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Career Expo@Science Park 2016


16 Feb 2016


(Hong Kong, 16 February 2016) - Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks Corporation (“HKSTP”) will be hosting Career Expo@Science Park 2016 on 5 March (Saturday) at Hong Kong Science Park. The event will be Hong Kong’s largest Innovation and Technology (“I&T”) job fair being packed with 1,000 full-time, part-time and internship openings across R&D, technical, project management, sales and marketing specialisations from 100 employers.

A series of career talks hosted by representatives from leading corporations will be held to bring inspirations to participants on topics including latest technology trends and hiring criteria. Successful entrepreneurs will also speak about the work culture in startups. Ms. Akina Fong, former news anchor, will talk about her experience on career planning and pursuing her dream as well as interview tips. Apart from recruitment agencies, supporting organisations also include industry associations, start-up groups and HR firms. Participants can also join “The Best of Career Expo at Science Park 2016” contest at the event and get a chance to win a Ricoh THETA m15 360 Degree spherical panoramic camera!

 

One-stop platform for job seekers to take the lead

As an active agent in driving innovation and technology development in Hong Kong, HKSTP is dedicated to nurturing talents. Through hosting the Career Expo, HKSTP plays an active connector role to assist technology companies to attract strong talents and provide a one-stop platform for job seekers to explore career opportunities in I&T industry and for entrepreneurs to gain information on how to start their own businesses and latest industry updates.

Participating companies come from a diversified background, including aviation engineering, biomedical technology, Fintech, cloud computing, electronics, ICT, green technology, precision engineering and multimedia design with industry leaders such as HASEL, Johnson Electric, TCL, Bright Future Pharmaceutical Laboratories, Genomics as well as fast-growing technology start-ups. University students, fresh graduates and mature job seekers will be able to explore opportunities for career development and get well-prepared to achieve their goals.

 

The First-ever CEO Shadowing Programme for students to learn from C-level Management

This year’s special highlight will be the newly launched “CEO Shadowing Programme”. Shortlisted university students who passed the required tests will be offered the chance to spend three working days in the summer with successful C-level executives from leading corporations. The programme will not only help participants to build their network, explore the dynamic yet challenging careers in I&T industry, but also to acquire leadership skills and gain useful industry updates that will better-equip themselves and inspire them on career development.

The number and variety of jobs at Career Expo@Science Park 2016 showcase the promising prospect of I&T industry in Hong Kong. Whether you are students or mature job seekers, this event will definitely help you plan your career, explore different opportunities and unleash your potential!

Free shuttle bus services which run between Science Park and Kowloon Tong/ University MTR stations will be provided on the event day. Participants can also join “The Best of Career Expo at Science Park 2016” contest and get a chance to win a Ricoh THETA m15 360 Degree spherical panoramic camera! Don’t miss the chance if you want to excel in your career! 

 

Event Details: 
Career Expo@ Science Park 2016
Date:   5 March, 2016 (Saturday)  
Time:              10:00 – 17:30   
Venue: Grand Hall, Phase 3, Hong Kong Science Park

Activities Details
Job-hunting/ onsite interview
  • 100 companies will be offering 1,000 full-time, part-time and internship opportunities suitable for graduates as well as mature job seekers, fresh graduates and university students
  • Job openings cover a wide range of positions such as R&D, technical, project management, sales and marketing,
  • Job levels ranging from management trainees, project directors, engineers to senior management staff
  • Participating companies come from local and overseas, including TCL,  HASEL, Johnson Electric, Bright Future Pharmaceutical Laboratories, Genomics, Sierra Wireless and Scania
Career Talks
  • Representatives from leading corporations (including TCL, HASEL, Johnson Electric, LeEco) and startups will share latest technology trends, career tips and hiring criteria
  • Representatives from industry associations such as the Chairman of Hong Kong Internet Finance Association will share FinTech prospects and how he made his career move from banking industry to I&T industry
  • Career Talk 1: Shortcut to Career Success (please click HERE for details)
  • Career Talk 2 : Career Opportunities at Rising Start-ups (please click HERE for details)

Presentation Skills Seminar

  • Ms. Akina Fong, former news anchor, will share her experience on career planning, pursuing dreams as well as interview tips
CV Clinic and Interview Workshops
  • HR professionals from renowned recruitment firms, Adecco and Kelly Services, will share winning CV writing and interviewing skills
  • Onsite CV Consultation services will also be available
  • Please click HERE for details

CEO Shadowing Programme

  • “CEO Shadowing” Programme offers university students the chance to spend three working days with C-level executives from leading corporations, helping participants build their network, acquire leadership skills and gain industry information
  • Seven organisations will take part in the programme, including AppoTech, Cisco, Fuji Xerox (Hong Kong), Gammon Construction, Hong Kong Computer Society, Hong Kong Quality Assurance Agency (HKQAA) and Hung Hing Off-set Printing Interested candidates are required to join a written test on-site.  Please click HERE for details.
Introduction to Entrepreneurship
  • Discover role models of I&T start-ups and learn to be a successful entrepreneur
  • Introduction to HKSTP’s Incubation Programmes and get prepared to start your own business.
Contest
  • Win a camera by joining “The Best of Career Expo at Science Park 2016” contest: Record your favorite, most remarkable and most surprising session at Career Expo and turn them into words or pictures to get a chance to become one of the ten winners of a Ricoh THETA m15 360 Degree spherical panoramic camera.
  • Please click HERE for details
Comprehensive Support Services
  • Free passport photo-taking and photo-copying services for participants
  • Free shuttle bus services which run between Science Park and Kowloon Tong/ University MTR stations
  • Please click HERE for details

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