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EDB Internship Programme 2023

Apply Now Work type: Programme, Internship
Location: Singapore
Categories: Others, Programmes/ Engagement


About EDB

The Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB), a government agency under the Ministry of Trade and Industry, is responsible for strategies that enhance Singapore’s position as a global center for business, innovation and talent. We undertake investment promotion and industry development, and work with international businesses, both foreign and local, by providing information, connection to partners and access to government incentives for their investments. Our mission is to create sustainable economic growth, with vibrant business and good job opportunities for Singapore.


For more information on EDB, please visit www.edb.gov.sg 


EDB Summer Internship Programme

Every year, EDB welcomes a group of bright, driven and talented young individuals who share our vision and passion for Singapore’s economic future to join our ten-week Summer Internship Programme, held between May to August. Our internship programme spans across 2 cycles: 

  • Cycle 1: 15 May 2023 - 21 July 2023
  • Cycle 2: 5 June 2023 - 11 August 2023

You will join us in one of our divisions across industry development, new business and planning & policy, and be given ownership of a project where you are empowered to dream and develop specific strategies and recommendations to address pertinent issues and forward-looking scenarios.


You will have the opportunity to:

  • Conduct industry and company research which will greatly enhance your knowledge of specific industry sectors/countries/specialisations;
  • Shadow our officers in meetings with external parties like multi-national companies, institutions and other government agencies, to glean first-hand knowledge of industry drivers and development trends;
  • Engage with and gain insights from EDB senior management in exclusive dialogue sessions;
  • Interact with your peers and like-minded individuals; and
  • Be immersed in our vibrant, nurturing and fun-loving culture!


Who Should Apply

The EDB Summer Internship Programme is open to Singaporean undergraduates studying Engineering, Science, Economics, Business or other relevant disciplines in recognised local or overseas universities. You should be in your penultimate year of studies, or at least six months away from graduation at the point of internship.


Application Period

Application for the EDB Summer Internship 2023 is open from 5 December 2022 – 28 February 2023. 

We review applications on a rolling basis, so please apply early. Applicants can expect to receive an application outcome within 8 weeks of application date.


Advertised: Singapore Standard Time
Applications close: Singapore Standard Time

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