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Title: Dr. Wilton W.T. Fok


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ELEC1804 Industrial Training and Integrated
Study-Work Program
  • Dr. Wilton W.T. Fok
  • CYC Room 703 Tel 28578490
  • E-mail wtfok_at_eee.hku.hk
  • Web-site http//www.eee.hku.hk/wtfok/elec1804.ht
    m

2
1.      Why Summer Industrial Training is
important?
  • 1.1    Industrial Training is a compulsory course
    of your degree. Your degree will be withheld if
    you fail this course.
  •  
  • 1.2    Industrial training is a valuable record
    of working experience when you apply for job next
    year as a fresh graduate.
  •  
  • 1.3    Professional engineering institutions will
    ask you to show your records of Industrial
    Training when you apply for the status of
    Chartered or Professional Engineer.
  •  

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2.    Steps to get an intern
  • Fill in your CV (Download here )
  • Template for writing the Curriculum Vitae (CV)
    Download here
  • You may also refer to some web-sites which give
    tips for writing a good CV
  • http//www.careertimes.com.hk/english/centre/cv/re
    sumes.asp
  • http//www.careertimes.com.hk/english/centre/cv/sa
    mple_cv/10.pdf
  • http//www.careertimes.com.hk/english/centre/cv/ti
    ps.asp
  • http//www.cvtips.com/ 
  • Highlight your skills, extra-curriculum
    activities, awards and subjects with credits or
    distinctions

4
2.    Steps to get an intern
  • Submit it via the Homework submission system
    http//www.eee.hku.hk/InternalInformation/index.ht
    ml 

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2.    Steps to get an intern
Date Action Remarks
Now Submit your CV (Download here ) via the Homework submission system http//www.eee.hku.hk/InternalInformation/index.html Homework gt Homework Submission gt ELEC1804
Now to 30 June Nomination, interview and confirmation of employment Go for interview and try hard
1 June 31 Aug Beginning of industrial training (Minimal 6 weeks) According to the agreement with the company
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2.    Steps to get an intern
  • Inform Dr. Wilton Fok and Ms Lily Lo
    (lily_at_eee.hku.hk) immediately if you have signed
    up with a Company for a summer job/placement

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3.      Critical Points to note Before Getting an
Offer
  •  3.1    The job market is very stringent and
    competition is fierce. Do not expect high pay and
    comfortable jobs. Many organizations, including
    Government departments, look for keen helpers but
    not leisure players.
  •  
  • 3.2    We are competing with other universities
    for training places. In addition to showing our
    abilities, we have to show commitment and
    dedication.
  •  

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4.      Critical Points to note Before and After
Signing an Agreement with a Company
  • 4.1    Always remember that you are a delegate of
    the University of Hong Kong. You have the duty to
    uphold the reputation of the University. Do
    everything possible to maintain the good
    relationship between the University and external
    parties.
  •  
  • 4.2    You must stick to the agreement once it is
    signed. Report for duty punctually, work with
    commitment, and stay until the last day of the
    pre-agreed training period.
  •  
  • 4.3    After you have signed an agreement with a
    Company, you should not engage with another
    company for such reasons as higher pay, better
    working hours, more convenient location, etc.

9
  4.      Critical Points to note Before and
After Signing an Agreement with a Company
  • 4.4    You should not resign and leave the
    Company for any of the following excuses
  • A. To work with a professor/lecturer at the
    University
  • B. To prepare for the final year project
  • C. To prepare for the supplementary examination
  • D. To settle family/private affairs
  • E. Any other unjustifiable reasons.

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5.      Work Ethics
  • 5.1    SAFETY FIRST! Avoid doing harm to yourself
    and others while performing your duty. If in
    doubt, ask your supervisor.
  • 5.2    Observe the Company regulations. Show
    respect for the Company, your seniors and fellow
    workers.

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6.      Assessment
  • 6.1    The Company will be invited to evaluate
    your performance towards the end of the training
    session.
  •  
  • 6.2    You have to submit a Training Report by on
    or before 10 Sept 2010 (Friday) after the summer
    training period to the EEE Department Office
  • Deadline for report submission 10 Sept 2010
    (Friday)
  • Submit to 6/F Chow Yei Ching Building) Office
    hours 900 1230 and 1400 1700.
  •  
  • 6.3    Late submission of Training Report will
    not be accepted after the deadline and you will
    FAIL the course. You may have to repeat the
    practice training and submit training report
    again in order to get a pass.
  •  
  • 6.4    The reports duly marked will be available
    for collection by the students in December.
    Uncollected reports will be discarded after 1
    June of the following year.
  •  

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7.      Report Writing
  •  7.1    The Training Report shall cover the
    following areas
  • History, background and main business of the
    Company
  • Organizational structure of the department with
    which you have worked
  • Schedule of work undertaken by you
  • Description of work that you have completed and
    experience gained
  • Your comments on the work done
  • How did you build human relations with your
    seniors and co-workers
  • General remarks on the Industrial Training
  • Appendix (if any)
  •  
  • 7.2    The report shall be typed on A4 paper,
    doubled sided with proper margins.
  • 7.3    The text of the report, i.e. the words
    written by you for this purpose, should be
    limited to 2500 words (plus/minus 10). You may
    include photos, computer programmes, or company
    brochures in the report as appropriate.

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 8.      Exemption
  • 8.1    You may apply for exemption for such
    reason as
  • you have completed a period of industrial
    training prior to admitting HKU
  • you are going to take up a one-year-out sandwich
    programme or
  • you have joined the Intensified Learning
    Opportunity Programme (ILOP).
  • you have joined other approved training program
    relevant to the curriculum
  • 8.2    Submit an application to your department
    if you want to apply for exemption. Such an
    application should be lodged as soon as possible.
  •  

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What is ISWP?The Integrated Study-Work
Programme
  • One year in industry after second year in
    University

University student status retained during program
Class Resume
ISWP Period (12 months)
Exam
Recruitment Exercise
Jan Apr Jul Oct Jan Apr Jul Oct
Year 2
Year 4
Year 3
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Advantages
  • 1. More jobs than students, easier to get job
    than at graduation
  • 2. Employers prefer graduates with study-work
    program experience
  • 3. Learns more as undergraduate trainee than as
    graduate trainee
  • 4. Likely to be given job in same company after
    graduation
  • 5. Helpful to final-year project work
  • 6. Mature and realistic
  • 7. Two chances to get into the company you like
  • one year delay in graduation is not one year
    lost in career

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Procedures
  • Same as summer intern.
  • Submit your application to the company directly
  • Attend interviews
  • Consider and select the offers by student

Apply
Interview
Offer/decline by companies
Accept/decline by students
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Integrated Study-Work Programme Placements
Offered by Companies (partial list)
  • Technology and Consulting Firm
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • i-Asia online System
  • EXO (ITM)
  • Operators, Service Providers and Utilities
  • PCCW and CASCADE
  • CLP Power
  • Hong Kong CSL Limited
  • Smartone Vodafrone

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Integrated Study-Work Programme Placements
Offered by Companies (partial list)
  • Banking and Finance
  • HSBC
  • Hong Kong Deposit Protection Board
  • Securities and Futures Commission
  • The Hong Kong Mortgage Corporation Ltd.
  • Government and NGO
  • Hong Kong Housing Authority
  • The Hong Kong Jockey Club
  • iResource Centre of Hong Kong Cyberport Mgt Co
    Ltd

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Over 70 opportunities from companies in the HK
Science Park
  • Science Park Companies
  • Willflow ltd,
  • Advanced Analogic Technologies (HK) Ltd,
  • AMGIN Ltd, Beez Network Ltd,
  • Cluster Technology Ltd,
  • Comba Telecom Ltd,
  • e-Design Technology Ltd,
  • Eggshell, e-jing Technologies Ltd
  • Eggshell Creative
  • ExO(ITM)
  • Frontier Advanced Technology Ltd,
  • Fujitsu PC Asia Pacific Ltd,
  • G3 Asia Ltd, Hipro Hong Kong Ltd,
  • HK Science Technology Park-Material Analysis Lab
  • HumorBuy Technology Ltd
  • Integrated Solutions Ltd
  • International Payment Solutions (Hong Kong) Ltd.,
  • JiJiJa, Ltd Software
  • Leader Lab Technology Ltd,
  • MiniLogic Device Corporation Ltd.,
  • Mofinity Ltd Software,
  • Mosway Seminconductor Ltd.,
  • Radica System Ltd, Resonables Software House Ltd,
  • Sengital Ltd.,
  • Solomon Systech Ltd
  • Speedpixel Technology Ltd,
  • STARLIMS Asia Pacific Ltd,
  • Sysdynamic Ltd, Twinberries Technology Ltd,
  • Uniforce System Ltd,
  • Union Creations Ltd,
  • Version 2 Ltd,
  • We Software Ltd,
  • We3 Technology Company Ltd,
  • Well Synergy Ltd, Zensis Ltd

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Introduction of career in the Science Park
  • In the lecture ELEC2803 Engineering and Society
  • Date Feb 23, 2010 (Tue)
  • Time 4-6pm
  • Venue CYC-A
  • Topic Career in science and technology for
    engineers, Introduction of Summer internship and
    one-year internship

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Summer Internships in FranceEPFL A polytechnic
University in France
  • More information
  • http//ic.epfl.ch/SummerAtEpfl
  • http//ic.epfl.ch/page68132.html
  • The School of Computer and Communication Sciences
    provides internship opportunities in the Summer
    period for students enrolled in BSc, MSc, or
    equivalent programmes in Computer Science or
    Engineering, Telecommunications, or Electrical
    Engineering. Internships are assigned
    competitively to students with excellent academic
    results.
  • During a period of at least two months and
    including the whole month of August, internship
    students get the chance to learn new skills and
    to gain hands-on experience in their chosen field
    while working personally with leading senior
    scientists.
  • Participating students will work in a research
    unit, typically to solve problems which are
    usually part of major research efforts. Often,
    this will lead to performing challenging
    programming or design tasks to prove new
    concepts.
  • Being an intern at EPFL is a highly motivating
    learning and working experience in a competitive
    research environment, but it is also a great way
    to get familiar with another culture, to start
    building a network of connections in Switzerland,
    and to get prepared for a global career!

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Summer Internships in FranceEPFL A polytechnic
University in France
  • WHO CAN APPLY?
  • Applicants must be enrolled in a 3- or 4-year BSc
    programme or a 1- or 2-year MSc programme (or
    equivalent undergraduate programmes). Students
    enrolled in PhD programmes are not eligible.
  • Students in Indian institutions should submit
    their applications to the dedicated programme.
  • The BSc or MSc programmes must be in Computer
    Science, Computer Engineering, Communications,
    Electrical Engineering, or a closely related
    field.
  • Applicants, at the time of application, must be
    currently enrolled in the 2nd year BSc or above
    (therefore, they must have successfully completed
    their 1st study year of the BSc).
  • WHAT'S ON OFFER?
  • Scholarships CHF 1,600.- per month (CHF 400.-
    per week).
  • 1 Swiss franc 0.96 U.S. dollars
  • Refund of travelling cost (2nd class train ticket
    or low-cost/economy airfare, only after written
    approval by the hosting laboratory).
  • Application deadline Before 15th FEB 2010

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CLP Internship Program (CIP)Application Opens on
18 January 2010
  • How to Apply CIP ?
  • Go to our web site www.clpgroup.com gt Working at
    CLP gt University Entry gt Internship Programmes gt
    Hong Kong or directly click https//www.clpgroup.c
    om/WrkCLP/UniEnt/InternProg/HK/Pages/HongKong.aspx
  • Steps
  • Download the CIP Application Form
  • Follow the application instructions carefully
  • Applicants not using the CIP Application Form or
    complying to instructions will be disqualified
  • Due to expected large number of applications, we
    apologize that we will not acknowledge receipt
  • Candidates not available in Hong Kong at the time
    of interview, please specify in your email and
    give us a telephone number so that we can arrange
    telephone interview if you are shortlisted.
  • Application deadline Before 17th FEB 2010

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Where can I get more intern opportunities?
  • student intranet Job Related gt Internship
    Opportunities 2009/2010

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