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In Singapore, it's possible to find internships in a variety of fields such as advertising, business, communications, marketing, sustainability, and technology.

Key Facts

  • Internships are required
  • You'll work traditional business hours to meet the employer's expectations of full-time (hours may differ from US standards)
  • Overtime may be necessary
  • Internships may require an additional visa process


You can intern in English.


You’ll take a course to guide your internship experience. To meet the course requirements, you may be required to participate in meetings, discussions, journaling, and a final project.

  • An online course will accompany your internship
  • Letter grade or pass/no pass credit


You’ll work closely with CIEE to arrange an internship that fits your academic and career goals. After a pre-placement meeting, the on-site team will reach out to organizations that are a good fit. They then coordinate an interview between you and a prospective internship provider. You'll do most of this work before you leave.

After you apply to the program, you will receive more detailed instructions on how to set up your internship. Review the CIEE personalized placement process for more information.

Get an Award

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Scoring academic credit while learning real-world skills during an internship is just the start. After your program ends, you can apply for an award. You’ll focus on the marketable skills you gained—an ideal addition to your résumé.



Learn About Internship Awards