Q: Do I need to pay? And when?
A: Yes, this is a chargable programme because we will need to cover admin fees and also mentoring workshops. You only need to pay after you have successfully got the offer; otherwise, you don't need to pay anything during application process.
Q: Are there any interviews?
A: Shortlisting and selection will be done by Sin Shin Advisory. However, host companies will still be having a short chat session to assess your fit for the company before the final offering process.
Q: When are the training sessions held?
A: Training session will be held once per week; more details will be given at a later date.
Q: Will there be any form of stipends or monetary compensation?
A: This is an unpaid internship. Companies might be giving out rewards based on performance.
Q: What kind of calendar will I be following through this program?
A: Participants of this program will be following the calendar of the host companies’ country and the working days of them.
Q: What are my expected commitment hours?
A: The host companies will expect you to commit for 25 to 30 hours per week.
Q: Will I receive mentoring from the company?
A: Host company will be doing catch-ups and mentoring to ensure participants are well equipped with the technical skills and on schedule to finishing the tasks assigned.
Q: What will I be getting at the end?
A: After the program, you will receive a “Certificate of Completion”. For participants that perform exemplarily, you will receive a recommendation letter written by the supervisors which will aid you in your future endeavours be it furthering your studies or finding a job.
Q: Where will I be doing the projects?
A: As this is remote, you can do it anywhere you are, be it at home or in your dorm.
Q: Can I only apply for 1 project?
A: Yes, even though you are able to have 3 choices, you will only end up be doing 1 as this will help ensure the quality of work produced.
Q: Will I be guaranteed a spot if I apply?
A: No. Selection and shortlisting are done on a rolling basis and once all positions are filled up there will be no more vacancies and registration will close. Therefore, apply fast!
Q: Will I only be doing what is listed in the assignments?
A: No, as participants will be aiding companies in the daily operations during these tough times, projects might differ or modify according to the needs of the company.