Career Services

The USP career services is a satellite career unit that support the USP students in their career needs. At every stage of their career preparation in USP, from when they first enter as freshmen to their graduation as they transit into working life, the USP career services is committed to support them to become career-ready.

In recognizing the importance of early career exploration, the USP career services seek to help students discover their career inclination which is aligned with their life purpose, passion and competencies. This include self-awareness of student’s personality profile, discovery of career interest, alignment with their values and equipping them with the relevant career-ready competencies.

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Careers Service

USP Career Services

To support the USP students in their transition from student life to working life, we seek to help them make informed decisions about their future, be it planning for a career in the private sector, public sector, non-governmental or non-profit organizations, to being an entrepreneur.

We provide a range of career services (career discovery, personalised resume critique, personality profiling, career coaching, career-ready competencies workshops, internship experience, alumni mentors programme, career opportunities by industry partners, postgraduate education talk and other relevant resources) to support the students in becoming career-ready.

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Postgraduate

Postgraduate Education

For USP students who wish to pursue postgraduate studies, our professors provide advice to guide the students in their decision-making.

The USP career services support the students by collaborating with other universities to conduct postgraduate education talks to help them make informed decision.

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Recruitment, Internship, Scholarship

Organisations who wish to collaborate with USP as industry partners are welcome to contact the USP Career Services. Some areas of collaboration include internship, career and scholarship opportunities.

We would like to understand your organisation’s talent acquisition needs and explore how the USP students can fit into your talent pipeline.

USP students are a select 3% of each undergraduate cohort in NUS who have strong intellectual, personal and highly engaged qualities, but yet in touch with the community

The potential value-add of USP students to employers are shown below:

Curious

  • Diagnose root cause of problems
  • Innovative
  • Insight with holistic perspective
  • Desire to learn beyond their domain

Critical

  • Look at problems from multi-perspective
  • Dissect problems leading to root cause
  • Ability to see big pictures and details

Engaged

  • Open to learning new knowledge
  • Seek to improve continuously
  • Versatile and adaptable

To explore collaboration as USP’s industry partners, please contact Alfred Lim of Career Services at limalfred@nus.edu.sg

Postgraduate Education

For USP students who wish to pursue postgraduate studies, our professors provide advice to guide the students in their decision-making.

The USP career services support the students by collaborating with other universities to conduct postgraduate education talks to help them make informed decision. Some of the universities that USP has partnered with are shown below:

Contacts of USP Career Services

Associate Professor Albert Teo (Deputy Director)

uspteocy@nus.edu.sg


Alfred Lim (Manager, Career Services)

limalfred@nus.edu.sg