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University Host Training Programme

Programme Coordinator: Miss Karen Li, Assistant Career Development Officer
Email: karenkwli@hkbu.edu.hk
Tel: 3411 5678

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University Host Training Programme aims at grooming outstanding students to serve as University Hosts in university-wide events such as Employers' Luncheon, Info Day, STEPS to BSE, etc. Extensive practicum opportunities are provided to students to practice their networking and public speaking skills by being an event host or a MC. Mentoring element is also incorporated in the programme to make it more fruitful.

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Content

  • Individual consultation sessions
  • Practicum opportunities
  • Meeting with Career Mentors

Duration: September to April

University Hosts will be given plenty of opportunities to meet and network with executives, company representatives and HR personnel in different occasions to enhance their communication and networking skills.

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University Hosts will have chances to serve as a MC for university events. Individual coaching for public speaking skills will be provided.

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As a university host, you will have chance to take up important roles in various internal and external events to gain hands on experience. Here are some tentative events that you will be invited to.

Month

Event

Role

Sept 2018

Recruitment Talk- EY

MC; BU Ambassadors

Sept 2018

Recruitment Talk- BDO

MC; BU Ambassadors

Sept 2018

Recruitment Talk- Deloitte

MC; BU Ambassadors

Sept 2018

Recruitment Talk- PwC

MC; BU Ambassadors

Sept 2018

Recruitment Talk- KPMG

MC; BU Ambassadors

Sept 2018

University Convocation

Event Hosts

Oct 2018

Information Day 2018

Event Hosts; BU Ambassadors

Nov 2018

1st Global University Students Film Festival

MC; BU Ambassadors; Event Hosts

Dec 2018

University Commencement

BU Ambassadors; Event Hosts

Jan 2019

Employers’ Luncheon

MC; BU Ambassadors; Event Hosts

Feb 2019

STEPS to BSE

MC; Event Hosts; Docents

Mar 2019

HKBU Founders’ Day Reception

BU Ambassadors; Event Hosts

Apr 2019

HKBU Gala Concert

BU Ambassadors; Event Hosts

How the programme works:

  • Shortlisted students will be included in the talent pool and will be invited to take up exclusive roles in various events according to your interests and availability
  • Individual MC coaching/ event management briefing will be provided before the event

What you will gain:

  • Opportunities in being a MC to polish your public speaking skills
  • Build your professional network
  • Meet VIPs, executives, company representatives, etc.
  • Gain planning and event management skills from involving in university-wide events
  • Improve your interpersonal and networking skills which are essential to your future career development

Who we are looking for?

  • Enthusiastic in promoting the image of HKBU
  • Outgoing personality, strong communication and public speaking skills
  • All HKBU undergraduate students are welcome

How to apply:

  • Want to join us? Please send your resume to karenkwli@hkbu.edu.hk to arrange an interview/ casting
  • Recruitment is on a rolling basis