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Corporate General Management – Graduate Trainee Programme


The Graduate Trainee (GT) Programme is part of our Talent Pipeline which aims at developing programme participants along the general management path. Under an accelerated 2-year programme, you will have intensive cross-functional job rotations in 3-4 core functions (with a typical duration of 6-9 months each) to gain in-depth knowledge and hands-on experience.

From the 3rd year onwards, you will take up placement with senior supervisory responsibilities in a business function.

Programme participants with academic qualifications recognised by the Hong Kong Institute of Engineers (HKIE) may undergo HKlE accredited Scheme ‘A’ Training in pursuit of chartered engineer status.

You may have rotations in, but are not limited to, the following business functions:

  • Operations
  • Projects
  • Property
  • Mainland China & International Business
  • Commercial & Marketing
  • Corporate Affairs

Customized development initiatives in the Graduate Trainee Programme are structured and comprehensive:

  • Intensive induction programme
  • Experiential team-building workshops
  • Cross-functional job rotations
  • Management and leadership training workshops
  • Study trips
  • Outward Bound training
  • Participation in corporate events
  • Action learning projects
  • Community services / volunteering work
  • Executive sharing sessions

We are looking for:

Final year students or recent graduates from any disciplines with excellent academic results and the following qualities:

  • Strong leadership potential and interpersonal skills
  • Good commercial acumen
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Strong adaptability and flexibility
  • Strong passion and commitment
  • Strong learning capability
  • Strong alignment with MTR Values
  • Excellent command of English and Chinese (including Putonghua)
  • High mobility to travel and work in the Mainland of China / overseas


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