Internships

Enhance your learning and gain real-world experience through internships.
Internships
Note: The start date for summer vacation internships will remain as Monday, 11 May 2020. For students who have self-sourced internships, please contact CFG at careers@nus.edu.sg to request for an internship support letter.

NUS offers a wide range of global and local programmes, guides, platforms and funding options to support internships. NUS students went on over 7,000 internships in the academic year 2018/2019.

Get started on finding your next internship with our helpful resources below.

Students Benefits

  • Enhance learning by relating academic knowledge to practice
  • Gain a broader perspective and knowledge of the industry, companies and careers in respective professions
  • Appreciate the reality about the work environment and the importance of work values and culture

Sourcing Internship Opportunities

As an NUS student, you have several options for sourcing internships:

  1. NUS TalentConnect
  2. Respective faculty
  3. NUS Overseas College
  4. Self- Source from Employers
  5. Enterprise Singapore – Global Ready Talent Programme

CFG strongly encourages students to participate in internships during the vacation periods.

Financial Support for Global Internships

NUS students embarking on internships overseas can apply for the following financial support:

Awards and Scholarships

  1. Enterprise Singapore Global Ready Talent (GRT) Programme 
  2. IMDA Industry Preparation for Pre-graduate (iPREP) Programme
  3. NUS Global Internship Award (NGIA)
  4. Lee Foundation McDonnell Scholarship

Loans

  1. NUS Overseas Student Programme Loan

More information and application instructions →

Modular Credit for Internships

For the different sources of internships, you can obtain modular credits subject to criteria from the respective faculties.

Source of internships Pre-approval for modular credit required
1. Faculty
2. NUS TalentConnect
3. NUS Overseas College
4. Self-Source from Employers
5. Enterprise Singapore - Global Ready Talent Programme 

*Pre-approval can be applied at home faculty
*NUS Modular System: http://www.nus.edu.sg/registrar/academic-information-policies/undergraduate-students/modular-system

List of Faculty-administered Internship Programmes

School of Design & Environment

Faculty of Engineering

Planning & Preparing for Internships

Read the Internship Guidelines for Students.
Learn more about employment contracts, in-camp training obligations and workplace conduct.

Staying Safe on Internship

Your safety is of the utmost importance to us. Learn more about handling emergencies and workplace concerns while on internship.

For queries on internships listed on NUS Talent Connect and NUS Global Internship programmes, please contact CFG at careers@nus.edu.sg.
All information is updated as of Sep 2018 and subjected to change. Please refer to the respective faculties for the most updated information and contacts.