Local Internship Programme

In your final year, get hands-on experience in the industry as you go on our Internship Programme (ITP). You will get the chance to work on real, industry-based projects and apply what you have learnt in the classroom in the studio environment.

The ITP:

  • Allows you to apply the knowledge and skills you picked up in class to a work situation. This exposure will enhance both your competency and confidence
  • Develops your interpersonal and teamwork skills, which will make you a valuable employee for many companies
  • Deepens your skills so that you are ready to pursue your dream career after graduation

The ITP is conducted over two periods each academic year. Each placement may last 12 to 24 weeks to ensure both the companies and students can benefit from a solid work experience.

Our ITP periods are:

Period 1:

Monday, 02 April 2018 - Friday, 22 June 2018

Period 2: 

Monday, 25 June 2018 - Friday, 14 Sept 2018

Download General Guidelines and Response Form.

*Closing date for application is on Saturday, 10 February 2018

Nur Haziqah Binte Roslan, Diploma in Visual Communication (Class of 2016)
Interned at Robinson & Co (Singapore) Pte Ltd

Robinsons Department Store is one of the premier shopping destinations in the Singapore. Robinsons offers an exceptional selection of merchandise from top international and local brands, from the trendiest fashion pieces, the most coveted lifestyle products, the latest items for the home, to playthings and necessities for the little ones. Robinsons has been an industrial partner with School of Design for the last 5 years, supporting our Internship Programme and providing opportunity for student to hone their skill in a real-working environment.

During her internship, Haziqah managed the day to day store/counters activities to ensure that the visual merchandising standard is properly maintained accordingly to Visual Merchandising and Store guideline. She ensured all store/counters have correct in-stock props and window hardware. Haziqah also worked closely with Store Visual Merchandising Team to design specific Window Display and made plans for executions.

Overseas Industrial Placement Programme (OIPP)

Experience a once-in-a-lifetime design internship with companies around the world when you take part in our Overseas Industrial Placement Programme (OIPP).

This programme takes you to Europe, the United States and other parts of Asia, where you’ll get to pick up useful on-the-job skills while learning about different design cultures, consumer lifestyles and global work processes.

Our students have found these experiences invaluable in giving them a global outlook and deeper understanding of how design evolves in different countries and cultures.