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CareerChat  |  Profiling Tools

CareerChat!

Let’s chat! At the Career Services centre, our focus is to help you to develop your self-concept, deepen your understanding and commitment towards the sectors that you are likely to enter after you graduate and eventually transit to work successfully.

Our Education & Career Guidance (ECG) counsellors will help you discover your work Values, career Interests, Personality and Skills that you have together with the exploration of education and career options that are available to you.

You can book a one-to-one session or come with your friends as a group!

Click here to make an online appointment now or go to bit.ly/bookmyecg

Contact Us

The Career Services centre is centrally located along the Plaza of TP, just a stone’s throw from the Library.

  Administration Block 9
Lobby D
Level 2 (Plaza)
  getahead@tp.edu.sg
  Monday to Friday: 8.30am to 5.30pm

Closed on Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays

 


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Understand Yourself Better!

Are you interested to know more about your own personality (MBTI) and how you can maximise your unique potential in a career (RIASEC) that best suits you? Have you always been curious about the type of team member you have always been and how you can better contribute at work or during project assignment (DISC)? If you are interested to improve yourself, try one of the profiling tools below!


 

TP Partner Student Job Portals  |  Career Portals & Job Portals  |  Employment Resources

TP Partner Student Job Portals

 BrightMinds by CareerBuilder Singapore is our appointed Temasek Polytechnic students’ job portal.  TP@Glints is a platform exclusively for you to discover additional internships, externships, part-time jobs & graduate jobs.

 

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Career Portals & Job Portals

Find a meaningful career in the public service with opportunities across 16 ministries and more than 50 Statutory Boards.

www.careers.gov.sg

Jobs Bank is a free service administered by the Workforce Singapore (WSG) to facilitate online job matching between job seekers (Singapore citizen and PRs only) and employers.

www.jobsbank.gov.sg

The employment and employability institute (e2i) is an initiative of the NTUC to support nation-wide manpower and skills upgrading initiatives. Visit e2i to view a list of recruitment fairs, training events and networking seminars.

e2i.com.sg

A job portal dedicated for professionals and students looking for a career in Finance, Banking, Accounting and Insurance.

www.efinancialcareers.sg

A dedicated platform for job-seekers looking at pursuing a career within the IT sector globally.

www.mytechlogy.com

Be the change you want to see and make a positive difference in society. Pursue a rewarding career in social service to create a meaningful impact in the lives of others.

www.ssi.sg

SingHealth provides various job functions and opportunities within the healthcare sector. Student from Applied Science or Humanities & Social Sciences may like to visit the site for more information.

www.singhealth.com.sg/Careers/Pages/Home.aspx


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Employment Resources

Keep up to date with the latest in employment trends and news.

 SITES  LINKS
Tripartite Alliance for Fair and Progressive Employment Practices (TAFEP)
Ministry of Manpower (MOM) – Explore Statistics and Publications

 

Scholarship Opportunities  |  Further Education

Scholarship Opportunities

Brightsparks is a platform that features a listing of scholarships available. The site has an extensive list of employers from both the private and public sectors offering attractive prospects for young talents and diploma holders the opportunity to establish a rewarding career within their organisations.

Go to Brightsparks for more information.


Further Education

Students who are interested to further their education with a local or oversea university may like to refer to the following links to learn more about their admission criteria or understand the requirements needed for enrolment

Diploma to Degree Pathfinder
Find the Degree program in the list of advance standing Universities that provides credit exemptions for your Diploma, click here.


 

SkillsFuture

SkillsFuture is a national movement to provide Singaporeans with the opportunities to develop their fullest potential throughout life, regardless of their starting points. Through this movement, the skills, passion and contributions of every individual will drive Singapore's next phase of development towards an advanced economy and inclusive society.

No matter where YOU (a student or an alumnus in TP) are in your life, you will find a variety of resources to help yourself to attain mastery of skills. Skills mastery is more than having the right paper qualifications and being good at what they do currently; it is a mindset of continually striving towards greater excellence through knowledge, application and experience. With the help of the SkillsFuture Council, education and training providers, employers, unions – you can own a better future with skills mastery and lifelong learning.

Click here to learn more about SkillsFuture or visit www.skillsfuture.sg

 

Earn & Learn Programme (ELP)

The SkillsFuture Earn and Learn Programme is a work-study programme designed to give you, a fresh graduate from the polytechnic, a head-start in careers related to your discipline of study. It provides you with more opportunities, after your graduation, to build on the skills and knowledge you have acquired in school, and better supports your transition into the workforce.

For more information, visit the SkillsFuture ELP programme site here.


 

 

About Us  |  Our People  |  Our Services 

About Us

The Career Services centre was established on 1 Jan 2015 and is part of Student Support and Career Services Department.

Vision

To be a leading provider of career and education services.

Mission

To help students make informed decisions on education, training and career options.

Roles

Custodian of Education & Career Guidance (ECG) Strategies, Policies & Activities
We seek to be the interface between TP and external stakeholders.
We oversee the ECG landscape in TP.
We design, plan, implement, operationalize ECG initiatives and polices.
We manage ECG information and resources.

Career & Further Education Advisory
We offer individual and group career and further education advisement.
We conduct staff training to help them in their roles as career and further education advisors.
We develop online systems to support advisement.
We work with outreach partners in TP to reach MOE schools.

Career Preparation
We harmonize and enhance TP’s ECG curriculum.
We design and conduct career preparation programmes.

Career Discovery
We organise careers fairs, roadshows and recruitment talks.
We offer employers opportunities for on-site job interviews for students.
We promote the use of relevant career portals/tools.
We consolidate and disseminate job listings.


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Our People

The Career Services Centre is staffed by a team of people from diverse industries and backgrounds. Our Education & Career Guidance (ECG) Counsellors are trained and certified in career coaching. Our officers bring to the table their prior experience in business development, administration and events management. Together with the Management of Career Services Centre, we are dedicated to help our students and alumni appreciate their unique attributes and explore the many possible pathways of careers and further education.


Samuel Wee
Director

Career Services


Wong-Low Sow Kham
Deputy Director


Ruth Lee
Manager

ECG Team


Steven Wu
ECG Counselling Manager


Chan Chee Hoe
Senior ECG Counsellor


Edward Lee
ECG Counsellor


Hildya Yong
ECG Counsellor


Sherlyn Soh
ECG Counsellor


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Our Services

At Career Services, our focus is to help our students develop their self-concept and deepen their understanding and commitment towards the sectors that they are likely to enter after they graduate, to successfully transit to work.

Education & Career Guidance (ECG)

Career Services offers one-to-one and group ECG at a mutually-arranged timing. Our ECG Counsellors are all Certified Career Development Facilitators and have experience in counselling. Students and alumni can address any career, resume or interview concerns or get advice about their university applications at these sessions. The trained counsellors will support students and alumni to find their strengths, interests, skills and the available education and career options interweaved with the coaching from the counsellors.

To make an appointment for ECG Counselling, go to bit.ly/bookmyecg. Do come prepared with your questions and bring along your relevant achievements and/or portfolio.

Career Preparation

Our career preparation workshops/ training are organised to maximize personal management, learning and career exploration and career management.

Through an array of suitable lessons and activities (both in and out of the classroom), Career Services helps to enhance the employability of our students and alumni. We partner with external training partners to bring updated and relevant market trends to get our students career-ready.

To find out which classes we offer, please refer to our emailers.

Career Discovery

Careers fairs, company- or industry-specific road shows are organised so that our students benefit from engaging with industry and companies during term time.  Wherever possible, we will arrange for the companies to have on-site networking and interviews for our students and alumni. Career Services regularly updates the job portal so that our students know  which jobs are available.

For detailed information on the upcoming sessions, please look out for our emailers.

For the latest job openings, visit TP Brightminds Career Portal and TP@Glints

Employers/ industries interested to work with Career Services, please email getahead@tp.edu.sg.

 

Further Education

Career Services understands that some of our students and alumni may aspire to pursue further education. Talks by local and foreign universities are regularly organised during term time to allow our students and alumni to find out the opportunities available in the further education landscape.

Look out for our emailers to find out about the events.

TP students and alumni, please find out the options open to you via our Diploma to Degree Pathfinder.


 

Welcome to Student Support & Career Services (SSCS)

Your organisation can contribute towards the career development of Singapore’s future workforce.

To begin this journey, we invite you to register your interest with us here or click on the “Register Now” button.

By providing an enriching experience through a host of engaging and insightful activities, you will broaden and create a positive impact on students’ perspective on the world of work.
Your organisation can contribute through the following areas:

Careers: Engage our students, your future workforce

  • Share your experience at our career talks
  • Be an exhibitor at our Career Fairs
  • Host student visits at your facilities (Learning Journeys)
  • Hire our graduates through our partner job portals; Glints@TP or TP BrightMinds

Internships: Open up more talent options

  • Scout for potential future hires
  • Tap on fresh ideas and new perspectives for your business
  • Groom young talents for your company
  • Duration of internships: 16 to 26 weeks
  • Staring Months of internships: Between March and October
  • Visit www.tp.edu.sg/internships for more information

Mentorships: Be a someone who matters to someone who matters

1. Be a corporate partner:

  • Raise awareness of your industry
  • Expand your business networks

2. Be a mentor:

  • Invest in youths
  • Develop future industry leaders

Scholarships & Bursaries: Sponsor the next generation of leaders

1. Scholarships & Awards:

  • Select the best up-and-coming students
  • Raise your company’s profile
  • Give back to society

2. Bursaries:

  • Encourage and support students to finish their studies
  • Make a difference to financially needy students
  • Your financial support can be one-off or renewable.

To begin this journey, we invite you to register your interest with us here!

A representative will contact you on the above collaborations.

For assistance, contact us at getahead@tp.edu.sg