Transitions from University to the World of Work

Project Title Dates Donor/ Sponsors Venue/ Hosts People Involved
Symposium on the American Election and the Media December 17, 2016 US Consulate HK General Chamber of Commerce 45 students from media, communication, journalism programs in HK universities
Symposium on Trump’s First 100 Days: Challenges for the Media May 25, 2017 HKBU Faculty of Communications HKBU Students from media, communications, journalism program in HK universities
HK Internship Program (HKIP) Summer 2017 US colleges send their students for internships in HK Various host organizations in HK 20 students from Yale, Gordon College, Artbound, Illinois Wesleyan, etc.
Cyberport Internships in IT in San Francisco/ Silicon Valley Summer 2017 Cyberport IT companies in San Francisco Students selected from HK universities
Summer internships arranged by ETOs in the USA Summer 2017 HK Economic and Trade Offices (ETO) in the US ETOs and host companies in San Francisco, Washington DC and New York City Students recruited at the eight HK universities
Opportunity Festival January 28, 2018 (Sunday) Amcham/HK, Asia Society/HK, Education@USA in the US Consulate/ US companies in HK Asia Society/ HK Three American NGOs in HK are partnering to host a one-day fair/ open day involving American companies in HK (pathways to the global workplace), HK-US arts and culture exhibits by the Asia Society, and a US university and school fair organized by HKAC and Education@USA
Entrepreneurship education project to USA for HK universities Summer 2018 Self-financed students; other donors Partner universities in New York City and San Francisco HK university students to study entrepreneurship in USA through internships and immersion programs
HK Internship Program (HKIP) Summer 2018 US colleges send their students for internships in HK Various host organizations in HK Students from Yale, Gordon College, Artbound, Illinois Wesleyan, Davidson College, etc.
Cyberport Internships in IT in San Francisco/ Silicon Valley Summer 2018 Cyberport IT companies in San Francisco/ Bay Area Students selected from HK universities