Mini-Internship Program


The Mini-Internship Program is one of the highlights in the FinTech Enrichment Program organised by the HKU FinTech Student Association (FTSA). It aims to provide an opportunity for FTSA members to gain practical technical skills and to enrich their experience in FinTech industry before graduation based on different career paths or specialisations through task-based, unpaid internships in partner companies.



Target Student Interns

HKU FTSA members who are interested in developing their technical skillset. They should have, at the very least, basic programming knowledge and a strong desire to learn and develop new technical skills.

Expected Commitments

Student Interns

  • Work on their assigned project for at least 5 hours per week
  • Be responsive to supervisors
  • Be punctual to progress meetings

Partner Companies

  • Give participants a project briefing at the beginning 
  • Provide guidance / discuss roadblocks with participants regularly through bi-/weekly meetings
  • Provide a reference letter or appraisal report for student interns



Students interested in participating in the program should fill in the application form along with their curriculum vitae after browsing through the following list of current projects.


Interested companies are welcomed to send an email to

1st Round Timeline

March 5Applications open
March 14Application deadline
March 15 – 24Partner companies will review applications
March 20 – 24Successful applicants are given offers through the FTSA
March 27Deadline for acceptance of offers
March 28Offers will be given to applicants on the waiting list, if there are vacancies
March 29Unsuccessful applicants will be notified through email
March 30Deadline for acceptance of offers for waitlist offers
April 1Internship period begins

List of Projects

CompanyInternship ProjectExpected No. of InternsApplication Deadline
API Management
Social Media
Website Development
2 – 4Mar 14, 2021 (Sun)
Foundation for Shared ImpactWeb Scraping2 – 4Mar 14, 2021 (Sun)
CarbonbaseProject Ark NFT Blockchain Development
Project Ark Web development
3Mar 14, 2021 (Sun)