UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

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UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

Intern in Hong Kong

Hong Kong
What: Hong Kong Internship Program
When: Summer 2014 - June 7- August 2, 2014
8-week program, (Monday - Friday)
Where: Hong Kong
Who: Approximately 10-15 Kenan-Flagler Business School students

The Internship

Approximately six-hour workdays, Monday – Friday (320 contact hours)

Past placements for Undergraduate Business students include industries such as: Advertising, Computer Technology, Engineering, Event Planning, Fashion, Film, Finance, Graphic Design, Human Resources, Marketing, Non-profit, Photography, Public Relations, Real Estate and more.

Students will have access to professional internship opportunities spanning a wide variety of industry sectors in Hong Kong. Dream Career’s internship services include:

  • Placement in a professional internship prior to departure
  • Professional resume revision
  • Interview preparation and coaching
  • On-site coaching throughout internship

Academics

  • Internship coursework, including reflective activities assigned by UNC
  • Students will receive credit for BUSI 651 for 3.0 hours of business elective credit
  • Supervisor's written evaluation may be used as a component of the student's grade
  • Students will participate in professional development seminars on Fridays

Support Services

Management and Safety Dream Careers' Hong Kong office provides management and support to students for the duration of the program. A Dream Careers program director will be the principal contact for students on issues of housing, safety, culture and social life in the city. The program director will also serve as the principal contact with the UNC-Chapel Hill campus. The program director will be available via regular office hours, outside the students' normal work schedules, to answer questions and resolve problems and will be available to students 24 hours per day via cell phone for medical, legal or other emergencies.
Housing Dream Careers will provide eight weeks of housing in student residences in Hong Kong. All residences are fully furnished and specially designed for the student lifestyle. Students will have access to a kitchen, common areas and high-speed Internet.
Orientation Dream Careers will provide a pre-departure phone orientation and an on-site orientation for students upon arrival to Hong Kong.
Social Program Dream Careers will provide a social program for students during the course of the program. This will include group visits to historical and cultural sites within Hong Kong, a daytrip outside the city and other optional excursions and activities.
Logistics Dream Careers will arrange for a transportation pass for each student (8 weeks).

Cost Details

Students will be billed directly by Dream Careers. Separately, a $600 Undergraduate Business Study Abroad Fee will be charged to your UNC student account once you confirm your acceptance to participate in the Hong Kong Internship Program.

Per-student costs include:
  • Guaranteed Internship Placement
  • Housing
  • Meal Plan
  • Transportation to and from work
  • Cultural exploration activities program
  • Career Development Workshops
  • Professionally Revised Resume
  • Expert Interview Coaching
  • 24/7 Onsite Staff Assistance and emergency support
  • Welcome Reception
  • Orientation
  • Closing Ceremony
  • Program Gifts
  • Lifetime Alumni Networking Events
  • Visa sponsorship
Estimated final costs Based on the following student participation, the estimated 2012 per-student cost to be paid to Dream Careers would be $7,999.

Total estimated expenses*

could be higher or lower depending on a student's personal situation and habits

Dream Careers Program Fee $8,499
UNC Study Abroad Fee $600
Personal Expenses $1,600
Personal Travel $300
Airfare $1,900
Insurance $60
Total $12,959

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