West Kowloon Performing Arts Internship Programme in Hong Kong, 2017-2018

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West Kowloon Cultural District Authority is pleased to offer Performing Arts Internship Programme for 2017-2018 academic year. Applicants must have a strong interest in working professionally in performing arts, performing arts venue operations, tourism and hospitality, theatre planning or stage technical fields.  This is a paid internship that runs on a recurring basis, with openings every year. Internship application deadline is August 4, 2017.

Field of Internship: Internship is awarded in the performing arts field.
Course Level:
Internship
Internship Provider: West Kowloon Cultural District Authority
Internship can be taken in
Hong Kong

Eligibility: To be a graduate with a recognised university degree or equivalent qualification relevant to your preferred internship;

For programming interns

 

Performing arts, social science, arts, cultural or cultural management studies, arts education, publishing, marketing, journalism, communications, language, public affairs, business administration, public administration or related disciplines
For venue operations interns

 

Event management, hospitality, tourism, performing arts, business or related disciplines
For technical and productions interns Theatre technical arts, such as stage and event management, technical direction, lighting design and technology, sound design and technology from HKAPA or other theatre school institutes, or university degree in architecture or project management

 

Good computer skills (AutoCAD) are required

  • A strong interest in working professionally in performing arts, performing arts venue operations, tourism and hospitality, theatre planning or stage technical fields;
  • A good command of spoken and written English and Cantonese / Mandarin; and
  • Ideally, some relevant working experience.

Internship Open for International Students: Students from Hong Kong are eligible to apply for this internship programme.

Is this paid internship? This is a paid internship that runs on a recurring basis, with openings every year.

Internship Description: If you are passionate about arts and culture, and looking for an internship experience, join the West Kowloon Performing Arts Internship Programme this year to learn about and explore one of the most important cultural projects in Hong Kong.

A unique opportunity for graduates interested in developing a career in the performing arts field. Interns will work closely with professional staff in the Performing Arts Department full-time for a period of around six months. They will gain practical and theoretical training in programming, venue operations as well as technical and productions. This is a paid internship that runs on a recurring basis, with openings every year.

Number of awards offered: Not Known

Internship Duration: The duration of internship is 6 months (full time).

Notification: Applicants not being invited for interview within 4 weeks from 10 Feb 2017 (for Intake 1), 7 Apr 2017 (for Intake 2), and 4 Aug 2017 (for Intake 3) may assume their applications unsuccessful.

How to Apply: Candidates must be permanent residents of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region at the time of appointment unless specified otherwise.

If you are interested in an internship, please submit your application along with your CV via online application.

Internship Application Deadline: Internship application deadline is August, 4 2017.

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