CoCoon is organising STEP Career Day on Saturday Jan 17 where startup entrepreneurs and students can meet to explore internship opportunities.
Date: Sat, Jan 17, 2015
Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Location: CoCoon, 3/F, 18 Whitfield Road, Hong Kong map
If you are interested to join STEP:
1. Attend STEP Career Day, RSVP here.
2. Create your own profile at CoCoon Market
About CoCoon STEP
CoCoon STEP (Students Training in Entrepreneurship Program) is an opportunity for students to work inside startups. Students will also attend CoCoon Core, a series of workshops to equip them with the knowledge and skills in entrepreneurship.
CoCoon STEP has successfully trained over 40 students from 8 universities. Our partners include the world’s most renowned academic institutions - the University of Hong Kong and Cambridge University. In 2014, CoCoon STEP has gathered over 100 entrepreneurship internships in business development, app development and more.
How does it work?
Q: How long is the internship term?
Minimum commitment is 8 weeks
Q: When does internship start?
STEP runs 3 cycles per year: January to April, June to August, September to November
Q: Are the internships full time or part time?
Internships are part time except during the summer term (June to August)
Recommended work hours are 10 to 15 hours / week
Q: What is STEP Bootcamp?
STEP Bootcamp is a half-day training to transform your mind. Join the CoCoon STEP Bootcamp (FREE – included in your internship experience) to accelerate your entrepreneurship journey. Find out how to: improve your design thinking ability, create a successful product, pitch your idea and have the discipline to persevere.
Q: Can international students participate?
Yes and remember to verify the following documentation:
A working visa
OR, a non-objection letter issued to the student, which specifies the conditions under which the student can take on internship. Specifically, you will be looking for whether the student is allowed to take on "off-campus" and "study/curriculum-related internship".
Internships available: http://market.hkcocoon.org/step/
CoCoon is Hong Kong's leading entrepreneurship community with 100+ entrepreneurs in software, hardware, social media, retail, ed tech, medical sciences, architecture, photography, design and more. http://www.hkcocoon.org