The CIS Australia Internship in Hong Kong will help increase your employability and open doors. 

Your internship will be customised and matched to your interests. You can expect to gain practical skills in your area of study and really boost your CV with international work experience. The CIS Australia Internship in Hong Kong placements are offered in Hong Kong.


A former British Colony and once occupied by Japan, Hong Kong is a city known for its skyline and deep natural harbour. Literally translating to “Fragrant Harbour” or “Incense Harbour”, Hong Kong is the world’s most visited city and fourth most densely populated sovereign state or territory.

Known as the World’s Most Vertical City or Asia’s World City, HK has a population of over 7 million. It boasts a competitive global work environment and is ranked one of the most developed economies in the world. The city has the greatest concentrations of corporate headquarters in the Asia-Pacfic region. The Hong Kong Stock Exchange is also the largest centre of IPOs in the world, making it an exciting destination for any intern looking for a challenging and hands-on internship experience.

Internship opportunities are available in the following sectors: 

  • Accounting
  • Advertising
  • Economics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Event Planning and Management
  • Finance
  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Business
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Communications
  • Journalism
  • Public Relations 
  • Food Studies and Nutrition 
  • Healthcare
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Speech Therapy
  • Criminology and Law
  • Education
  • International Relations
  • History
  • Social Work
  • Agriculture
  • Computer Science
  • Environmental Science 
  • Information Technology
  • Architecture
  • Graphic Design

More information regarding the internship program can be found on the host program website

Visa Information

It is your responsibility to ensure you have the correct visa for the country where you will be studying. As the Global Experiences team is not a visa-issuing authority we cannot provide visa advice.

Contact CIS Australia for visa and immigration information.

Eligibility and application

All applicants must meet the UQ's short-term experience eligibility criteria.

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The program fee varies depending on program length and inclusions. The program fee ranges from $8,999 - $9,799 AUD. More information regarding what is included in the program fee can be found on the host program website


Housing is included in the program fee.

Program Dates and Deadlines

UQ students can choose from one of the following sessions:

6 week internship start dates & deadlines

  • Start Date: 17 November 2019
  • End Date: 28 December 2019
  • Deadline: 3 months prior to start date


  • Start Date: 18 November 2019
  • End Date: 29 December 2019
  • Deadline: 3 months prior to start date


  • Start Date: 21 November 2019
  • End Date: 03 January 2020
  • Deadline: 3 months prior to start date

8 week internship start dates & deadlines

  • Start Date: 21 November 2019
  • End Date: 17 January 2020
  • Deadline: 3 months prior to start date

Some Faculties allow students to receive credit towards their UQ program for internships or other non-study activities. The Global Experiences Team is unable to provide further advice regarding internships for credit. If you are interested in seeking credit, you must contact your Faculty/School directly for more information regarding your eligibility:

Contact your faculty:

Please note: If you are granted permission to receive credit for your participation in an internship program:

  • You may be responsible for paying UQ tuition fees in addition to the internship program fee
  • You may be eligible for funding provided through the OS-Help loan scheme

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

Applications for this program have now closed. 

Program Dates

Varies: Please see "Session Dates" tab


Fast Facts

Type: Work Experience
Mode: Internship
Location: Hong Kong-SAR
Credit: Not-for-credit only
Cohort: Undergraduate and postgraduate

Global Experiences Information Sessions

Students are encouraged to register and attend an information session to receive more details on the short-term application process, eligibility criteria, funding etc.​