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CAREERS EDUCATION & PLACEMENT CENTRE. Speech & Hearing Sciences Date : 24 November, 2000 (Fri) Time : 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Venue : Lecture Theatre 2, G/F, Prince Philip Dental Hospital. Careers Education and Placement Centre. Mr K H Leung Deputy Director E-mail: [email protected]

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CAREERS EDUCATION & PLACEMENT CENTRE

Speech & Hearing SciencesDate : 24 November, 2000 (Fri)Time : 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.Venue :Lecture Theatre 2, G/F, Prince Philip Dental Hospital


Careers education and placement centre
Careers Education and Placement Centre

Mr K H Leung

Deputy Director

E-mail: [email protected]

Web: http://www.hku.hk/cepc


Objectives of this talk

  • be aware of what you should gain from your course of study

  • be aware of the occupations that are open to graduates from your course of study

  • be aware of the actual occupations that graduates from the previous year entered

  • how to locate information on job content skills, required by specific occupations

  • know how to locate employment opportunities

  • know how to locate resources on resume writing and selection interviews

  • know how to use the CDT


What skills have you gained in this course
What skills have you gained in this course?

Technical Skills

  • Recording & interpretation of data

  • Using sophisticated equipment

  • Extensive practical/ clinical experience

  • Skills on assessment and treatment of the range of speech and language disorders


What skills have you gained in this course?

Soft Skills

  • Procedural and organizational abilities

  • Analytical & Problem-solving skills

  • Careful observation

  • Communication and presentation skills


Jobs directly related to your degree
Jobs Directly Related to your Degree

  • Speech Therapist/ Speech Language Pathologist (medical)

    • deal with voice, speech and language problems with children and adults

    • provide training to student and junior staff

    • carry out routine clinical administrative duties and participate in relevant projects


Jobs directly related to your degree1
Jobs Directly Related to your Degree

  • Speech Therapist/Speech Language Pathologist (educational)

    • provide assessment and remedial services to speech-impaired children and counsel and guidance services to the parents and teachers concerned

    • provide training and participate in research projects,talks, seminars and workshops on speech therapy and related issues


Jobs directly related to your degree2
Jobs Directly Related to your Degree

  • Research Assistant

    • in universities, research units, and pharmaceutical companies, participate in pure or applied research projects to further knowledge and develop new products.


Careers open to all graduates
Careers open to all graduates

  • You will find that some vacancies advertised for graduates in HK do not ask for specific degree subjects. Possession of the degree itself is taken as evidence of intellectual prowess. What is more important to the potential employer is the range of transferable skills and experience which you can demonstrate. Possession of work experience and relevant postgraduate qualifications may also help make you more attractive.


Careers open to all graduates

  • accountancy

  • financial management

  • general management

  • advertising

  • banking

  • journalism

  • insurance

  • tourism

  • transport

  • information technology

  • information management

  • marketing

  • personnel

  • production management

  • public relation

  • publishing

  • purchasing

  • teaching


Duties of other occupations

  • Available in

    Career

    Development

    Track


Who employs speech hearing sciences graduates
Who employs Speech & Hearing Sciences graduates?

  • Department of Health

  • the Hospital Authority

  • the Special Education Unit in Education Department

  • Special schools

  • Education centers under the Social Welfare Department

  • other voluntary organizations


Employment Situation(Speech & Hearing Sciences)

1996 1997 1998 1999

Unemployed0% 0% 0% 0%

Full-time employed91.7% 100% 100% 96%

Further Studies8.3% 0% 0% 3.6%





How much did the 1999 HKU Speech & Hearing Sciences graduates earn?

Gross Income

Mean $22,886

Minimum $17,100

Maximum $26,850

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Where to find the above information ?

• Career Development Track


How to locate information on job content skills, required by specific occupations?

  • Career Development Track &

  • Prospects Planner available on the CEPC’s homepage <http://www.hku.hk/cepc>


How to locate employment opportunities
How to locate employment opportunities? specific occupations?

NETjobs

Job sites

- South China Morning Post http://www.classifiedpost.com.hk

- Hong Kong iMail http://www.jobmarket-online.com/

- Job Asia (needs registration) http://www.jobasia.com/

- Career Times http://www.careertimes.com.hk

NETmatch (application form available now!)

Recruitment talks

Vacancy notices / newspaper cuttings

Creative job search and networking



Major Agencies & Associations Recruiting Speech Therapists specific occupations?

  • Department of Health

    http://www.info.gov.hk/dh/index.hrm

  • Hospital Authority

    http://www.ha.org.hk/hesd/nsapi/

  • Education Department

    http://www.info.gov.hk/ed

  • The Hong Kong Council of Social Service

    http://www.hkcss.org.hk/


Are these occupations suitable for you? specific occupations?

Prospects Planner

• a computer-assisted careers guidance system designed to help you with your career planning

• you can expect the results of the following:

- What you are good at

- What interests and motivates you

- How these relate to the world of work

- What different jobs involve

- Your chance of getting into these jobs, and

- How to make effective job applications


Use CDT and Prospects Planner specific occupations?

  • to learn what you have gained from your course of study

  • to learn what occupations are open to graduates from your course of study

  • to learn what actual occupations that graduates from the previous year entered

  • to locate information on job content skills required by specific occupations

  • to locate employment opportunities

  • to locate resources on resume writing and selection interviews


How to succeed in getting the job? specific occupations?

Ways to develop your skills in the above areas?

  • Written materials in the Career Development Track on resume writing and selection interview <http://www.hku.hk/cepc>

  • Training sessions run by CEPC


How to get in touch with the CEPC specific occupations?

  • E-mail

  • CEPC Mailing list

  • Distillery

  • Help Desk


ANSWERS specific occupations?

QUESTIONS


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