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Undergraduate Internship Programme

“The internship allowed me to appreciate the camaraderie between the officers who worked together tirelessly to expand Singapore’s political and economic space.” 

Felise Leow
Intern at Washington Mission in 2017
Country Officer at Northeast Asia Directorate

Overview

The Undergraduate Internship Programme provides interns insights into the life of a Foreign Service Officer in either the Functional and Corporate track or the Political and Economic track. During your 4-week internship in Singapore or at one of our Overseas Missions, you can look forward to the following:

  • Dialogue sessions with senior diplomats and/or management
  • Meetings, conferences and seminars on foreign policy issues
  • Research assignments
  • Directorate or Mission-specific projects and events

Requirements

  • You are eligible to apply if you meet the following criteria:
    • Promising students pursuing an undergraduate or postgraduate degree and are keen to consider employment with MFA. Priority will be given to those in their penultimate year.
    • Singapore citizen

Internship Terms

Interns will receive an internship allowance of SGD 1,000 per month pro-rated.

Application

Thank you for your interest in the Ministry. The application window for the 2021 Undergraduate Internship Programme is now open. We will be accepting applications until 14 Dec 20. Please click here or go to https://go.gov.sg/ugip-apply to apply.

If you have any additional queries, please contact us at mfa_career@mfa.gov.sg. 

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