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Career Development
Career Development Internship Programme (Overseas)

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Details of the Overseas Internship Programme

 

Overseas Internship Organizations/ Government-related Internship Parties Location of Host Co/ organizations Details of the Internship Programme Briefing Session
CareerDC Australia, New Zealand *Application deadline: End of March* PDF

1 Feb (Wed) 12:30 - 13:45

Register Here

Conservation Volunteers New Zealand New Zealand PDF TBC
TalentLink Singapore PDF

20 Feb (Mon) 12:30 - 13:30

Register Here

NEXSTEP Singapore, Thailand, South Korea PDF 1 / 2 / 3

8 Feb (Wed) 14:30 - 15:30

Register Here

The Bloom of Youth

Germany, Ireland *Application deadline: 5 Feb 2023 (Sun)*

PDF

1 Feb (Wed) 14:30 - 15:45

The Intern Group Thailand, Tokyo, Dublin, Madrid, Melbourne, London PDF Feb (TBC)
HKCareers Dublin, Sydney, London PDF

23 Feb (Thu) 14:30 - 15:30

Register Here

ASEAN Module ASEAN Member Countries TBC TBC

 

 

Target Students

All full-time/ part-time Higher Diploma, Undergraduate and Postgraduate students

 

Financial Support

  • Global Learning Enhancement Fund (GLEF)
  • Allowance
  • SPSS Reaching Out Award (ROA)

 

Application

  • Submit this online form after you have received a confirmed offer from internship agency/ host organization
  • Deadline: 1 week before the internship commences

 

For more details about the financial support, please view here.

 

Placement Period

1 June 2023 to 31 August 2023 (inclusive)

 

Why Overseas Internship?

  • Successful job candidates who are likely to progress further are those with local knowledge and a global perspective.
  • As the workforce becomes more globalized, having a clear vision with a multicultural perspective will not only improve your competitiveness in the job market, but also your teamwork skills and work performance. From the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), it found that 83% of HR managers cited teamwork as a top quality they want in their employees. In order to be a successful team player, you need strong communication skills. The ability to communicate respectfully and effectively with people from other cultures is a priceless skill. Due to the fact that a majority of students now complete internships during their degrees, the ability to work with international colleagues and navigate a language switch is a valuable transferable skill to have on your CV.

 

Benefits

Adaptability:

  • If you are capable of adjusting to new challenges, you may be able to stand out from the crowd during the job application screening process.
  • Living and working abroad requires adaptability across a wide range of areas. Many cultural, linguistic, and social differences interns will need to adapt to while they are abroad. There is a huge advantage and a transferable skill on your CV by adapting to these environments and booming .
       

Global Networking:

  • Almost every job is an opportunity to develop your network and interning abroad will expand your network internationally. Students looking for careers overseas or in multinational companies will especially benefit from this overseas experience.
       

Personal Growth:

  • Any job comes with its own challenges and offers opportunities for growth and it is becoming significant when you intern abroad as you will encounter new and different obstacles that you would not encounter at home. By overcoming them, you will become more confident and independent. An internship abroad isn't just a memorable experience; it leaves you with practical skills that will help you in the future.

 

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