

Overview

The Government collaborates with cultural, nature conservation and scientific research institutions in the Mainland to organise the "Thematic Youth Internship Programmes to the Mainland". Through the diversified, unique and in-depth thematic internship opportunities, the Programmes will help Hong Kong youths gain a deeper understanding of our country’s development and acquire knowledge of relevant disciplines and professional fields.



Key Features

Five thematic internship programmes in collaboration with relevant Mainland institutions including:

  • “Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Youth Internship Programme at Palace Museum”, co-organised with the Palace Museum in Beijing;
  • “Youth Internship Programme at Wolong National Nature Reserve, Sichuan”, co-organised with the Wolong National Nature Reserve in Sichuan;
  • “Youth Internship Programme at Chinese Academy of Sciences” , co-organised with the Chinese Academy of Sciences;
  • “Youth Internship Programme at Dunhuang” , co-organised with the Dunhuang Academy; and
  • “Youth Internship Programme at Shandong on Marine Sciences” , co-organised with the Qingdao National Laboratory for Marine Science and Technology.

The internship positions cover cultural heritage preservation, scientific research and technology and ecological conservation. Other than internship, the participants will also take part in field trips and other cultural exchange activities, thereby deepening their understanding of the local culture and industry development.

Under the "Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Youth Internship Programme at Palace Museum", Hong Kong’s participants will also work together with young people from Guangdong and Macao at the Palace Museum in Beijing to facilitate youth exchanges among the three places.

Eligibility

Hong Kong Permanent Identity Card holder aged between 18 and 30;
Full-time student from a local post-secondary or tertiary institution (including students of sub-degree, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes).

Application and Enquiries

For more information, please refer to the programme details set out as follows:

(1) Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Youth Internship Programme at Palace Museum

    • Co-organisers: The Palace Museum in Beijing, Guangdong Youth Federation, Macao SAR Government Cultural Affairs Bureau, Hong Kong Volunteers Association
No. of placements 16
Internship period From 14 July to 25 August 2023 (6 weeks)
(including the training camp at Guangzhou from 14 to 16 July)
Disciplines Priority will be given to applicants in related disciplines such as translation, history, art, education, literature, media, architecture, design, business administration, science, and social sciences.
Internship placements Please refer to the Chinese version of our website.
Online briefing Date: 22 April, 2023 (Saturday)
Time: 11:00am
Please refer to the programme webpage for details.
Programme details and enrollment https://hkvolunteers.org.hk/index.php?thispage=newsandeventsdetails&cid=2&sid=113&id=1&t=e
Enquiries Email:[email protected]

Tel.:2515 0666

(2) Youth Internship Programme at Wolong National Nature Reserve, Sichuan

    • Co-organisers: Wolong National Nature Reserve Administration in Sichuan, China Conservation and Research Centre for Giant Pandas, Hong Kong Ocean Park
No. of placements 18
Internship period From 14 July to 27 August 2023 (6 weeks)
(including the training camp at Guangzhou from 14 to 16 July)
Disciplines Priority will be given to applicants in related disciplines such as ecological conservation, nature and environment, sustainable development, art, new media, geography, and tourism.
Internship placements Please refer to the Chinese version of our website.
Online briefing Date: 22 April, 2023 (Saturday)
Time: 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Registration: https://oceanparkhongkong.ievent.hk/rga/enroll/step1/3080?lang=en
Programme details https://oceanparkhongkong.ievent.hk/event/3079
Enquiries Tel.:3923 2613 (Mr. YIP)

(3) Youth Internship Programme at Chinese Academy of Sciences

    • Co-organisers: Chinese Academy of Sciences, Hong Kong Volunteers Association
No. of placements 20
Internship period From 16 July to 26 August 2023 (6 weeks)
Disciplines Priority will be given to applicants in related disciplines such as engineering, biological sciences, mathematics, quantitative finance, and physics.
Internship placements Please refer to the Chinese version of our website.
Online briefing Date: 22 April, 2023 (Saturday)
Time: 11:00am
Please refer to the programme webpage for details.
Programme details and enrollment https://hkvolunteers.org.hk/index.php?thispage=newsandeventsdetails&cid=2&sid=112&id=1&t=e
Enquiries Email:[email protected]

Tel.:2515 0666

(4) Youth Internship Programme at Dunhuang

    • Co-organisers: Dunhuang Academy, Youth Square
No. of placements 16
Internship period From 18 June to 29 July 2023 (6 weeks)
Disciplines Priority will be given to applicants in related disciplines such as Chinese Language, history, art, social sciences, tourism, and hospitality.
Internship placements Please refer to the Chinese version of our website.
Programme details https://www.youthsquare.hk/play/DunHuangInternship2023
Enquiries Email:[email protected]

Tel.:3721 8888

(5) Youth Internship Programme at Shandong on Marine Sciences

    • Co-organisers: Qingdao National Laboratory for Marine Science and Technology, Hong Kong Ocean Park
No. of placements 16
Internship period From 3 to 31 August 2023 (4 weeks)
Disciplines Priority will be given to applicants in related disciplines such as marine science, natural science, environmental science, environmental engineering, geography, multimedia and design.
Internship placements Please refer to the Chinese version of our website.
Online Briefing Date: 22 April, 2023 (Saturday)
Time: 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Registration: https://oceanparkhongkong.ievent.hk/rga/enroll/step1/3080?lang=en
Programme details https://oceanparkhongkong.ievent.hk/event/3079
Enquiries Tel.:3923 2613 (Mr. Yip)