It is my count down of the last 10 working days at WKCDA. Looking back at the day when the internship was offered to me, it took me quite a while to ease my concerns regarding whether I am suitable for WKCDA.
It has been 3 weeks only since I have started working in WKCDA’s Internal Audit Department as a summer intern, yet I have already learned more than I could have ever imagined and everything has been beyond expectations so far
Time flies. I have been working in WKCDA (Finance, Cyberport Office) for almost 1 month. During the past month, i met a new friend impressing me. Every morning my friend stands outside the window and gives a song to the Summer Interns in “Summer Intern Work Area”.
“Making safety a habit” is the slogan that aims to raise the safety awareness of all the colleagues who work in the construction site. We not only bear this slogan on our shirt, but also in our mind.
It has been a month working as an intern in the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority. It’s such a great chance to have a taste of what it is like to be working in a construction industry and get some inspiration for my future career path.
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To many veterans, interns are alike to blank sheets of papers, knowing not much but requiring all sorts of extraneous nurture. Indeed, working at WKCDA serves as my very first try to work as an office intern…
Why do you choose to intern with Development Department? What does your department do? How does this internship relate to your major? These are the kind of question I often receive since the first day of work, perhaps earlier.
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A new round of exhibition at M+ Pavilion named ‘In Search of Southeast Asia through the M+ Collections’ has officially opened last week. A day before its public opening, I went the press review and the opening banquet.
To Hong Kong, the WKCD stands as a global cultural hub that represents its commitment to arts and cultures. To the public, it serves as an important open space to improve the current predicament of the lack of breathing space. To you, what does WKCD mean?
Half of the internship has quickly passed. Besides the repetition of work and daily life, simultaneously there were some interesting and funny episodes which happened with the visitors, highlighted our days in the venue.
The HR department has arranged another internship program about the roles, events and development of the Performing Arts Department to all summer interns on Monday and invited the executive director of performing art department to share his experience and work to us.
In the past few weeks, I learnt many techniques, common practices and tools in Project Time Management (PTM) from the Project Management Team and I would like to share how the Project Managers normally implement PTM.
Another month in WKCDA, I was exposed to various intern activities and gained insights from different authorities in the Authority. I have a feel of transformation from an outsider to an insider. As the time goes on, I can vision the WKCD will be a pivotal cultural and arts hub of Hong Kong.
One of the most fascinating parts of WKCDA internship programme is having lots of activities to join. It is not merely an experience in work but also in art and culture. Through these activities, we the interns have a better understanding of the authority.
It is always a good idea to experience the nature. Luckily, in the Nursery Park, we can get a taste of different green scenery in any one of the four seasons of the year. And on my tree tour to the Nursery Park, fruits of mangoes, lychees, dragon fruits and pineapples caught my eye in summertime.
I believe everyone has a travel buddy, be it a person or a pet, or simply a best friend like Mr Bean’s Teddy. For me, my buddy is Gumgum, a tiny yellow bunny. (OK…slightly larger than tiny) Gumgum traveled extensively with me across continents and we have explored half of the globe together. Like any of our previous voyages, Gumgum has been tagged along after me during this 6-week long internship in Venice, Italy.
What is your impression of working in WKCDA? Full of art-lover? Or everyone working here has strong art knowledge? I would say joining WKCDA allows me to be a step near to arts and cultural industry and to be more curious about arts.
Working at West Kowloon Cultural District is not only about looking at the computer and document all day but also about experiencing the nice environment. The comfortable working environment at WKCD makes me feel comfortable.
After working in WKCD for a month, I started to understand the nursery park and the landscape work in the district. As a landscape architecture student, I was assigned tasks related to the current nursery park management and the future art park construction. Although they are not complicated tasks, I can gradually see the whole picture of the future cultural district.
Working in WKCDA is not only about sitting in the office, typing in front of the computer and having exhausted meetings, but also about engaging in the art and culture environment. When I receive an Tree Tour invitation, I accepted it without the least hesitation.
Time flies and it has been two months since my journey in WKCD began. Looking back, the most rewarding experience throughout my internship would be the collaboration with my silent partners- trees in the Nursery Park.
One week ago when I had my first day of summer internship at WKCDA, I was nervous yet excited about the interesting position. I was excited to embark on this incredible journey, but my lack of knowledge in finance industry and the fact that I was a latecomer had made me anxious about the internship.
This is the first month of my summer internship in West Kowloon Cultural Distract Authority. I really enjoy working in this authority because people here are always kind and helpful. Also, good working atmosphere is everywhere in the office.
As an intern in West Kowloon Cultural District Authority, it is always surprising to see how this vividly-growing organization takes the initiatives by introducing innovative projects which have never been accomplished throughout Hong Kong. Among different experiences, I can never forget the visit to M+ Pavilion on 21st July, 2016.
The West Kowloon Cultural District Authority is a responsible organisation in the sense that its contractors are required to have a high standard of performance in ensuring safety during construction
During the 2 months, I am involved in different projects and productions, and the most remarkable programmes are undoubtedly Freespace Happening and Xiqu Seminar
It is always funny when people get confused with the meaning because of the same pronunciations in Cantonese. But this encounter has given a strong feeling that Hong Kong people are generally not exposed to cultural activities, and more accurately, performing arts