A cyclist makes his way down Hong Kong’s business district of Central on January 4. The economic downturn and Covid-19 restrictions have caused a drastic cutback in internship opportunities for university students in the city. Photo: Xinhua A cyclist makes his way down Hong Kong’s business district of Central on January 4. The economic downturn and Covid-19 restrictions have caused a drastic cutback in internship opportunities for university students in the city. Photo: Xinhua
A cyclist makes his way down Hong Kong’s business district of Central on January 4. The economic downturn and Covid-19 restrictions have caused a drastic cutback in internship opportunities for university students in the city. Photo: Xinhua

Letters | No internship, no problem: Hong Kong youth can use the time to learn new skills

  • Survey shows nearly 40 per cent of students who did not land an internship amid the pandemic-induced economic downturn did not despair and acquired new skills
  • Schools should provide training in IT and problem-solving skills, and help students adapt to virtual internships

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A cyclist makes his way down Hong Kong’s business district of Central on January 4. The economic downturn and Covid-19 restrictions have caused a drastic cutback in internship opportunities for university students in the city. Photo: Xinhua A cyclist makes his way down Hong Kong’s business district of Central on January 4. The economic downturn and Covid-19 restrictions have caused a drastic cutback in internship opportunities for university students in the city. Photo: Xinhua
A cyclist makes his way down Hong Kong’s business district of Central on January 4. The economic downturn and Covid-19 restrictions have caused a drastic cutback in internship opportunities for university students in the city. Photo: Xinhua
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