GEIP@SG was launched in March 2020, as a Singapore version of the Global Entrepreneurial Internship (GEI). Singapore’s thriving innovation ecosystem is ideal for nurturing polytechnic and university students who aspire to be entrepreneurs.

PICK ME FOR GEIP @ SG
GEIP@SG immerses interns in Singapore startups and innovation hubs. If you want to experience startup life and enjoy its fast-paced culture in the Lion City, this may be the internship for you!
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STARTUP INTERNSHIP @ SG 

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.

Intern in a startup or innovation-led company in Singapore. The internship duration ranges from 3 to 12 months, depending on your institution’s requirements. The allowances are set by the internship company. Please visit our Companies page to read about our startup partners.

STARTUP INTERNSHIP @ SG 

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.

Intern in a startup or innovation-led company in Singapore. The internship duration ranges from 3 to 12 months, depending on your institution’s requirements. The allowances are set by the internship company. Please visit our Companies page to read about our startup partners.

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. 

Experience how to start a business through:

Hackathon

Coding and product building competition (prior to internship).

Business Coaching

Business Coaching and mentoring by industry experts (during internship)

Pitching Business Idea

Pitching the new business idea to a panel of industry experts at Demo Day (after internship).

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 @ SG APPLICATION PROCESS

01
Apply & Send in Resume
Apply & Send in Resume

Indicate your interest by submitting your resume

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.

05
Final Placement
Final Placement

Confirmation of your internship placement with the company.

02
Panel Interview
Panel Interview

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

04
Interview with Company
Interview with Company

Meet with companies for interviews and secure your internship.

06
Begin Startup Challenge
Begin Startup Challenge

Take part in a 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