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Career Development Internship Programme 2019 (CDIP)

Overview of CDIP 2019 (Overseas)   
Application Guidelines (Overseas)
Logistic Arrangement, Estimated Cost & Subsidy, Visa Requirements of CDIP 2019 (Overseas)   

Other Modules of CDIP 2019 (Overseas) – to be updated


Logistic Arrangement, Estimated Cost & Subsidy, Visa Requirements of CDIP 2019 (Overseas)


I. Logistic Arrangement

Students need to arrange their visa application, air ticket, accommodation and local transportation before their departure by themselves, except for those going to intern in Africa, Australia and New Zealand (Conservation Volunteers Australia) (accommodation will be arranged by organizer).


II. Estimated Cost

The estimated cost for air ticket and accommodation is calculated from the actual expense of interns in past years. The inflation for next year is also taken into consideration. The estimated cost of local transportation and meals are also enclosed in the summary file for your reference. Kindly note that all costs are for reference only, actual expenses spent depending on individuals’ choices on accommodation and the fluctuation of air fares by the time of purchase.

The estimated cost for overseas location is available as below: 

Estimated Cost of CDIP 2019 (Overseas)


III. Subsidy

Potential Subsidy up to HK$25,000 in total. Details as follows.

1. Learning Award for Workplace Effectiveness Enrichment (工作能力提升學習獎勵計劃)
HK$5,000 award from the Tin Ka Ping (TKP) Foundation for each outstanding intern




Each intern is eligible for the Global Learning Enhancement Fund (GLEF). He/she may receive maximum HK$10,000 depending on the spending status of individuals.

Some extracts from the general principles governing GLEF are:

  • Students are required to contribute at least 50% of the programme/ activity fee;
  • Maximum subsidy for each student during the study at EdUHK is capped at HK$10,000


3. Reaching Out Award (ROA)

HK$10,000 award from the Education Bureau, HKSAR government

  • For self-financed students, application details will be announced in around January 2019
  • For UGC students, application details will be announced around March 2019


IV. Learning Award for Workplace Effectiveness Enhancement

As recognition of the interns’ hard work and outstanding performance, the “Learning Award for Workplace Effectiveness Enhancement” has been launched by SAO in 2018. Awardees have been selected under comprehensive assessment criteria including participation in pre-internship training sessions, quality of the internship journals, post internship wrap-up presentation/ reflection on e-portfolio and evaluation by the organizations.

Information for the “Learning Award for Workplace Effectiveness Enhancement” is available below:


V. Visa Requirements

For some countries, visas are required for students to attend internship. Please check the following websites for the most up-to-date information.

• Australia: https://www.eta.immi.gov.au/ETAS3/etas
• Brunei: http://www.embassypages.com/missions/embassy23574/
• Cambodia: https://cambodia.visahq.com/requirements/Hong_Kong/?js_widget_requirements_link#!cambodia-business-visa
• Germany: http://www.hongkong.diplo.de/Vertretung/hongkong/en/02Germany/Visabestimmungen/visa__hongkong.html
• Malaysia: http://www.kln.gov.my/web/chn_hong-kong/home
• Singapore: http://www.mom.gov.sg/passes-and-permits/work-holiday-programme/eligibility
• Switzerland: https://www.dfae.admin.ch/countries/china/en/home/visa/entry-residency/visa-hongkong.html
• Thailand: http://www.thaiembassy.org/hochiminh/en/services/2911/35219-Non-Immigrant-Visa-%22ED%22.html
• UK: http://www.labour.gov.hk/eng/plan/guidance.htm
• The US: http://travel.state.gov/visa/temp/types/types_1267.html
• Vietnam: http://www.vietnamvisaco.com/faq/visa-on-arrival-what-it-is-all-about/what-is-vietnam-visa-on-arrival



Frequently Asked Questions of CDIP 2019 (Overseas)