Local Internship Programme

We believe in fully preparing you to thrive in the workplace. So, the School of Chemical & Life Sciences (SCL) offers you the Enhanced Internship Programme (EIP) for you to deepen your knowledge and apply your 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 internships from 12 to 24 weeks in duration. 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. And students pursuing the Diploma in Molecular Biotechnology will go on a 16-week internship with research institutions, clinical diagnostics laboratories and hospital laboratories.

DMC Students’ Internship in Organic Chemistry Lab

Our students from the Diploma in Medicinal Chemistry interning at the Organic Chemistry Laboratory at the A*STAR Institute of Chemical & Engineering Sciences.

DMB student's Internship in Clinical Lab

Our students from the Diploma in Molecular Biotechnology course during their internship at the Department of Laboratory Medicine at Khoo Teck Puat Hospital.

Overseas Internship Programme

At SCL, we want you to develop a global mindset through our Overseas Internship Programme (OIP), which takes you 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. 

Our OIP allows you to work in universities and research institutions in other countries so that you can get 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 internationally will put you a step above the rest when it comes to finding employment.

Overseas Internship Programme at Imperial College London.

Three students from our Diploma in Medicinal Chemistry were attached to the Chemistry Laboratories at Imperial College London in 2016.

Overseas Internship Programme at Monash University.

Four students from our Diploma in Medicinal Chemistry completed their internship at Monash University's School of Chemistry in 2015.