The “Shanghai-Hong Kong Future Leaders (Lingnan Elites) Internship Programme 2016”, co-organised by Lingnan University and the Hongkong-Shanghai Economic Development Association, arranged 30 Lingnan students to take up summer internship at prominent corporations in Shanghai for seven weeks from late May. A launching ceremony was held on 13 May on the University’s campus.
Enterprises participating in the internship programme are leaders in the fields of marketing and multimedia including Oriental DreamWorks, East Money Information Co Ltd, Shanghai Media Group Limited, Always (Shanghai) Marketing Services Co Ltd, Nimble Mind, Winfopay Network Technology Co Ltd, as well as Telford Wine & Spirits (Shanghai) Limited, Whaley and Mary Kay (China) Cosmetics Co Ltd that start to join the programme this year.
During their internship in Shanghai, Lingnan students will be arranged to participate in a series of visit and exchange activities including CEO seminars, exchange with local universities, meeting with government officials and visit to the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in Shanghai of the HKSAR Government. The activities will provide them with the opportunities for in-depth interaction with different sectors of people in the Mainland, and understand the nation’s development from various perspectives with a broadened horizon.
Officiating guests of the ceremony included Mr Andrew Yao Cho-fai, Hong Kong Deputy to the National People’s Congress and President of the Hongkong-Shanghai Economic Development Association, Mr Wang Fengyu, Deputy Director of Department of Youth Affairs of the Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in the HKSAR, Mr Terence Chan, Executive Committee Member of the Hongkong-Shanghai Economic Development Association, Dr Frank Law Sai-kit, Chairman of the Court, President Leonard Cheng, Dr Li Donghui, Associate Vice-President (Student Affairs) and Prof Wei Xiangdong, Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences of Lingnan University.