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Johnie Goh Office of Global Education & Mobility nformation Session 19 August 2014 GEM Discoverer Work & Study
Overview 1.Why Choose Work & Study? 2.What To Expect From The Internship? 3.What To Expect From the Study Component? 4.How Do I Apply for Work & Study? 5.How Do I Finance My Trip? 6.Student Presentations 7.Q & A
Enhance Your Employability Boost your career prospects. Add value to resume Differentiate yourself in an increasingly competitive job market Why Work & Study?
Gain Insights Into Emerging Markets Gain insights into emerging markets not far from Singapore. How to moving ahead of others? The drive to improve Why Work & Study?
Generous Financial Aid Available You stand to receive up to $7000 in scholarships for Work & Study Additional co-funding from IE Singapore available. Opportunity to utilize PSEA and invest in your future. Why Work & Study?
Do Something New – Holistic learning experience – Gain valuable insights into emerging markets – Seeing the world teaches you stuff like economy, history, culture, politics, geography and sociology – Perhaps learn a new language Earn AUs While Interning – Complete the internship requirement of your course – Earn additional 6 AUs towards GER-PE (AHSS) or GER-UE for the study component. Why Work & Study?
Semester 2 January – May * Semester 1 August – December * 20 – week Work & Study 20 – week Work & Study Programme Duration * Programme Dates ( 12 Jan 2015 to 30 May 2015 ) are subjected to change and may stretch into the vacation period. Programme Dates 1. China The course will begin about 2 weeks after internship start date. Classes will be held on Fridays and Saturdays. NTU students will learn together in a class. 2. Vietnam The course will generally start before the internship and the duration of the course is about 3 weeks.
20-week attachment to companies based in - China - Vietnam Fulfill academic requirement for industrial attachment or internship Work Component
Examples of some companies students were attached to: China Stryker, Sulzer, Corning, OCBC bank, Siemens, Raffles Hotel, Pratt and Whitney, Rhodia Vietnam Keppel Logistics, APL-NOL, Transinex, Henkel Vietnam, Capitaland, CPG consultants, Glowtec, Planet Sports Work Component
Study Component A specially tailored course that covers topics on history, culture, politics, language and economics of the host country Conducted by reputable universities Earn 6 AUs for study component. Can be allocated to GER-UE or/and GER-PE(AHSS), including Minor in Chinese Singaporeans and SPRs receive 85% subsidy for course fees from NTU. International students bear 100% of course fees
Study Component DestinationHost University Medium of Instruction Academic Focus Academic Units ShanghaiShanghai Jiao Tong University Chinese History, Culture & Economics 6 AUs towards (i)GER-PE (AHSS) or (ii)GER-UE (including Minor in Chinese) or 3 AUs towards GER-PE (AHSS) and 3AUs towards GER-UE (including Minor in Chinese) SuzhouSoochow University
Study Component DestinationHost University Medium of Instruction Academic Focus Academic Units Ho Chi Minh City or Hanoi Vietnam National University English History, Culture & Economics 6 AUs towards (i)GER-PE (AHSS) or (ii)GER-UE or 3 AUs towards GER-PE (AHSS) and 3AUs towards GER-UE
Course of Study WORK Component (Internship)STUDY Component Accreditation for 20-week attachment Excess AUs for GER - UEs Grading Accreditation to GER - UE / GER - PE (AHSS) Grading Engineering8 AUs of IA-Pass / Fail Option 1 6 AUs towards GER-PE (AHSS) Option 2 6 AUs towards GER-UE (including Minor in Chinese) Option 3 Spilt 6 AUs equally towards (i)GER-PE (AHSS) and (ii)GER-UE (including Minor in Chinese) Pass / Fail NBS4 AUs for PA6 AUsPass / Fail HSS6 AUs for HPAP4 AUsPass / Fail Communication Studies 16 AUs for PI-Pass / Fail SPMS CBC 12 AUs for IIP PAP 10 AUs for IIP MAS 8 AUs for IIP Pass / Fail Graded Pass / Fail SBS17 AUs for IIP-Pass / Fail Academic Units
Important Dates Application Selection Offers & Acceptance August September 2014
Before You Apply… Understand how Work & Study fits into your academic and personal goals Ensure that your cGPA (at the point of application) meets the minimum requirement of 2.5 Understand the credit transfer policy Check your calendar and mark the programme dates Plan your finances and carefully work out your budget Read up on the financial aid schemes available on NTU OAFA website
Minimum cGPA of 2.5 Students must be eligible to do Attachment/ Internship Priority given to Singaporeans and SPRs SPRs applying to home country must have demonstrated at least 10 continuous years of residence in Singapore
No.ItemAmount (S$)Remarks 1.Return Air-tickets$700 – 1,200 Depending on airline & class of ticket 2. Programme Fee For Study Component (15%) $300There are no placement fees for internship 3.Medical Checkup (Singapore)$200 4.Insurance$100 Depending on insurer, type of policy and coverage amount 5.Visa (Single Entry)$$70 Payable in Singapore before departure 6.Residence Permit$120Payable in China 7.Medical Verification (China)$100 - $120Payable in China Sub-Total$1590 – $ AccommodationVaries depending on location 9.Personal ExpensesVaries depending on lifestyle 10Traveling ExpensesVaries depending on schedule Estimated Cost (China)
No.Financial Aid SchemesAmount (S$)Eligibility 1. Temasek Foundation’s LEaRN Outbound Scholarship $7,000 (China) $6,000 (Vietnam) > cGPA Ng Bok Eng Scholarship$3,000 Based on household income. No min. cGPA requirement. 3. YTP – Market Immersion Funding # (co-funds with other awards) $100 per week, up to maximum of 24 weeks > cGPA OSP Loans Up to $6,000 (Cap of $3,000 for Singapore PRs and International Students) All Full-Time NTU Undergrads 5.PSEA Up to maximum of available funds (on reimbursement basis) Subject to available balance Financial Aid Schemes # By invitation only For more information, please visit
Applying… Submit an online application via StudentLink Consider carefully and enter your 2 choices in order of preference Application outcome expected on 4 September Please check your NTU account
After Acceptance Company selection Interviews and company placements Attend the pre-departure briefings Prepare to embark on Work & Study Job Expectations Allowance
Quiz Participation in the Work & Study programme will allow me to clear my internship/attachment requirement. I can also earn an additional 3 AUs from the study component. True / False
Quiz In the Work & Study programme, the study component generally takes place after the internship. True / False