As the crossroads of the East and West, Singapore offers the ideal work environment with its multi-cultural and cosmopolitan setting. Widely acknowledged as having one of the best business environments in the world, the island plays host to more than 14,000 multi-national corporations (MNCs).
If you are looking at getting a head-start in your career and carving your niche in Asia, embarking on a professional internship in Singapore shall be a great career advancement platform for you. Through the Work Experience Programme (WEP), we endeavour to match you to an internship opportunity in your preferred industries.
You can choose to work (without credit) during the summer holidays, Semester 1 (August to December) or Semester 2 (January to May). It is recommended that the period should not be less than 12 weeks as it shall be difficult to secure a placement.
This programme is open to undergraduate students from NTU's exchange partners only
You have to be nominated by your home university to be eligible for the programme
- You have to be eligible to apply for the Work Holiday Pass (WHP)
You will not be able to register for any academic subjects during the attachment period.
Work Period: You have the flexibility to decide on the period of work internship. It is recommended that the period of internship should not be less than 3 months (12 weeks), as it would be difficult to secure a suitable placement for a short duration.
Once you have accepted the offer from the organisation, you must complete the entire period of attachment as agreed.
Each successful work placement will be counted towards one unit of exchange, unless otherwise specified.
The WHP is applicable to all full-time students of all nationalities studying in selected universities* in the eight countries/territories (Australia, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand, United Kingdom, United States).
*The universities from the above countries must be ranked among the top 200 in any of the following international rankings within the past five years:
For more information, please refer to the Career & Attachment Office website here.