About the Internship
The sustainable development of cities is the global trend. The Earth Academy (TEA) nurtures green human capital in collaboration with local and overseas tertiary institutions. We provide mentorship and a series of activities for interns to develop their potential for the green industry. We try to inspire youths and encourage them to conceive innovative green ideas. More importantly, they could be empowered to spread the environmental message among the community.
In the Summer Internship 2017, we provided internship training for over 30 students from 6 local and overseas tertiary institutions such as The University of Hong Kong, The University of Science and Technology, and The Chinese University of Hong Kong to ensure our internships suit their strengths and interests. We hoped the potential solutions offered by the youths could alleviate the environmental problems in Hong Kong. Apart from the research project, interns could participate in different kinds of FoE (HK) project. For example, a radio program called "The Earth Academy- City Forest‧Forest City” was a great platform for interns to plan various community-engagement activities related to trees, and they also explored the potential in the use of social media.