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SGX Management Associate Programme (Open Track)
  • Are you keen to be at the heart of Asia's capital markets?
  • Do you want to accelerate your career in the financial industry and be rewarded for it?
  • Are you a fast learner who is able to deliver within a short span of time?

Join   the  SGX   Management   Associate  (MA)   Programme  - a specially designed programme aimed at engaging and nurturing promising talent.

Take up the challenge, stretch your limits and reach for your aspirations.

“This is truly a unique opportunity like no other. SGX's
MA programme offers a broad range of rotations, with the
chance to understand the Exchange business inside out.”

As a Management Associate (Open Track), you would have the opportunity to undergo a structured rotation programme designed to accelerate your business and functional skills development. You will gain a wide exposure to SGX through rotations across different units, an attachment in one of the senior management's office and opportunities to work with external industry partners.

During the programme, you will closely participate in business projects and special assignments to build your insights and experiences in various fields. With the opportunity to contribute to the business, operations and regulatory functions, you will gain a holistic perspective of the organisation, and the financial industry.

At the end of the programme, you would not only be equipped with intimate knowledge of the chosen business value chain, but also discover where your inclinations lie for your permanent placement.

A sample rotation schedule in the MA Programme (Open Track):

Professional development

We place great emphasis on promoting active learning and development throughout your career at SGX. You will be immersed in unique developmental experiences through structured work-based learning and formal learning. The structured work-based learning will provide critical on-the-job experiences for you to develop domain knowledge and skills. You will get to work with different teams and leaders across units to hone your interpersonal, communication and leadership skills. You will also be enrolled into focused learning opportunities your development as future leaders of SGX.

What do we look for?

We look for fresh graduates or professionals (less than two years of work experience) with:

  • A passion for the financial industry
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • An inquisitive and curious mind
  • Excellent academic results in any discipline from a reputable university or institution
  • Outstanding track record of co-curricular activities, leadership or entrepreneurial achievements

How can I apply?

The SGX Management Associate Programme is not open for applications at this point in time.

You can refer to the FAQ for more information on the programme.

Who are our Management Associates (Open Track)?

Curious about what our MAs say about the programme? Read more about their experiences, challenges and successes below.


Lester Ngoh

“My professor shared that one thing was for sure. When the top management designed this programme, they were serious about grooming and cultivating young talent to be the next management group in SGX.”

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Keri Neo

“What attracted me to SGX was the clarity in its mission, and I clearly understood what the organisation strived to achieve.”

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Derek Neo

“As a fresh graduate, not many would choose the path of an Exchange or know what it is all about. In the Exchange, we participate in all segments of the market. Getting to work with people from different segments of the industry has given me a good grasp of the mechanics of the financial world, and what is crucial for its survival.”

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Tom Vo Thanh Trung

“SGX is well-known in the financial services community, so working for such a prestigious brand-name was a huge draw factor. The MA programme is also uniquely tailored to each individual in order to maximize his or her growth and exposure.”

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