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Corporate Internship | Associate Professor Dr. Jack WOO conducted and conducted the third training session

Date:Nov 28, 2023 09:24Source: ClickTimes:

On November 25, 2023, Associate Professor Hu Guolian of the School of Business Jack WOO conducted the third training session for the Class of 2021 who were about to participate in corporate internships.

From 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Ms.Nina Du (Head of Human Resources, Cushman & Wakefield South China Region) shared with the third-year students majoring in International Business about career challenges, self-awareness, career awareness and planning, career preparation and implementation plans. Through humorous and interesting stories and the perspective of HR recruitment interns and fresh graduates, Ms. Nina Du explained to the students the expectations and concerns of employers and interviewers for newcomers in the workplace. Ms. Nina Du has more than 20 years of experience in marketing and human resources in multinational enterprises, including more than 10 years of experience as a cross-regional human resources director. Ms. Nina Du is proficient in all aspects of human resources management, including human resources planning, training, performance management, compensation and benefits, and labor relations, especially in the field of talent development, she participates in and promotes various projects, including management trainee programs, young talent programs, high potential employee career planning (HIPOs) and other high-potential talent development programs.

Figure 1: Ms Nina Du (Head of Human Resources, Cushman & Wakefield, Southern China)

From 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Mr. Pan Honglin shared his internship experience and insights as an investment manager intern at Shenzhen Qianhai Boyuan Asset Management Co., Ltd. In the afternoon sharing, Senior Pan Honglin shared his internship experience, as well as various subdivisions of the financial industry and the requirements for interns or fresh graduates. In addition, Mr. Pan Honglin listed several projects and investment projects in which he was deeply involved. He emphasized that in the field of asset management, the value of the subject matter of financial evaluation is reflected in the process of the exchange and game of confidence between buyers and sellers. This leads to a result, to quote Howard Marks of Oaktree Capital, that, therefore, your thinking must be better than others – stronger and more competent. Other investors may be very smart, well-informed, and highly computerized, so you have to figure out an advantage that they don't have. You have to think what they don't think, see what they don't see, or have insight that they don't have. You have to react and behave differently.

Figure 2: Senior Pan Honglin of the second class of 20 international business

From 3:50 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Associate Professor Markus Rach shared via remote video link how interns and recent graduates can produce high-quality resumes. First of all, we need to understand the content positioning of the resume. If a resume is the first stepping stone to a job, then human resources is the first door a job seeker encounters. If you want to knock on this door, you have to solve three problems: (1) arouse HR's interest in reading; (2) Let HR understand your basic situation; and (3) convince HR that you are qualified for the position you are applying for. Assoc. Prof. Markus Rach emphasises that HR is just too busy! They spend no more than 5 seconds looking at a resume on average, which requires that the content of the resume should not only solve the above three problems, but also be refined. Assoc. Prof. Markus Rach shared a number of resume templates and pointed out the advantages and disadvantages, and the students all said that they benefited a lot.

Figure 3: Associate Professor Markus Rach shares how to create a high-quality CV via remote video

Finally, from 5:00 to 5:30 p.m., Associate Professor Hu Guolian Dr. Jack WOO invited Zhao Yixiao, an international exchange student studying in Germany, and Zhao Yixiao, a senior from the 20th International Business Class, to share his internship experience and suggestions on resume preparation with the students. Senior Zhao Yixiao also shared his experience of studying as an exchange student in Germany, and how he adapted to cross-cultural communication and living abroad.

Picture 4: Sharing by Zhao Yixiao, a senior from the 20th International Business Class 2 of international exchange students

Picture 5: Zhao Yixiao’s student exchange experience in Europe