[For 2020 Graduates] Banking Talent Programme - PayPal (HKU Nomination): Application Deadline: 20 August

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Banking Talent Programme - PayPal (HKU Nomination)


The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) and the banking industry have jointly launched the Banking Talent Programme to nurture young talents for the industry, and provide participants with an opportunity to better prepare for future careers in the banking sector. The Programme targets fresh graduates from local universities who will be offered six-month work opportunities and industry-specific training. The Programme is supported by the Hong Kong Association of Banks (HKAB) and all local universities. For more details, please refer to: http://www.hkib.org/bankingtalent.

Professional Training

A series of induction seminars as well as professional training courses will be organised by the HKMA, in collaboration with The Hong Kong Academy of Finance, The Hong Kong Institute of Bankers and reputable industry practitioners.


Students graduating with a bachelor's degree in 2020 from local universities may apply for the Programme, and the disciplines preferred will depend on the work nature of specific jobs and the needs of participating firms.

Programme Period

The Programme will start from early September 2020 and last for a period of six months.


A monthly salary of HK$12,000 will be offered to the Programme participants. Also, HKMA will subsidise the course fees for the relevant professional training courses attended by the participants.

HKU Nomination

PayPal Hong Kong Limited is inviting a new round of nominations from HKU for the Programme. Candidates being nominated by CEDARS will be given priority during the selection process. Please refer to the below job information and follow the two steps in application if you want to be considered by CEDARS for nomination to PayPal.

Step 1: Direct Application to PayPal

Apply online at this link.

Step 2: Application to HKU CEDARS

Submit the below online application form in order to be considered by CEDARS for nomination to PayPal. You must complete "Step 1" before you apply to CEDARS. The application deadline to CEDARS is 20 August 2020 (Thursday).

Job Specifications

Company: PayPal Hong Kong Limited

Position: Strategic Technology Enablement – International Intern

Job Description: As a technology intern, you will work with a global technology and information security team invested in your growth and development, with a dual reporting line to the international leadership and the company’s Chief Architect. You will be tasked with helping the company to up level PayPal’s data handling processes to better address emerging requirements for data locality, privacy, and governance. You will identify existing and emerging trends and regulations around the world to document, develop, and implement patterns and best practices that meet the current and future business and compliance needs.

Requirement: 2020 graduates with a bachelor’s degree in a local Hong Kong university majoring in computer science, computer engineering, information systems or related.

For more details on the responsibilities and requirements, please click here.

Online Application

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For enquiries, please email to GraduAction@cedars.hku.hk.