Global Ready Talent Programme

Global Ready Talent Programme

The Global Ready Talent (GRT) Programme aims to build a pipeline of talent to support Singapore enterprises with their overseas expansion, by exposing young Singaporeans to internships and overseas work opportunities. GRT harmonises existing young talent programmes, namely the SME Talent Programme, Young Talent Programme and Go Southeast Asia Award, into a single programme.

About this programme

Internships under the GRT Programme are for Singapore enterprises keen to train and invest in young talent.


Full time internship Overseas internships Student participation
Evaluation Funding




Eligibility & requirements

*The intern must be a:

  1. Singapore Citizen or Singapore PR; AND
  2. Full-time NITEC / Higher NITEC student OR a full-time student pursuing an undergraduate degree or diploma from any of the following eligible institutions below:
  • Institute of Technical Education
  • Nanyang Polytechnic
  • Ngee Ann Polytechnic
  • Republic Polytechnic
  • Singapore Polytechnic
  • Temasek Polytechnic
  • Nanyang Technological University
  • National University of Singapore
  • Singapore Institute of Technology
  • Singapore Management University
  • Singapore University of Social Sciences
  • Singapore University of Technology and Design
  • Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (Local internships only)
  • SIM Global Education (Local internships only)
  • LASALLE College of the Arts (Local internships only)
  • University of the Arts Singapore (Local internships only)


Application Process

GRT application process