Internship Opportunity - Singapore Valley Awards (SVA)

Application Closed
Internship Period
1 January - 30 April 2024
Education Level(s)
Shanghai, Shanghai
No. of Opening(s)
SGD ≥1001
Apply by
20 October 2023

Job Description

About Us:
The Singapore Valley Awards (SVA) is an annual entrepreneurship award program dedicated to empowering students with promising business ideas. SVA offers fully-sponsored internships in China, providing an immersive experience in the Chinese market and real-world entrepreneurship. Established in early 2017 by a group of entrepreneurs with China-centric businesses and supported by Singapore-based private equity firm Tembusu Partners, SVA's primary mission is to foster innovation and entrepreneurship among undergraduates in Singapore.

Position Description:
We are seeking passionate and ambitious students to join our SVA internship program. As an SVA intern, you will embark on a journey to explore the vibrant world of entrepreneurship, gain invaluable industry knowledge, and work alongside the founders of successful internet companies, corporate leaders, and experienced venture capitalists. This is an opportunity to immerse yourself in some of China's top companies, many of which have achieved global recognition.

Key Responsibilities:
Collaborate with venture capital firms and technology companies to gain hands-on experience in entrepreneurship.
Participate in meaningful projects that will enhance your understanding of the startup ecosystem.
Explore the inner workings of household-name Chinese companies and emerging startups.
Contribute your original thinking and innovative ideas to a dynamic and supportive environment.
Be inspired and challenged as you prepare for your future entrepreneurial ventures.

How to Apply:
If you are excited about the prospect of joining our SVA internship program and embarking on this entrepreneurial journey, please apply via the following link:

Note: This internship opportunity is exclusively available to SVA award winners.

Join us at SVA to gain hands-on experience, expand your horizons, and set the stage for your future entrepreneurial success!

Internship Requirements

Selection Process:
Apply via the SVA link in the job description, selected individuals will be invited to pitch their business ideas to our panel of judges.

Enrollment: You must be a currently enrolled undergraduate student in Singapore.
Passion: A genuine passion for entrepreneurship and innovation.
Skills: Strong communication and problem-solving skills.
Teamwork: Ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment.

Internship Duration:
Internship will take place between January and May 2024 with a minimum commitment period of 3 months.

Pitching Dates:
Live in-person pitching sessions are scheduled for either November 1, 2023, or November 6, 2023. Please note that there are no alternative pitching dates available.

Other Benefits and Welfare

During the internship period, award winners will receive SGD 1,500 per month of the internship (on top of the stipend companies may provide), up to SGD 6,000 and return airfare.

Application Closed

About the Company

Established in 2006, Tembusu Partners is a boutique private equity firm in Singapore dedicated to supporting high growth ventures across Emerging Asia.

Leveraging our strategic location at the heart of Asia, we specialise in venture and growth-stage investments in fast-growing markets of Greater China, India, and Southeast Asia. Our deep understanding of markets, investment cycles and complex cultural nuances grants us clarity and insight in making our investments. We manage capital from our investors and partners across Asia, Europe, and America. To date, we have completed more than S$300 million worth of private equity transactions.

Tembusu invests in disruptive technology that we believe have strong potential to drive innovation in key focus sectors such as financial and business services, consumer services, education and healthcare. With an advisory board and investment committee comprising well-connected corporate leaders and industry veterans ranging from technology to business services, we are committed to supporting founders and companies in their global growth.

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