Government Vacancies Enquiry System
Home Affairs Department
Tuen Mun District Office
Summer Intern - Post-Secondary Student Summer Internship Programme 2020
HK$10,500 per month
Applicants should -
(a) be permanent residents of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region;
(b) be full-time undergraduate students of local / non-local post-secondary institutions entering Year 4 in the school year of 2020/21;
(c) have obtained Level 3 or above in both Chinese Language and English Language in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSEE) or Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE) or equivalent (Note: for appointment purpose, “Grade C” in Chinese Language and English Language (Syllabus B) in previous HKCEE is accepted administratively as comparable to “Level 3” in Chinese Language and English Language in the 2007 HKCEE and henceforth);
(d) be proficient in Chinese typing and computer applications, such as MS Word, MS Excel and MS Powerpoint, etc.;
(e) have a good command of written Chinese and English, and be able to speak fluent Cantonese and English; and
(f) have good organisation and communication skills, with sense of responsibility and positive thinking.
(1) “Attained with Distinction” in Applied Learning subjects (subject to a maximum of two Applied Learning subjects), and Grade C in Other Language subjects in the HKDSEE are accepted as equivalent to Level 3 in the New Senior Secondary subjects in the HKDSEE. “Attained” in Applied Learning subjects (subject to a maximum of two Applied Learning subjects), and Grade E in Other Language subjects in the HKDSEE are accepted as equivalent to Level 2 in the New Senior Secondary subjects in the HKDSEE.
(2)The subjects may include Chinese Language and English Language.
(3)‘Grade C’ and ‘Grade E’ in Chinese Language and English Language (Syllabus B) in the HKCEE before 2007 are accepted administratively as comparable to ‘Level 3’ and ‘Level 2’ respectively in Chinese Language and English Language in the 2007 HKCEE and henceforth.
The internship aims to provide the successful candidate with the opportunity to learn about how the Tuen Mun District Office operates at the district level. The intern will assist the operation of Tuen Mun District Youth Programme Committee (TMDYPC) and other committees. The intern will be required to carry out the following tasks:-
(a) To assist and provide support on processing applications of summer general activities;
(b) To provide support and assist in the implementation of youth programme of TMDYPC;
(c) To provide administrative support for the operation of TMDYPC and other committees; and
(d) To provide support to the activities implemented by TMDYPC.
(The intern may be required to work at irregular hours including Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays and may have to carry out outdoor duties when necessary.)
Terms of Appointment:
Summer student interns are employed on non-civil service contract terms for around 1.5 months from July to August 2020 (depending on office exigencies, the actual employment period for different cases may vary). Summer interns are normally required to work 44 hours per week and may also be required to work outside normal office hours, during weekends or public holidays. Overtime work, where necessary, will be compensated by time-off in lieu.
Summer interns are eligible for rest days, statutory holidays, general holidays and sickness days. They are subject to the Mandatory Provident Fund Scheme Ordinance (Cap. 485).
(a) Candidates must be permanent residents of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region at the time of appointment unless specified otherwise.
(b) As an Equal Opportunities Employer, the Government is committed to eliminating discrimination in employment. The vacancy advertised is open to all applicants meeting the basic entry requirement irrespective of their disability, sex, marital status, pregnancy, age, family status, sexual orientation and race.
(c) Non-civil service vacancies are not posts on the civil service establishment. Candidates appointed are not on civil service terms of appointment and conditions of service. Candidates appointed are not civil servants and will not be eligible for posting, promotion or transfer to any posts in the Civil Service.
(d) The entry pay, terms of appointment and conditions of service to be offered are subject to the provisions prevailing at the time the offer of appointment is made.
(e) Where a large number of candidates meet the specified entry requirements, the recruiting department may devise shortlisting criteria to select the better qualified candidates for further processing. In these circumstances, only shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend recruitment examination and/or interview.
(f) It is Government policy to place people with a disability in appropriate jobs wherever possible. If a disabled candidate meets the entry requirements, he/she will be invited to attend the selection interview/written examination without being subject to any further shortlisting criteria.
(g) Holders of academic qualifications other than those obtained from Hong Kong institutions/Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority may also apply but their qualifications will be subject to assessments on equivalence with the required entry qualifications. They should submit copies of their official transcripts and certificates by mail to the below enquiry address.
How to apply:
Application from Students Studying in Local Post-secondary Institutions:
Hong Kong students studying in local post-secondary institutions should apply through the Student Affairs Offices/Career Centres of their respective institutions. They are advised to note the deadlines set by the respective institutions. Direct applications from local students will not be considered.
Application from Students Studying in Non-local Post-secondary Institutions:
Students studying in non-local post-secondary institutions should download application forms from the Civil Service Bureau's web site (http://www.csb.gov.hk/english/admin/appoint/782.html). The completed application form, together with the applicant’s resume, copies of official transcripts and a letter certifying the student status (bearing the letter head of the post-secondary institutions they are currently enrolled on) should reach the enquiry address below by post on or before 8 June 2020. Applications not made in the prescribed application forms for the summer internship programme (rev.1/2020), or submitted by fax / e-mail will not be accepted.
Please mark “Application for the Summer Intern” on the envelope. (The postmark date on the envelope will be regarded as the date of application.) Applicants should ensure that the correct address is clearly printed or written on the envelope and sufficient postage is affixed before posting to avoid unsuccessful delivery of application. Any underpaid mail items will be returned or disposed of by the Hongkong Post. Applications which are late, incomplete or without the relevant supporting documents will not be considered. Candidates who are selected for interview will normally receive an invitation in about four weeks from the closing date for application. Those who are not invited for interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.
Applicants are reminded to provide a valid email address to facilitate communication. Candidates should bring along the following documents when attending the interview: (i) HKID Card; and (ii) original of the academic transcripts of current study and certificates of HKDSEE/HKCEE or equivalent. Chinese typing test may be required during the interview.
Tuen Mun District Office
2/F., Tuen Mun Government Offices
1 Tuen Hi Road
Tuen Mun, N.T.
Application via Internet: