FASS Internship Programme

Happy New Year and Greetings from the FASS Dean’s Office! We trust you have had a great start to another semester. The Faculty is embarking on a new internship programme called the FASS Internship Programme (FASS IP).  The FASS IP is open to NUS students whose first major is in FASS. There are three modules in this programme:

FAS2550 FASS Exposure Internship.  This module is offered to students who, have completed an internship (from AY2014/15 onwards). You may register this module in any subsequent regular semester, including your final semester. This module is a 2 MC UE module to recognise your internship effort. The deadline to register this module for AY2015/16 Semester 2 is 5 Feb 2016 (Friday). All you have to do is to follow the instructions in this webpage. Internships performed in AY2015/16 Semester 2 would be acknowledged under this module.

FAS2551 FASS Internship and FASS2552 FASS Extended Internship. Students who are planning to intern during the forthcoming AY2015/16 Special Term and subsequent semesters will benefit from these two modules. You are expected to source internships and secure them on your own. To find out more about the FASS Internship Programme, please visit http://www.fas.nus.edu.sg/studentlife/fassip.html. The Faculty will use the new Arts/Social Sciences Internship Management System (AIMS) to connect you with your Academic Advisor and manage written work for these modules (Work Plan, Journals and Reports). It also contains internships that are pre-approved for the FASS IP. Internships for FASS IP are approved on a rolling basis so check back often.

A/Prof Loy Hui Chieh, Vice-Dean (External Relations & Student Life), will be conducting a briefing for FASS students who wish to embark on internship, called “An Internship for Me?”. Present at the briefing will be key people in the Faculty who will assist you in your journey. The briefing will be held on 28 Jan 2016, 6:00 to 8:00 pm, AS7-01-17 Seminar Room B. A light meal will be served.

Please sign up HERE by 25 Jan.

Internship at NOL — from Jan 2016 (4 to 6 months)


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Neptune Orient Lines Limited (NOL) is a world leader in global transportation services. It is the largest shipping and logistics company listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange. Each year, it transports a volume of over 3 million forty-foot equivalent (FEU) worldwide. Its services span over 50 countries and are delivered by over 7,000 employees.

Its key operating brand, APL, provides customers around the world with ocean shipping and container transportation services through a network combining high-quality intermodal operations with the latest information technology.

Learning and Organisation Development Intern (Full / Part Time)

We are seeking an intern to be attached to our Global Learning and Organisation Development team. This role will be involved in the rollout and execution of Global programmes in the L&D department and handling of data that is confidential and critical to the company.


The Learning and Organisation Development (L&OD) Intern will be exposed to various L&OD projects

  • Plan and support marketing initiatives, perform data housekeeping and analysis of utilization statistics for NOL e-learning platforms, i.e. NOLGC and the LMD Portal
  • Manage internship operations, through working with various stakeholders from the business and schools
  • Prepare management reports for succession planning, including succession planning charts and talent development plans
  • Maintain/ improve the L&OD intranet sites
  • Administration of other L&OD projects as required


  • Competent with Microsoft excel including knowledge of pivot tables and various excel functions
  • Attentive to details
  • Inquisitive and fast learner
  • Able to multi-task
  • Pro-active, able to work independently Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Team player
  • An internship starting January 2016 (4 -6 Months)
  • Please state your availability in your cover letter


Send your application to:

Ms Ng Xiao Jia

Specialist, Learning & Organisation Development

Neptune Orient Lines Ltd

Email: Xiao_Jia_Ng@nol.com.sg



GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) marketing internship (Feb’16 – Apr’16)

Interested in a marketing internship with GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)?

Take a look at the Job description of these 2 positions. The internship will be from Feb’16 to Apr’16.

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GSK Intern business case_Wellness

 Interested applicant please send your updated resume (pdf format) to Ms. Jenny Tan at jennytan@nus.edu.sg by 15 January 2016.

Kindly indicate in your email subject the position which you are applying for: GSK Internship_Wellness/Nutrition and Skin

Successful applicants will be notified by GSK.



Internship at NLB — Jun to Dec 2016

National Library Board (NLB) is keen to request two student interns from NUS-FASS for the upcoming Jun 2016 internship intake. NLB is looking at engaging students in any suitable major with keen interest in Archives work. The student interns will be attached to the National Archives of Singapore (NAS) where all public records of the nation are being preserved and housed.
This is a very rare opportunity for students to get first-hand insights to the operations of an Archives and how archival work (in particular AV-related records) is being done using technology in our Sound & Moving Image lab.
In addition, students will also get a chance to explore another areas of archival work (such as oral history, archives and other records) in NAS during his/her stint with us.

Project(s) scope:

  1. Carry out technical processing (re-housing, cleaning, processing, repair etc) of specialized AV formats for Audio Visual Archives (AVA).  e.g. 8mm, 16mm & 35mm films, open reel, vinyl & shellac record.
  2. Carry out recording of public service broadcast programs from free-to-air Radio & TV channels and undertakes quality checks of recordings
  3. QC of outsourced digitized recordings
  4. Digital File ingest and QC of preservation and working copies into NAS digital AV preservation system.
  5. Produce reference/access copies of AV recordings for access at ARR as well as Archives Online
  6. Digitisation of all analogue oral history (OHC) recordings (e.g. Open Reel tapes or Cassette tapes) for archival, preservation and dissemination purposes
  7. Digitisation of all analogue AVA recordings for archival, preservation and dissemination purpose.
  8. Carry out technical processing and quality assurance of AVA & OHC recordings
  • Checking the compliance of the generated content
  • Checking for timecodes and metadata
  • Checking the baseband quality in audio and video
  • Checking for encoding/transcoding errors, if content is compressed

Learning objectives/outcomes for student interns:

Interns will need to learn how to do conservation, digitization , quality checks and preservation of audio-visual recordings for both the analogue (such as Films, Open Reels, Shellacs and Vinyls) and digital formats (such as off-air recording)

Interns will also learn how to manage the digital contents within the Digital AV Preservation System to create viewing and access copies for public request.

Students interested in this internship, please write to:

Chia Ling TAY Associate I | Talent Acquisition & OD People Management & Development | National Library Board
Email: TAY_Chia_Ling@nlb.gov.sg


Autodesk Internship: Intern Talent Acquisition (Social Media/Mapping) — Jan to Jun 2015

Autodesk has a 6-month internship in talent acquisition for Year 2 or Year 3 students.  This is a full time internship position. FASS students who wish to take up this position must be prepared to apply for Leave of Absence for AY2015/16 Semester 2.

Intern Talent Acquisition (Social Media/Mapping) — apply here

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Temasek Holdings Internship — Jan to Jun 2016

Temasek Holdings has a 6-month internship in its South East Asia Investment Team  for Year 3 students. This is a full time internship position. FASS students who wish to take up this position must be prepared to apply for Leave of Absence for AY2015/16 Semester 2.

Send application to Mr Alphonsus Tan (Alphonsus.tan@nus.edu.sg). Closing date is 26 Nov 2015.



Position Title: South East Asia Investment Team Project Intern


Periods Required: Jan 16 to Jun 16 (1 vacancy)

Job Description:

  • Build financial models and conduct financial analysis of companies across sectors
  • Conduct research on industries and companies
  • Participate in transaction execution processes
  • Support internal administrative and management reporting requirements
  • Support the preparation of internal presentations and analysis



  • Undergraduates across all disciplines welcome to apply
  • High level of interpersonal and communication skills
  • Able to work well within diverse teams and deal with multiple stakeholders
  • Self-starter with a proven ability to manage multiple priorities and to work independently
  • Familiar with use of appropriate electronic data sources (e.g. Bloomberg, Factiva, CapitalIQ etc)
  • Strong MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills

Internship: McKinsey & Company External Relations Intern, Singapore


McKinsey & Company – External Relations Inter, Singapore

Open to Year 2 and 3 students in FASS, Business School or Yale-NUS.

NUS TalentConnect Job Reference: JR1500024754


McKinsey & Company is a global management consulting firm dedicated to helping the world’s leading organizations address their strategic challenges. With consultants deployed in over 100 offices and more than 50 countries around the globe, McKinsey advises on strategic, operational, organizational and technological issues. For more than eight decades, the firm’s primary objective has been to serve as an organization’s most trusted external advisor on critical issues facing senior management.
The External Relations intern will assist the Head of Public Affairs and External Relations with media monitoring, issues tracking, managing events, relations with McKinsey alumni and developing material for different external communications channels.

  • Media monitoring – tracking and recording media coverage of relevance to McKinsey & Company. Some analysis of media trends.
  • Reputation building – supporting the efforts of External Relations on targeted reputation building programs including forums, roundtable meetings, targeted media outreach, relations.
  • Event Management – assisting with preparations for events, including liaison with venues, speakers, managing invitation and RSVP lists. Provision of support at events.
    Written Communications – developing a range of material for internal and external communications, including newsletters, articles for the intranet, media releases, reports.
  • Stakeholder mapping – assist with mapping and maintaining data base of key policy-makers, senior executives, academics, and editors/journalists for each location and specific industry sectors, and drive outreach programs to the respective audiences.


  • An undergraduate degree (Year 2 or 3 students welcome), with study in the area of communications; PR or business preferred, with good problem solving skills.
  • Self–motivation, with an appetite for working independently, and being functionally effectively within a fast-paced professional services partnership.
  • Exemplary networking and influencing skills, with a track record of working effectively and forming peer–level relationships with senior members of an organization.
  • Strong editing and writing skills
  • Strong event management skills and a track record of executing complicated programmes with speed, accuracy, and efficiency.
  • Flexibility, and the ability to manage conflicting demands and a positive attitude
  • An uncompromising commitment to quality.
  • Candidate must be available for internship from Jan – Jun 2016 (either full time or minimum of 2 full working days per week)

Interested applicants, kindly upload your cover letter & resume (in a single PDF file) onto NUS TalentConnect (Job Reference: JR1500024754), so that we can follow up with the Recruiter. Please take note that the Cover Letter needs to be addressed to Sharmeen Alam.