Cover letters. We all hate writing them. But cover letters are the only way to go beyond the who, what and where of a resume or CV.

Learn how to make the most of your cover letter. Stand out when you apply for jobs or internships. All you need is your laptop and 90 minutes as William Chang shows you a few approaches to writing a better cover letter.

Speaker:   William Chang

                    Internships & alumni coordinator

Journalism and Media Studies Centre

The University of Hong Kong

Date:          Tuesday, 15 April 2014

Time:         7:30 to 9:00pm

Venue:      Room A304

*Open to ALL residents of the Residential Colleges



About the speaker:

Chang is the internship coordinator at the Journalism and Media Studies Centre of the University of Hong Kong, He is the former director of career services at the City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism, He has also worked for more than a dozen years at The Associated Press, including five years as a recruiter and the administrator of the AP internship program. He has also been an adjunct at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism and School of International and Public Affairs.


ZEITGEIST (The spirit of the age) is the organiser of intellectual exchanges and academic related activities based in the Residential Colleges (Shun Hing College). Building on the success of the A Salon Series, ZEITGEIST has been established to encompass a wide range of interdisciplinary activities, including the A Salon SeriesA Book Club and other practical skills. We are delighted to have more talents from all academic disciplines to join us in organising future functions.


Internship Workshop

Academic English Workshop

Careers Workshop

Surviving Undergraduate Studies Workshop

Surviving Postgraduate Studies Workshop


A Book Club

(Commencing May 2014)


A Salon Series: Road to Hong Kong History with Elizabeth Sinn

A Salon Series: The Historical Worlds of Hong Kong with John Carroll