The NUS Global Internship Programme allows students to gain valuable work experience while living abroad.
Gain wider business and cultural perspectives.
Enhance your adaptability and resilience.
Improve your foreign language skills.
Top Employers Want Students with Overseas Experiences
It's true! The world's top employers prefer hiring graduating students who have overseas internship experience.
Don't just take our word for it. See what others are saying:
Young, local and with global experience? Employers here want you - The Business Times
More undergrads opt for overseas internships to stay competitive - Channel NewsAsia
Financial Aid & Insurance
We want to support you on your overseas journey. Hence, we have made several financial aid options open to you.
NUS Travel Insurance
All NUS students will be covered under NUS Travel Insurance for NUS-approved trips, including global internships. Terms and conditions apply.
If you intend to participate in adventure sports, or other activities which are deemed to be high-risk, you are encouraged to purchase additional travel insurance at your own expense.
All NUS students on NUS-approved trips may use the resources of International SOS in case of any emergencies. International SOS provides on-call professional medical advice and referrals to their partner clinics and hospitals worldwide, as well as evacuation and other emergency services depending on the situation.
Download the International SOS Assistance app and send your travel itinerary to email@example.com When prompted, register for a new profile using your full passport name, NUS email address and the NUS membership ID – 02ASCA830500. If you are travelling overseas, please remember to drop a pin each time you are in a new city or country, even if you are on a different mobile number. This will enable International SOS to send you travel advisories, important information and emergency notifications.
How to Apply
Apply for Internships on NUS TalentConnect
Positions are constantly posted in NUS TalentConnect (new ones are added while old ones expire).
- Go to Jobs & Internships
- Select Search Opportunities
- Click on See All Jobs
- Under Position Type, select Vacation Internships - Overseas (Open to All Faculties)
On rare occasions, you may find overseas positions posted under your Faculty Internships. Simply follow the application instructions you see in each individual position, as indicated by the employer.
When to Apply
You should apply for the position 5-10 months before you intend to go overseas. This will give you adequate time to go through the selection process, and then apply for your visa.
Take Note of Your Responsibilities
Please see the following table for your responsibilities, as well as the other NUS departments involved.
According to Section 8A of the Misuse of Drugs Act, it is an offence for any Singapore citizen or Singapore permanent resident to consume drugs outside Singapore. He or she may be dealt with as if that offence had been committed within Singapore.