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SGX Internship Programme

Do you have what it takes to be at the heart of the financial industry?

Be a part of this fast-paced world where your contributions count. SGX offers you the unique experience of gaining insights into the Exchange business and the finance value chain. You will be immersed in the various specialist functions - be it in the business, operations, technology or regulatory units. Discover the excitement of being a part of this dynamic environment.

We believe in identifying and grooming talent at an early stage. That is why we have in place a mentorship system, networking opportunities, tea-time conversations with our senior management, Exchange-related talks and structured feedback.

We invite you to realise your potential with us.

What do we look for?

Our internships are open to penultimate year students from any background. We look for individuals who:

  • Excel academically
  • Demonstrate leadership
  • Take initiative
  • Have exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
  • Embrace and facilitate change
  • Have a keen interest in the Finance and Exchange industry
Application Process

The SGX Internship Programme runs during the summer months of May to August yearly. Applications will be opened from November to December.

Students from the Nanyang Technological University, National University of Singapore, and the Singapore Management University should apply through your career office for internship opportunities.

For all other students, please write in to us with your cover letter and CV. We would love to meet with each one of you but due to the high volume of applications, we regret that only shortlisted applicants will be notified.

The Interns' experiences

Ever wondered what it is like working at SGX? Here's what our interns have to say!

“My stint in Catalist Regulation has given me a broader perspective of the Capital Markets in Singapore.
I was tasked to handle corporate actions on a daily basis and also to review potential IPOs periodically.
Overall, the varied and challenging job requirements have made this internship a rewarding experience!”

- Catalist Regulation Intern

“Being in the Clearing House is a one-of-a-kind experience that I will never forget,
and there is so much to learn and do every day because things are so fast-paced here in the Exchange!”

- Clearing & Settlement (Operations) Intern

“I was offered not just an internship, but an extensive programme which put me right in the heart of the financial sector.
Working in the Exchange is an invaluable experience; with opportunities to learn and excel!”

- Commodities Intern

“I have had the opportunity to have a six-months internship stint with SGX and the experience is truly remarkable!”

- Enterprise Risk Management Intern

“An organisation is about its people and SGX truly cares about developing and nurturing talent.
I have benefited tremendously from the excellent learning environment and am very grateful for this rare opportunity.”

- Human Resource Intern

“Being an intern in the IR department has given me the chance to learn along the way as I handle new cases.
This allows me to understand what I am doing, and helps reconcile my work with what I have learnt in school.”

- Issuer Regulation Intern

“Being an Investor Relations intern presents me the second-to-none opportunity to attend a myriad of conferences
to showcase SGX to the external world. Never before have I witnessed such dynamic meetings.
As an intern, contributing to the Annual Report is definitely an accomplishment.
Where else can you acquire such great experiences?”

- Investor Relations Intern

“Interning at Regulatory Policy gave me an edge over my peers in terms of exposure and experience;
I gained new insights of the financial world from a brand new regulatory perspective.”

- Regulatory Policy Intern

“My time at SGX was very enriching and fulfilling. The internship really helped me experience
how a financial institution copes with the dynamism of a marketplace from a regulatory perspective.
I learnt a lot about how financial markets work and the considerations behind managing risk.
It was also a privilege to have the opportunity to contribute to policy changes and learn from some of the brightest minds in SGX.”

- Risk Management Intern

“Interning in SGX's Technology department has shown me how my IT knowledge can help in the trading system.
This experience has truly widened my horizon.”

- Technology Intern