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Application Procedures

SIP 2021 Student Application Period: 2 – 23 March (12:00pm) (closed)




Please read the programme guide – "SIP" - Guide for Students (2021) carefully before registration.


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Points to note:

*Students are highly recommended to thoroughly review the job duties and requirements of each Internship Positions and consider the type of exposure they wish to acquire in asset and wealth management sector, giving due consideration to the time/effort that they are able to commit and meet their career interests before taking up the internship positions offered by the Participating Employers (“PEs”).


#Student should follow the instructions carefully and proofread their applications before submission.  Students are strongly encouraged not to submit their applications too close to the deadline to avoid network congestion.

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Eligibility (Student)

The SIP is open to students who are:
  1. residents of the HKSAR;
  2. lawfully employable in the HKSAR; and
  3. studying a full-time undergraduate programme at one of the 22 accredited degree-awarding higher education institutions listed below during the internship period, and will continue his/her undergraduate study after the internship period:-


  • Caritas Institute of Higher Education;
  • Centennial College;
  • Chu Hai College of Higher Education;
  • City University of Hong Kong;
  • Gratia Christian College;
  • HKCT Institute of Higher Education;
  • Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts;
  • Hong Kong Baptist University;
  • Hong Kong Metropolitan University (formerly known as The Open University of Hong Kong);
  • Hong Kong Nang Yan College of Higher Education;
  • Hong Kong Shue Yan University;
  • Lingnan University;
  • Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong of Vocational Training Council;
  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong;
  • The Education University of Hong Kong;
  • The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong;
  • The Hong Kong Polytechnic University;
  • The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology;
  • The University of Hong Kong;
  • Tung Wah College;
  • UOW College Hong Kong; and
  • Yew Chung College of Early Childhood Education


Job Category:

Functional Role

Wealth Management

Asset Management

Front Office



Middle Office



Back Office







*If PE plans to arrange job rotation to different functions or the assigned jobs are not confined to a single function, this position shall be defined as “mixed”.


For the avoidance of doubt, students who reneged on their acceptance of offers will be deemed to have participated in that year's SIP.

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Summer Internship Programme 2021 Timetable

Key Dates/Milestone Activities

Key Actions

End of February 2021

Student Application Round

2 – 23 March 2021

  • Submission of Student Applications via online application portal

PE Selection Round

From 2 March 2021

  • PEs to determine the Selection Process (Screening / Shortlisting / Assessment) and timetable that best fit their own schedules
  • PEs to report the intended list of offers to the HKSI Institute before extending job offers

Offer/Appointment Process

On or before 31 July 2021

  • PEs to determine the Offer and Appointment Process that best fit their own schedules
  • PEs to report Final Acceptance List to the HKSI Institute

Verification Process

May – July 2021

  • Eligibility verification will be conducted as soon as practicable by the HKSI Institute upon receipt of the Final Acceptance List from respective PEs
  • The HKSI Institute to confirm eligibility of interns prior to the commencement of internship
  • PEs to confirm the mentor list before the internship period commences to the HKSI Institute 

Readiness Briefing for PEs and Interns

May – July 2021

  • Selected students and PEs are invited to join readiness briefing 

May – August 2021 /

December 2021 – February 2022

  • Summer / Winter Internship period#
  • PEs to manage, coach and mentor the interns
  • The HKSI Institute to make random workplace visits
  • Interns to submit evaluation forms on internship experience and the overall operation of the SIP


# The timeline of selection, offer / appointment and verification processes for winter internship positions could be deferred to start in Q3/4 2021.

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For more details on this programme, please refer to :

Summer Internship Programme : Guide for Students