(a) be Year 3 students, preferably in the stream of Marketing;
(b) have good legal sense and presentation skills; and
(c) be fluent in both Cantonese and English.
To assist in preparing seminars on promoting (i) the safety standard updates of the Toys and Children’s Products Safety Ordinance and compliance with the identification marking or bilingual warning requirements; and (ii) the Trade Descriptions Ordinance, to traders. The summer intern is required to:
(a) prepare the presentation materials for the seminars;
(b) invite more target traders to join the seminars through distributing pamphlets at hot toys and children's products selling spots or through online invitations; and
(c) assist in conducting the seminars to be held in July and August.
Terms of Appointment:
Summer interns are engaged under non-civil service appointment. Internship period is between mid-July and August 2020 for approximately 6 weeks. Summer interns are normally required to work 44 hours per week.
(Summer interns may be required to work outside normal office hours, on weekends and holidays and on irregular shifts in the light of service needs.)
Summer interns are eligible for rest days, statutory holidays (or substituted holidays), general holidays and sickness day, where appropriate, in accordance with the provisions of the Employment Ordinance. They are subject to the Mandatory Provident Fund Scheme Ordinance.
(a) Candidates must be permanent residents of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region at the time of appointment unless specified otherwise.
(b) Candidates must currently be enrolled in full-time degree courses of post-secondary institutions locally or overseas.
(c) 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.
(d) 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.
(e) 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.
(f) 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 the Group Interview.
(g) 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 Group Interview without being subject to further shortlisting. 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 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 http://www.csb.gov.hk under “Administration of the Civil Service – Appointments”.
(h) 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.
How to apply:
(a) Students should download the application form from the Civil Service Bureau’s website (http://www.csb.gov.hk/english/admin/appoint/782.html) and submit the completed form together with copies of certificates of their student status and academic transcripts by mail to the below enquiry address on or before the closing date for application (the postmark date on the envelope will be regarded as the date of application). Please mark “Application for Summer Intern (CPB)” on the application form and the envelope. Each applicant could only apply for one post of Summer Intern in the Customs and Excise Department. To avoid delayed or unsuccessful delivery of mail items, please ensure that the correct address is clearly printed or written on the envelope and sufficient postage has been paid before posting. Mail items bearing insufficient postage will not be delivered to this Department and will be returned to the sender or disposed of by the Hongkong Post, where appropriate. An applicant will bear any consequences arising from not paying sufficient postage.
(b) Applications which are incomplete, or late, or not made in the prescribed form, or not duly signed will not be considered.
(c) Group Interview will be conducted in the week of 15 June 2020 the earliest and invitation letter will be sent to candidates in the week of 8 June 2020. Those who are not invited for interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.
(d) As invitations will be issued via e-mail, applicants should provide an accurate e-mail address in their application forms. Applicants are responsible for checking their e-mails to ensure that invitation will be duly received.
Appointments Unit, Personnel Section, Customs and Excise Department, 31/F, Customs Headquarters Building, 222 Java Road, North Point, Hong Kong