Every year, EDB welcomes a group of bright, driven and talented young individuals who share our vision and passion for Singapore’s economic future. Find out what our ten-week summer internship, from May through to September, has in store for you.



When in the year can I join internship?
There are typically two internship cycles scheduled between May to September. You may join us in the cycle that best fits with your summer break and academic schedule.

Which divisions offer internships?
The majority of our internships are offered by divisions in Industry Development, New Business and Planning & Policy. To find out more about the various industry divisions that you may intern in, please click here.

Do I get to select the division I intern in, and my project topic?
Your choices and interests matter to us. We want to make sure that you intern in a division which you feel passionate about researching, engaging stakeholders, and developing solutions for. As such, if you are shortlisted for the phone conversation, you will be asked to rank your preferred choices of divisions and projects.

To get an idea of the type of projects you will be working on, check out the list of internship projects from 2017. The list of internship projects for the 2018 Internship Program will be published in January 2018.

What is EDB’s culture like?
We are a dynamic and fast-paced organization. Our officers work hard, and play hard as a team. Follow us on our Facebook page for updates about life in EDB!

I am not yet in my penultimate year of studies, but I would like to gain insight into EDB’s work and culture. Could I apply for the internship?
We appreciate your interest in understanding how EDB designs, develops and delivers strategies and engages companies for industry development.

If you are a first or second year undergraduate, the Emerging Leaders Programme would be a great way for you to experience EDB and gain valuable insights! Please click here to find out about the EDB Emerging Leaders Programme.

Any further questions? Leave us a comment or message on our Facebook page, and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible!