Global Internship: Singapore

By | August 11, 2017

Global Internship: Singapore

The Global Internships team works one-on-one with you to find an internship that matches your career goals, interests, and experience level. Internships in Singapore are available in a wide variety of fields and internship placement is guaranteed.

Examples of past internships:

  • Produce a local musical which requires the management of a group of local children and parents, communication with the show director and choreographer, ticketing requests for the show, marketing, etc.
  • Assist in various audit engagements including but not limited to developing strategic plans and carrying out the audit steps which include vouching, tracing, calculating, testing , closing and finalization of audit files
  • Research potential projects in various industries, including water, cement, oil and gas, while developing training and marketing videos for organizational partners
  • Conduct legal research and draft legal submissions while also attending various sessions at both the State Courts and High Court for criminal, civil and commercial cases
  • Support all commercial activities on new business and client services including new client prospecting, marketing, resource planning, event planning, and client engagement coordination

Opportunities can vary year-to-year by such factors as market trends, time of year, and the economy. Common industry sectors for internships include, but are not limited to:

Business & Industry
Business Development
Interior Design

Graphic Design
Public Relations

Financial Services

Politics & Law
Legal Departments
Law Firms
Trade Associations
Think Tanks

Biological / Chemical Research
Biomedical Research
Computer Programming
Embedded Design

Some challenging internship fields to place in Singapore are:

  • Banking – alternate placement in financial services (such as wealth management, research and analysis, or corporate finance) require students to have superb analytical and modeling skills, demonstration of strong Excel skills, knowledge of Asian financial markets, and sometimes mastery of relevant programming languages. Other alternatives include accounting and audit internships
  • Engineering – alternate placement in research at local universities
  • Fashion – alternate placement in retail or export/import and event-based costume design or staging
  • Government – alternate placement in political parties or NGOs
  • Hospitality / Tourism – alternative placement in marketing / public relations in the food and beverage industry
  • IT / Computer-related internships – there are many opportunities for those who are strong in programming. Areas like: Database Administration, Computer Networking, Infrastructure and Helpdesk Administration are however not available for internship
  • Psychology/Health Care (with direct patient contact) – alternate placement in research positions or back-end roles in related institutions (e.g. HR, business development at a hospital/clinic)