1. Applicants must be permanent residents of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and current students of a full-time undergraduate programme in a tertiary education institution in Hong Kong or overseas.
2. Applicants should currently be a full-time Year 2 student under 3-year curriculum or a full-time Year 3 student under 4-year curriculum with their major field of study in one of the following subjects: History, Anthropology, Museum Studies or equivalent.
3. Applicants who possess good command of English and Chinese, good computer literacy and experience in research work are preferable.
1. Late or incomplete applications, or applications submitted by fax will NOT be considered.
2. Candidates who are selected for interview will normally receive an invitation within three weeks from the closing date for application. Interview will be held around mid to late June 2020. Those who are not invited for interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.
3. No alternative arrangements will be made for those who failed to attend the interview and their applications will NOT be further processed.
4. To contact this Department by post, please make sure that all mail items bear sufficient postage. This Department will not accept any underpaid mail items and such items will be handled by the Hongkong Post. For calculation of postage, please refer to the Hongkong Post’s website (http://www.hongkongpost.hk/en/postage_calculator/index.html).
1. To assist in the preparation of acquisition, programme and exhibition proposals;
2. To assist in organising and running of education and extension programmes; and
3. To assist in conducting researches.
Terms of Appointment:
Summer 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:
1. Local applicants
All local applications (including those from students of local tertiary institutions who are currently participating in exchange programmes at tertiary institutions outside Hong Kong) must be routed through the tertiary institutions that the applicants are currently enrolling in. Applicants are required to approach the responsible Student Affairs Offices/Career Centres of their tertiary institutions direct to check whether their respective institutions are invited for nominations, the details on the application procedures and the deadlines set by the respective institutions. Direct application submitted to the History Museums Section will not be considered.
2. Applicants Studying Full-time outside Hong Kong
Hong Kong students studying at tertiary institutions outside 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 form which can be downloaded from the website of the Civil Service Bureau (http://www.csb.gov.hk/english/admin/appoint/782.html).
Completed Application Forms with copies of official transcript of studies and a letter certifying the student status (bearing the letter head of the post-secondary institutions they are currently enrolled on) are required to reach the History Museums Section (address detailed at “Enquiry” below) by post or by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) on or before the closing date of application (according to postmark). Please specify on the e-mail or envelope "Application for the Post-Secondary Student Summer Internship Programme 2020”. 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.
Clerical Officer (Museum of History),
Hong Kong Museum of History
3/F, 100 Chatham Road South,
Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong