Graduates Career Prospects

Graduates of Chu Hai College of Higher Education enter into a wide range of positions in both private and public sectors. A glimpse of various career prospects for graduates can be found below.

Faculty of Arts

1. Career prospects of our graduates holding Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Chinese Literature

 

  • Educational Institutions Research Center Assistant, job responsibilities include:

    – Prepare written reports and statistical analysis

    – Responsible for literature review work, survey design and case studies including content analysis and interviews

    – Be able to work independently and as a team with strong communication and organizational skills

Other entry positions include:

Teacher

Chinese Teacher

Teaching Assistant

Executive Officer

School Librarian

 

  • Community, Social and Personal
    Services

    – Executive Officer

    – Programme Assistant

    – Welfare Worker

  • Commerce & Industry

    Executive Officer, job responsibilities include:

    – Provide full-range of administrative support

    – Take minutes in meetings and type up documents

    – Organize events and conferences

    – Excellent command of spoken and written English and Chinese

    – Computer proficiency (Chinese & English word processing, Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc)

    – Carry out ad hoc duties as required by the manager and team Other entry positions include:
    Financial Planner

    Logistics Manager

    Administrative Assistant

    Medical Sales

    Office Clerk

  • Civil Service

    – Administrative Assistant (Court)

    – Inspector II

2. Career prospects of our graduates
holding Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Creation in Chinese Literary Arts

  • Culture and Arts

    – Writer: such as fiction, prose, poetry, travel literature, children’s literature,
    reportage, biography, Lyric composer

    – Cultural Management: such as management of library or museum

  • Publication, Journalism and Media

    – Reporter

    – Editor

    – Proofreading

    – Word Processing: to draft a contract, book review, promotion, etc.

  • Advertising
    - Text Editors
  • Production and Scriptwriting in Cinema and Television

    – TV Scriptwriting

    – Film Scriptwriting

    – Drama Scriptwriting

  • Educational Institutions

    Research Center Assistant, job responsibilities include:

    – Prepare written reports and statistical analysis

    – Responsible for literature review work, survey design and case studies including content analysis and interviews

    – Be able to work independently and as a team with strong communication and organizational skills

    Other entry positions include:

    Teacher

    Chinese Teacher

    Teaching Assistant

    Executive Officer

    School Librarian

  • Community, Social and Personal
    Services

    – Executive Officer

    – Programme Assistant

    – Welfare Worker

  • Commerce & Industry

    Executive Officer, job responsibilities include:

    – Provide full-range of administrative support

    – Take minutes in meetings and type up documents

    – Organize events and conferences

    – Excellent command of spoken and written English and Chinese

    – Computer proficiency (Chinese & English word processing, Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc)

    – Carry out ad hoc duties as required by the manager and team Other entry positions include:
    Financial Planner

    Logistics Manager

    Administrative Assistant

    Medical Sales

    Office Clerk

  • Civil Service

    – Administrative Assistant (Court)

    – Inspector II

 

3. Career prospects of our graduates
holding Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Journalism and Communication

  • Electronic Media

    Job responsibilities include:

    – Responsible for various aspects of video production, text, sound and image
    processing

    – Coordinating of production management

    – Facilitate communication between responsible production units and personnel

    – Hard working, able to work under pressure on shift duty and irregular hours

    – Able to work independently and in a team, detailed minded with excellent
    interpersonal skills

Entry positions:

– Production Assistant of TV, production house, web media

– Assistant Editor

– Reporter

– Research Writer

  • Print Media

    Job responsibilities include:

    – Responsible for conducting interview, reporting, sub-editing and researching

    – Good command of written and spoken Chinese, English and Mandarin

    – Computer literacy: Microsoft applications and word processing skills

    – Able to work independently or in a team with strong interpersonal skills

    – Willing to work overtime on irregular hours Entry positions:


– Copy Writer of advertising firms

– Assistant Editor

– Reporter

– Photographer

  • Commerce & Industry

    – Customer Service Officer

    – Executive Officer

    – Executive Assistant

    – Financial Planner

    – Public Relations Officer

    – Secretary

    – Senior Sales Officer

  • Community, Social and Personal Services

    – Administrative Assistant

    – Executive Assistant

    – Politician’s Assistant

    – Coordinator of Party and NGO activities

  • Educational Institutions

    – Teacher

    – Teaching Assistant

  • Civil Service

    – Police

  • Employers listed below offered internships to our students:

    – Addmark Media Limited

    – Apple Daily

    – am730

    – iCable

    – Hong Kong Daily News

    – Hong Kong Commercial Daily

    – Hong Kong Association for Democracy and People’s Livelihood

    – Fairchild Radio (Canada)

    – NOW TV

    – RTHK

    – Sing Tao Daily

    – TVB

    – United Social Service Center

    – Wenwei Po

4. Career prospects of our graduates holding Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Advertising and Corporate Communication

    • Specific in work at: Advertising
      Agency, Public Relations Firm, Corporate Communication, Communication and Marketing Solutions Agency.
      Job responsibilities and opportunities include

      – Responsible for and engaging in various aspects of advertising, communication and PR solutions, such as Integrated advertising, internet advertising/marketing, mobile advertising, market and product analysis, copywriting, content architecturing, ad-production, event management/marketing, in-house communication, on-line publishing, strategic communication and PR, viral marketing/advertising, microfilm advertising.

      – Coordination and facilitation of communication between all parties.

      – Knowledgeable of mobile media and communication.

      Good Communication of Putonghua and English.

      – Hardworking and willing to work under pressure, shift duty, irregular and long hours.

      – Teamwork but able to work independently and work abroad.

Entry positions:

– Junior copywriter of advertising agency and PR firm

– Assistant account executive of advertising agency and PR solutions

– Production assistant of advertising or webmedia solutions firm

– Production assistant of production house or mobile media.

– Junior designer or content architect of mobile media, advertising agency

– Corporation communication officer

– Assistant marketing officer

– Assistant market analyst

– Event coordinator / promoter

5. Career prospects of our graduates holding Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Communication and Crossmedia

  • Specific in work at: Webmedia, TV station, Production House, Mobile Communication, Digital Broadcast Company, Crossover Media Production. Job responsibilities and opportunities include

    – Responsible for and engaging in “border-free” and “genre-free” communication and crossmedia production, such as mobile media content production, webmedia architecturing, mobile TV production, new media solutions, microfilm production.

    – Knowledgeable of social media and mobile apps communication.

    – Good digital production skills.

    – Good shooting and editing skills.

    – Good sense of editing/content design and crossover communication.

    – High EQ, patience, creativity and good art sense are essential.

    – Hardworking and willing to work under pressure, shift duty, irregular and long hours.

    – Teamwork but able to work independently and work abroad. Entry positions:


    – Production assistant of production house

    – Production assistant of TV station

    – Coordinator of production house / mobile media

    – Production assistant of advertising or webmedia solutions firm

    – Assistant designer or content architect of webmedia, ad-production

    – Mobile media editor

    – Media project officer of NGOs, schools, corporations.

Faculty of Commerce

1. Career prospects for graduates holding Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons)

Private and public sectors, such as, commercial industries, educational institutions, telecommunication, FMCG, Retail, and HKSAR Government recruit graduates to fill the below positions.

  • Human Resources Officer / Assistant Human Resources Manager, job responsibilities include:

    – Perform general HR functions (payroll, income tax, insurance, MPF)

    – Coordinate staff recruitment exercise (job applications, interviews and selection) and resignation procedures

    – Handle staff relations;

    – Co-ordinate staff training and development programmes

  • Marketing Executive / Officer, job responsibilities include:

    – Plan and implement marketing campaigns to achieve business objectives

    – Assist and organize public relations, adverting, and promotional events

    – Prepare marketing proposals, promotional materials and press release

    – Conduct market research and formulate marketing strategies

  • Other entry positions include:

    – Administration Assistant

    – Customer Service Officer

    – Executive Assistant

    – Project Coordinator

    – Sales Officer / Assistant Sales Manager

    – Secretary

    – Teller

  • Professional bodies offering membership and exemptions to our graduates include:

    – The Hong Kong Institute of Marketing (HKIM)

    – The Hong Kong Management Association (HKMA)

2. Career prospects for graduates holding Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) in Accounting and Banking

Private and public sectors in relation to accounting and auditing, insurance, finance, administration & management offer diverse career opportunities such as,

  • Internal Auditor, job responsibilities
    include:

    – Assist the Internal Audit Manager to audit financial and operational controls of the organization

    – Prepare internal audited report and audited account

    – Analyze financial and operational information

    – Detect any irregularities

  • Assistant Accountant, job responsibilities include:

    – Handle daily accounting functions and maintain proper accounting records & procedures, prepare monthly schedules

    – Responsible for sales and accounts receivable, and prepare business analysis for sales management purpose

    – Assist in yearend audit and legal filing for the company with auditor and company secretary

  • Other entry positions include:

    – Management Trainee

    – Accounting Associate

    – Accounting Clerk

  • Apart from local accounting firms, graduates may choose to work for multinational accounting firms such as Big 4:

    – Deloitte Touch Tomahtsu

    – Ernst & Young

    – KPMG

    – PricewaterhouseCoopers

  • Professional bodies offering membership and exemptions to our graduates include:

    – Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA)

    – fully recognized and accredited (eligible to enter QP)

    – The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

    – exemptions F1 – F9.

    – The Hong Kong Institute of Bankers (HKIB)

    – The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)

    – The Association of International Accountants (AIA)

    – The Association of Taxation and Management Accountants (ATMA)

    – The Association of Cost and Executive Accountants (ACEA)

    – The Institute of Financial Accountants (IFA)

    – The Society of Registered Financial Planners (RFP).

3. Career prospects for graduates holding Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) in Finance

  • A wide range of private and public sectors recruit graduates to take up entry positions in the below industries:

    – Commercial / Investment Banks

    – Insurance Companies

    – Real Estate Firms

    – Retail Firms

    – Government sectors

  • The programme has gained recognition from professional bodies, which include:

    – The Hong Kong Institute of Bankers (HKIB)

    – Pre-approval status for exemptions from the following modules offered by the Institute of Financial Planners of Hong Kong (IFPHK) with corresponding subjects in the BBA (Hons) in Finance curriculum. (Module 1,3 and 4)

    – Exemptions from the Hong Kong Securities Institute (HKSI) Professional Diploma in Financial Markets (PDFM) Module 1,2 and 3.

  • Furthermore, the programme prepares graduates for the following professional examinations:

    – Examination for Securities and Futures Intermediaries (LE) as organised by the Hong Kong Securities Institute.

    – Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Examination.

4. Career prospects for graduates holding Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) in Business Information Systems

Private and public sectors, such as, commercial firms, telecommunications firms, public utilities corporations recruit graduates to fill the below positions,

  • System Analyst, job responsibilities
    include:

    – Design, develop and support business application systems in accordance with the planned schedule and quality

    – Conduct tests and support production launched

    – Handle user enquiries and problem solving of responsible systems

    – Manage and coordinate user change request and bug fix of the responsible business application systems

    – Ad-hoc network/desktop support

    – Identify opportunities of improvements in respective work areas

  • Other entry positions include:

    – System Programmer

    – Database Administrator

    – IT Consultant

    – IT System Administrator

    – Network Administrator

    – Analyst / Programmer

  • The Department has established close working relationship with the below employers. A wide range of opportunities are offered to our students in completing their final year projects,– The Hong Kong Life Saving Society

    – PCCW Limited

    – Createch Solutions Ltd.

    – Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited

    – Intex Development Company Ltd.

Faculty of Science and Engineering

1. Career prospects for graduates holding Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Computer Science

I.T. firms, communication organizations, computer consultancy firms, software development firms, telecommunication firms, banks, educational institutions, HKSAR government recruit graduates to fill the below positions.

  • Web Developer, job responsibilities include:

    – Maintain and enhance websites and applications

    – Develop new websites and applications

    – Support website design and development through full development life-cycle

    – Conduct testing and troubleshoot websites, HTML email and content management issues.

    – Work with the design and management team and support overall strategic project objectives.

  • Other entry positions include:

    – Analyst / Programmer

    – Computer Manager

    – Computer Sales Support

    – Database Administrator

    – IT Consultant

    – IT Trainer

    – IT System Administrator

    – Network Administrator

    – Software Engineer

    – System Analyst

    – System Programmer

    – System Designer

2. Career prospects for our graduates holding Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) in Civil Engineering

Engineering firms, construction firms, public transportation corporations, educational institutions and laboratories recruit graduates to fill the below positions.

  • Project Coordinator, job responsibilities include:

    – Responsible for strategic planning and managing work schedule

    – Prepare site meetings materials, resolving site issues and monitoring progress under a tight schedule

    – Prepare and deliver project reviews, and report project status at set intervals

  • Site Agent, job responsibilities include:

    – Monitor the use of site labour, materials and plant resources to ensure that they are in accordance with the project cost budget

    – Prepare master programme, manpower, materials & plant schedules

    – Ensure that all short-term programmes are properly reviewed and communicated

    – Ensure proper safety conduct and standards of all site operations

    – Provide effective and efficient site administration

    – Plan and organize various statutory inspections

  • Other career prospects include:

    – Assistant Engineer

    – Coordinator

    – General Manager

    – Site Engineer

    – Technical Assistant

  • Employers listed below offer internships or career talks to our students,

    1. Litcon LECA Company Ltd.

    2. Prominent Design Company Ltd.

    3. Arthur Yung & Associates Company Ltd.

    4. New Concepts Engineering Development Ltd.

    5. Utilityinfo Ltd.

    6. Acoustics and Air Testing Laboratory Co. Ltd.

    7. Rich Honest Ltd.

    8. Gammon Construction Ltd.

    9. Kam Shing Construction Company Ltd.

3. Career prospects for our graduates holding Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Architecture and Bachelor of Architecture (Hons) Architecture

Architectural firms, property management firms and public utility firms recruit graduates to fill the below positions.

  • Architectural Assistant, job responsibilities include:

    – Support architectural teams with producing schematic design drawings, working drawings, construction drawings and detailing

    – Design, draft, co-coordinate and sup ervise on architectural projects

    – Computer Proficiency – Auto CAD, RIVET, Sketch0up, Photoshop, Illustrator, 3-D Max, Word and PowerPoint

  • Other entry positions include:

    – Assistant Project Manager

    – Project Officer

  • Employers listed below offer internships or career talks to our students:

    1. Aedas Ltd.

    2. AHL Architects Ltd.

    3. Spence Robinson Architects Ltd.

    4. Kam Shing Construction Ltd.

    5. The Link (HK Housing Authority)

    6. Chow’s Architects

    7. Leigh & Orange

 

 

Last Updated: 29 January 2015

Career Guidance Unit

Student Affairs Office