Absolute Internship - Internships in Hong Kong
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Absolute Internship - Internships in Hong Kong

Spend this summer combining travel to Hong Kong with a unique international internship experience. Our award-winning program offers students the chance to explore the city's stunning blend of East and West whilst gaining valuable professional skills undertaking a full-time placement in their industry of choice.

Work in one of 30+ fields, including Finance, Entrepreneurship, Non-Profit, Business, Marketing/PR, Fashion and Human Resources. We organize company visits, career speaker events and career workshops as well as cultural activities, day trips and weekend excursions to help you gain valuable industry insights and explore Hong Kong.

Ours is an all-inclusive program, including high-quality housing on Hong Kong Island, cultural activities, group dinners, visa application assistance, and 24/7 on-site support.

Absolute Internship has been featured in the New York Times, BBC News, Bloomberg, and Forbes Magazine. We have placed 4000+ interns at over 800 companies worldwide.

  • Take the next step along your career path with a world-class internship in your industry of choice.
  • Gain professional skills through career speaker events, company visits and career workshops.
  • Build unique experience that will help you stand out in a rapidly expanding job market.
  • Discover Hong Kong on after-work activities and explore China on day and weekend trips.
  • Live in a multicultural environment with fellow Absolute Interns from across the globe. Enjoy 24/7 onsite support from your Absolute Internship Coordinator.
Hong Kong
SIM cards
Some Meals
Travel Insurance
Online Application
Skype/ Phone Interview
Weekly Hours
Starting Price
Price Details
1 month: $4,595
2 months: $6,495
Other Locations
Hong Kong

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Program Reviews

based on 42 reviews
  • Growth 9.6
  • Support 9.6
  • Fun 9.8
  • Housing 9.8
  • Safety 9.9
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Absolute ROCKS!!!

Absolute made my summer in Hong Kong amazing. I made friends from all around the world and built connections with business people that I'd never thought I would meet. I can only say THANK YOU to Absolute for such a great summer.

I did a Marketing Internship with a Fashion E-Commerce company that had an awesome office with a view over the harbour. It was so amazing especially for someone who is brought up in a small town.

What made this program amazing? The people that you meet and the organization behind it. Absolute really walks the extra mile and cared for me. I'm incredibly thankful.

Yes, I recommend
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One of the best experience in my life!

I completed the Hong Kong program with Absolute internship last year and it was a great experience. The staff is exceptional! Before starting the program they would respond within 24 hours if I had a query. They helped me organize my visa and provided cleat pre departure instructions and information. They provided us with constant 24 hour support while we were in Hong Kong. They also organized amazing activities and a great weekend in Macau!
The dedication of the staff and the quality of my internship definitely contributed to making it one the best experiences in my life.

Yes, I recommend
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Absolute No.1 Amazing Experience Ever - Highly recommended!!!

I had the best time ever abroad with absolute internship. I was considering between studying abroad and an internship abroad and ended up doing an internship abroad.

Absolute was on top of everything (thanks so much Aurelie for all your lovely emails and help!!!) and really ensured that I was well-prepared as I'd never been to Asia in my life.

Hong Kong is an AMAZING city. I did a marketing internship with a tech company which was awesome. I'd highly recommend this program to anybody who wants to meet great people, be well taken care of, have fun and make great connections. The program events and trips organize are well planned and I loved the Lantau Island trip!!

I would really recommend this program to anybody who is looking into coming to Asia. Absolute rocks!!!

How can this program be improved?
It's amazing!!
Yes, I recommend
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Absolute Crap!

I did the Absolute Internship Program in January. I must say that Absolute Internship is the most unprofessional/unorganized company ever. No, it's not a scam, but you do pay quite a lot of money for the poor quality of service. They promised many things but did not deliver. Where to start?

First, they nearly didn't get my working visa to me. and they even dared to say I can not participate in the program even after i paid them $4000. They have some contract thing saying that they wouldn't give back your money if end up not doing the internship for some reason. The person we liaised with for visa was quite rude.

On arrival day, A.I. promised to pick us up from the airport and take us back to our hotels if we arrive between 9am - 2.30pm. I got picked up, but one other intern who did arrive in the set time was told to make her own way to the hotel, simply because they were too lazy. The next day, we were supposed to have an orientation/information session with free breakfast! but that same guy told us it's cancelled. and even told us not to tell his superiors.

Luckily the program coordinator was a top bloke - a local hong kong student whom they hired to take us around hk for activities. However, some of the promised activities in the brochures just didn't happen. This sucked because it was one of the main reason why I signed up for this program. However, I still had an awesome time in Hong Kong.

The company they set me up with was cool. I gained lots of career insights from them. They even complained how unorganised Absolute Internship was - because they have sent interns to them in the past. Thanks to my internship company and Hong Kong being an amazing country; I had a great 1 month and nearly forgave Absolute Internship's poor performance. I highly don't recommend Absolute Internship - they are just a money-hungry company. I suggest finding your own overseas internship online.

No, I don't recommend
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Great Experience

I did the Absolute program in Hong Kong between my second and third year of university and was able to obtain academic credits towards my degree. It was a great experience that I will never forget.
It was my first time in Asia and I can surely say that Hong Kong is a place that everyone should visit.
Absolute matched me with an exciting company where I learned a lot.
In our group we all got along very well. I just wished I could have stayed a bit longer.
I definitely recommend the program to anyone looking for new and unique experience.

Yes, I recommend
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Unforgettable summer with absolute!

I had just the most UNFORGETTABLE summer in my life. Hong Kong was amazing. I did a Business Internship with large transportation company in Hong Kong that was from Europe with offices all around the world. I loved everything that was setup through the program such as all the program events, trips.. everything was well organized thanks for our lovely Program Coordinator Rebecca. I had never been to Asia before coming to Hong Kong but thanks to absolute I'm thinking of starting my career here after graduation.

Thanks for everything!

Yes, I recommend
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Time of your life

I joined the program in Hong Kong in June and this was one of the best decision I ever made! I interned in finance for a Taiwanese bank, my boss was the most inspiring person I ever met and I hope to keep him as a lifetime mentor.
Life in Hong Kong was awesome. Apartments were great, we all lived together in Central in a serviced type hotel.
The highlight was definitely the weekend trips included in the program but also the community Absolute built for us. I definitely recommend the program.

Yes, I recommend
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Fantastic time in Hong Kong with Absolute Internship

Loved my time in Hong Kong with Absolute Internship! I had never been to Asia before so this was my first time overseas. The tremendous help, support from the day I enrolled was something that I really appreciated with Absolute. The organization is extremely helpful and personable making you feel important which I really liked.

The program was great in Hong Kong, you meet people from all around the world. The housing is top notch and clean, so much bigger than my dorm here in the US. It's also in the city center which really helps.

I did a Marketing Internship for one month with a Swedish multinational company. The internship, the housing, support and the friends that you make is the best with Absolute. The really take the time to make it wonderful for you abroad.

I'd recommend this program to everyone!! Thank you Absolute!!

How can this program be improved?
Loved it!
Yes, I recommend
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My experience in Hong Kong

Despite the fact that the decision to go to Hong Kong was extremely impulsive, it is most definitely the most valuable experience that I have had. It has helped hugely my experience on my CV and employers and lecturers have been extremely impressed. I was there for a month and really with I was there for 2! I had the most amazing time and met a great group of people, it was a great balance between the professional internship and the sightseeing. Would definitely recommend it and would definitely go again!

Yes, I recommend
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Hong Kong 2 Months Internship

Although it is quite hard to summarise the incredible 2 months I spent this summer, to answer the main question: it is worth every penny! I would suggest this program to whoever not only wants to relieve himself from the headache of all the logistics of organising an internship abroad but also to those who are looking to combine working in a different environment, which will make your CV stand out with a holiday exploring a diverse culture in a country that will surprise you!

The program is full of weekend events for leisure like going to Horse Races and Amusements Park and VIP Speaker events giving you insight into the life of people who's time is worth... well, you'll have to find out.

How can this program be improved?
There is always a room for improvement. I would not change anything, however I think we could benefit from organising the logistic side of things more efficiently.
Yes, I recommend
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New Opportunities

I really had a positive internship experience during my summer in Hong Kong. I worked for a boutique consulting firm specializing in mobile technology in Asia, and I really learned a lot. The sector was relevant to my future goals, the accomodation was great (gym and pool included), and the food and general activities in Hong Kong were amazing. Absolute Internship makes the transition and cultural adaptation very smooth by first helping to find an internship, providing all the necessary things (such as a training visa, a pre-loaded Octopus card, a SIM card, etc...), speaker events to hear the opinions of industry leaders, and a community of like-minded interns to spend the summer with. Although it is true that everyone's internship experience is very individual and unique, I, for one, was very lucky to have had an enjoyable internship in a firm that I am continuing to work for, without having to worry about the logistics involved with living in a foreign country.

How can this program be improved?
I would change the application process I think. Ideally, I would like to know what the realistic firms we would be interning at are and have an idea of everything before paying the initial deposit. Additionally, perhaps instead of declaring one sector (business development v. finance), it would be great to get an idea of what the individual has in mind, as the distinction between the 2 sectors can be ambiguous.
Yes, I recommend
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Hong Kong Summer Internship

The summer internship in Hong Kong, which is one of the leading financial cities in the world, is very helpful for me to prepare the next step, filling professional working experience on my resume. Since the company where I worked has a good training system, I have learned not only financial knowledges, but also professional networks in Hong Kong.

I think this valuable experience will help me to find a first job in Hong Kong as well as other financial hub cities in the world. I think I am lucky because of this great opportunity.

Yes, I recommend

About Absolute Internship

Absolute Internship is an award-winning global internship program. We offer students the opportunity to broaden their professional and social network whilst gaining invaluable skills in their industry of choice. Since our inception in 2009 we have...