(a) be permanent residents of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region;
(b) be full-time students of undergraduate programmes studying translation in Chinese and English;
(c) be in their third year of undergraduate studies and not be graduating in the 2020/21 academic year;
(d) have a good knowledge of Microsoft Word and Chinese character input method; and
(e) have a good command of written Chinese and English, and be able to speak fluent Cantonese and English.
(a) to translate Chinese into English and vice versa;
(b) to perform other language related duties; and
(c) to perform other duties as assigned by supervisors.
[Note: The candidate appointed is required to work in any of the District Offices.]
Terms of Appointment:
Summer interns are engaged under non-civil service appointment terms. The employment period is about 1 to 2 months between June and August 2021. They are normally required to work 44 hours per week.
Unless otherwise provided, rest days, statutory holidays, general holidays, sickness days and sickness allowance, where appropriate, are generally in line with the provisions of the Employment Ordinance (Cap. 57). Summer Interns 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 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.
(f) It is Government policy to place people with a disability in appropriate jobs wherever possible. If a disabled applicant meets the entry requirements, he/she will be invited to sit any selection interview/written examination 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 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”.
(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.
(h) If candidates fail to provide all the information requested in the job advertisement, their applications will not be considered.
(i) As invitations or notifications may be sent to candidates by e-mail, candidates should provide an accurate e-mail address on their application forms. Candidates are responsible for checking their e-mails to ensure that invitation or notification will be duly received.
How to apply:
Applicants are required to submit a completed application form together with copies of transcript of studies and the official document certifying the current student status, as well as two short essays (one in Chinese and one in English) of no more than 300 words each explaining how they will benefit from the internship programme.
Please note that:
(a) Hong Kong students studying in local post-secondary institutions must 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.
(b) Hong Kong students studying in non-local post-secondary institutions must complete the application forms, which can be downloaded from the website of the Civil Service Bureau (http://www.csb.gov.hk/english/admin/appoint/782.html), and send the completed application form together with all necessary documents to the address below by post on or before the closing date of application (according to postmark). Please specify on the envelope “Application for the Post-Secondary Student Summer Internship Programme 2021 (Home Affairs Department)”. Applicants should ensure that sufficient postage is affixed before posting so as to avoid unsuccessful delivery of application. Mail items bearing insufficient postage will NOT be received by us and will be handled by the Hong Kong Post in accordance with the Post Office Ordinance. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered;
(c) Interview is not required. Applicants who have not received a reply from the Department by 30 June 2021 may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.
(d) Any cost incurred in the submission of application shall be borne by the applicant.
Sub-Division 4, Administration Division, Home Affairs Department, 15/F, Southorn Centre, 130 Hennessy Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong