At Temasek Polytechnic, the emphasis is on creativity, innovation, individual initiative and flexibility in a learning process that goes beyond the classroom. Industry-focused training is the key to raising a new breed of thinker-doers to meet the challenges of the future.
The Student Internship Programme (SIP) is specifically aimed at final year students (SIP interns). It provides industrial attachment to various companies as part of their diploma course requirements. Through the SIP, students will be able to reinforce the knowledge they learnt in school and apply the concepts and principles to practical situations.
The SIP can serve as part of the company's recruitment process in helping to identify and test out prospective employees. SIP interns are expected to join the employment market in May each year.
The SIP also provides opportunities for employers to tap student skills and knowledge and obtain their independent perspective on a company's competitive advantage.
As partners-in-education, companies can provide input to our curriculum to meet the changing demands of their company and industry.
The SIP period differs according to the students’ course of study.
|Business Information Technology||14 Apr 2014 – 1 Aug 2014|
|Communications & Media Management||14 Apr 2014 – 26 Sep 2014|
|Culinary & Catering Management||17 Mar 2014 – 1 Aug 2014|
|Leisure & Resort Management||17 Mar 2014 – 1 Aug 2014|
|Hospitality & Tourism Management||10 Sep 2014 – 20 Feb 2015|
|Accounting & Finance||27 Oct 2014 – 30 Jan 2015|
|Business||10 Sep 2014 – 28 Nov 2014|
|Logistics & Operations Mgmt||10 Sep 2014 – 28 Nov 2014|
|Marketing||10 Sep 2014 – 28 Nov 2014|
|Retail Management||10 Sep 2014 – 28 Nov 2014|
|Law & Management||10 Sep 2014 – 28 Nov 2014|
SIP interns are final year students of the polytechnic. Their capability is determined by the course of study. For details on the course of study, please go to Student Intern Profile.
The training allowance paid to the SIP interns vary from company to company. In addition, some companies that provide transport to work included the SIP interns in the scheme during the period of attachment. It is recommended that employers pay a minimum monthly allowance of $450 inclusive of public holidays. In the past, many employers have paid more than this minimum rate. Overtime pay shall be paid for work beyond 44 hours per week.
**For HTM / LRM / CCM students, employers are recommended to pay a minimum monthly allowance of S$500 per month.
No CPF contributions is required for SIP Interns.
The responsibilities that the participating company undertake are as follow;
This can be done provided prior consent has been arranged. Companies have to inform the Liaison Officer about any overseas trip preferably 3 weeks beforehand. The Liaison Officer will get the SIP intern to complete an Indemnity and a Parents' Agreement form.
You can participate in the SIP by sending us a complete SIP Application Form.