A BEng in Mechanical Engineering student NGAI Tsz Ki, Henry has been awarded the Boeing-Cathay Pacific Engineering Internship Programme 2015. He will undertake a very intensive one-year engineering training in US and HK in the coming academic year.
The Boeing-Cathay Pacific Engineering Internship Programme is a one-year engineering training programme jointly offered by three of world's renowned aviation companies - The Boeing Company, Cathay Pacific Airways (CX) and Hong Kong Aero Engine Services Ltd (HAESL). Successfully selected intern will undertake an exciting 6-month engineering training in the Boeing Company’s commercial aviation development plant in Seattle, USA and then another 6-month intensive training in Cathay Pacific and HAESL.
This internship is highly competitive. Each year, local students pursuing degree study in Mechanical Engineering will be invited to compete for the internship opportunity by going through a rigorous interview exercise. Selection is based on a number of criteria including academic achievement, problem analyzing and solving skills, communication ability, teamwork and partnership ability, and interest in commercial aviation. Henry has performed brilliantly during the group case study working exercise and individual interview to win one place of the internship among 6 finalist candidates from other local universities.
Henry is very excited and glad to be selected. “When I was small, I always wonder why such an enormous metal could fly up to the sky. I am thrilled to join the internship so that I can learn and study deeply from different aspects about aviation. Through this internship, I would equip myself and take the responsibility to contribution to the industry and the society.”