Local Internship Programme
We believe in preparing our students to thrive in the workplace. So our School of Applied Science (SAS) offers the Enhanced Internship Programme (EIP) for students to deepen their knowledge and apply their technical and soft skills in an industry setting. It will also help you transition smoothly into the workforce through a well-structured on-the-job training programme with industry-relevant learning.
Students in all our diploma courses are eligible for 24 weeks internship. Students in the Diploma in Biologics & Process Technology course will be offered an extended, 31-week internship with companies such as GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals, Novartis BioPharmOps, Shire and Lonza Biologics.
Leading Pharmaceutical Company
Students from our Diploma in Biologics & Process Technology interning at Novartis.
Specialty Chemicals Manufacturing Plant
Student from our Diploma in Chemical & Pharmaceutical Technology interning at Huntsman (Singapore) Pte Ltd.
Global Yeast & Fermentation Products Company
Student from our Diploma in Food Science & Nutrition interning at Bakery Centre at Lesaffre Singapore Pte Ltd.
Organic Chemistry Lab, A*STAR
Students from our Diploma in Medicinal Chemistry interning at Institute of Chemical & Engineering Sciences, A*STAR.
Students from our Diploma in Molecular Biotechnology interning at the Department of Laboratory Medicine at Khoo Teck Puat Hospital.
Overseas Internship Programme
At SAS, we want our students to develop a strong regional and global mindset through our Overseas Internship Programme (OIP), which takes them on work attachments abroad.
To date, our students have interned in Australia, the United Kingdom, Switzerland, France, Korea, Japan, Thailand, the United States, Taiwan and China.
Through the OIP, we give you an opportunity to work in universities and research institutions in other countries so that you can gain valuable international exposure. You will also get to learn and appreciate the challenges of working with various cultures. Your ability to adapt and work both locally and globally will put you a step above the rest when it comes to finding employment.
Kagawa University, Japan
Two students from our Diploma in Food Science & Nutrition were attached to the Faculty of Agriculture at Kagawa University in 2019.
ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland
Two students from our Diploma in Food Science & Nutrition were attached to the School of Life Sciences and Facility Management in 2019.
Imperial College London, United Kingdom
Three students from our Diploma in Medicinal Chemistry were attached to the Chemistry Laboratories at Imperial College London in 2016.
Monash University, Australia
Four students from our Diploma in Medicinal Chemistry completed their internship at Monash University's School of Chemistry in 2015.