Internships in Singapore

Singapore is one of the most popular countries to intern in Asia, this is a modern country with multi global companies based here. People from all around the world apply to work in Singapore every year, places can be competitive so it is important you build your application to the best possible standard. 

Here are some top reasons to apply:

  • Advance your career
  • Gain new skills in a dynamic marketplace 
  • A placement could lead to a full-time job offer
  • Pick up new skills and valuable work experience
  • Having this on your resume will make you stand out from the crowd
  • Experience the fantastic Singapore culture
  • Possibly learn a new language
  • Make new professional contacts and friends


Areas Where You Can Work

There are so many different industries you can intern in, these include:

  • Architecture
  • Banking
  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Business
  • Charity
  • Engineering
  • Finance
  • Journalism 
  • IT
  • Marketing
  • Media
  • NGO
  • Tourism & Hospitality


Visas for Interning in Singapore

If you are an undergraduate or graduate aged between 17 to 30 you work for up to 6 months in Singapore on a Working Holiday Pass (WHP). Most nationalities can apply, eligible countries include: Australia, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand, the UK, and the USA just to name some. You will need to pay a visa fee of S$120.


Accommodation & Cost of Living in Singapore

Singapore is an expensive destination to intern but there are ways to keeps costs down which is great if your internship is unpaid. Some companies provide benefits like accommodation which can be shared or condominium style housing with other expats. Instead of going for private housing or staying in a hostel/hotel you could find a roomshare.


How to Apply

You can view our intern and work providers above. Some companies offer structured internships in Singapore which include placements, visa assistance, accommodation, social and networking events, 24/7 support and language lessons. You will need to pay a fee for this service. You might also like to view our internship programs abroad.


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