14 May 2020

Link Expands Summer Young Talent Programme
to Nurture Children of Employees and Contractors

  • Link’s Summer Young Talent Programme seeks to nurture children of employees and property management service contractors
  • The programme offers a series of career planning, soft skills training, a comprehensive induction and exposure to Link’s business through site visits, engagement events and project engagement

Link Asset Management Limited (Link), the manager of Link Real Estate Investment Trust (Link REIT, stock code: 823), announced today (Thursday) it will launch Summer Young Talent Programme to nurture children of Link’s employees and property management service contractors.

“It’s particularly important to support our employees and contractors during these difficult times,” Link Chief Executive Officer George Hongchoy said. “While we’re strictly controlling spending in this trying time, we are committed to providing training to young people and support for our extended Link family given the difficulty of securing internships during the economic downturn.”

The Summer Young Talent Programme comprises of two parts: Summer Internship at Link and Work Experience series at Link Property Management Service Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Link.

The Summer Internship offers a two-month internship at Link to 35 university students or fresh graduates who are children of Link’s employees or Link University Scholarship awardees. A couple of spots will also be reserved for university students studying energy and environmental science.

The Work Experience series offer a one-month internship at Link’s property management service arm to 30 university students or fresh graduates who are children of Link’s property management service contractors*.

A staple of the Summer Young Talent Programme is soft skills training for interns to support their personal growth and career planning, including potential discovery, emotional intelligence, as well as presentation and facilitation skills. The comprehensive induction programme is rounded off with exposure to Link’s diverse business through site visits, engagement events and project engagement.

The Summer Young Talent Programme will begin in July.

* Link’s property management service contractors include cleaning, security, fitter, and car park operation services firms.

About Link

Link Real Estate Investment Trust (Hong Kong stock code: 823), managed by Link Asset Management Limited, is a leading retail-focused REIT in the world. Listed in 2005 as the first REIT in Hong Kong, Link has been 100% held by public and institutional investors and is a Hang Seng Index constituent stock. From its home in Hong Kong, Link manages a diversified portfolio including retail facilities, car parks and offices spanning Hong Kong, Beijing, Guangzhou, Shanghai, Shenzhen, London and Sydney. Link seeks to extend its portfolio growth trajectory and grasp expansion opportunities in different markets in pursuit of our medium-term target Vision 2025. For details, please visit https://www.linkreit.com/.

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