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MPA Global Internship Award in Singapore and Abroad, 2019

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) is inviting applications for MPA Global Internship Award (GIA) to provide high-achieving students with a meaningful and enriching maritime experience in Singapore and abroad. This internship is available for Singapore Citizen or Singapore Permanent Resident.

The MPA Global Internship Award (MPA GIA) was introduced by the Maritime and Port Authority in Singapore to provide high-achieving undergraduates with the opportunity to intern with international maritime companies. Each internship would comprise of both local and overseas components.

Field of Internship: The fully sponsored MPA GIA programme was introduced by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore to provide high-achieving students with a meaningful and enriching maritime experience in Singapore and abroad.
Course Level: Internship
Internship Provider:
The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA)
Internship can be taken in
Singapore and Abroad

Eligibility: You may apply for the programme if you are:

  • A Singapore Citizen or Singapore Permanent Resident.
  • Studying at NTU, NUS, SMU or SUTD, at the point of application.

Internship Open for International Students: Internship is available for Singapore Citizen or Singapore Permanent Resident.

Is this paid internship? The award will cover the following:

  • Monthly allowance of $1,200
  • Cost of Return Economy-class airfare
  • Accommodation
  • Travel insurance and other travel-related expenses

Internship Description: The MPA Global Internship Award (GIA) gives students an opportunity to immerse in an experiential learning with international maritime companies in Singapore and around the world.

The fully sponsored MPA GIA programme was introduced by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore to provide high-achieving students with a meaningful and enriching maritime experience in Singapore and abroad. The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) was established on 2 February 1996, with the mission to develop Singapore as a premier global hub port and international maritime centre (IMC), and to advance and safeguard Singapore’s strategic maritime interests. MPA is the driving force behind Singapore’s port and maritime development, taking on the roles of Port Authority, Port Regulator, Port Planner, IMC Champion, and National Maritime Representative. MPA partners the industry and other agencies to enhance safety, security and environmental protection in our port waters, facilitate port operations and growth, expand the cluster of maritime ancillary services, and promote maritime R&D and manpower development.

Internship Duration: Students will undergo the 12-week programme during the May – August vacation, inclusive of an overseas stint of up to 6 weeks.

 

Notification: Programme Timeline

Oct to Dec Nov to Feb Mar to May May to Aug
 Application Period Interview with MPA and Host Companies Award Confirmation and Ceremony MPA GIA duration

How to Apply: Please prepare the following documents and combine them into 1 single attachment to be submitted with your online application:

  • Resume
  • Latest University transcript or Degree Audit
  • CCA Records
  • Award Certificates

You will also be required to provide a 100-word personal statement on why you wish to apply for the MPA GIA during the online application.

Internship Application Deadline: Application is now open until December 31, 2018.

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