Post-Secondary Student Summer Internship Programme, Working Family and Student Financial Assistance Agency (Ref: 44319)

Department: Working Family and Student Financial Assistance Agency

Publish Date: 2021-05-04 17:00:00

Job Title: Post-Secondary Student Summer Internship Programme

Salary (Monthly): $10500

Salary (Hourly): $N/A

Salary (Daily): $N/A

Entry Requirements:

Applicants should –

  1. be permanent residents of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region;
  2. be students in the 2020/21 academic year (except final year graduates) studying full-time Bachelor degree programmes offered by local/non-local post-secondary institutions;
  3. have attained Level 3 or above in both Chinese Language and English Language in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSEE) or equivalent;
  4. be proficient in both written and spoken English and Chinese; and
  5. be proficient in using Microsoft Office applications.

Supporting Documents: Applicants must provide the supporting documents proving that they have attained the above-mentioned academic qualifications when submitting application forms. Applications will not be considered if the applicants fail to provide the relevant supporting documents.


Summer Intern - General Administration

(a) To assist in reviewing publicity and promotional materials, contents of the official website, etc. for various financial assistance schemes of the department;
(b) To assist in matters related to scheme administration, updating relevant guidelines and manuals as well as compiling work statistics in relation to processing of cases, etc.;
© To assist in handling general enquiries related to financial assistance schemes and the application arrangement at locations such as service counters and promotional booths; to compile statistical reports for the usage of counter services and to assist in reviewing the workflow of the new mode of counter operation and formulating enhancement measures;
(d) To assist in liaison with non-governmental organisations, targeted trade/industries and other third parties to promote various financial assistance schemes;
(e) To collect and collate feedbacks from staff and management on the training courses being organised by the department and to provide support and offer suggestions on the departmental training plan; and
(f) To provide support on matters relating to general office administration, records management, human resources management system, etc.

Summer Intern - Finance (applicants majoring in Business Administration or other related disciplines will be accorded with higher priority)

(a) To assist in preparing and analysing data related to student loans and payment, and compiling corresponding statistical reports for different types of loan accounts; and
(b) To assist in performing review and financial analysis on loan restructuring proposals related to defaulted student loans.

Summer Intern - Information Technology (applicants majoring in Information Technology or other related disciplines will be accorded with higher priority)

(a) To assist in system development and updating system’s procedure flowcharts; and
(b) To provide support on IT operation and assist in the implementation of IT-related projects.

Terms of Appointment:

Summer interns are appointed under non-civil service contract terms for around 2 months from July to August 2021 (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 irregular hours, during weekends or public holidays, subject to exigency of services. Overtime work, where necessary, will be compensated by time-off in lieu.

Working Locations:
Summer Interns will be assigned to work in one of the following locations:

Working Family Allowance Office:
(1) 181 Hoi Bun Road, Kwun Tong, Kowloon

Student Finance Office:
(1) Cheung Sha Wan Government Offices, 303 Cheung Sha Wan Road, Kowloon
(2) Trade and Industry Tower, 3 Concorde Road, Kai Tak, Kowloon
(3) One Mong Kok Road Commercial Centre, 1 Mong Kok Road, Kowloon
(4) Kwai Hing Government Offices, 166-174, Hing Fong Rd, Kwai Chung
(5) CDW Building, 388 Castle Peak Road, Tsuen Wan

General Notes:

(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.
© 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 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 without being subject to any further shortlisting criteria. Applicants who have declared disabilities found suitable for appointment may be given an appropriate degree of preference over other applicants whose suitability for appointment is considered comparable to that of the former. The Government’s policy and other related measures on employment of persons with disabilities are set out in the booklet “Employ People Based on Their Abilities – Application for Government Jobs by Persons with Disabilities” which is available for reference on the Civil Service Bureau’s website at under “Administration of the Civil Service – Appointments”.
(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 mailing address as indicated below.

How to apply:

(a) For Hong Kong students studying in local post-secondary institutions, they can obtain the relevant Application Forms from the Student Affairs Offices/Career Centres of their respective institutions and submit the completed forms to these Offices/Centres. They are advised to note the deadlines set by the respective institutions.

(b) Hong Kong students studying at tertiary institutions outside of Hong Kong (excluding students of local tertiary institutions who are currently participating in exchange programmes at tertiary institutions outside Hong Kong) should complete their application forms which can be downloaded from the website of the Civil Service Bureau
Completed application forms together with copies of official transcript of studies and the certificates of their student status are required to reach the Enquiry Address by post on or before 17 May 2021 (according to postmark). Please specify on the envelope "Application for the Post-Secondary Student Summer Internship Programme 2021”.
Applicants should ensure that the correct address is clearly printed or written on the envelope and sufficient postage is affixed before posting so as to avoid unsuccessful delivery of application. Any underpaid mail items will be returned or disposed of by the Hongkong Post.
© The post(s) interested should be clearly marked on the application form. Applicants can fill in more than one post.
(d) Applicants are reminded to provide a valid email address in their application forms to facilitate communication.
(e) Applications which are late, incomplete or without copies of the required documents will not be considered.

Enquiry Address:

Working Family and Student Financial Assistance Agency, 19/F, 181 Hoi Bun Road, Kwun Tong, Kowloon (Attn: Personnel Registry).

Enquiry Telephone: 3897 1724

Application Start Date: 2021-05-04 17:00:00

Application End Date: 2021-05-17 18:00:00