GEIP offers students the opportunity to intern remotely with an overseas startup or locally in a Singapore-based startup, while gaining hands-on experience of building a business venture through the Global Startup Challenge. 

Please check with your institution and lecturer if your course is eligible for GEIP.

Please upload a text version of your resume in the online application. Do not use an image file, as you may experience delays. If you encounter any issues, please email AskGIA@np.edu.sg

Applications close May 16, 23:59

PICK ME FOR GEIP
GEIP offers students the opportunity of interning remotely in an overseas startup or locally in a Singapore-based startup, while gaining hands-on experience of building a business venture through the Global Startup Challenge.

GEIP QUEST
REMOTE INTERNSHIPS

Remote internships with overseas startups expose students to startup ecosystems in global innovation hubs. Students will gain global perspectives and cross-cultural connections from the comfort of home.

GEIP @ SG STARTUP INTERNSHIPS

Internships with Singapore startups and innovation hubs provide students with the opportunity to experience our local entrepreneurial culture with greater exposure to ASEAN and global connections.


ENTREPRENEURIAL EXPOSURE

GEIP@SG offers students a holistic entrepreneurial experience, with exposure to industries and professionals in the global startup ecosystem. We achieve this through:

Learning Journeys

Students learn about the startup environment in Singapore through virtual tours and/or visits.

Fireside Chats

A chance for students to get up close with renowned entrepreneurs to learn about the global startup culture, community and challenges. 

Global Startup Challenge gives students a chance to develop a business venture during their internship semester.

Ngee Ann Polytechnic students who successfully complete the Startup Challenge will receive a PLP Enrichment Programme Certificate on their academic transcript.

Global Startup Hack

(Pre-internship)

A 3-day global hackathon with students from overseas.

Venture Development

(During internship)

Build a business venture as a team through a series of workshops and mentorship.

The Pitch

(After internship)

Pitch your venture idea a to a panel of industry experts at our Showcase and Demo Days.

 

OVERSEAS STARTUP MISSION

A 2-week trip to a GEIP city. Experience overseas entrepreneurial ecosystems and startup cultures through networking sessions, company visits and interactions with entrepreneurs. (This will take place after internship, if conditions permit)

GEIP APPLICATION PROCESS

01
Apply
Apply

Submit your application through our online platform.

03
Acceptance and Allocation
Acceptance and Allocation

Once you have been accepted you will be matched to startups.

05
Final Placement
Final Placement

Confirmation of your internship placement with the startup.

02
GIA Panel Interview
GIA Panel Interview

Tell us why you are a good fit for GEIP.

04
Interview with Startups
Interview with Startups

Meet with startups for interviews and secure your internship.

06
Begin Startup Challenge
Begin Startup Challenge

Take part in the Global Hackathon before internship begins, to prepare you for startup life.

01
Apply & Send in Resume
Apply & Send in Resume

Indicate your interest by submitting your resume online

02
Panel Interview
Panel Interview

Tell us why you are a good fit for GEIP@SG

03
Chat with GIA team
Chat with GIA team

Once you have been accepted, meet with an Internship Manager to discuss your options and to apply for startups

04
Interview with Company
Interview with Company

Meet with companies for interviews and secure your internship

05
Begin Global Startup Challenge
Begin Global Startup Challenge

Take part in a Hackathon before internship begins, to prepare you for startup life

06
Final Placement
Final Placement

Confirmation of your internship placement with the company

PICK ME FOR GEI​

Are you ready to skyrocket your growth, develop your entrepreneurial traits and see your work make a difference?

Managed By:

Global Innovation Alliance Office

A programme under the Global Innovation Alliance Initiative by:

Global Innovation Alliance Innovators Academy