Graduate Opportunities In Hong Kong Presented by Enoch Yuen Hong Kong Economic & Trade Office
Overall: $10,500 • Government Officers $21,800 • Medical & Health Personnel $20,000 • Teachers $14,000 • System Analysts & Computer Programmers $11,000 • Sales/Service Workers $11,000 • Architects & Surveyors $10,600 • Accountants & Auditors $10,200 • Research Assistants $10,028 • Engineers $10,000 • Journalists $10,000 • Legal Personnel $10,000 • Business Professional $10,000 • Insurance & Real Estate Agents $10,000 Median Monthly Income (HK$) of University of Hong Kong Graduates in 2005
Major Job Websites for Seeking Employment Private / public / non-profit sector: • Career Times (www.careertimes.com.hk) • Classified Post of South China Morning Post (www.classifiedpost.com) • www.HKJobs.com • www.Job8.Net • www.Jobaccess.com • Recruit (www.recruitonline.com) • 招職 (www.jiujik.com)
Major Job Websites for Seeking Employment Private / public / non-profit sector: • www.lib.cuhk.edu.hk/information/bi/jobhunt.htm • Job Market (www.jobmarket.com.hk) • www.jobhongkong.com • www.JobsDB.com • www.monster.com.hk • 明報招聘 – JUMP (www. jump.mingpao.com) • Labour Department (www.jobs.gov.hk) • Public sector: • Civil Service Bureau (www.csb.gov.hk)
Opportunities for Graduates • Graduates Trainee Programs / Internship Programs offered by government departments or large companies, e.g. HSBC, Cathay Pacific, CLP Group, IBM Jones Lang LaSalleand etc. • For example: • www.csb.gov.hk • www.hsbc.com.hk • www.cathaypacific.com • www.clpgroup.com • www.ibm.com • www.joneslanglasalle.com.hk Openings can be checked in government websites, company websites, job websites (as listed in previous slides) and some professional institute websites. General requirements Undergraduates who are graduating in a year or recent graduates.
Foreign Nationals Seeking Employment in HK • Short-term Exposure - Working Holiday Scheme • Purpose: to facilitate cultural and educational exchange between Hong Kong and the participating country • Eligibility • aged between 18 and 30 • ordinarily residing in their home country • main intention to Hong Kong is to holiday. • Annual quota for Australia: 1000 (first-come first-served basis) • How it works? • free to enter Hong Kong and stay for not more than 12 months • take up short-term employment (work for the same employer for not more than 3 months) and/or enrol in a short educational course during their visit in HK. • For more information and application: www.immd.gov.hk • Temporary job opportunities can be checked in the listed job websites.