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Early careers Singapore – student opportunities

Work Study Programme

The Work-Study Programme allows students to acquire deep, work-relevant skills, which will help students better transit to the workplace upon graduation. This is achievable by closely integrating classroom learning with structured on-the-job training.

About the programme

  • Allows students to gain a strong grounding of theory in real work environment, enhancing your job-readiness upon graduation.
  • Gain an opportunity to learn more about your sponsoring company’s work culture.
  • The Work-Study Degree (WSDeg) will generally be delivered in either of two modes:
    • Term-in/Term-out: students alternate between spending one to two terms (or trimesters) in university and at our workplace; or
    • Work-day/Study-day: students alternate between working a few days of the week with us, and studying for the remaining days of the week.

Eligibility

To apply for a work study programme position, you must

  • have the legal right to work on a permanent basis in Singapore for the full duration of the internship.
  • be studying at a participating university
  • studying in the relevant field of degrees.

The Bank does not sponsor work permits for the purposes

Evaluation

  • All work study students participating in the work-study programme will be evaluated during their employment.
  • Evaluations will be used with an aim to provide an extension contract or permanent offer before the completion of the work study programme.

Programme – SGUnited Traineeship Programme

The SGUnited Traineeships programme provide traineeship opportunities lasting up to 12 months.  It helps trainees develop industry-relevant skills, notwithstanding the current economic climate, and boost their employability in preparation for the eventual recovery.

About the programme

  • Allows students or graduates to gain a strong grounding of theory in real work environment, enhancing their job-readiness.
  • Provides clear traineeship descriptions and development plans for trainees, with meaningful developmental opportunities during the traineeship period.

Eligibility

To apply for a work study programme position, you must

  • have the legal right to work on a permanent basis in Singapore for the full duration of the internship.
  • have recently graduated or will soon be graduating in 2019 and 2020.

The Bank does not sponsor work permits for the purposes

Evaluation

All SGUnited trainees participating in the work-study programme will be evaluated during their employment. Evaluations will be used with an aim to provide an extension contract or permanent offer before the completion of the 12 months contract.

Ready to apply?

If you’re looking for a career with purpose and want to work for a bank making a difference, we’d love to hear from you.