European Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong - Intern

Hong-Kong
Internship
Posted
6 days ago

Initiated in 1997, the European Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong (EuroCham) is a non-governmental business interest group. EuroCham is a ‘Chamber of Chambers’ with its membership compromising 15 European Chambers based in Hong Kong and 1 in Macau. EuroCham acts as a link between Hong Kong Government and European businesses, as well as with other stakeholders in Macau and the Greater Bay Area.

EuroCham is currently looking for 2-3 interns who are expected to start in December 2018 or January/February 2019 and who can commit to working for 3-6 months.

The desired interns need to have excellent interpersonal and organizational skills. Additionally, strong communication skills in English are required and knowledge of Cantonese is considered a merit. Interns are also expected to be flexible, have an open mind as well as show responsibility and initiative to handle the various tasks involved in the job.

  • 2-3 interns are needed to assist EuroCham’s Business Councils with research work and formulating position papers for advocacy purposes as well as arranging events and activities related to the Councils’ work.

EuroCham currently manages six Business Councils representing specific industries (IPRBC – Intellectual Property Rights Business Council, FSBC – Financial Services Business Council, ICTBC – Information and Communication Technology Business Council, EEBC – Environment and Energy Business Council, EAC – European Automotive Council and WSBC – Wine & Spirits Business Council. The aim of the Business Councils is to discuss common challenges the member companies are facing, provide a platform for dialogue with Hong Kong authorities and publish position papers to put forward recommendations to Hong Kong Government.

The intern should ideally be a student in European studies, international relations, politics, law, business, marketing, environment or any other relevant fields. The intern will participate in the meetings of the councils and assist the council members in the research and analysis of European-related business, trade and investment issues in Hong Kong. The daily tasks will include for example conducting interviews with stakeholders, summarizing information and writing reports. The intern will also be expected to manage various events organized by EuroCham or in collaboration with other national chambers or partners of EuroCham.The councils consist of members of the leading companies in their fields in Hong Kong. The intern is given a unique opportunity to work in co-operation with high-level business leaders. The intern will work closely with two or three councils.

Interns will be located at our office in the heart of Hong Kong Central offering the chance to network with the European business community in Hong Kong.

If you think you have what we are looking for, send your CV and resume to us via email: eebc@eurocham.com.hk