Q: Is there a programme fee? And when do I have to make the payment?
A: Yes, this is a chargeable programme. Programme fees will cover the admin fees and mentoring workshops. There will be a deposit to be paid upon confirming the registration, and the rest of the programme fee will have to be paid upon successful placement with a company.
Q: Are there any interviews?
A: Shortlisting of candidates will be conducted by Sin Shin Advisory. Host companies will then arrange for an interview session with the participant to assess their fit for the company before the final offering process.
Q: When are the training sessions held?
A: The training session will be held after successful registration into our programme. Participants will be contacted regarding the training session date and time accordingly.
Q: Will there be any form of stipends or monetary compensation?
A: This is an unpaid internship. The provision of monetary and other forms of compensation will be up to the company.
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 e.g. working days and hours.
Q: What are my expected commitment hours?
A: The host companies will expect you to commit between 25 to 30 hours per week.
Q: Will I receive mentoring from the company?
A: Host company will arrange for catch-up and mentoring sessions with participants to ensure they are well equipped with the technical skills and knowledge, and is on schedule to finishing the assigned tasks.
Q: What will I be getting at the end?
A: Upon programme completion, participants will receive a “Certificate of Completion”. Participants with exemplary performance may receive a recommendation letter written by the supervisors under a request, and this can aid participants in their future endeavours.
Q: Where will I be doing the internship?
A: The internship programme is under a hybrid arrangement. Depending on the request of the chosen company and the willingness of participants, participants may be doing their internship on-site or virtually.
Q: Can I only apply for one internship assignment?
A: Yes, participants can apply for just one internship assignment. However, do take note that participants are allowed to pick up to three internship assignments. The chances of participants securing an internship position with a company will be higher following the latter.
Q: Will I be guaranteed a spot if I apply?
A: No. The process follows a first come first serve basis, so quickly drop in your application! Under such scenario, participants may be suggested to try out for other companies that are not under their three choices, and it will be completely up to the participant to accept such offer.
Q: Will I only be doing what is listed in the assignments?
A: No, assignments and project task can be subjected to change based the current needs of the company. However, these shall be communicated during the interview session with the company.
Q: What is the refunding process like?
A: Deposit can only be refunded if specific criteria are met:
1. You did not get shortlisted by a company.
2. You have been rejected through the interview or submission phase.
If you have gotten an offer(s)/interview(s) from any company and chose to pull out from this programme, you will not be entitled to a refund.
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