Emerging Leaders Programme

A 3-day experiential programme for undergraduates

EDB’s Emerging Leaders Programme gives students the rare opportunity to learn about EDB’s industry development work, as well as our business strategies and considerations. You will engage in panel discussions and networking sessions with EDB officers, as well as have a hand in tackling a business and industry case challenge.

Application Dates


07 January to 31 March 2019



What You Can Expect


Go Behind the Scenes


Explore the inner workings of EDB and find out how the organisation creates jobs for Singaporeans.


Expand Your Network


Expect to meet like-minded friends as you take on the business and industry case challenge as a team with other participants.


Walk in Our Shoes


Learn first-hand the skills and qualities an EDB officer should have to thrive in his or her work.


Test Your Mettle


Be prepared for a good challenge and an opportunity to expand your skill sets!

Talent We Seek


Participants must be keen to tackle challenging problem statements, as well as be interested in shaping Singapore’s economic development.


We also look for candidates who demonstrate outstanding leadership qualities and desirable attributes. This is an excellent opportunity to get to know us and to learn about how a career at EDB will allow you to make an impact.




You need to be currently in your first or second year of undergraduate studies. We welcome applications from all disciplines of study.

Application Process



Submit your application below. We welcome candidates with diverse experiences and disciplines who are keen to roll up your sleeves to tackle problem statements that EDB is facing today.


Phone Chat

We want to know you better: your aspirations, what excites you, and how you think the Emerging Leaders Programme may help you to learn new skills and gain a different experience.