Why Work & Study?

Report
GEM Discoverer Work & Study
nformation Session
19 August 2014
Johnie Goh
Office of Global Education & Mobility
Overview
1. Why Choose Work & Study?
2. What To Expect From The Internship?
3. What To Expect From the Study Component?
4. How Do I Apply for Work & Study?
5. How Do I Finance My Trip?
6. Student Presentations
7. Q & A
Why Work & Study?
Enhance Your Employability
 Boost your career prospects.
 Add value to resume
 Differentiate yourself in an increasingly competitive job market
Why Work & Study?
Gain Insights Into Emerging Markets
 Gain insights into emerging markets not far from Singapore.
 How to moving ahead of others?
 The drive to improve
Why Work & Study?
Generous Financial Aid Available
 You stand to receive up to $7000 in scholarships for Work & Study
 Additional co-funding from IE Singapore available.
 Opportunity to utilize PSEA and invest in your future.
Why Work & Study?
Do Something New – Holistic learning experience – Gain valuable
insights into emerging markets – Seeing the world teaches you stuff
like economy, history, culture, politics, geography and sociology –
Perhaps learn a new language
Earn AUs While Interning – Complete the internship requirement of
your course – Earn additional 6 AUs towards GER-PE (AHSS) or
GER-UE for the study component.
Programme Duration
20 – week
Work & Study
20 – week
Work & Study
Semester 2
January – May *
Semester 1
August – December *
Programme Dates
1. China
• The course will begin about 2 weeks after internship start date.
• Classes will be held on Fridays and Saturdays.
• NTU students will learn together in a class.
2. Vietnam
• The course will generally start before the internship and the duration of the course is
about 3 weeks.
* Programme Dates (12 Jan 2015 to 30 May 2015 ) are subjected to change
and may stretch into the vacation period.
Work Component
•
20-week attachment to companies based in
- China
- Vietnam
•
Fulfill academic requirement for industrial
attachment or internship
Work Component
Examples of some companies students were attached to:
China
Stryker, Sulzer, Corning, OCBC bank, Siemens, Raffles Hotel, Pratt and
Whitney, Rhodia
Vietnam
Keppel Logistics, APL-NOL, Transinex, Henkel Vietnam, Capitaland, CPG
consultants, Glowtec, Planet Sports
Study Component
•
A specially tailored course that covers topics on history, culture,
politics, language and economics of the host country
•
Conducted by reputable universities
•
Earn 6 AUs for study component. Can be allocated to GER-UE
or/and GER-PE(AHSS), including Minor in Chinese
•
Singaporeans and SPRs receive 85% subsidy for course fees
from NTU. International students bear 100% of course fees
Study Component
Destination
Shanghai
Suzhou
Host
University
Medium of
Instruction
Academic
Focus
Shanghai Jiao
Tong
University
Soochow
University
Chinese
History,
Culture &
Economics
Academic
Units
6 AUs towards
(i) GER-PE
(AHSS) or
(ii) GER-UE
(including
Minor in
Chinese)
or
3 AUs towards
GER-PE (AHSS)
and 3AUs
towards GER-UE
(including Minor
in Chinese)
Study Component
Destination
Ho Chi Minh
City or Hanoi
Host
University
Vietnam
National
University
Medium of
Instruction
English
Academic
Focus
History,
Culture &
Economics
Academic
Units
6 AUs towards
(i) GER-PE
(AHSS) or
(ii) GER-UE
or
3 AUs towards
GER-PE (AHSS)
and 3AUs
towards GER-UE
Academic Units
Course of
Study
Engineering
WORK Component (Internship)
Accreditation for
20-week
attachment
8 AUs of IA
Excess AUs
for GER - UEs
Grading
-
Pass / Fail
NBS
4 AUs for PA
6 AUs
Pass / Fail
HSS
6 AUs for HPAP
4 AUs
Pass / Fail
16 AUs for PI
-
Pass / Fail
Communication
Studies
SPMS
CBC 12 AUs for IIP
PAP 10 AUs for IIP
MAS 8 AUs for IIP
-
Pass / Fail
Graded
Pass / Fail
STUDY Component
Accreditation to
GER - UE / GER - PE (AHSS)
Option 1
6 AUs towards GER-PE
(AHSS)
Option 2
6 AUs towards GER-UE
(including Minor in
Chinese)
Option 3
Spilt 6 AUs equally towards
(i)
(ii)
SBS
17 AUs for IIP
-
Pass / Fail
Grading
GER-PE (AHSS) and
GER-UE (including
Minor in Chinese)
Pass / Fail
Important Dates
Application
14 - 24 August 2014
Selection
Offers &
Acceptance
4 - 11 September 2014
Before You Apply…
 Understand how Work & Study fits into your academic and
personal goals
 Ensure that your cGPA (at the point of application) meets the
minimum requirement of 2.5
 Understand the credit transfer policy
 Check your calendar and mark the programme dates
 Plan your finances and carefully work out your budget
 Read up on the financial aid schemes available on NTU
OAFA website
 Minimum cGPA of 2.5
 Students must be eligible to do Attachment/ Internship
 Priority given to Singaporeans and SPRs
 SPRs applying to home country must have demonstrated at
least 10 continuous years of residence in Singapore
Estimated Cost (China)
No.
Item
Amount (S$)
Remarks
1.
Return Air-tickets
$700 – 1,200
Depending on airline & class of
ticket
2.
Programme Fee For Study
Component (15%)
$300
3.
Medical Checkup (Singapore)
$200
4.
Insurance
$100
Depending on insurer, type of
policy and coverage amount
5.
Visa (Single Entry)
$$70
Payable in Singapore before
departure
6.
Residence Permit
$120
Payable in China
7.
Medical Verification (China)
$100 - $120
Payable in China
Sub-Total
There are no placement fees for
internship
$1590 – $2110
8.
Accommodation
Varies depending on location
9.
Personal Expenses
Varies depending on lifestyle
10
Traveling Expenses
Varies depending on schedule
Financial Aid Schemes
No.
Financial Aid Schemes
Amount (S$)
Eligibility
1.
Temasek Foundation’s
LEaRN Outbound
Scholarship
$7,000 (China)
$6,000 (Vietnam)
> cGPA 3.5
2.
Ng Bok Eng Scholarship
$3,000
Based on household income.
No min. cGPA requirement.
3.
YTP – Market Immersion
Funding #
(co-funds with other awards)
$100 per week,
up to maximum of 24 weeks
> cGPA 3.0
OSP Loans
Up to $6,000
(Cap of $3,000 for Singapore
PRs and International
Students)
All Full-Time NTU Undergrads
PSEA
Up to maximum of available
funds
(on reimbursement basis)
Subject to available balance
4.
5.
# By
invitation only
For more information, please visit
http://admissions.ntu.edu.sg/UndergraduateAdmissions/FinancialAssistance/Pages/GIP.aspx
Applying…
 Submit an online application via StudentLink
 Consider carefully and enter your 2 choices in order of
preference
 Application outcome expected on 4 September 2014. Please
check your NTU account
After Acceptance
 Company selection
 Interviews and company placements
•
•
Job Expectations
Allowance
 Attend the pre-departure briefings
 Prepare to embark on Work & Study
Quiz
Participation in the Work & Study
programme will allow me to clear my
internship/attachment requirement. I can
also earn an additional 3 AUs from the
study component.
True / False
Quiz
In the Work & Study programme, the study
component generally takes place after the
internship.
True / False
Student Presentations
Apply
Today!

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