What types of internships are available?
Our interns work within, and help support services and departments supporting children, youth, families and operations. There are 6 categories of internships available. Applicants should indicate their preferred category in their applications and WHY.
- Legal Research
Ideal for law students wishing to understand the legal issues faced by Mother’s Choice clients and beneficiaries.
- Projects include: consolidating past legal research learnings and creating a user-friendly reference library.
- Media Support
Ideal for creative storytellers with video shooting, editing and graphic design skills. Preferably with knowledge in Photoshop, Canva, Premiere Pro or relating software.
- Projects include: creating content/editing videos on the adoptee experience for training and sharing, support production of creative work.
- Research & Communications Support Internships
Ideal for those wishing to gain hands-on experience in researching specific topics/ issues and using that knowledge to create and develop core communication materials. Particularly suited to students with backgrounds in marketing and communications and/or with strong interests in creative storytelling.
- Projects include: developing child protection communication materials; producing a family assessment guide on children services for use by social workers; creating an information toolkit for foster parents.
- Research & Programme Support Internships
Ideal for those with backgrounds in social sciences, education, psychology, public health, social work or related subjects wishing to explore how these areas converge in our programs for children, youth and parents. Experience with research is not mandatory but an open mind to learn new things would be a huge plus.
- Projects include: developing and writing Family Assessment Guides for social workers; research and review of comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) program evaluation surveys; research and review of volunteer home visiting services; developing e-Learning courses for volunteers, an English learning curriculum for teens and a toolkit for our Youth Leadership Council participants.
- Administrative Support
Ideal for organized, tech-savvy students with a meticulous eye for detail, wishing to help create core systems and plans that underpin our operations. Knowledge of Photoshop/Adobe Autocad (for floorplan creation) would be useful.
- Projects include: researching and creating an inventory and procurement system for critical supplies; creating floor plans for our four offices; supporting documentation and admin work.
- Translation Internships
Ideal for students with linguistics, translation and/or interpretation experience/ backgrounds. Excellent command of both written English and Chinese is essential.
- Projects include: translating positioning papers, develop and subtitles of e-Learning videos.
Where will you work?
Depending on the project, you may work in one or more of our offices in Mid-Levels or Kwun Tong, or work from home.
How do you apply?
Interested applicants should prepare their cover letter or one-minute video indicating which type of internship you are interested in and why and CV. Please fill in the application form no later than 7th May. You will then be invited to learn about Mother’s Choice and a brief interview between 17th and 28th May. And you will be notified in the first week of June if you are selected.
What will I receive at the end?
We award students a certificate of service on completion of the internship program. The most memorable takeaway shared from the previous interns are friendships and able to make a difference in the community we love.
Quotes from previous student
“My experience as a student volunteer at the Bowen Road office was very rewarding and fun since the staff were very friendly and supportive. I learnt a lot about the work that Mothers’ Choice does, and they are an indispensable NGO in HK.”