Electronic Engineering Department, The Chinese University of Hong Kong - ELEG5902 - Electronic Engineering Internship


Objective & Syllabus
This course is designed to allow students to acquire a basic understanding and the skills of the practical aspects of the Electronic Engineering profession. During the internship, the student must attach to a company in a study-related position for no less than 12 weeks. The student will have an academic supervisor (as primary supervisor) and an industry co-supervisor from the company, both have the expertise to provide advice to the student. To be qualified for award of the subject credit, the student must submit a report summarizing the internship experience at the end of the internship. Additional presentation may be required by the hosting company. The internship should normally take place in the summer term after a student has finished the first two semesters of studies. Part-time students can decide to undertake the internship in the summer term of either the first or second year of studies. Students are recommended to seek the Professor-in-Charge's comment on potential internship opportunities before enrolling in the course.

Learning Outcome
At the end of the course of studies, a student should be able to

  • Have a good understanding and appreciate the characteristics of an Electronic Engineering work environment, including employer expectation, management structure of a team, industrial standards and practices, trends and common issues in the Electronic Engineering, etc.;
  • Carry out basic duties in an Electronic Engineering work environment;
  • Exhibit good etiquette in the workplace;
  • Work independently as well as in a team environment; and
  • Communicate effectively and efficiently with peers, supervisors and possibly also clients.

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