Summer Intern (Non-law) 2023 [Allowance: $10,500 per month]

Entry requirements:
Applicants should –
(1) be permanent residents of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region;
(2) be full-time Year 2 or above students of undergraduate or post-graduate programmes in post-secondary institutions;
(3) have attained ‘Level 3’ or above in English Language and Chinese Language(Note) in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSEE) or the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE), or equivalent;
(4) be proficient in using MS Office application; and
(5) be fluent in both Cantonese and English.
Note: For appointment purpose, ‘Grade C’ in English Language (Syllabus B) and Chinese Language in the HKCEE before 2007 is accepted administratively as comparable to ‘Level 3’ in English Language and Chinese Language in the 2007 HKCEE and henceforth.

Job Description:
Summer interns are mainly deployed to –
(1) assist in file and records management including old files disposal and preparation of electronic records;
(2) assist in general office administration, organization of staff activities and other related matters;
(3) conduct research work;
(4) assist in event coordination work and logistics support / arrangements; and
(5) assist in the compilation and publication of legislation.

Place of Work: Offices of the Department of Justice. Actual workplace will be subject to the arrangement of the offices/divisions to which the interns are to be deployed.

Employment Period: June to August 2023 (one to three months)

How to Apply:
(a) Hong Kong students studying in local post-secondary institutions should apply through the Student Affairs Offices/Career Centres of their respective institutions.
(b) Students studying in non-local post-secondary institutions should download application forms on the website of the Department of Justice ( Completed application form should be accompanied by copies of academic transcripts of current study and certificates of HKDSEE / HKCEE or equivalent and posted to the address below via the applicant’s institution or by the applicant together with the original copy of a reference letter confirming the applicant’s current status as a student issued by his/her respective institution by 16 February 2023 (according to postmark). Please mark “Application for Summer Intern (Non-law)” on the envelope.

Address: Personnel and Establishment Section, Department of Justice (Attn: EO(P)4), 8/F., West Wing, Justice Place, 18 Lower Albert Road, Central, Hong Kong.

E-mail Address:

Fax Number: (852) 3902 8779

Enquiries Telephone Number: (852) 3902 8739

Application Deadline: 16 February 2023. All students studying in local post-secondary institutions should observe the deadline set by the Student Affairs Offices/Career Centres of their respective institutions for application.

Interview: Not required. Those who have not received a reply from the Department of Justice by 4 July 2023 may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.

General Note: As an Equal Opportunities Employer, the Government is committed to eliminating discrimination in employment. The vacancy advertised is open to all applicants meeting the basic entry requirement irrespective of their disability, sex, marital status, pregnancy, age, family status, sexual orientation and race.