2015 Graduate Recruitment
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Programme Participants

Alumni

"Over the years, I am inspired by plenty opportunities to unleash my talent and go beyond my limits. MTR has the best in class professional teams and strong people development drives. Its search for excellence culture helps to develop its bench strength on talents and leadership pipeline. You will truly find career development opportunities and enjoy wide ranges of eye-opening learning experience."

Morris Cheung
Human Resources Director
1983 Intake Graduate Engineer
Participant of People Development Initiative Programme


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"My career in the railway industry started when I joined the Operating Management Trainee programme upon graduation from the university. It furnished me with essential functional knowledge of railway operations and laid down a solid foundation for my career development in MTR. As I progressed along the Integrated Leadership Pipeline, I was given lots of opportunities to polish my general management skills and build up valuable internal and external networks. Today I am proud of being with MTR to contribute to the betterment of the communities that we serve."

Cheris Lee
Deputy General Manager-Operations (Shenzhen)
1994 Intake Operating Management Trainee
Participant of Executive Associate and People Development Initiative Programmes


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"Under the Executive Associate Scheme, I have had job placements in different functional units. The experience in the Merger Integration Office, Infrastructure Maintenance Department and Rolling Stock Maintenance Department has largely strengthened my managerial competencies and increased my functional mobility. I am satisfied that the company's growth in Hong Kong, Mainland and overseas has given me a diversified career full of opportunities."

Lu Wong
Infrastructure Maintenance Manager-WRL&LR
1997 Intake Graduate Engineer
Participant of Executive Associate and People Development Initiative Programmes


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"Learning and development has never stopped since I joined MTR in 2001. The graduate (HKIE Scheme A accredited) training programme gave me the excellent opportunity to learn and start my career as a railway professional. As a member of the leadership pipeline in the company, I have been assigned to different challenging job postings in the past years including merger planning and integration, infrastructure and rolling stock maintenance, European business development and cable car operations. These are all invaluable career development opportunities which bring both my personal growth and competencies to new heights."

Jeff Chan
Head of Cable Car Operations
2001 Intake Graduate Engineer
Participant of Executive Associate and People Development Initiative Programmes


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"Throughout the days in MTR since my Day 1, I am delighted to have plenty opportunities to gain exposure in various areas in the Property field to contribute my skills to the Corporation and to the society. To work with teams of professionals daily with a mutual target to reach new heights is always interesting and enjoyable."

Eddy Poon
Senior Leasing Manager
2002 Intake Property Management Trainee
Participant of People Development Initiative Programme


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"I started my career here at MTR and from the first day knew I belong here. The well-recognised training curriculum synergistically blended together my rotation experience and professional knowledge as well accelerated the acquiring of my accountancy qualifications. Currently being the Investor Relations Manager and a participant of the Executive Associate Programme, I have ample opportunities to meet different people and accept new challenges in achieving new horizons. I'm thrilled in embracing the future ahead together with the Corporation."

Michael Tse
Investor Relations Manager
2007 Intake Graduate Trainee
Participant of Executive Associate Programme The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology


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"As a participant of the Graduate Trainee and Executive Associate Programmes, I can feel the huge resource that MTR invested on people development. From the development of my engineering profession in building new railway project to cross-functional rotation enriching my general management skills, all the assignments are well-structured and tailor-made which aims to unleash my potential to grow with the Corporation and equip for the opportunities ahead. MTR is definitely a perfect company for my career development."

Henry Wong
Construction Engineer I-Civil
2007 Intake Graduate Trainee
Participant of Executive Associate Programme
The University of Hong Kong
Trainee of the Year Award 2010 (1st Prize), the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers


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"Being the Manager - Station Retail in Commercial and Marketing Division, I am currently taking lead to plan for the station retail for the opening of West Island Line, as well as marketing of all retail facilities in the West Kowloon Terminus of Guangzhou- Shenzhen- Hong Kong Express Rail Link. Besides, MTR also gives me the chance to further polish my leadership skill through leading different colleagues for the leasing of station shops at various stations. I always feel blessed to be in a corporation which has always been dedicated in providing adequate resources to groom and develop youngsters like us. I am well-prepared and ready for more challenges to come ahead of my career."

Kelvin Chow
Manager-Station Retail
2007 Intake Graduate Trainee
The Chinese University of Hong Kong


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"MTR has continuously provided me with opportunities to discover and develop ourselves. As part of our on-the-job training, we get to second to various functions including Marketing, Operations, Finance and Property to learn the vast aspects of running a railway business. On the other hand, we are also relentlessly support to take part in personal development activities such as character formation camps and business innovation. To me, joining MTR was never a job, but a journey of self-discovery and development."

Samantha Tang
Senior Accountant
2010 Intake Graduate Trainee
University of Hong Kong and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology


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"After 3-year rewarding journey as a Graduate Trainee, I have started my current role as an engineer delivering civil and track work projects in operating railway. As I am taking up more management responsibilities, the skills and qualities that I have developed through the programme are realizing through various occasions when I have to demonstrate my leadership and decision making while working closely with my team members. Yet people development has not stopped here but continued through various stages of my career such that I can acquire the competencies I need along the way."

Ryan Fan
Engineer-P Way & Civil
2011 Intake Graduate Trainee
The University of Hong Kong'


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"Under the well-structured Graduate Trainee programme, I have gained solid exposure in various functional departments that align well with my career aspiration. My journey at MTR has been exciting and rewarding with projects that bring real impacts to our customers in one way or another. I am also grateful for the support and guidance from our management at all times. The programme has enriched both my functional knowledge and managerial competencies, and has prepared me well for future career opportunities ahead."

Winnie Che
Assistant Retail Development Manager
2011 Intake Graduate Trainee
The Chinese University of Hong Kong


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"I have joined MTR for more than 7 years and worked in different departments, such as Marketing, Station Operation and Public Relations! It's really a challenging experience to transfer from one department to another, while you could enjoy a lot during the process. It's a precious opportunity provided by the Corporation and the Management, and I am ready for more challenges."

Amy Shi
Public Relations Manager - Special Projects (Shenzhen)
2007 Intake Graduate Trainee
Tongji University


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"MTR's Graduate Trainee programme is inspiring! Through job rotation and on-the-job training, I have discovered what I want in my career gradually. I am really happy that I could apply my technical knowledge to my daily work, especially that I feel I am fully engaged in the big days of China Urban Mass Transit's booming growth. Together with the leadership and management training throughout the programme and various opportunities and trust from the senior management, I am well-prepared for contributing to the railway industry."

Rigor Yan
Acting Station Based Maintenance Manager (Shenzhen)
2009 Intake Graduate Trainee
Tsinghua University


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"I've been working in MTR for five years. Looking back, I feel very grateful to the company for giving me so many learning opportunities. The company taught me the exact meaning of "professional" and also from the daily work I can still feel the passion of being one metro professional. Here you will experience a very steep learning curve which is beyond your expectation. I am glad that I made the right choice five years ago."

Kandy Zhao
Group Station Manager (Shenzhen)
2009 Intake Graduate Trainee
Peking University


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I started my career as GT in MTR, and provided with many opportunities to rotate in different departments to learn from the talented colleagues, which is definitely a valuable experience for fresh graduate. Now I am working in the very first property development project of MTR in the Mainland, participating in the development and marketing of residential unit and shopping mall, which marked the opening of a significant chapter of my career. I am well-prepared for more challenges in the future.

Vicky Bu
Senior Leasing Officer (Shenzhen Property)
2010 Intake Graduate Trainee Sun
Yat-Sen University


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"Through undertaking in-depth job attachments in engineering departments with roles ranging from maintenance to design, I have developed a holistic understanding on the railway business and enhanced my technical knowledge to pave my way towards becoming a professional engineer. I am truly grateful for the resources MTR has invested in fostering my professional development and I am eagerly looking forward to the challenges ahead."

Dixon Fung
Support Engineer
2011 Intake Graduate Engineer
The University of Hong Kong



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"In these three years' training, I have rotated to different sections and departments where I picked up a wide spectrum of technical and management skills. My supervisors provided me with hand-holding guidance and at the same time entrusted me to handle different projects independently. I enjoy my work thoroughly and have developed good rapport with my fellow colleagues. I am proud to join MTR and prepared to face challenges ahead."

Jason Au
Construction Engineer III-Civil
2011 Intake Graduate Engineer
The University of Hong Kong



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"MTR provides an excellent platform for enriching my technical capacity and enhancing my soft skills through rotations in operating and engineering departments, overseas subsidiaries and taking ownership in action learning projects, as well as organising various events and participating in overseas consultancy and bidding projects. I feel so grateful for the great support and valuable mentoring from my supervisors, in which I could expand my network and boost my confidence in facing the challenges ahead."

Benny Ng
Support Engineer
2012 Intake Graduate Engineer
The Chinese University of Hong Kong


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"MTR Graduate Engineer Programme has provided me an excellent platform for career development in railway industry. Through the training and rotation, I could fully achieve the goal of being a railway engineer as well as a team leader. Reviewing the past three years' times with the Corporation, I found that every element planned in the programme has played its part in my work later and equipped me to accomplish every task. I am so honored to be a member of MTR and so grateful for the development opportunity given to join the programme."

Ansen Gao
Acting Maintenance Support Manager íV Rolling Stock Maintenance (Shenzhen)
2011 Intake Mainland Graduate Engineer
Tongji University



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"The Four years' down-to-earth training and on-the-job learning are precious start-up experiences for my career development in railway industry. MTR provides detailed frontline training and a systematic rotation plan for fresh graduates. The multi-tasking challenge in Station Operation has enabled me to quickly adapt to different work environment. The safety culture, continuous improvement mechanism and the effective management practise are key factors for me to stay to grow up with the railway development in the Mainland China."

Denver Du
Group Station Manager (Shenzhen)
2010 Intake Mainland Operating Management Associate
South China University of Technology


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"MTR has absolutely provided me with an inspiring career development platform! I finished my 3 years' OMA programme in July 2014, which included job rotations in different MTR hubs (Hong Kong, Hangzhou, Shenzhen) and Operating sections (Station, Train Crew, Operations Control Centre, Operations Support). I learnt professional operating skills through various job assignments, got precious sharing from experienced mentors. All of these were awesome experiences to fulfilling my intellectual curiosity and career aspirations."

Yaco Ye
Senior Station Master (Shenzhen)
2011 Intake Mainland Operating Management Associate
Sun Yat-Sen University



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"Since I have joined the IMMA Programme, the days have been filled with opportunities and challenges. Our scope of work spans from inventory and logistics support to operation and maintenance of existing railway network, to initial provisioning for new railway extension projects to ensure their operation readiness. A well-managed supply chain is critical to the quality assurance of railway assets and affects the safety of and service to millions and it is our mission that never ceases. This is the place to join if you share the same career aspiration. And I am sure the learning and exposure you gain here will go beyond your expectation!"

Nicky Chan
Inventory Control Officer
2011 Intake Inventory & Materials Management Associate
The Chinese University of HK


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"When I first joined the Corporation, I was surprised by the amazing and efficient supply chain management thus the logistics network, which not only provides immediate and professional support to the maintenance team, but also helps the rapid recovery during railway incident to maintain the stability of the daily train operations. I am very glad that I can be part of the team in the operation and management of the logistics centres in different depots in order to provide reliable and superior service to the maintenance team thus giving a safe and caring journey to our customers."

Justin Yiu
Regional Stores Officer
2012 Intake Inventory & Materials Management Associate
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology


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Programme Participants - Graduate Trainee

"I can truly feel the people-oriented MTR culture and all plentiful opportunities and support the Corporation has given to young talents. The rotations in the past two years have enabled me to get exposed in cross business functions and rapidly aligned with the corporate strategies and values. With the support from the Management, I am having my final placement in the Financial Control Department, where I could get equipped with practical experiences and skillsets for completing my accounting qualifications and have paved my longer-term career development."

Daniel Choy
2012 Intake Graduate Trainee
The University of Hong Kong


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"With our extensive network in the community, I feel that a career at MTR could provide exactly what I have always wanted - a power to make a positive difference. During the past 2 years, I have been entrusted with real responsibilities to take up challenging tasks that touch on the lives of millions. This will not happen without the support of a comprehensive training programme, which aims to develop the trainees into all-rounded individuals. I am really grateful for the plentiful learning opportunities and the supreme mentorship I got so far."

Carey Chan
2012 Intake Graduate Trainee
Cornell University


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"My Graduate Trainee experience has been most stimulating. On one hand, I contributed to strategic projects that shape the future of MTR in a comfortable office environment. On the other hand, I had the chance to work on the front line with dedicated colleagues and to experience challenges they are facing. Being able to glimpse the Corporation from two extrema of a vast, multi-dimensional spectrum is nothing short of spectacular."

Tommy So
2013 Intake Graduate Trainee
University of Illinois íV Urbana


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"The best part of being a graduate trainee is that I keep learning every day. Not only do I gain departmental knowledge, I also learn about project management and interpersonal skills. All my colleagues are super approachable. If I have a question or a problem, all I have to do is ask and they will generously walk through it with us. And by rotating in various departments, I am able to piece together the work of each department to gain a holistic picture of the company."

Sunny Liu
2014 Intake Graduate Trainee
The Chinese University of Hong Kong


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"From the very first day at MTR, I have been blessed with what turns out to be a very rewarding and pleasant experience that complements my career aspirations and desire for challenge. It was not long before I was given great responsibility and ownership over the work that I was involved in. As a Graduate Trainee, I do not only have the opportunity to attach to various departments in line with my diverse interests, I can also take part in corporate events and training workshops, which are extremely helpful in shaping my professional as well as personal development as a whole ."

Clarence Cheng
2014 Intake Graduate Trainee
Imperial College London


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"During my past 2 years' training programme, I was given the opportunity to embark on a career in a variety of fields including railway operations, property, projects and marketing. MTR provides me with challenging and exciting assignments, even at an early stage, to get me on the fast track. The company regularly organizes different training programmes and events to help enhance my job-related knowledge and skills, build my network within the company, as well as broadening my exposure."

Addy Wang
2012 Intake Mainland Graduate Trainee
Xiamen University


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"It is in my second year of Graduate Trainee Programme, during which I have taken rotation to different departments to learn much about the "R+P" Model and our corporate values, as well as witnessing its great progress of incorporating the successful model into the booming mainland business. I am so grateful that MTR has provided ample resources and full support for young talents to learn, to reach the potentials, and to make real changes for a betterment of the communities we serve."

Joyce Lu
2013 Intake Mainland Graduate Trainee
Nanjing University


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Programme Participants - Graduate Engineer

"MTR provides me with ample learning opportunities through attachment to different engineering departments and exposure to various corporate activities. Thanks to the training programme, it has not only enriched my engineering knowledge, but also broadened my horizon and made my working life full of fun. Joining MTR Graduate Engineer programme is a precious opportunity to kick-start my career!"

Angel Lun
2013 Intake Graduate Engineer
The Chinese University of Hong Kong


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"The training programme offers me with great exposure to various engineering works in the company. Through working with my teammates and colleagues, I can feel their enthusiasm and professionalism towards their expertise. I am confident that after comprehensive trainings and generous support from my supervisors, I can take challenges ahead and contribute to the society by utilizing my technical knowledge to the railway industry in Hong Kong.

Matthew Tsang
2013 Intake Graduate Engineer
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology


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"As a Graduate Engineer at MTR, I gained a lot from the attachments to various departments, in terms of technical and interpersonal skills. The well-developed training programme also offered me ample opportunities to work with intelligent and approachable people in various disciplines, whom I can always turn to whenever I need. In short, MTR devotes a lot of resources in people development, making it the one of the best places for graduates to launch their careers and become all-rounded engineers."

Ringo Chung
2013 Intake Graduate Engineer
The University of Hong Kong


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"MTR Graduate Engineer programme provides an all-rounded training to enhance my technical, leadership, management and social networking skills. With the guidance and support from senior managers and professional engineers, I get opportunities to take part in ongoing projects. MTR provides a great platform for me to realize my full potential. I am looking forward to the fruitful career journey."

Hebe Tsang
2014 Intake Graduate Engineer
The Chinese University of Hong Kong


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Programme Participant - Human Resources Associate

"MTR quickly becomes my second home after I have joined it for only 2 months and I always have this special sense of belonging. I have been privileged to be selected and nurtured in the Human Resource Management Department through the Human Resources Associate programme. With so much going on in this big family, I am looking forward to journey through new challenges every day!"

Fiona Leung
2012 Intake Human Resources Associate
The University of Warwick


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Programme Participant - Property Associate

"I appreciate the support and mentorship the MTR's Management has offered me as I take on this structured yet personalized career path that we have designed together. I have been entrusted with real responsibilities that allowed me to work alongside managers to build a better future for our company and our community. MTR's culture of teamwork and innovation has inspired and motivated me to strive hard in fulfilling our mission of enhancing our stakeholders' quality of life."

Christine Lui
2014 Intake Property Associate
Cornell University


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Programme Participant - Graduate Quantity Surveyor

"The MTR GQS Programme provides me not only the professional training as a quantity surveyor in procurement and contracts aspects, but also the all-round development for my personal growth. The enlightenment by the well-structured job rotation arrangement with close collaboration with warm and enthusiastic colleagues marks a fruitful start of my career life. I also enjoy the exposure to different corporate events in which I can widen my horizon and strengthen my managerial skill."

Sandy Chung
2013 Intake Graduate Quantity Surveyor
The University of Hong Kong


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"From mega-size civil projects to interactive E&M works, MTR provides me the chance to contribute to HK's infrastructure. The GQS programme responded to my needs with on-the-job training, personal development curriculums and many other interesting opportunities. I was nurtured not as a workman but a professional. Under the guidance of experienced and welcoming colleagues, I was always encouraged to take a step further. Developing in MTR is truly a unique experience to have."

Ann Leung
2013 Intake Graduate Quantity Surveyor
The University of Hong Kong


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Programme Participants - Information Technology Associate

"The ITA programme offered me a chance to get a closer look to IT in an enterprise. Through continuous job rotation and participation in different projects, I have been able to strengthen both my technical and soft skills which were valuable in developing my professional career. There were challenges in between, but with the support of good mentors and colleagues, I am always capable to get through it. I also have realized that IT is not only about building systems and servers, but also engaging users from different departments with technologies for the business of the Corporation. It has become one of my passionate missions to work in MTR every day."

Eric Shek
2013 Intake Information Technology Associate
The Chinese University of Hong Kong


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"MTR has given tremendous resources to develop people. Under the ITA programme, I have the privilege to rotate to different sections within the IT Department. I have experienced various cutting-edge technologies and a large-scaled IT infrastructure, which are renowned in the industry. Apart from core job duties, I am also provided with opportunities to participate in corporate events. Not only has MTR provided a safe journey to its passengers, but it has also provided me with a fruitful and rewarding career journey!"

Sam Lam
2013 Intake Information Technology Associate
The Chinese University of Hong Kong


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Programme Participant - Railway Officer Trainee

"I am pleased to begin my career in MTR as a Railway Officer Trainee. Having the opportunities to work at the frontline, I can contribute my effort and passion to serve the community and deliver excellent service to every passenger. I have got the chances to receive professional training and learn from senior colleagues. It has helped me building up a solid foundation for my further career development."

Elliot Chan
2013 Intake Railway Officer Trainee
The City University of Hong Kong


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Programme Participant - Corporate Relations Associate

"It is definitely an inspiring journey to work in MTR, through which you will see how colleagues from different departments work jointly to provide world-class railway services to Hong Kong citizens, and how we extend our unique business model grown in Hong Kong to the rest of the world successfully. As a CRA, you will have the opportunity not only to observe but take part in every aspect of the Corporation's businesses, and it is really an exceptional experience."

Gabriel Li
2014 Intake Corporate Relations Associate
The Chinese University of Hong Kong


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