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Intern, International Business

As an Intern in the SBF International Business Division, you will play a vital role in providing operational and internationalisation support for various activities, including but not limited to, Meetings, Seminars, Webinars, Roundtables, and Overseas Business Missions.  

This internship offers a unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience and a platform as a looking glass into how Singapore companies internationalise, and work on projects with a global business environment, intersecting between B2B and B2G engagements. 


Job Responsibilities: 

1. Research:

  • Performing research on the business landscape of selected countries in the emerging markets
  • Assisting with editing reports and/or creating short-form messages out of those reports (executive summaries)

2. Development Work:

  • Provide support in the development of products/services, by assisting with reviews of events/activities/services being planned for, and then conceptualizing new ideas to energize the target business community
  • Provide support in the development of the ecosystem of partners, by helping with the collation of information, analysis of partner types, and participating in discussions on engaging the partners
  • Provide support in conceptualizing ideas on how best to communicate key messages on overseas markets and success cases, effectively telling stories that inspire business executives to expand their international footprint 

3. Operational Support:

  • Assist in the planning and execution of activities.
  • Handle the documentation process for events, ensuring all necessary paperwork is completed accurately and on time
  • Work closely with project managers and various departments within SBF to ensure timely delivery and assist SBF on its internationalisation efforts
  • Setting out workflows as part of a deal-facilitation project
  • Other matters that will help companies internationalise their businesses and edit of a website using simple tools 

4. Data Collation and Processing:

  • Take initiative in collating, processing, and compiling data related to events and activities such as trade and market data
  • Assist in data and administrative accuracy and completeness
  • Provide insights to the division’s data-driven decision making mechanisms 

5. Vendor Coordination:

  • Collaborate with external vendors to ensure seamless coordination and execution of events

6. Administrative Support:

  • Provide general administrative support to the division
  • Handle first-level inquiries related to events and activities

Job  Requirements:

  • Open to all undergraduates preferably studying international business or other relevant disciplines
  • Strong organizational and multitasking abilities
  • Interest and experience in research, analytics, content creation and editing 
  • Task/ detail oriented
  • Proactive and able to take initiative
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Proven ability to work independently as well as in teams
  • Previous record in management of events / seminars will be advantageous