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INTERNSHIP FOR ENGINEERING STUDENTS

Introduction

 

In the curriculum structure at NTU all Engineering students must successfully complete one of the internship programmes before their graduation.

The purposes of the internship programmes are to supplement NTU's in-house practical professional training and to lessen the on-the-job training of these students when they graduate, as well as to instil in them the right kind of work attitude and work professionalism, so that they can become effective and productive to their respective organisations much sooner than is usual for fresh graduates.

 
EE3179/EE3279 or IM3179/IM3279
Professional Internship 
EE3277 or IM3277
Enhanced Industrial Attachment ​
​EE3176/EE3276 or
 IM3176/IM3276
Professional Attachment​
​Source for Placement  ​Career Attachment Office
(CAO)
​Student or upon request by company 
​Student
​Period 

​20 weeks
[Jan – Jun] or [Jul – Dec] 

​30 weeks
[Jan ‐Aug] 
​10 weeks
[May ‐Jun]
​Academic Units (AU) Allocation  

EE3279 – 10 AUs (Core)

 

Students admitted as Year 1 from AY2015 & Direct Entry from AY2016

 
 
 

EE3179 – 8 AUs (Core)

Students admitted as Year 1 from AY2014 & Direct Entry from AY2015 

 

 

 
  
 
​Core: 8 AU
 
UE: 4 AU
 
(AY2015 onwards) 

EE3276 – 5 AUs (Core)

 

Students admitted as Year 1 from AY2015 & Direct Entry from AY2016

 

EE3176 – 4 AUs (Core)

 

Students admitted as Year 1 from AY2014 & Direct Entry from AY2015

 

(Note: Optional internship for students enrolled in Double Major & Double Degree Programmes.)

Assessment  ​Twice ​Thrice  ​Once
 
 
Assessment of Students
 
Participating organisation is required to assign a supervisor, preferably an engineer, to supervise the student and assess his/her work performance during the internship. Students will also be assessed by NTU faculty member.
 
 
Allowance and Working Hours
 
The allowance to be paid to the student will be determined by the organisation. As a guide, for internship in Singapore, organisations are paying S$800 to S$1500 per month (CPF exempted). This subsistence allowance paid to students to meet his/her daily expenses and board and lodging (in the case of foreign student) is not liable to income tax in Singapore, as long as there is no employment contract between the student and the participating organisation.  Students will follow the normal office working hours of the organisation.  For overseas internship, students are normally paid according to the industrial norms in the country of internship.
 
Insurance 
 
Students are insured against industrial hazards or accidents through a Group Personal Accident Insurance Scheme arranged by NTU. The University has also taken up a Public Liability Policy Insurance to indemnify organisations against claims and damages arising as a result of an act committed by NTU students in the course of the internship.
 
Certificate of Accomplishment
 
Upon completion of the internship programme, students will be awarded Certificates of Accomplishment, jointly signed by the Director of Career & Attachment Office, NTU and a nominated representative of the organisation.
 
 
Contact Person
 
For more information, please contact Ms Yak Bee Hong at 6790-5764, Ms Ann Lim at 67905241 or Ms Azlina at 65921841.