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Career Advising Services

Local Summer Internship Programme


♦ Background ♦

The Office of Student Affairs has launched the Local Summer Internship Programme (LSIP) and put great efforts in soliciting and arranging internship places in local companies / organizations for our students in order to facilitate their job hunting and enhance their employability upon graduation. Through the internships, students would gain practical work experience under the local dynamic working environment and enhance their workplace skills which would be indispensable for their future career development.

♦ Objectives ♦

  1. To broaden students' exposure to local dynamic and ever-changing working environment and cultures;
  2. To enhance students' knowledge and generic skills in workplace and cultivate their sense of responsibility, positive work attitude and ethics; and
  3. To develop students' open attitude to maintain good working relations with individuals of different cultural background.

♦ Programme Structure ♦

Internship Period: Jun to Aug 2023 (about 8-12 weeks)

Job Nature / Duties:

  • Administrative, liaison and coordinating work;
  • Event planning and management;
  • Accounting and Banking;
  • Preparation and implementation of training;
  • Customer service and frontline tasks;
  • Research and analyses;
  • Translation and publication works;
  • Marketing and promotion activities;
  • Data and information management;
  • General Office duties;
  • and other ad hoc projects as assigned by supervisors.

Individual company / organization may offer some allowance throughout the internship period to cover the transportation and meal expenses for the selected student interns. OSA may provide a minimum amount of subsidy to students whose internship is unpaid, if necessary.

Insurance Coverage:
Will be provided for the student interns during the internship period by the placement company / organization or OSA.

A supervisor at the placement company / organization would be assigned to the student intern(s) for guidance and advice.

Post-Internship Self-Evaluation:
All student interns are required to complete and submit the Intern Self-Evaluation Form with photos and share their experience upon the completion of the Local Summer Internship Programme.

Pre-Internship Training Programme (PTP):
(Updated 19 Jan 2023)
From 14 Jan 2022 onwards, a new prerequisite Pre-Internship Training Programme (PTP) has been introduced. Undergraduate students who are considering to apply for OSA's internship subsidy for Local Summer Internship Programme must complete the PTP.
Download the latest PTP information here:

♦ Placement Organizations ♦

# Including placements which are offered by LU alumni employers and partly subsidized by the Lingnan Univeristy Alumni Association (HK) Ltd. (LUAA)

♦ Target Students ♦

  • Non-final year full-time undergraduate students
  • Priority will be given to penultimate year undergraduate students
  • High motivation and commitment towards the programme
  • Proven language ability (Contonese, English and Putonghua)
  • Effective communication skills
  • Skills that meet the employers' requirements & other transferable skills

♦ Briefing Session ♦

Date: 6 Feb 2023 (Mon)

Time: 17:00 - 18:30

Format: MBG06, Lingnan University

Language: Cantonese

To register: Please click HERE

♦ Application Guidelines 
(Application period: 6 - 19 Feb 2023)

Completed the ► Online Application Form on or before 19 Feb 2023 (23:59). Incomplete application will not be processed!

  • CV
  • Recent Photo (in Business Attire) - insert to the top right corner on CV
  • Copy of Online Transcript
  • Two essays (one in English and one in Chinese) (No more than 150 words each)
    (1) Delineate why you apply for this Programme and what you want to achieve from this Programme (in English)
    (2) Delineate your greatest strength and weakness (in Chinese)

Important Notes:

  1. Online Selection Interview will be held during 22 - 28 Feb 2022.  Please register for an interview session in the Online Application Form (first-come-first-served, and while seats are available).  No make-up interview will be arranged.
  2. Subject to the requirements given by individual placement companies / organizations, some selected applicants may need to submit additional / supporting document(s) or be invited to attend a second interview arranged by the companies / organizations. Please check your email regularly.
  3. Each applicant would normally be nominated to no more than 3 placement companies / organizations.
  4. Upon completion of the internship, student interns shall oblige to attend a debriefing session organized by the Office of Student Affairs and submit an Intern Self-Evaluation Form with photos taken in the workplace.


Provisional offer & Nomination:

Announcement of Provisional Offer will be released by mid-March 2023. Subject to the consideration / confirmation from the prospective employers, nominated applications will be notified via email confirmation.

♦ Photo Album ♦

♦ Statutory Minimum Wage ♦

Please visit the website of Labour Department for details of the exemption for student interns and work experience students during a period of exempt student employment under the Minimum Wage Ordinance:

♦ Internship Opportunities ♦

Employers who are looking for Lingnan students for summer internships are most welcome to contact us by completing the Internship Offering Form.

♦ Enquiries ♦

Ms. Angie Lau
Tel: 2616-7023
Ms. Sarah Lee
Tel: 2616-7306