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Our Services Negotiate
Roadmap to Your Future Career
Search & Interview Year 4
Year 3 WIE e-Resume Builder
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Year 1 Freshmen Seminarr CARE Programme 1-on-1 Career Lab nt On-line Assessment
WIE e-Resume Builder 1-on-1 Career Lab Job Search via Job Board Internship Training WIE Ambassador Scheme Walk-in Session
1-on-1 Career Lab Job Search via Job Board Internship Training Recruitment Talk Senior Executive Shar Sharing/ Industry Specific Talk Walk-in Session WIE Ambassador Sche Scheme Networking g Opportunities Opportun nities Alumn ni & Mento rship with Alumni Mentorship Programme Programme
Career Fair e-Resume Builder 1-on-1 Career Lab Job Search via Job Board Graduate Employment Survey Recruitment Talk Senior Executive Sharing/ Industry Specific Talk Graduating Class Training Walk-in Session Networking Opportunities w Alumni & Mentorship p with P Programme
Online Assessment Tool
“Career Advice and Readiness for Employment” Programme (CARE) Our CARE Programme covers a wide range of initiatives and activities helping students to iron out career goals and plan, identify career choice, learn employer's expectations and better prepare for future employment.
CAPS offer some assessment tools/programmes such as “Vault – Career Insider” & “Psychometric test - SHL Talent Measurement” which are designed to help you to identify your unique abilities and personality assessment. For further details, please visit our website at www.polyu.edu.hk/caps
Career Lab (Career Coaching) Students can meet with our Career Advisors to discuss and discover your interests, strengths and passion that help you to search for an ideal career. Career Advisors will also help students to explore different industries and set career goals.
Semina Freshmen Seminar
Career Development Programme We offer career training and services for students to prepare them for job interviews and to ensure that students can apply their skills in the workplace. Workshops include resume preparation, interview techniques, job search strategies, business etiquette, high impact interview series, panel interviews, presentation skills, leadership skills, job transitions and other related areas. Preparation for industry specific career is also offered: Common Recruitment Examination (CRE) Joint Recruitment Examination (JRE) Administrative Officers and Executive Officers
Accounting Industry – Big FOUR/ CPA applications Management Trainees applications in multi-national corporations and more
Career Advisors will introduce the first step on career planning in the Freshmen Seminars. Students can know how to develop their portfolio and plan ahead in an early stage.
e-Resume Builder e-Resume Builder is an electronic tool, which provides students with step-by-step guides and illustrative examples to write a professional resume in an effective way. This can help students to reflect and find out how to enhance their portfolio during their university lives. Finally, students will generate a professional resume that will successfully land them the job interviews they want.
Networking Opportunities CAPS create networking opportunities by arranging Mentorship Programme, Networking Lunch and Alumni Sharing. By talking to employers and alumni, you can get practical advice for your career development and even job opportunities.
Work-Integrated Education (WIE)
Mainland China and International Internships
All full-time undergraduate students at PolyU are required to complete a mandatory Work-Integrated Education (WIE) component as part of their curriculum. WIE is a work-based learning experience through internship that takes place in a real-life work environment relevant to the student’s chosen profession. CAPS offer various summer internship opportunities in Hong Kong, mainland China and International for students to fulfill WIE requirements. Students are required to attend Pre-WIE Training to set achievable goals to materialize their internship experience.
Mainland China and International Internships will expand students’ global perspective while gaining working experience. With the overseas exposure, students will possess an all-round and impressive resume to improve their employability after graduation. Over 1160 students have taken on offshore internship in the year 2015/16. CAPS provide Offshore WIE Sponsorship (OWS) to cover part of the costs incurred such as passage, accommodation and travel insurance.
Major placement opportunities include: Local WIE such as HKSARG Summer Internship Programmes, Internship offered by Private Companies, etc
Mainland Chinese WIE in Beijing, Hangzhou & Huzhou, Nanjing, Shanghai, Xian, etc International WIE in Australia, Belgium, Greece, Germany, Norway, Poland, Switzerland, UK and USA, etc The International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical hnic cal Experience (IAESTE)
Search Recruitment Talk We organize Recruitment Talks and invite major employers to introduce their companies and publicize available postings to students. Over 170 recruitment talks have been held in the year 2015/16 and attracted over 7,000 students to attend. The announcements of recruitment talks are sent to students weekly by email.
SSenior eniior Executi Executive i Sharing/ h i ,QGXVWU\6SHFLÀF7DON CAPS organize special sharing sessions or forum for Senior Executives from various industries to share their insights. Topics include "How to be a successful leader", "The importance of personal branding", "Techniques for job interviews" and so on.
Job Searching via PolyU Job Board and JIJIS
The Career Fair is a good platform to connect potential employers and alumni with students to enhance students’ career opportunities in various industries. Around 300 employers who are actively recruiting young talents have participated in Career Fair 2016.
Hundreds of job are posted on the PolyU Job Board for full-time, part-time and internship recruitment on a daily basis. Students can find the internship opportunities for WIE fulfillment and permanent jobs after graduation.
Innovative and Marketing Trends
Joint Institutions Job Information System (JIJIS) is a one-stop online career service for employers and students which is jointly offered by 8 UGC-funded universities in Hong Kong. All full-time UGC-funded undergraduate and postgraduate students can access JIJIS for jobs available. Please use your PolyU email and password to login.
More employers use social media to recruit employees. CAPS will launch the workshops on writing social media profile as well as collaborative projects with LinkedIn. You can build your personal brand through social media channels effectively and maintain your professional network.
PolyU Job Board: www.polyu.edu.hk/caps/jobboard
Interview High Impact Interview Series
The High Impact Interview Series introduce the real situation of one-on-one interview and what do employers look for in an interview. Students will also learn how to prepare themselves in the job market.
CAPS offer the training on panel interview and students will learn the interview techniques when facing a panel of interviewers. Small group practice will also be available and Career Advisors will further polish your interviewing skills.
The second of the series focuses on interview drilling where students have to bring their resumes and attend small group preparation. If students are confident of their interview skills, it serves as a refresher on techniques as well as doâ€™s and donâ€™ts for interview.
Mock Interview (Face-to-Face / Telephone) If students are getting ready to attend job interviews, they are welcome to book a mock interview session. Our a Career Advisors will give you advice on handling C common interview questions and developing your c interview strategies before an actual job interview. in
Negotiate Graduate Employment Survey CAPS compile employment statistics of PolyU graduates raduates and publish an annual Graduate Employment Survey that includes employment situation by Faculties/Schools, distribution of graduates by employment sectors, salary analysis, etc. Students can learn about the employment market and position themselves in the market effectively. Talk to our Career Advisors and learn how to express your requests in your CV and during interview in a polite way.
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