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Department strongly encourages students to seek job or internships related to major discipline or professions. We also accept placements in different business or job natures. Internship in Sales and Marketing, Government or Education sector can also be accepted. However, work in non-registered companies/organisations, private tutoring and virtual internships are NOT accepted as WIE in FSN.
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 FSN students are required to attend the Pre-WIE training BEFORE the internship starts. 

Student can complete ONE of the Pre-WIE Training BEFORE obtaining approval for any WIE activity. Please check here for more details.
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 Pre-WIE Training via Blackboard or Student Affairs Office (SAO)
  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;
    • Anticipated Duration of WIE;
    • Internship title; 
    • Internship duties;
    • Pre-WIE Training Status; and
    • No Objection Letter (NOL) (for non-local students only)

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 WIE Report on FSN Departmental website.
  2. Fill in Parts A to C of the WIE Report by yourself, then invite your job or internship supervisor to complete Part D with the provision of company stamp. 
  3. Please submit the completed form to by yourself and copy (i.e. cc) your job/internship supervisor in the email for his/her information. The following documents are also required to attach in the submission email if company stamp is unavailable:
    • Reference letter/Completion of service with letterhead; or
    • Payroll slip(s) indicating company’s name and working hours 

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 FSN students.
Records in eStudent will be updated at the end of semester.
Student can complete WIE any time during their study period. To avoid delay in graduation, students are strongly advised to complete WIE activities before the end of Semester 2 of the final year study.

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