Bulletin Spring‧Summer, 2008

For Workplace Entrants Aspiring to Go Global: Global Internship Programme W ith a solid education and heads full of ideas, fresh graduates are the new blood of the workforce. However, workplaces and campuses are after all not the same thing. To the dismay of many graduates, what they learned from school may not be applicable to the 'real world'. Internship and job placement services are increasingly important components of university education. CUHK firmly believes that early exposure to work experience can give students a smooth start in their careers. The Career Planning and Development Centre of the Office of Student Affairs provides advice on career development and offers a diverse range of internship programmes to students. One of these is the Global Internship Programme. To give its students first-hand understanding of the socio-economic development and From Freshman to Renaissance Man 10   Chinese University Bulletin Spring • Summer 2008