SINGAPORE INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
Singapore, The Lion City, is a top global city in Southeast Asia and the world’s only island city-state. Despite its tiny region and lack of natural resources, Singapore manages to become one of the most successful economies in Asia, earning it the title as one of the Asian Tigers. With its competitive business law and zero-tolerance to corruption, Singapore provides many companies – both multinational and local – with great opportunities. Start your international career with our Singapore Internship Program. You will have a wide range of choices of internship positions, from business to creative industry. Please check our requirement or eligibility page for joining our Singapore program.
A true melting pot of cultures, Singapore is home to multi-cultural races – Chinese, Malay, Indian and others. It creates a very unique work environment, where cross cultural management become very important. Living in Singapore is also very convenient. There is almost no language barrier, as English is widely spoken. Moreover, it is one of the safest countries in the world. Completed with its comprehensive transportation system and strategic location in the center of Southeast Asia, Singapore is definitely one of the best places in the world to intern and learn.
Singapore Internship Program Start Dates and Duration
Our Singapore Internship Program is available anytime along the year for minimum 4 weeks to maximum 24 weeks. Check our package and pricing!
We would suggest that you to arrive on a Thursday and start the program briefing on Friday. Then you can rest on the weekend and start the internship bright and early on Monday.
Suggested Activities in Singapore
1. Eat at the hawker centers – Singapore’s hawker centers are famous for its beautiful mix of Chinese, Malaysian and Indian spices. You can find various dishes from Chicken Rice and Bak Kut Teh to Nasi Lemak and Biryani.
2. Ascent to the top of Marina Bay – Swim in the infinity pools on the top of Singapore’s most spectacular icon. Or you can go to the observation deck and enjoy the spectacular night view of Singapore!
3. Stay up late for Night Safari - See over 1,000 animals in their naturalistic nighttime habitats in the world’s first safari park for nocturnal animals.
• Local Singaporean, all nationalities eligible for Work Holiday Program (*), foreign talent in Singapore (with valid visa)
• Above 18 years old
• Fluent in English
• A fluency in Chinese / Malay language will be a great advantage
(*)Work Holiday Program
You can apply for the Work Holiday Program in Singapore if you meet these requirements:
1. You are aged 18 to 25.
2. You are an undergraduate or graduate of a university in Australia, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand, Switzerland, United Kingdom or United States.
3. Your university is recognized by the government of the respective nine countries. Examples include those ranked among the top 200 for overall academic performance in any of these rankings:
- Quacquarelli Symonds World University Rankings
- Shanghai Jiao Tong University’s Academic Ranking of World Universities
- Times Higher Education World University Rankings
4. For undergraduates: you have been a resident and a full-time student of the university for at least 3 months before applying for the pass.
5. For graduates: you were a resident and a full-time student of the university.
More info: http://www.mom.gov.sg/passes-and-permits/work-holiday-programme/eligibility
3 months prior to the intended start date (the latest). More info: firstname.lastname@example.org
Advice for Someone Considering Doing Internship in Singapore
• Follow the rules – Singaporean are mostly known to be very strict to rules. This culture is also shown in their working attitude, where there are rules for every kind of situation. Understand these rules and follow them dutifully.
• Maintain group harmony – Although most Singaporeans are pretty individualist and competitive, they still have a strong collectivism culture. They consider teamwork and group harmony to be very important, as it is common in Asian countries. Always show that you are willing to work as a group and avoid conflict and confrontation.
• Build your network – There is a great chance to build your network in Singapore as it is a major hub for international businesses. Spend time with your colleagues to learn about their culture.
• Be Disciplined – Singapore has a very efficient and competitive worker population. Be discipline with your work and always meet your deadline. There is no time to be relaxing in Singapore’s working culture. Try to always work beyond what you are asked for.
Start your Singapore internship journey with a simple application process.
Please contact our Bright Internships team to help you plan your program. Bright Internships will guide you to set up your dream internship, assist in the visa and pre-departure process, and provide local support in Singapore.
Register yourself now with the Application Form.
See you soon in Singapore!