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Work and Travel Singapore Program is a precious opportunity for international students to explore life in the metropolis while following temporary employment to help cover their living and traveling expenses. Engage yourself in the fusion of cultures, races, cuisine, art, architecture and people that makes Singapore unique. Make friends with people from all around the globe. Share and learn from each other in a multi-cultural English and Mandarin speaking environment. Enjoy the tropical sunshine. Cherish the lifetime experience that could possibly be one of the best chapters of your own life story!

Singapore is a major financial centre. It is a fast growing and successful model of modern living. It has a vibrant tourist industry and enjoys a harmonious blend of several racial cultures, including Chinese, Malay, Indian and Western. There is plenty to explore, including the Night Safari, the night life at Clarke Quay, the Underwater World, Universal Studios, shopping along Orchard Road, Sentosa Island with its beaches, Marina Bay, high quality museums, bird park and botanical gardens, great events such as the Formula 1 races and much, much more.

How to Get a Job in Singapore?

Work and Travel Singapore Program is an opportunity for undergraduates and graduates from various countries around the world to experience working and living in Singapore for a minimum of 3 months to a maximum of 6 months. WATSIN is open throughout the whole year which you may apply anytime in a year you want, of course also subject to your employment offer. Once you have completed our application and have submitted all the relevant documents, Intrinsic will provide you an all-in employment package:

1. A secured job placement before departure

2. Assistance in preparation of documents and arrangement of interview(s)

3. An In-Principle Approval (IPA) Letter for your Work Holiday Pass application

4. All necessary information and guidance for your stay in Singapore

5. Orientations and participant handbook

Types of Job

You will serve as Housekeeper, Waiter/Waitress, Guest Service Agents or F&B Servers for some of the highest class 5 stars hotels in Singapore. Working in the luxury style together with the locals and people from other country, hospitality work is definitely a great way to meet people, and also to practice some extensive customer service skills.

Food & Beverage

Various high class restaurants, lounges, and cafes are willing to offer summer work opportunities for international students. Job positions vary from Waiter/Waitress, Bar Supervisor, Cook or Assistant Manager Internship, which they are able to render students some exceptional practical skills.

You will be working for some local retail giants for the positions such as Retail Associates and International Business Intern. Retail work gives you a great opportunity to get to know many new faces, establish your own international human network, and of course to practice your English skills. Retail employers tend to have students with better English level and oral. 

Accommodation & Food

Students will have to source for their own accommodation upon their arrival in Singapore. We will provide a list of lodging recommendations to assist student to find suitable accommodations. If it happens that you have relatives or friends who live in Singapore, you are allowed to live with them as long as they are able to show proof of accommodation in a formal letter. Housing costs around SGD1,000 - SGD1,300 per month, subject to locations and amenities.

You will be responsible for buying and preparing your own food, depending on your preferences, be expected to spend around SGD300 - SGD500 monthly for food and SGD60 - SGD 90 monthly for transportation.

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