Graduate Recruitment
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Programme Participants

Alumni

'In MTR, I am inspired and have plenty opportunities to go beyond my limits. MTR has the best in class professional teams, a robust "can-do" and search for excellence culture and strong people development drives. You will find interesting assignments that unleash your potential to reach new heights.'

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 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
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 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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'The Graduate Trainee programme offered me the opportunity to participate in the new railway projects to strength my professional knowledge as an engineer while at the same time gave me various exposures to in other cross-functional development initiatives outside my profession to enhance my managerial skills. From the well-structured and fast-track Graduate Trainee and Executive Associate programmes I take up my current post and am well prepared for future opportunities.'

Henry Wong
Construction Engineer I-Civil
2007 Intake Graduate Trainee
Participant of Executive Associate Programme
The University of Hong Kong


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'Being the Manager - Station Retail in Commercial and Marketing Division, I am currently responsible for planning and marketing of all retail facilities in the West Kowloon Terminus of Guangzhou- Shenzhen- Hong Kong Express Rail Link. 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
Participant of Executive Associate Programme
The Chinese University of Hong Kong


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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 blends 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, and I'm thrilled in embracing the future ahead together with MTR.'

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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'My journey in MTR is full of exciting moments: from supporting the Melbourne Metro Bid, participating in the opening of new stations, assisting Corporate Strategy Review, to managing development of various MTR mobile Apps - that's the trust MTR has on Graduate Trainees. I am glad to grow with MTR and to serve the general public at the same time. Come and join MTR to make a difference in our community!'

Bosco Leung
Manager-Mobile Marketing
2008 Intake Graduate Trainee
Participant of Executive Associate Programme
The University of Hong Kong


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'Here in MTR, I can truly feel the company's dedication in developing young talents and can always find a network of support at my disposal. During my rotations, I was involved in a wide range of tasks including technical design projects, system integrity assurance to risk management issues in our mainland hubs. All these were some very rewarding experiences to fulfilling my intellectual curiosity and career aspirations.'

Shera Lai
Design Support Engineer-Safety Assurance
2010 Intake Graduate Trainee
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology


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'The commitment on people development is something MTR talks about during recruitment, and when I started to work here I found it actually walks the talk. The Graduate Trainee programme has given me great opportunities to rotate to various departments to understand the operation of our business; shadow senior managers to observe how they run the company, and be seconded to our business partners to understand the industry. We our current growth in Hong Kong and beyond, I can't find anything more exciting and rewarding than being immersed in such a remarkable expansion!'

Gary Zhang
Engineer II - Project Analysis
2012 Intake Graduate Trainee
The University of Hong Kong


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'Time flies, and I have joined MTR for six 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 management, and that's what I have always appreciated.'

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


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'During the past four years in MTR, as a Graduate Trainee I strongly felt that there were plenty of learning opportunities for growth and improvement. We get precious sharing from the talented managers and the experienced frontline staff. We also learn by doing because we are assigned with various corporate-level tasks, and are posted in different departments to broaden our horizon, build up our network, and put into practice what we've learned. Here you will experience a very steep learning curve which is beyond your expectation.'

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


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This is a time when China Urban Mass Transit has been experiencing a booming growth together with urbanization. More than 30 cities have or will have their own metro system before 2020! MTR's Graduate Trainee programme is inspiring! Through job rotation and on-the-job training, I discover what I want in my career gradually. I am really happy that I could apply my technical knowledge at my daily work. 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 in the Mainland.

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


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'Here in MTR, I am provided with ample opportunities to develop as a competent future leader. The dedicated training programme and the overseas projects that I took part in sharpen my professional knowledge as well as broaden my horizon by working with overseas companies. My life here is full of fun and challenges and I am always proud to be a member of this big family.'

Daisy Law
System Assurance Development Engineer
2008 Intake Graduate Engineer
The University of Hong Kong


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'This is much more than working in real estate development, you will be part of the team to create, connect and enhance our communities. The Property Associate programme provides you a challenging yet fulfilling work environment by exposing in a full spectrum of real estate development - from the early engagement in town planning and property development, to the construction stage of project management, followed by leasing & marketing of the investment portfolio as well as property management. If you share the same aspiration as mine, this will be the programme you are looking for.'

Charlotte Man
Property Development Surveyor II
2009 Intake Property Associate
The Chinese University of Hong Kong


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'MTR is an excellent training ground where one can be exposed to the widest range of HR functions. While MTR has high expectation on the Associates, it also provides excellent support and development opportunities for those who are up for the challenge. I am glad to have chosen this as my first job after graduation in which I thoroughly enjoy the learning, the exposure and the fun I cannot get from anywhere else.'

Ivy Yuen
Assistant Human Resources Manager
2009 Intake Human Resources Associate
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology



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'Working in MTR provides me with multinational exposures. After my 2-year Scheme "A" training, I had the experience to work in our maintenance department in Hong Kong. I also got involved in a joint venture company in Stockholm and the train testing and commissioning in Mainland China. Now, as a Maintenance Engineer, I am engaged in the pre-operation work of West Island Line and Shatin-Central Link projects. I can say that MTR Graduate Engineer programme definitely developed my well-rounded skills.'

Ken Yuen
Maintenance Engineer-Rolling Stock
2009 Intake Graduate Engineer
The University of Hong Kong



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'The Graduate Engineer programme offers ample opportunities in developing my engineering and management competence through on-the-job coaching and job attachment. I am able to work with a group of outstanding and talented professionals and have multi-disciplinary networking opportunities. MTR provides a great working platform with excellent training resources for young graduates to embark on their career.'

Victoria Suen
Construction Engineer III - Civil
2010 Intake Graduate Engineer
University of Cambridge


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Programme Participants - Graduate Trainee

'Having undergone intensive training programme in both engineering and general corporate management fields with MTR has definitely shaped and expanded my character in many ways. The opportunities to work with the Operations and new Projects divisions gave me holistic understanding of the core railway business; while the numerous occasions to partner with departments ranging from commercial to human resources backgrounds built my broader knowledge and skill foundation towards an all-rounded portfolio. I feel great satisfaction looking back at my achievements for the past two years, and I am looking forward to meet the new challenges ahead.'

Ryan Fan
2011 Intake Graduate Trainee
The University of Hong Kong



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'Under the well-structured Graduate Trainee program, I have rotated to different functional departments that align well with my personal capability and career aspiration. My journey at MTR has been fruitful and fulfilling as I was entrusted to take on projects that bring real impacts to the everyday life of millions of our customers and the local community. I am truly grateful for the great support and valuable coaching from the management throughout my career development here.'

Winnie Che
Senior Retail Development Officer
2011 Intake Graduate Trainee
The Chinese 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. Since Day 1, Graduate Trainees 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 program, 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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'It was hard to imagine how much attention MTR has given to young talents. The people here always encourage innovations and cultivate a teamwork environment. With the support from management, I was involved in a variety of business projects during my rotations that enabled me to align with the corporate strategies and values. I was also given numerous opportunities to organise and participate in different corporate events, where I could expand my network and share insights with colleagues from different divisions.'

Daniel Choy
2012 Intake Graduate Trainee
The University of Hong Kong


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'My first months as a Graduate Trainee have been most stimulating. I have been given significant responsibilities from day one, and had a very broad exposure of this corporation. I work side-by-side with managers extensive experience in railway operation to contribute to projects that shape the future MTR. In addition, internal events have given me numerous opportunities to meet senior management and expand my network.'

Tommy So
2013 Intake Graduate Trainee
University of Illinois - Urbana


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'My first year in MTR has been challenging yet rewarding. Through the Mainland Graduate Trainee programme, I've got the chance to learn and work in different sections of Operations & Maintenance Department with full support from knowledgeable managers and experienced mentors. It is during this period that I am able to learn about how MTR manages deliver excellent train services to our customers consistently. Being a member of a corporation which contributes a lot to communities and the public just makes me very proud!'

Addy Wang
2012 Intake Graduate Trainee (Hangzhou)
Xiamen University


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'It has been a rewarding experience ever since I joined the Mainland Graduate Trainee programme where I receive great guidance of Operations from colleagues and department heads, as well as tremendous encouragement and support to think and try. Here in MTR, I am inspired to learn, to manage, to run a business, and even to lead a direction. It is not only a training program, but a journey to growth that I will always appreciate.'

Joyce Lu
2013 Intake Mainland Graduate Trainee (Shenzhen)
Nanjing University


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Programme Participants - Graduate Engineer

'My 2-year Scheme "A" training enhanced my technical knowledge and broadened my horizons through attachment to engineering departments and engagement in action learning projects. Now, I am a support engineer responsible for both existing station equipment maintenance and interface management of new lines. MTR Graduate Engineer programme is not only about technical training, it also helps one grows and gets ready for challenges ahead.'

Queenie Leung
Support Engineer - East Rail & Ma On Shan Lines
2011 Intake Graduate Engineer
The Chinese University of Hong Kong


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'MTR Graduate Engineer programme offers many learning opportunities for me to develop my engineering as well as management skills. With the great support from management and experienced engineers, I was able to work on different operating projects during my training programme in which I also gained professional guidance. People here are friendly and helpful. MTR is the best place to start your career!'

Leo Tsoi
2012 Intake Graduate Engineer
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology


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'MTR has an excellent career development platform in place where I am not only joining a Graduate Engineer program but my future career development in the company will also be taken care of. Apart from the training courses and the opportunities to take up different challenging tasks, I am also grateful for the support and advice from our professional and experienced colleagues on strengthening my managerial skills. I am ready for challenges and opportunities ahead!'

Michael Lam
2013 Intake Graduate Engineer
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology


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'After joining MTR for two years, my knowledge in engineering and management skills has been greatly enriched. MTR offered a platform for me to develop my career in railway industry as well as management. In addition, the key value of the corporation, the concept of railway operation and risk management awareness are well developed which influenced not only the corporation but also the whole railway industry. I am so proud to be a member here.'

Ansen Gao
Assistant Engineer - Operations Engineering (Shenzhen)
2011 Intake Mainland Graduate Engineer
Tongji University


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Programme Participant - Property Associate

'MTR is an excellent place to build a career. We are on a great mission to enhance the quality of life of our citizens. In the Property Division, we make a difference by providing heart-warming management service to residents, creating comfortable experience at malls and developing new residential and commercial areas for the community. The PA program is a fulfilling journey, which you will find your contribution meaningful and think in a broader perspective.'

Anthony So
2013 Intake Property Associate
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology


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Programme Participants - Operating Management Associate

'Being an Operating Management Associate, I got lots of benefits from the training program. The rotation program in Operating department provided me with opportunities to appreciate the operations of functional departments, and to learn professional railway knowledge. Most importantly I could make use of my strengths in my daily work to create value for the company. The rapid development of railway industry in Mainland offers challenging working environment and precious opportunities. If you want to have a truly down-to-earth career in this fast growing industry, welcome to join us.'

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


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'MTR has absolutely provided Operating Management Associate with an inspiring career development platform! I finished my 2 years' comprehensive training program in July 2013, which included job rotations in different MTR hubs (Hong Kong, Hangzhou, Shenzhen) and operating sections (Station, Train Crew, OCC, Operations Support). I learnt professional operating skills through various job assignments, got precious sharing from experienced frontline staff, and set my future career path with the guide of talented managers. If you are ready to confront challenges, can think in an independent way and search for a systematic career development, what you gain in 2 years is more than others in 5 in MTR's Mainland Operating Management Associate program.'

Yaco Ye
Operations Support Officer (Shenzhen)
2011 Intake Mainland Operating Management Associate
Sun Yat-Sen University


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Programme Participant - Graduate Quantity Surveyor

'Innovative contract strategy and efficient contract administration could ensure the cost-effective operation in different aspects of the Corporation, ranging from the property management to large-scale construction projects. The Graduate Quantity Surveyor programme at MTR provides me with rewarding experience in managing the contracts and overcoming different challenges from pre-contract stage to post-contract stage so as to facilitate different Corporation functions.'

Thomas Lin
2012 Intake Graduate Quantity Surveyor
The 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 - Inventory and Materials Management Associate

'Exposure to dynamic modern inventory and materials management and involvement in various cross-functional projects enables me to grow as an all-rounded professional. I am also provided with development opportunities in job attachments as well as participation in corporate functions. The Inventory & Materials Management Associate programme builds up my competence and confidence to start off my fruitful career and life's journey!'

Nicky Chan
2011 Inventory & Materials Management Associate
The Chinese University of Hong Kong


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