Information for term Summer Global Internship
Application deadline, and cost information.
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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info
- Dates: Jun 15 – Aug 9, 2020 (8 weeks)
- Credit: 6 semester hours / 9 quarter hours
- Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA
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CIEE Global Internship programs are built just for you! All of our locations offer a wide range of internship opportunities across a diverse set of industries. When you apply, we work directly with you to find an internship that suits your unique needs and professional goals. Learn more about our personalized placement process.
Singapore combines an ultramodern skyline with the rich cultures of its past. Look forward to an exhilarating summer at a centuries-old crossroads of international trade and a dynamic gateway to Asia. The world's aspiring “City in a Garden,” Singapore has a wonderland of lush green spaces as well as a prosperous economy that embraces everything from finance and pharmaceuticals to technology and tourism.
Live in the dynamic gateway to Asia
that combines an ultramodern skyline with the rich cultures of its past.
Learn from the island city-state
that hosts Asian headquarters of many multinational corporations across a range of industry sectors, making it an exceptionally diverse business community.
Work in a rapidly growing economy
that embraces everything from finance and pharmaceuticals to technology and tourism.
official languages: English, Malay, Mandarin Chinese, and Tamil4
square miles of total area277.3
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A hub of international commerce, Singapore is one of the world’s most globalized economies. This island city-state hosts the Asian headquarters of many multinational corporations across a range of industries. It is an ideal venue for a challenging and rewarding internship program as well as an exciting place to explore - with its remarkable landscape and diverse blends of cultures and cuisines.
EXCURSIONS & ACTIVITIES
- Join the locals and enjoy some water sports such as sailing, kayaking , water skiing, and scuba diving.
- Take in a symphony, an arts festival, or even an open mic night during your stay in Singapore, a “gateway between the East and West" and a center for performing arts and culture.
- Visit the world famous Singapore Zoo, nestled within the lush Mandai rainforest and home to over 300 species of mammals, birds and reptiles.
- Take advantage of resume help and interviewing skills based on local business culture
- Explore the professional working world of Singapore through organizational site visits, industry networking events, and guest lectures
- Participate in workshops that will help you make the most of your internship
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Program housing is in student dormitory or apartment-style accommodations. It includes shared (double or triple) rooms, laundry facilities, internet access and convenient access to public transportation.
Meals are not included in the program housing, but housing is within close walking distance to a 24-hour food court as well as many affordable eateries and malls.
Students commute to their internships and most program activities via local public transportation. Introduction to the system is provided during orientation and students are responsible for securing their own public transportation pass. Program housing is convenient to public transportation and all internship locations are accessible.
Where You'll Study
Located at Paya Lebar Square, the CIEE office is part of a shared co-working space and is centrally located with access to the MRT. Students will have co-curricular activities throughout the city.
Students commute to their internships and most program activities via local public transportation. Introduction to the system is provided during orientation. Program housing is convenient to public transportation and all internship locations are accessible.
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What you need to knowThe program details
As a global intern in Singapore, you’ll work in a non-paying position within a wide range of opportunities across a diverse set of innovative industries. Co-curricular excursions and cultural activities in and around Singapore complement your coursework and immerse you in the history and culture of the city.
This 8-week program includes a full-time internship and an integrated academic seminar.
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Rising sophomore standing and above at time of participation and overall GPA of 2.5. Students must be between the ages of 18 and 25 during the internship program. Students participating in the Singapore Summer Global Internship program must maintain full-time student status while participating in the program and must have matriculated full-time at home university at least three months prior to application. Students should be prepared to obtain a signed letter from home university confirming student matriculation details.
*Additional visa restrictions may apply and CIEE will advise students as part of the early application process.
Internships related to political science & foreign affairs are prohibited due to immigration and government regulations in Singapore. Internships related to healthcare and involving patient contact and/or access to patient information are also prohibited by regulations.
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Total credit: 6 U.S. semester/9 quarter credits
Internship: 6 U.S. semester/9 quarter credits; 30 integrated academic seminar hours, 200-240 internship placement hours
Language of Instruction
Students participate in an academic seminar taught in an online learning environment alongside the eight-week, full-time internship and weekly co-curricular workshops, site visits, and lectures. Participation in the integrated academic seminar and co-curriculars is mandatory for all participants.
Note: This course listing is for informational purposes only and does not constitute a contract between CIEE and any applicant, student, institution, or other party. The courses, as described, may be subject to change as a result of ongoing curricular revisions, assignment of lecturers and teaching staff, and program development. Courses may be canceled due to insufficient enrollment.
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Scholarships & Grants
CIEE offers more than $8 million in scholarships and grants annually to help students like you make your study abroad dream a reality.
Students who apply to this program are eligible for the following scholarships and grants:
- Ping Scholarships for Academic Excellence
- Global Access Initiative (GAIN) Grants
- CIEE Gilman Go Global Grant
- MSI Grant
To be considered, submit the CIEE Scholarships & Grants application within your CIEE program application. Learn more at the Scholarships & Grants section of our website.See more scholarship info
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Dates & Fees
You get more for every dollar when you study abroad with CIEE, because our high-quality programs include everything from excursions to insurance. There are no hidden charges, and no disappointing surprises when you arrive.
YOUR FEE INCLUDES:
- Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
- Optional on-site airport meet-and-greet
- Orientation – an introduction to Singapore culture, your academic program, and the city, plus practical information about living in your host city
- Full-time program leadership and support in your host city
- Cultural and/or Co-curricular Activities
- Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext
- 24/7 emergency on-site support
Fees & Housing
|Summer 2020 8 weeks||Deadline Passed||Jun 15, 2020||Aug 9, 2020||
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CIEE offers the most student support of any provider in its program fee, including an airport greeting, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and CIEE iNext travel insurance with benefits.
Participation Confirmation = $300 *
Educational Costs = $2,753
Housing = $3,130 **
Insurance = $167Total Fees = $6,350
Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.
Meals not included in program fee = $1,000
International Airfare = $1,200 †
Local Transportation = $300
Books & Supplies = $50
Visa Fees = $150
Personal expenses = $700Total Estimated Costs = $3,400
CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $8 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, institutional and MSI grants, and Gilman Go Global Grants.
This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.
Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.
** Does not include a meal plan
† Round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure
To help you budget, keep in mind that students are responsible for the cost of international airfare, local transportation, books and supplies, visas, and personal expenses. In addition, ask your college or university study abroad advisor if your school charges additional fees for study abroad.
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CONTACT USSCHEDULE A CALL
All applicants are highly encouraged to speak with their CIEE Global Internship Advisor prior to the application deadline. Connect early and often. You will learn about the program, the internship placement process, and receive coaching tips on the application process and your resume.