Career Prospects

Employment Profile

Many students desire to equip themselves further after graduation. Recent year, around 16% proceeded to postgraduate studies, such as Master or Ph.D. in engineering, and MBA, either in Hong Kong or reputable universities overseas. For the rest, excellent opportunities abound in Hong Kong. Most were employed in commerce and industry, with the remaining in Community, Social and Personal Services. ASM Assembly Automation, HSBC, China Light and Power, and Hong Kong Electric are the regular employers of our graduates. Details can be found below.

All of our students who hoped to join the workforce had no difficulty in doing so. In fact, about half of the graduates received multiple offers, with the average starting salary exceeding $13,000 per month.

You can find the most relevant survey in CEDARS* website for information such as “Emoployment situation”, “Time taken to secure employment”, “Employment sectors”, and “Basic salary and gross income”.

Employers & Job Titles of Recent Graduates

Employers Job Titles
Community, Social and Personal Services
CITIC Telecom International Company – Engineer
CLP Holdings Limited – Engineering Assistant
Credit Suisse – Occupation’s name not reported
KPMG – Accountant
Hong Kong Electric Holdings Limited – Graduate Trainee
Pacific Century Cyberworks Limited (PCCW) – Graduate Trainee
Perpetual Advance Microelectronic Limited – Electronic Engineer
The University of Hong Kong – Center for E-Commerce Infrastructure Development – Analyst Programmer
Commerce and Industry
ADT Security Services, Inc. – Sales Engineer
American International Assurance Company (Bermuda) Limited – Assistant Unit Manager
ASM Pacific Technology Limited – Customer Service Engineer
Azeus Systems Limited (Hong Kong) – Junior Associate
Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd. – Programmer
Cathay Pacific Catering Services (H.K.) Ltd. – Programmer
Chinese Estates Holdings Limited – Programmer
Computer Sciences Corporation – Programmer
Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu – Audit Associate
Fidessa group plc – Software Support Analyst
Global eSolution Limited – Programmer
Google – Software Engineer
Hang Seng Bank Ltd. – IT Officer
Harmonic Technologies (HK) Limited – Software Engineer
Hewlett-Packard HK SAR Limited – Graduate Trainee
Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) – Engineering Trainee
Hong Kong International Terminals – Engineer Trainee
Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Ltd. – Analyst / Developer
IBM China/Hong Kong Limited – IT Sales Specialist
J. Roger Preston Limited – Engineer Trainee
Jardine Engineering Corporation (JEC) – Management Trainee
KPMG – Accountant
Meinhardt Hong Kong – Graduate Engineer
New World First Bus Services Limited – Engineer Trainee
Nokia Siemens Networks – SWS Tools Reporting Operator
Oakwell Engineering Limited – Application Engineer
Parsons Brinckerhoff (Asia) Limited – Assistant Engineer Limited – Java Programmer
Regal Hotels International Ltd – Java Programmer
Run Up Game Distribution Limited – Programmer
Ove Arup & Partners Hong Kong Limited – Graduate Engineer
Sony Corporation of Hong Kong Limited – Management Associate
Swiss Reinsurance Company – Associate
Worldex Logistics Limited – Engineer
Civil Services
Airport Authority Hong Kong – Graduate Engineer
HKSAR – Correctional Services Services – Officer
HKSAR – Electrical & Mechanical Services – Officer
HKSAR – Hong Kong Police Force – Police Inspector
Educational Institutions
King George V School – Programmer

Current Job Listings

Please visit our career page for some of our current job postings.

Further Information

You can also check out CEDARS* homepage for further career information.

*Note: The Centre of Development and Resources for Students (CEDARS) provides comprehensive and student-centred resources and outside classroom learning opportunities for your development. They help create a congenial environment conducive to your studies and overall development.

The analysis is based on information provided by the respondents, and CEDARS should not be held responsible for any errors arising therefrom. No part of this report may be reproduced in any form or by whatever means, unless with written permission from the Director of the Career Education and Placement Centre, The University of Hong Kong.