Internship at Walk in Hong Kong – Architecture Education Programme

Background of co-organiser

Walk in Hong Kong is the city’s leading cultural enterprise. Founded in 2013, it specializes in curating immersive experiences for tourism, commercial brand building, corporate social responsibility and educational initiatives. It also conducts heritage consultancy and advocacy. Walk in Hong Kong’s mission is to provide experiences that are fun, informative and celebratory of the city’s tales, past and present, in all their gritty, quirky glory. In 2016,Walk in Hong Kong’s multi-talented team successfully lobbied for a Grade 1 historic building status for State Theatre in North Point, an internationally unique piece of architecture and the last grand icon of the heyday of Hong Kong cinema.

Project details

Interns will design and prepare immersive learning activities for secondary school students in an architecture education programme in Hong Kong. Under the guidance of supervisors,interns will take the lead to develop creative learning activities which are aimed at enhancing the ability of student participants to appreciate architecture in Hong Kong.


  • 16 October – 22 November, 2017
  • Mainly Monday to Friday, and occasionally on Saturdays (for full-time PGDE students)
  • Flexible working days (schedules of part-time students can be accommodated)


  • Walk in Hong Kong Office in Sheung Wan
  • Other locations such as event venues and field sites corresponding to the programme design


  • PGDE students from all majors (with background in Social Science, Liberal Studies and History preferred)
  • Experience in research preferred (e.g. research for school projects)
  • Strong organisational skills required
  • Basic proficiency in Photoshop/Illustrator for simple poster design is a plus

(No. of places: 2)


Application Deadline

1 September 2017


Shortlisted students may be invited to attend an interview arranged by Walk in Hong Kong (details to be confirmed)


Ms Ivy Chung, Faculty of Education (HKU) [Email: ivychung@hku.hk]