The Career Development Programmes provide career planning and related services to students in order to meet their career development needs. Apart from running training courses and workshops, CAPS makes available various online tools and resources to help students in their job search.

The following training courses and workshops are organised throughout the year: 

  • career advising (one-to-one career coaching) sessions;
  • training courses for internships;
  • training for graduating classes; and
  • career programmes.

Registration

Except Freshmen Seminars/Welcoming Days, prior registration via POSS is required for joining training courses and workshops. Click HERE for the registration procedure.  

Career Advising (One-to-One Career Coaching) Session

In this 45-minute one-to-one consultation session, our Career Advisors provides professional advice and useful tips to students regarding career planning, job-search skills and interview preparation. 

Submit CV for registration via POSS.

Types of one-to-one career coaching session include:

Mock Face-to-Face Interview

It aims at helping students get ready for a job interview. Our Career Advisors will give advice on handling common interview questions and developing interview strategies. 

Mock Telephone Interview

Upon registration, our Career Advisors will contact the student by phone at the scheduled time.

Preparations to be made for the session include:

  • providing a valid landline number;
  • testing the volume; and
  • finding a quiet location to avoid any disruptions. 

Mock Skype Interview

It is common for overseas employers to conduct Skype interviews, either by call or video conferencing. Upon registration, our Career Advisors will contact the student via Skype at the scheduled time.

Training for Internships

CAPS offers workshops to assist students in preparing for successful applications for external internships, e.g. HKUYA Summer Internship, IAESTE, and Post-secondary Student Summer Internship Programme of the HKSARG.

Register for workshops via POSS when the registration opens. 

CAPS also organises pre-WIE training and pre-departure training to help students get prepared for their WIE internships.

Pre-WIE Training

Conducted before the commencement of WIE internships, the pre-WIE training helps students make the most out of their internship experience. Topics include:

  • setting internship goals;
  • enhancing workplace skills and work attitude; and
  • knowing business attire and etiquette.

All students who are about to start their WIE internships will be invited to attend the Training. 

Pre-departure Training

This Training is designed for students who have opted for offshore WIE internships. Topics include:

  • preparation for travel;
  • outbound travel tips and advice;
  • cultural differences; and
  • WIE Kick-off Ceremony.

All students who are about to start their Mainland or International WIE internships will be invited to attend the Training. 

Training for Graduating Classes

Final-year students should get themselves ready for recruitment. CAPS, in this connection, offers workshops to assist them in starting their career. Related workshops include “Group Assessment Centre” workshops, “Ace Your Case Study Writing” workshops, “Interview for Success Series” workshops, and “Mastering Your Common Recruitment Examination (CRE)” workshops.

Register for the workshops via POSS when the registration opens.