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Department strongly encourages students to apply for job related to major discipline. We also accept placements in different business or job natures. Internship in Sales and Marketing, Government or Education sector can also be accepted. However, jobs which are not employed by registered companies, such as private tutoring, will not be considered as WIE.
Please click here to view your WIE Coordinator.
You can accumulate the 120 training hours with at most 2 internships.

Before commencement of internship

Yes, all ABCT students are required to attend the Pre-WIE training BEFORE the internship starts. 

Student can attend the online Pre-WIE Training via Blackboard and complete the quiz after reading all materials. The online Pre-WIE Training will be opened to all ABCT students from March to the start of examination period in semester 2 of each academic year. You are required to capture the result page as the attendance record of completing Pre-WIE Training after you finished.

For students who have attended the Pre-WIE Training, you can check your attendance record through departmental webpage for attendance checking.

If you cannot complete the online Pre-WIE Training within the opening period, please register a make-up training via POSS by yourself (https://www40.polyu.edu.hk/poss/secure/login/loginhome.do). After the completion of the training, kindly send the training date and time to Miss Cynthia Lau (syinglau@polyu.edu.hk) for attendance checking.
You can search for internship via (1) SAO Careers and Placement Office; (2) PolyU Job Board; (3) Department or (4) by yourself. Virtual internship is not accepted as WIE fulfillment in our Department.

When you obtain an internship offer and would like to use this internship to fulfill the WIE requirement: -

  1. Make sure that you have already completed pre-WIE training. If not yet, please complete the online Pre-WIE Training via Blackboard,
  2. Submit the following information through the online submission form 7 days before you start the WIE to your corresponding WIE coordinator: -
    • Company name and address;
    • Duration of internship;
    • Internship title; 
    • Internship duties; and
    • Record of Pre-WIE Training / Attendance record of departmental Pre-WIE Training)

Once you receive prior approval from WIE Coordinator, you may start the internship.

You SHOULD seek WIE Coordinator’s prior approval BEFORE taking-up any internships. 

Internship without prior approval would not be counted for the fulfillment of WIE.

After completion of internship

After WIE training (or accumulated 120 WIE hours) is completed, please apply for WIE completion endorsement by following the procedures below:

  1. Download Form “Record of Training for WIE” on ABCT Departmental website or collect the form from the General Office (Y828).
  2. Fill in Parts A to C of the WIE form by yourself, then invite your internship supervisor to complete Part D with the provision of company stamp. 
  3. Please submit the completed form to abct.wie@polyu.edu.hk by yourself and copy (i.e. cc) your WIE supervisor in the email for his/her information. The following documents are also required to attach in the submission email:
    • Prior approval email from WIE coordinator;
    • Reference letter/Completion of service with letterhead (if company stamp is unavailable); and
    • No Objection letter (for non-local student having WIE in Hong Kong)

Upon receipt of all necessary documents, it normally takes 4 - 6 weeks to review and process your application.

The Department reviews students’ WIE forms monthly. You can check your WIE status through departmental webpage WIE Hours Fulfilled by ABCT students.
Records in eStudent will be updated at the end of semester.
You must complete the WIE before the end of second term in your final year of study.

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