Maritime and Aviation Internship Scheme(Aviation)


To offer young generation an opportunity to have an early exposure to the wide spectrum of career opportunities in the aviation and maritime sectors so as to encourage them to join the sector after graduation, the Government would like to invite companies in the aviation and maritime sectors to participate in the Internship Scheme to offer intern places.


This initiative is open to –

(i) Non-final year full time local students* from any undergraduate or sub-degree programmes of the eight University Grants Committee (UGC)-funded education institutions, the Hang Seng University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Shue Yan University, Hong Kong Metropolitan University and the Vocational Training Council; and
(ii) Secondary six school leavers#.

* Please refer to FAQ #4 for further details.
# Not applicable to the students from any undergraduate or sub-degree programmes in the education institutions as mentioned in item (i).

Partnership arrangement

Government’s support

  • To reimburse the participating companies of the monthly honorarium paid to interns up to 75% or $7,000 (with effect from 1 May 2019) (whichever is lower) for an internship period up to three months.

Company’s role

  • To register and offer internship places under the MATF throughout the year for a minimum of 4 weeks;
  • To pay the monthly honorarium to student interns during the internship period, and then claim for reimbursement from the MATF regarding the sum sponsored by the Government, together with an evaluation of the scheme, after completion of internship;
  • To give a fruitful and rewarding experience to the interns; and
  • To release the interns for a few activities organised by the MATF(if any).

For companies

Transport and Logistics Bureau will confirm with the companies the respective number of intern positions registered under the Scheme upon receipt of the registration form. Please click here for the companies’ registration form. Please note that companies are free to select suitable interns and have no obligation to fill all the registered positions.

Please refer to the FAQs for Companies.

For students

Please refer to the information on intern places provided under the Internship Scheme (Aviation) as posted on the websites of the MATF and the above-mentioned tertiary education institutions. Students are required to submit the application direct to the recruiting companies. Please click here for the students’ application form. Upon completion of the internship, students have to submit an evaluation form to the MATF direct / via recruiting companies.

For the list of aviation-related intern places, please click here (New).


Hotline: 3509 7261