Internships

Enhance your learning and gain real-world experience through internships.
Internships
NUS offers a wide range of global and local programmes, guides, platforms and funding options to support internships. NUS students went on close 8,000 internships in the academic year 2019/2020.

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

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

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
Internship Guides (Part 1): Finding Internships

Internship Guides (Part 1): Finding Internships

 

Discover the different platforms and tools you can use to help you find your next internship.

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 to understand what's needed for your internship.

Watch our helpful video guides to maximise your internship experience.

Be An Outstanding Intern: Pre-Internship Preparation

Be An Outstanding Intern: Pre-Internship Preparation

 

Congratulations on securing your internship! Now, let's explore how you can maximise it. Tune in to our 3-part video series to learn how to be an outstanding intern! We will discuss internship preparation, skills to ace your internship, and how to end your internship well!

In this video, we will cover pre-internship preparation.

Be An Outstanding Intern: Skills to Ace Your Internship

Be An Outstanding Intern: Skills to Ace Your Internship

 

This is part 2 of our 3-part video series on how to be an outstanding intern!

In this video, we will cover the skills needed to ace your internship.

Be An Outstanding Intern (Part 3): Ending Your Internship Well

Be An Outstanding Intern: Ending Your Internship Well

 

This is the final part of our 3-part video series on how to be an outstanding intern!

In this video, we will discuss how to end your internship well to ensure it comes to a rewarding close!

Student Tips | Interning Remotely at Home

Student Tips | Interning Remotely at Home

 

Recent FoS graduate, Hong Yu, shares her tips for interning remotely at home. Tune in to learn useful ways to maximise your remote internship experience this holiday period.

Internship Guides (Part 2): Planning & Preparing

Internship Guides (Part 2): Planning & Preparing

 

Learn more about employment contracts, in-camp training obligations and workplace conduct.

Staying Safe on Internship

Internship Guides (Part 3): Staying Safe

Internship Guides (Part 3): Staying Safe

 

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 TalentConnect 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.