Internship Programme

Hong Kong Biodiversity Museum (HKBM) is the first museum in Hong Kong that is dedicated to biodiversity. As a natural history museum, we aim to increase knowledge, education and preservation on biodiversity in Hong Kong and Asia.

 

HKBM welcomes tertiary students to apply for our internship programme. Here, you can learn more about ecology and biodiversity, have opportunities to interact with the public and practice different skills of environmental education. 

 

Responsibilities

  • Assist with preparing educational content on different social media

  • Assist with or lead visits at the museum

  • Assist with specimen curation and management

  • Assist with any other duties related to the HKBM

 

Eligibility

  • Tertiary students (majoring in ecology, biology, environmental science are preferred)

  • Passionate in ecological education

  • Good communication skills in both Chinese and English

  • Independent and also a good team player

  • Familiarity with local ecology is preferred

  • Priority will be given to whom has digital marketing experience, photography or graphic design skills

 

Period

Each intern needs to complete a minimum 200 service hours from mid September 2021 to mid January 2022 or a year starting from mid September 2021. Working hours are flexible, and could be completed in half-day or full-day shifts. 

 

Stipend

It’s an unpaid internship. As a token of thanks, HKBM could assist the interns to apply for credit-bearing internship courses in their institutions, and provide reference letters to interns with satisfying performance.

 

Application

To apply, please send your resume and a short description of your qualifications to hkbiodiversitymuseum@gmail.com by 10 September 2021 (Fri). Shortlisted applicants will be invited for interviews.

 

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