Apply to Co-op

Eligibility and Requirements

Who are we looking for?

If you are a penultimate or final year student that would like to hone your competitive advantage and jumpstart your career exploration, you are making the right choice by applying to Co-op@CUHK.

Good academic standing

With a constant drive to improve.


Showcasing leadership potential and entrepreneurial spirit.

Positive attitude

Demonstrating empathy, humility and a can-do mentality.

What makes you 'You'

Your uniqueness that helps you stand out from the crowd.

What is needed for application

Applicants to Co-op@CUHK must have:

We invite you to assemble and prepare a range of materials that will help us evaluate your suitability.

Co-op programme application form

Remember, we are interested in the full picture – which means we not only consider your academic standing, but also your extra-curriculars and other aspects of you that reflect strong intellectual curiosity, drive and leadership potential, required to thrive in a challenging professional environment. 

Click here to access the application form.

*The Third Cohort Application has been closed. Please look forward to the Fourth Cohort Application around Feb 2024.

Personal study plan

You will have to list out what courses you have completed and what other courses you will be taking in the coming semesters. The Co-op advisors will review if the Co-op Programme can be embedded in the proposed study plan.

Please use the template Here to formulate your study plan.


A current, one-page CV is required.

Latest transcript copy

A scanned copy of your latest academic transcript is required.

Remarks for non-local students

Please provide appended additional documents.

Copy of No Objection Letter for internship

Full-time degree students at the Bachelor’s level (excluding exchange and visiting students) may accept a study/curriculum-related internship for one-third of the normal duration of the relevant full time academic programme, whichever is the shorter.