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WIE Opportunities

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Work Integrated Education (WIE) is a work-based learning experience, which takes place in an organisational context relevant to a student's future profession, or the development of generic skills that will be valuable in that profession. WIE has been a compulsory component of the undergraduate programmes at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University since the 2005/06 cohort, and students are required to complete it to be eligible for graduation.

 * The WIE and internship jobs are also open to Higher Diploma Students

Objectives

  • To reaffirm the positioning of PolyU as a University offering academic programmes in a professional context
  • To strengthen the competitive edge of the University's professional-based programmes to attract more quality students and enhance the employability of students
  • To help achieve Strategic Objective 1 of enhancing the all-round development of students

 

WIE for LSGI students

WIE requirements

  • Industrial safety training (1 training credit from IC251)
    Green card will be obtained by passing the exam
  • Minimum of 176-hour full-time summer training

 

Intake training period

Mainly after completing year 3 and progressing to year 4

 

Qualified WIE activities

WIE Coordinator will strive to seize the placement opportunities for students. All WIE activities should be endorsed by the WIE coordinator.

Furthermore, students who join the IAESTE programme are deemed to have fulfilled the requirement of WIE.

 

Assessment forms

 Filled by students: 

  • Reflective Journals  
    • FORM WIE-RJ1 (before the WIE starts) - for intern's particulars 
    • FORM WIE-RJ2 (after the WIE finishes & by 1 Sept) - for what has been carried out and knowledge learned
    • Feedback Form (after the WIE finishes & by 1 Sept) - for student's feedback on overall WIE arrangement

    Filled by employer: 
  •   Assessment Form
    •  FORM WIE - for intended learning outcomes and the expectations after the training period conveyed to students. 


WIE Opportunities (2020-21)

Date Position Companies
 20-Apr-2021                                              Summer Trainee (Utility Management)            BUDA Surveying Limited

 

Enquiry

Dr. Xiaolin ZHU at tel: 2766-5976 or email: xiaolin.zhu@polyu.edu.hk

Dr. Wai-yeung YAN at tel: 2766-5977 or email: waiyeung.yan@polyu.edu.hk

General support at tel: 2766-5968 or email: wie.lsgi@polyu.edu.hk

 

 

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