Maritime and aviation Training FUnd

Maritime and Aviation Internship Scheme (Maritime)(2018)(New)

Objective

To offer young generation an opportunity to have an early exposure to the wide spectrum of career opportunities in the aviation and maritime sectors

To encourage the young generation to join the two sectors after graduation

Target

Attending at any one of the eight University Grants Committee-funded education institutions, Hang Seng Management College, Hong Kong Shue Yan University, the Open University of Hong Kong and the Vocational Training Institute; and

Studying any one of the undergraduate or sub-degree programmes at the above-mentioned education institutions; and

Non-final year full-time local students

Level of subsidy

To reimburse participating companies of the honorarium paid to each intern up to 75% or HK$6,000 at most per month

For a maximum internship period of 3 months

Procedures for application (Students)

To submit the applications for internship direct to the recruiting companies

Information on intern places will be posted timely on the websites of the MATF, HKMPB and the above mentioned education institutions

Application Form

List of maritime‐related intern places (2018)

For Students

Please refer to the information on intern places provided under the Internship Scheme (Maritime) as posted on the websites of the MATF, Hong Kong Maritime and Port Board (HKMPB) and the above‐mentioned tertiary education institutions. Participating students are required to submit the application direct to the recruiting companies. Students will have opportunities to participate in exchanges / visits to be organised by the MATF. Upon completion of the internship, students have to submit an evaluation form to the MATF direct / via recruiting companies

Procedures for application (Companies)

Registration form for intern places can be downloaded from the website of MATF – www.matf.gov.hk

The MATF Secretariat will confirm the number of intern places each company has registered and the follow-up procedures

Company's role

register and offer internship places under the MATF during 2018 summer vacation, i.e. from May to September 2018 for a minimum of 4 weeks

pay the monthly honorarium to student interns during the internship period, and then claim for reimbursement from the MATF regarding the sum sponsored by the Government, together with an evaluation of the scheme, after completion of internship

give a fruitful and rewarding experience to the interns; and

release the interns for a few activities organised by the MATF

For Companies

Transport and Housing Bureau will confirm with the companies the respective number of intern positions registered under the Scheme upon receipt of the registration forms. Please note that companies are free to select suitable interns and have no obligation to fill all the registered positions

Would interested companies please refer to the FAQs for Companies

Enquiries

Telephone: 3509 7261

Email: matf@thb.gov.hk


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