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Gain real-life exposure to the R&D industry through our student attachment programmes.


A*STAR Corporate Internship Programme

Calling all Bachelor undergraduates - embark on an exciting journey to discover how A*STAR bridges the gap between academia and industry by translating R&D into economic and social and outcomes, by signing up for the A*STAR Corporate Internship Programme (A*CIP) with us!

The A*CIP is an eight to ten weeks programme that commences in June each year. Through the A*CIP, you will gain insight into how A*STAR supports, oversees and coordinates public sector research and development in strategic areas, and cultivate and exchange an extensive network of industry partners.

You will have opportunities to interact with the A*STAR leadership and visit our A*STAR Research Institutes which carry out a spectrum of R&D activities, ranging from knowledge creation, enabling capabilities, large scale programme and industry-oriented activities. Interested in becoming an A*STAR Corporate Intern?

Do submit your applications through our career portal when applications open from February to May every year.


Attachments in Research Institutes

Take your passion for science, engineering and research & development to greater heights! In partnership with Singapore’s Institutes of Higher Learning and the Ministry of Education (MOE) A*STAR Research Institutes (RIs) offer scientific attachment opportunities for pre-university, polytechnic, undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Our RIs have established partnerships with local and overseas universities through the A*STAR Graduate Academy (A*GA), better positioning you, as a young and aspiring scientific talent, to pursue your passion and prepare for a rewarding career.

Students who are interested to undergo a research attachment at an A*STAR RI can write directly to the RI via the contact email address listed on the respective RI websites here. Please submit your Curriculum Vitae and latest examination results via email, and indicate the preferred area of research and period of attachment in your request. The minimum period of attachment is two months.

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