NUS School of Computing has several internship programmes available :-
 Internship  ATAP IIP SIP Co-Op MComp (GT) Capstone****
 Name Advanced Technology Attachement Programme Industry Internship Programme Student Internship Programme Co-operative Education Programme Master of Computing Capstone Internship
 Internship Period 22 Weeks 22 Weeks 10 Weeks 12 Weeks (1st Round) 24 Weeks (2nd Round) 28 Weeks (3rd Round) 16 Weeks
Cycles Jan- Jun
May – Oct
Jan – Jun
May – Oct
May – Jul 1st Round – Special Term Yr 1 2nd Round – Sem 2 + Special Term Yr 2 or – Special Term Yr 2 + Sem 1 Yr 3
Round 3 – Sem 2 + Special Term Yr 3 or – Special Term Yr 3 + Sem 1 Yr 4
May – Sep
Expected Job Scopes* All suitably technical computing related roles. Roles must be focused on Information Systems and/or Business Analytics.

Note: Students would need to be hired in pre-arranged pairs.
All suitably technical computing related roles with a particular emphasis on Computer Science, Software Engineering and/or Information Security roles. Only for Information Security roles. Topics are required to be IT/ computing-related problems/ topics
Eligible Students Students from:-
  • Business Analytics
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Information Security
  • Information Systems
Students from:-
  • Business Analytics
  • Computer Science#
  • Information Security#
  • Information Systems
# Must be paired with Business Analytics / Information Systems student
Students from:-
  • Business Analytics
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Information Security
  • Information Systems
Students from:-
  • Information Security (Co-Op)
Students from Master of Computing (MComp General Track)
Internship Period for Current Cycle 13 May 2024 to 25 Oct 2024^ 13 May 2024 to 25 Oct 2024^ 13 May 2024 to 2 Aug 2024^ 8 May 2023 to 28 July 2023 (1st round only) 15 May 2023 to 15 Sept 2023
Employer Internship Submission Period** 13 Dec 2023 to 12 Apr 2024 13 Dec 2023 to 12 Apr 2023 13 Dec 2023 to 12 Apr 2024 13 Dec 2023 to 31 Mar 2024 1 Nov 2023 to 31 Mar 2024
Student Application Period 5 Feb 2024 to 24 Apr 2024 5 Feb 2024 to 24 Apr 2024 5 Feb 2024 to 12 Apr 2024 5 Feb 2024 to 12 Apr 2024 1 Dec 2023 to 31 Mar 2024
Deadline for Employers to Offer Internships*** 10 Nov 2023 10 Nov 2023 19 Apr 2024 19 Apr 2024 15 Apr 2024

^ – Some variance allowed, please write to internship@comp.nus.edu.sg to confirm
* – All job scopes will be subject to approval from NUS School of Computing.
** – NUS School of Computing will batch process submissions fortnightly.
*** – Students have up to 5 working days to accept an offer.
**** – For enquiries on Capstone Internships, please contact mcomp-gen-capstone@comp.nus.edu.sg


Terms and Conditions

Participation in our various internship programmes requires employers to follow guidelines stipulated in our Terms & Conditions.

Submission of Internship Postings

To facilitate a single system login with other NUS faculties, internship submissions will be integrated in the NUS TalentConnect portal hosted by NUS Centre for Future-ready Graduates .

If you do not have an account on NUS TalentConnect portal, please proceed to register your company here.

Specific details on the available internship programmes can be found on the portal once you have logged in.

Queries on the NUS TalentConnect portal may be channelled to talentconnect@nus.edu.sg.

Company Supervisor

An appointed supervisor of the host company is required to provide the following support:-

  1. Assist students in identifying and clarifying internship goals and objectives. Discuss with the students the details of their internship programme’s expected outcomes.

  2. Supervise and guide the student throughout their internship.

  3. Provide ethical guidance and support as the student practices professional skills and develops a professional role

  4. Respond to concerns and questions of student

  5. Assess monthly progress report from student. Monthly report will describe the work done in the month and the personal reflection of the student.

  6. Evaluate student’s work and provide feedback to students on his/her performance

  7. Provide necessary recommendations to improve student’s performance

  8. Assess interim (except SIP) and final reports from student

  9. Evaluate the student in accordance to assessment rubric found in internship feedback system

  10. Provide feedback to NUS Computing to help with assessment of student

Evaluation and feedback for the student will be done via NUS Computing’s Internship Feedback system. Account details will be sent to company supervisors.

Student Eligibility

Students will be eligible for internships once they have met the pre-requisites for the respective structured internship programme. Hence, students will usually be eligible for internships from their second year, second semester, through to fourth year, first semester.

Monthly Allowance

The minimum monthly allowance for computing internships is S$1,000.
The median monthly allowance is approximately S$1,500-S$1,600.

Leave Matters

Vacation Leave
Organisations should provide Vacation Leave per Ministry of Manpower guidelines, but may grant additional leave entitlements or benefits to students in accordance to their HR policies.

Compassion Leave
Compassionate leave is allowed for the bereavement of parents, grandparents and siblings. The number of compassionate leave given should follow that of the company’s HR policy. The student has to submit a duplicate copy of the death certificate to the company.

Reservist (In-Camp Training) Leave
NSmen who are called up for In-camp Training (ICT) during their reservist periods will not be granted deferment on the grounds of academic commitments. Organisations should allow students to go for their in-camp training.

Organisations may wish to discuss with the intern and the School’s internship administrator to extend their internship period to make-up for the ICT days.

Medical Leave
The student is entitled to paid sick leave (prorated), including medical leave issued by a dentist, if:

  • The student has served the employer for at least 3 months.
  • The student has informed or tried to inform the employer within 48 hours of his/her absence.
  • The student’s sick leave is certified by the company’s doctor or a government doctor (including doctors and dentists from approved public medical institutions).
  • Please refer to table below for more details:
No. of months of internship completed Paid outpatient non-hospitalisation leave (days) Paid hospitalisation leave (days)
3 5 15
6 and thereafter 14 60

Student is to submit the Medical Certificate to the employer.

Please inform the faculty’s programme administrator should the student be absent from work without notification within 48 hours.

Termination of Internship

Employers and students should complete the entire internship period or the mutually agreed upon period. 

In case of early internship termination by either party, notice must be given to NUS School of Computing before a termination notice is issued. With the termination, the student would receive an unsatisfactory grade for the internship unless special considerations are applied.

NUS School of Computing reserves the right to initiate early termination of an internship at its discretion.