Nansha to offer 1,000 internships to HK, MO youth

The Nansha Free Trade Zone in southern Guangzhou has launched a new scheme to offer Hong Kong and Macau students more than 1,000 internship positions.

According to Xinhua Net, the scheme aims to offer students who have not yet entered college internship positions at over 100 companies in Nansha. They include government departments, financial institutions, state-owned enterprises and foreign enterprises.

The program includes two sessions and each lasts six weeks. The first session begins in early June and ends in mid-July, followed by the second session from mid-July to late August. Hong Kong and Macau students can follow the WeChat account “南沙青联” to complete the application by April 30.

The Nansha Free Trade Zone said via a spokesperson that its goals is to launch various supporting policies to help Hong Kong and Macau youth study, live, work or start a company in Nansha.

For those readers who haven’t yet visited Nansha, it is an easy ferry ride from Hong Kong. Besides its hi-tech park, the area is one of the most livable in the Greater Bay Area, with well-laid out streets, low density development, and plenty of green space. Apartments are a fraction of the cost of Hong Kong and Macau. We can see how young people from the SARs would be easily attracted.