Careers & Enrichment

The HKUST MIMT program helps prepare students to be ready to start or to advance their career. The HKUST Business School’s MSc Career and Professional Development team provides guidance and service for all full-time MSc students, which includes:

  • Identifying the student’s unique career-related interests, values and capabilities;
  • Enhancing job searching skills, preparing for workplace requirements and career management strategies;
  • Accessing opportunities for internships and full-time employment with a diverse group of recruiting firms and organizations.

One-on-one career coaching, as well as career-related training/workshops will be provided for students when they join HKUST.

The MSc Programs Office will also arrange various enrichment activities and luncheon talks for students. These will be a platform for networking with industry practitioners and senior management from industry in Hong Kong and Mainland China.

In addition, a study tour may be arranged for students during the semester break. The study tour will help students to better understand the industry landscape, develop applied skills in industry and company analysis, and network with industry practitioners outside of Hong Kong.

Global Career Opportunities

Students of the HKUST MIMT program are equipped to become potential candidates for leadership positions in international management. The specialized subject knowledge learnt in class as well as the practical experience from business projects and international internships are excellent preparation for a global career in any industry and job function upon graduation.

The CEMS network provides services to facilitate students’ entry into the world of work and the career to which they are best suited, and helps companies find the right profiles for recruitment. These services include CEMS Career Forum, CEMS Virtual Career Fair, CEMS Job Market and CEMS Student CV Database. Moreover, CEMS students also benefit from free access to online career development platforms offering useful tips and information that help them best prepare for the early stages of their career.

Students of the HKUST MIMT program will have a similar profile and career track as the alumni of the CEMS MIM program who have gone on to work in a variety of industries, including management consulting, consumer goods, energy, investment banking, high-technology and commercial banking, telecommunications, media/information, etc.. Their functions/departments also span across finance, marketing, general management, production/operations, sales/export, and audit/management control.