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Department of Economics

Research Intern - Special Student Support Programme for 2020 Graduates

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Application Period

: 10 July 2020

Job type

: Research Intern


: Graduates in ECO Major in BSS (Hons) Programme

Appointment Period

: mid of July 2020 – end of August 2020


: 4 -6 weeks

Number of Vacancies

: Up to 1


: HKD9,900 monthly

Employment opportunity

: Good candidate(s) will be offered with a new appointment of Part-time or Full-time Research Assistant II (1 - 6 month(s), subject to funding availability)



The internship includes practical job assignments and on-the-job training.  


Duties and Responsibility:

The appointee will be involved in at least one of the following research projects or work tasks:


  • Government and Crisis;
  • Chinese economy and trade;
  • Teaching project (preparing Powerpoint slides, finding cases and teaching materials); and
  • Others


For each of the above-mentioned projects, the appointee’s duties will include but not limited to literature review, qualitative data collection, perform qualitative and quantitative data analysis.



Applicants should have (i) good statistical knowledge in quantitative research analysis tools such as STATA; (ii) good analytical, organizational and interpersonal skills; (iii) good command of written and spoken English and Chinese; and (iv) the ability to work independently.


Application Procedure:

Applicants should send a cover letter with a resume to the Department of Economics by email to  Potential candidate will be arranged to join a job interview in mid-June.


3 July 2020