With the continuous expansion of the healthcare industry, and more multinational pharmaceutical companies making Singapore their global manufacturing base, there are exciting opportunities abound in this sector! Enhance your industry readiness as you undertake an internship programme following a specialisation in either Pharmacy Practice or Pharmaceuticals & Biologics. Our broad-based training equips graduates with in-demand transferable skills that allows them to enjoy career opportunities in a diverse range of allied health professions and careers beyond the pharmaceutical science industries.
Gain valuable experience in hospital and retail pharmacies, as well as the pharmaceutical manufacturing sector through internships. You will also have opportunities to attain scholarships and sponsorships that allow you to secure a full-time job upon graduation.
CERTIFIED TO PRACTISE
Graduates who have completed their internships in healthcare institutions will be issued the Letter of Competency Attainment from the Ministry of Health Pharmacy Technicians Entry-to-Practice Competency Standards.
DEVELOP NEW SKILLS
There are opportunities to participate in a wide range of student development activities such as community health outreach projects and competitions such as the WorldSkills Singapore Competition.
Sim Rui En Ryan & Lee Jia Ying from the PHS Interest Group, led a team in the organization of a virtual communtiy service project. The project was supported by the HDB Lively Places Challenge. The team held a wellness and health virtual carnival for Sengkang and Punggol residents in collaboration with Active Health SG, Sengkang General Hospital and National Centre for Infectious Diseases. Year 3 PHS students also prepared and shared bite-sized health information on common health conditions for the residents using social media platforms. The virtual community project won the Merit Award as well as Best Social Media Engagement Award in the challenge.
PHS alumni Nicole Lim and Izzah Hazirah (Class of 2020) won the Silver and Bronze Medals in the WorldSkills Singapore 2020 Competition for the Chemical Laboratory Technology category. This category of the prestigious national skills competition, WorldSkills Singapore challenges the individuals on their chemical analysis knowledge, hands-on skills for analytical techniques, the setting up and operation of various apparatus, as well as their investigative and problem-solving skills.
Justin Tang Jit Hin (class of 2020) completed his Student Internship Programme (SIP) at the N.1 Institute for Health, National University of Singapore. His Major Project involved studying the role of STAT3, a protein that is involved in many types of cancers such as in Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC). During his internship, Justin wrote a review paper on “JAK/STAT Signalling in Hepatocellular Carcinoma” that was subsequently published in the reputed scientific journal, Hepatic Oncology in March 2020.