This Dec 10, 2019 photo shows the east square of the new Hengqin port in Zhuhai, south China's Guangdong province. (PHOTO / XINHUA)
The Guangdong-Macao In-depth Cooperation Zone in Hengqin, Zhuhai, has launched a program that offers internship opportunities to Macao young people to help them develop their careers on the Chinese mainland.
The move will provide a bigger development platform for young people from Macao, increase their understanding of the motherland, deepen integration into the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, and help cultivate more talent to promote diversified development of Macao’s economy.
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A number of high-quality enterprises and projects across the country that are in line with Macao’s industrial development directions will be selected to offer the opportunities
Under the program, seven or eight specific internship activities are expected to be launched from July to December, targeting different sectors and professions.
A number of high-quality enterprises and projects across the country that are in line with Macao’s industrial development directions will be selected to offer the opportunities.
The program mainly target university students from Macao and Macao young people from 18 to 45 years old who have related work experience.
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The first two activities — one offers internship opportunities in Hengqin and the other provides summer internship for university students — has now been open for application through May 18. Applicants can apply for the posts online through WeChat official account “Hengqin Macao Youth”.
The other two activities targeting modern finance and e-sports sectors will be launched soon. Those targeting culture and tourism, exhibition, commerce and other sectors are also expected to be launched later.
Organizers said they will further optimize the program in accordance with the situation of the first activities and the actual need of Macao youths so that different groups of young people from Macao can benefit.