Gaining more from doing varied, multiple internships

13 Feb 2017, The Straits Times

Ms Glenda Kee, a fourth-year student at the National University of Singapore, said her internships at the Ministry of Manpower in 2015 and at the Singapore Cancer Society last year have allowed her to view issues through different lenses. She also did an internship at the Tan Chin Tuan Foundation’s public relations department in 2013, where she was given “a lot of autonomy to plan and execute events”. She describes this stint as her most memorable experience. The internships have helped to bridge the gap between her field of study and her ambition to work either in the public service or at a VWO, she said.