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Internships & Summer Jobs For High School Students In Hong Kong

Internships + Volunteering + Summer Jobs In 2024!

There’s a lot more than getting good grades that matter. It’s just as important, if not more, to make sure that your teens don’t get stuck in a day-to-day routine of studying whilst lacking real-life experience. Internships are a proven way for young minds to gain some hands-on knowledge, gain insights into the fields they might be interested in, and make connections that might be useful in the future. It can be tricky for teens to find both paid and volunteer internships in Hong Kong, but Little Steps has you sorted – go!

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  • RUN HONG KONG: 2024 Student Summer Internship Program

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    RUN Hong Kong is currently inviting students to join its summer program aimed at providing a memorable summer experience for refugee children aged 4 to 14 in Hong Kong, who otherwise lack the means to travel during their summer break. RUN Hong Kong is dedicated to empowering vulnerable refugees, especially women, helping them develop resilience and self-reliance for a brighter future. By using sports as a catalyst and education as the cornerstone, they assist refugees in building safe and dignified lives, both in Hong Kong and internationally.

    Interns will assist in various roles including accompanying children to sporting activities, helping coaches, leading craft activities and games, and handling logistics for scheduled events. Candidates should possess strong communication skills, experience with children, the ability to work in diverse teams, and emotional sensitivity to interact with children affected by poverty and trauma. Applicants must be at least 16 years old by July 1, 2024. The SHINE activities are scheduled twice per week from mid-July to mid-August, specifically on certain dates in July and August, and require interns to be available from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm. Interns must commit to at least three out of five weeks, attend a briefing in early July, and agree to RUN’s safeguarding policy. Those interested should email Erin@runhk.org by May 15, indicating their age, availability, motivations, and any relevant experience. A reference letter and certificate will be awarded at the end of the program, with travel expenses and occasional lunches provided.

    RUN Hong Kong, Erin@runhk.org, https://www.runhk.org/

  • BLACK SHEEP RESTAURANTS: Summer Work Internship Program

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    Black Sheep Restaurants, one of Hong Kong's biggest hospitality groups, is on the lookout for bright, ambitious teens aged 14 and older to spend their summer at their restaurants. This is an excellent chance for your teen to gain practical experience, learn new skills, and grow personally. They will build confidence, develop crucial life skills, and enjoy fun times, all under the guidance of Hong Kong's top hospitality team. Interested? If you know a young talent eager to explore the world of hospitality, please contact jennifer.ducasse@blacksheeprestaurants.com for more details.

    Black Sheep Restaurants, https://blacksheeprestaurants.com/careers/

  • MOTHER'S CHOICE: 2024 Student Summer Internship Program

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    Mother’s Choice works with students (over the age of 16) to identify and achieve meaningful voluntary work experience that offers a glimpse into the nonprofit sector and social work field. They provide wonderful opportunities for students to support the Mother's Choice teams in various programs. During the internships, students will be given a role that supports their needs and reflects their skill set, which could include: research, communications, media support, administrative and program support, IT support, administrative support, children's activities and therapy support. Depending on the project needs, The Student Summer Internship Programs are typically 2-4 days’ work per week for 2-8 weeks.

    The time commitment for the internship varies based on its requirements, generally ranging from 1-3 half to full days each week, over a duration of 4-8 weeks. The first batch of interns is scheduled to begin in mid-June, followed by the second batch which will start in mid-July.

    Start your application now! Placements are highly competitive.

    Mother’s Choice, mcvolunteers@motherschoice.org, www.motherschoice.org/en/take-action/student

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    JUSTICE CENTER HONG KONG: Young Advocates Summer Camp Program 2024

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    This Summer, Justice Centre Hong Kong will again provide training to an ambitious group of Young Advocates interested in exploring a career in law and refugee protection. Young Advocates are briefed by lawyers to provide support in real asylum cases, helping to conduct legal research, prepare submissions, and attend client interviews. The program is packed with site visits and external exposure, including international organizations and the legal sector in Hong Kong. Students will receive one-on-one personal coaching and mentorship from highly qualified international lawyers and develop their research, reasoning, and public speaking skills. The YASC is a great way for students to build their legal experience and profile. The deadline for applications is May 26, 2024.

  • KIDS4KIDS: Annual Interns + Summer Volunteer Internship 2024

    Top Summer Jobs And Internships For Teens In Hong Kong

    Kids4Kids believes in empowering young people to make a difference and has a great annual program for high school and college students to give back to society! Their Summer Volunteer Internship is always looking for young and energetic students to join them and are now accepting applications for 2024. Their internship timeframe varies from 2-8 weeks. Apart from regular operational tasks, Kids4Kids is also looking for students to help with editorial, translating, communication development and graphic design. Looking for summer plans then send your CV to intern@kids4kids.org.hk today!

    Kids4Kidskids4kids.org.hk/en/get-involved

  • CROSSROADS FOUNDATION: Volunteering And Internships 2024

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    Intern for a cause with Crossroads Foundation! They have volunteering options for students (aged 14 years and up) and internship (aged 17 years and up) programs special for high school and university students year-round, and hours are flexible for volunteers.

    Crossroads Foundation offers internships that provide participants with the opportunity to work alongside individuals from over 20 different nations in an English-speaking setting, enhancing their practical skills across various domains. Interns can engage in a range of roles such as preparing goods for distribution, managing shipping logistics, operating within the fair trade marketplace, providing PC/IT support, working in communications, design, translation, accounting, administration, research, catering, hospitality, and facilitating experiential simulation programs.

    Upon completion of the internship, Crossroads awards interns with a certificate and a reference letter. Additionally, summer interns celebrate their achievements with a party. Beyond these formal recognitions, many interns value the lasting friendships, enhanced workplace and language skills, and a deeper understanding of the global needs they gain from the experience.

    The duration of the internships varies: Summer internships last for 10 weeks during the Hong Kong summer, requiring full-time attendance from Tuesday to Saturday, from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm daily. For those seeking more flexibility, year-round part-time internships are also available, necessitating 1-3 full days of commitment per week, with interns choosing consistent days from Tuesday to Saturday. These part-time placements are divided into basic and advanced levels, requiring 200 and 330 hours respectively.

    Crossroads Foundation, enquiries@crossroads.org.hk, www.crossroads.org.hk/volunteer/students

  • NEXSTEP: High School Internship Program 2024

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    NEXSTEP (Next Step Connections) is a leading Advanced Experiential Learning Organisation and internship placement agency based in Asia. Their High School Internship Program has been built on three main pillars: Career Building, Well-being Abroad, and Personal Growth. Their program allows students who have finished their junior or senior year of high school to join High School Internships to gain work experience, learn about professional opportunities, and network within a career and academic field. Students have a choice of industry and destination in Asia’s most exciting cities, including Chile, Spain, Kenya, the United States, and Australia.

    NEXSTEP, https://nextstepconnections.com/internships-hong-kong/

  • FAUST: Internship And Assisting Opportunities For Students 2024

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    Faust International Ltd. was formed in 1999 and aims to bring the wonderful world of theatre, performing arts, and creativity to the young people of Hong Kong. They offer challenging and creative workshops that engage our students in the world of theatre and performing arts. They also provide internship and assisting opportunities. They recruit for student leadership positions for students aged 16 and above who have a passion for both theatre and working with children. Faust offers positions with various age groups and locations on Saturdays and after school during the week. If you are interested, please contact them at +852 2547 9114 and send them your CV at recruitment@faustworld.com.

    Faust International Youth Theatre, +852 2547 9114  recruitment@faustworld.com, www.faustworld.com/careers.asp

  • THE SOCIETY FOR THE RELIEF OF DISABLED CHILDREN

    THE SOCIETY FOR THE RELIEF OF DISABLED CHILDREN: 6-week High School Intern Program

    Top Summer Jobs And Internships For Teens In Hong Kong

    The Society for the Relief of Disabled Children offers a unique 6-week High School Intern Program for highly-motivated high school students over 16 years old. For 6 weeks, 3 days per week, the interns will learn about the concept of providing relief to disabled children in Hong Kong by being assigned various tasks. The interns will be rotated to office administrative work, website contents management, inventory management, progress report update, fundraising activities, and hands-on interaction with beneficiaries. If this sounds like something your teen is interested in, apply today!

    The Society for the Relief of Disabled Children, +852 2819 3050, info@srdc.org.hk, www.srdc.org.hk/en/high-school-intern-program/

  • CEDARS: 2024 Post-Secondary Student Summer Internship Program

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    Cedars is a center for development and resources for Hong Kong University students. The 2024 Post-Secondary Student Internship Program has been launched and offers internship placement opportunities for Hong Kong Permanent Residents who are HKU students. Departments across the HKSAR post their openings on the site, allowing easy access. Students interested in the placement opportunities advertised can download application forms provided by the individual departments. Good Luck!

    Cedars - The University of Hong Kong, +852 3762 6262, www.cedars.hku.hk

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    BSD EDUCATION: Virtual Internships Based In Hong Kong

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    The internship programs at BSD Education allow students to work virtually on significant projects for global companies, providing a practical understanding of various industry roles before even starting university.

    The internship program in Hong Kong is designed to equip students with essential work skills such as creativity, problem-solving, communication, and project management. It also helps students understand their career aspirations and the nature of professional environments. Students can choose from seven key career pathways including Business Management, Education Services, Community Service, Finance & Consultancy, Information Technology, Sales & Marketing, Medical & Healthcare, and Legal. The program includes comprehensive online preparatory courses, hands-on projects, and a unique final presentation. Moreover, specific courses such as business writing and marketing using tools like CANVA enhance students' skills in digital communication and content creation. Information technology sessions introduce essential software skills, while portfolio-building courses help students learn how to effectively set up online meetings and create impactful resumes and LinkedIn profiles. These components collectively ensure that interns not only gain substantial knowledge and experience but also leave the program with a strong set of transferable skills applicable across various fields.

    BSD Education, https://bsd.education/high-school-internship/

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    VOLUNTEERING IN HONG KONG: Volunteering Opportunities Across Hong Kong

    Top Summer Jobs And Internships For Teens In Hong Kong

    It is not all about internships, students can get enough exposure and experience volunteering at local charities and organizations across Hong Kong. Through volunteering, students can hone in on new skills, challenge themselves, achieve goals, brush on old skills and discover hidden talents. Hands-On Hong Kong and Time Auction are platforms where you can browse through various volunteering opportunities and find the one you think could benefit your existing portfolio. Social Career is another great app and platform that connects teens and older kids to local NGOs looking for interns.

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    PART-TIME JOBS FOR TEENS IN HONG KONG: Learn And Earn

    Top Summer Jobs And Internships For Teens In Hong Kong

    If your teenager is looking to gain some real-world experience, it doesn't have to be an internship with companies. Consider getting a part-time or summer job where they can learn and earn - whether for some extra spending money or to add to their college funds! From retail to customer service to tutoring positions, there are lots of opportunities out there open for high school students of years 15 and up - simply ask around or look on job search platforms:

  • REMOTE INTERNSHIP: Virtual Internships

    Top Summer Jobs And Internships For Teens In Hong Kong

    Remote internships are also another great option! Although you can't physically be present for a remote job, it still gives you insight, exposure, and experience to work in any field that can be handled remotely. Here are our top picks to check out!

  • LITTLE STEPS ASIA HONG KONG: Internship Opportunities In Editing, Social Media & Partnerships

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    Is your teen looking to explore a career in journalism, editorial, marketing or social media? Then have them try out our Little Steps Internship Program 2024! Little Steps is a leading digital media company focused on the family.  With 6 local websites in Hong Kong, Singapore, Indonesia, and Malaysia and a team of 40 writers in the region, we research the best places to stay, play, explore, educate, and shop with kids in tow. For all the information and how to register your interest, click here!

     

  • EF EDUCATION FIRST: Summer Internships In Sales And Operations

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    EF is a worldwide and prominent player in international education and is looking for results-driven, dedicated, and entrepreneurial internship trainees to support their management team in Hong Kong. Successful candidates will be assigned to one or more departments to support sales, marketing, operation, finance, and customer service teams. They will also be inspiring kids to embark on life-changing experiences! Requirements include full-time work for at least 8 weeks and ideal qualities include current university or higher diploma students as well as full fluency in Cantonese and proficiency in English. For more details, click here.

    EF, https://www.ef.com.hk/

  • CRIMSON EDUCATION: Virtual Internships In Hong Kong

    Top Summer Jobs And Internships For Teens In Hong Kong

    University consultants Crimson Education are based in Hong Kong and also help match high school students with the right internship programs. Students can secure an internship with prestigious Fortune 500 companies like Ferrari, Adobe, Amazon, PwC, Dentons, and the Vein Institute. This opportunity is open to students in Grades 9-12 / Year 10-13 / Form 3-6 who are eager to boost their extracurricular profile and aim for admission into top universities like those in the Ivy League or Oxbridge.

    How It Works:
    Participants will engage in real-life project management remotely with a partner company while benefiting from an intensive one-month career training course delivered by Crimson. Upon successful completion of the internship, students will receive several valuable takeaways:

    • Opportunities to network with top executives from Fortune 500 companies.
    • Practical and transferable skills that lay the groundwork for future career success.
    • A referral letter from the company, which can be utilized for future job or college applications.

    Eligibility:
    The program is designed for high school students who:

    • Are fluent in English.
    • Can fully commit to the one-month program.
    • Are currently in Grade 9-12 / Year 10-13 / Form 3-6.

    Crimson Education, https://www.crimsoneducation.org/hk-en/campaign/delta-careers/

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