Faculty of Science, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - STEM Internship in Schools

STEM Internship in Schools

The CUHK School Heads Alumni Association (香港中文大学校友校长会) and the Faculty of Science, CUHK  have initiated the STEM Internship Programme in 2021.

Programme Objectives:
  • Promoting the theme of “Learning through Serving” and raising the sense of social responsibility;
  • Enriching overall student learning experience and widening students' horizon;
  • Providing opportunity for CUHK Science Students to gain relevant and practical experience through experiential training in schools;
  • Achieving the spirit of caring for the alma mater, CUHK;
  • Developing collaboration with “CUHK School Heads Alumni Association” and exploring future innovative projects

With the active participation of both schools and students, the impacts and benefits that the Programme can bring include:

To Participating Schools
  • Connecting with young generation and being inspired by new STEM learning trend and teaching technologies;
  • Obtaining extra manpower to perform regular or ad hoc STEM teaching duties;
  • Supporting young generation to pursue their goal and whole-person development through diverse on-the-job training for the good of the community
To CUHK Science Students
  • Gaining practical experience towards future career development in teaching profession;
  • Acquiring pedagogical skills through implementation/ engaging in teaching methodology;
  • Leveraging presentation skills and STEM talent;
  • Developing network


The 2021 Programme is now open for application.

STEM Internship

 

 

Application Deadline: 27 April 2021 (Tuesday)
Internship Duration: Between June to August 2021
Job Duties:
  • Teaching assistance
  • STEM curricula development
  • Experiment planning and design
  • Technical support in laboratories
  • Tutoring support
  • Measuring learning progress

* The actual job duties may vary between schools and supervisors.

Eligibility:
  • Science undergraduate students in Year 3 or above, or postgraduate students, and
  • Be proficient in both spoken Cantonese and English
Other Criteria:
  • Enjoy interacting with young people
  • Be passionate about STEM subjects
  • Be patient and care about others
Timeline:

Online Application - By 27 April 2021
Interview and Nominations by Units - May 2021
Briefing for Successful Candidates - End of May 2021

Enquiry: 3943 5523 / 3943 6264
sfo@cuhk.edu.hk 

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