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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.

 

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

 

 

 

Wong-Low Sow Kham

Deputy Director

Career Services

 

Steven Wu

Lead ECG Counselling Manager

ECG Team

 

Edward Lee

Senior ECG Counsellor

ECG Team

 

Hildya Yong

ECG Counsellor

ECG Team

 

 

Sherlyn Soh

ECG Counsellor

ECG Team

 

Vera Lee

ECG Counsellor

ECG Team

 

Lim Ser Yee

ECG Counsellor

ECG Team

 

 

Education and Career Guidance

Watch our videos and discover the ECG services available to you as TP students and alumni! Our services include ECG counselling, helping you gain self-awareness, discovering futher education pathways, interview preparation and more!

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.

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.

Careers fairs, company- or industry-specific road shows are organised so that our students benefit from engaging with industry and companies during term time.  

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

For the latest job openings, visit TP@Glints  and Career Kickstarter.
 

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

Career Services understands that our students and alumni may aspire to pursue further education. Talks 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.

Knowing Yourself

What are my:
 

  1. Career interests? What job environments am I interested in?
  2. Skills Confidence? How confident are you in various work task?
  3. Work values? What is important to you in the World of Work ?
  4. Digital skills check

Want to understand your profile better? Speak to an ECG Counsellor at bit.ly/bookmyecg.

Job Search 

Successful job searching involves more than one strategy. It includes a positive mindset, establishing a professional presense, effective networking to get your resume noted, interview skills and hunting in the right job engines. You may want to speak to an ECG Counsellor to refine your strategy.

 

Here are some job sites to get your started:

TP@Glints is a platform exclusively for you to discover additional internships, externships, part-time jobs & graduate jobs.

http://glints.com/tp

MyCareersFuture.sg is a portal that aims to provide Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents with a fast and smart job search service to match them with relevant jobs, based on their skills and competencies. The portal was developed by Workforce Singapore, in partnership withGovernment Technology Agency.


The portal enables jobseekers to be more aware of the skills they possess, and connects them torelevant jobs based on their current skills and competencies. It also highlights jobs which areeligible for Government support through WSG’s Adapt and Grow Initiative.


Jobseekers can also find career-related content on MyCareersFuture.sg through the Career Toolkit,including career insights and career guidance to help facilitate their career planning process.


You can find updated information on SG United Jobs, SG United Traineeships and Work Study Programmes opportunities here! 

 

https://www.mycareersfuture.sg/

 

Arts Resource Hub (ARH) initiative is targeted at freelance arts practitioners in Singapore planning to develop their careers. The ARH website comprises a job portal, information on residencies, auditions and scholarships, as well as information and resources on financial planning, legal support, insurance coverage, and training programmes.

https://www.artsresourcehub.sg/

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

https://www.careers.gov.sg/

e2i is a tripartite initiative of the National Trades Union Congress set up to support nation-wide manpower and skills upgrading initiatives.


Services include job-matching, career guidance and skills upgrading services, and partnering employers to address their manpower needs through recruitment fairs , training and job redesign solutions.

Engine Room is a one-stop resource and job portal with the most in-demand engineering jobs in Singapore.


An initiative by the Singapore Economic Development Board with companies, schools and associations,  Engine Room helps engineering students prepare for their careers by providing inspiration and insight from local engineers, as well as access to good engineering jobs in established companies across a range of industries.


Check out the latest job roles in Engineering in this portal!

https://vcf.mycareersfuture.sg/engine-room

The Global Ready Talent Programme (GRT) aims to build a pipeline of global-ready talent for Singapore enterprises through exposing more Singaporeans to internships and overseas work opportunities and equip them with in-market knowledge to navigate challenges in overseas markets, honing their skills for internationalisation in the process. Check out the Management Associate Opportunties and Internship Opportunities


https://www.beglobalready.sg/


Learn about the Infocomm Media industry, its jobs and training opportunities and even scholarships in this site powered by IMDA!

http://www.imtalent.sg

Check out rewarding careers in healthcare and play a part in shaping Singapore’s healthcare for the future! 


https://www.singhealth.com.sg/careers

Explore the Diverse Range of Professions Available in the Social Service Sector Today. You will be able to check out Jobs available, internship opportunities as well as government initiatives for training in the sector!


https://www.ncss.gov.sg/Social-Service-Tribe

Employment Resources

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

 

 

My Skillsfuture

MySkillsFuture is designed to help Singaporeans of all ages make informed choices about their learning and career development. Available as a portal and mobile app, MySkillsFuture offers a wide range of resources, from self-assessment tools, courses, articles to insights on different industries. This is where you can learn more about the outlook and key trends of 33 industries, information about 1,000 job roles, and access an extensive library of articles and e-books.
https://www.myskillsfuture.sg/content/portal/en/industry-insights/industry-insights.html

 

 

SkillsFramework

Get the latest information on sector information, career pathways, occupations, with Skills description and training programmes with Skills Framework.
https://www.skillsfuture.sg/skills-framework

 

 

Ministry of Manpower (MOM) – Explore Statistics and Publications
 

http://stats.mom.gov.sg/Pages/ExploreStatisticsPublications.aspx#PublicationSearch

 

 

TRIPARTITE ALLIANCE FOR FAIR AND PROGRESSIVE EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES (TAFEP)
 

https://www.tafep.sg/useful-links-employees

SkillsFuture

 

Work-Study Programmes


The SkillsFuture Work-Study Programmes is designed with a combination of classroom training conducted by Institutes of Higher Learning (IHLs) /appointed private providers and structured on-the-job training with a company to facilitate a stronger linkage between the curriculum taught in school and the needs of the workplace and industry. It provides you with more opportunities, after your graduation, to pursue a work-study pathway from the Diploma to Post-Graduate and Degree levels offered by the (IHLs) and private providers appointed by SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG), as well as the industry.

For more information, visit the SkillsFuture Work-Study programme site here.

   

MySkillsFuture

MySkillsFuture is designed to help Singaporeans of all ages make informed choices about their learning and career development. Available as a portal and mobile app, MySkillsFuture offers a wide range of resources, from self-assessment tools, courses, articles to insights on different industries.

   

Self-Assessment Tools

Get to know yourself better with various assessment tools. Find out your personal attributes, such as your career interests and work values, or try out a mini quiz to test your digital skills.

   

Courses

 

Browse over 25,000 courses eligible for SkillsFuture Credit! Learn about a wide range of topics, from digital media, urban solutions to data analytics.

Also available now are free online courses from Microsoft on topics such as Microsoft Office, Artificial Intelligence, Big Data and the Internet of Things.

   

Resources

 

Interested in Air Transport? Wondering about the Tourism industry's job prospects? This is where you can learn more about the outlook and key trends of 33 industries, information about 1,000 job roles, and access an extensive library of articles and e-books.

   

Skills Passport

When you graduate from your institution, your verified digital certificates will be available on Skills Passport.

Try out Skills Passport (sign in with SingPass) to enjoy its convenience!

• Store and manage your education and training certificates on a single platform
• Do away with certified true copies of your education and training certificates
• Share your Skills Passport, including your digital certificates, easily with potential employers

To access all these tools and resources, visit MySkillsFuture.sg or
download the MySkillsFuture mobile app

Scholarship & Further Education

Scholarship Opportunities


Brightsparks

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.
 

Scholarship Guide

https://scholarshipguide.com.sg/


This features a comprehensive database of all scholarships available for undergraduate studies.
You can find updated information on the current job market, job opportunities in the different sectors and the scholarships opportunities in the sectors.

To pick up a physical copy of the guides, head to the Career Service Centre!

For further guidance on scholarships, do speak to an ECG Counsellor! Go to bit.ly/bookmyecg.

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.

LOCAL UNIVERSITIES

OVERSEAS UNIVERSITIES

For Industry Partners

 

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:

  • 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

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

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

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

 

Contact Us

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

 

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

  • 8.30 am to 5.30 pm (Mon to Fri). Closed on Sat, Sun & Public Holidays
  • Career Services
    Temasek Polytechnic
    Administration Block 9, Lobby D, Level 2 (Plaza)
    21 Tampines Ave 1
    Singapore 529757

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