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Early careers Singapore – student opportunities

We have more than 160 years of history in Singapore, where we opened our first branch in 1859. Read more about our career opportunities for students.

 

Work Study Programme

Our 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

  • Students will gain a strong grounding of theory within a real work environment, enhancing job-readiness upon graduation.
  • An opportunity to learn more about your sponsoring company’s work culture.

The Work-Study Degree (WSDeg) will be delivered in the following ways:

  • 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 4 days of the week with us, and studying for the remaining day of the week.

Eligibility

  • Legal right to work on a permanent basis in Singapore for the full duration of the internship.

  • We’re unable to sponsor work permits for this opportunity.
  • Studying at a participating university and courses
  • Studying in the relevant field of degrees.

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 provides traineeship opportunities lasting up to 6 months.  The programme helps trainees develop industry-relevant skills, and boosts student employability.

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

  • Have the legal right to work on a permanent basis in Singapore for the full duration of the traineeship.
  • We’re unable to sponsor work permits for this opportunity.
  • Graduated or graduating in calendar year 2019 to 2021 (both years inclusive) universities, or other educational institutions (e.g. private universities and overseas institutions); or
  • Graduated earlier from above institutions and completed National Service between 2019 to 2021 (both years inclusive).

Evaluation

  • All SGUnited trainees participating in the traineeship 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 traineeship.

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.