Have you thought of working and living for a short while in Asia gaining valuable work and life experience? Are you interested in being in a place where the eastern and the western cultures meet and spark? Do you want to work in English but still would have the opportunity to learn a new language? If yes, Singapore would definitely be a great place where all these dreams would come true. Work Holiday Program Singapore is pretty attractive and I recommend you to try this.
Singapore, also known as the Lion City, lies at the southern tip of Peninsular Malaysia and is a country with the very diversified population and cultures. There are four official languages in Singapore: English, Mandarin Chinese, Malay, and Tamil. English is commonly used in the workplace while the other three languages are usually spoken by Chinese, Malaysian and Indian people respectively in their everyday life.
The major industries in Singapore include banking and finance, maritime services, biomedical sciences, etc., with recent growth in IT and pharmaceuticals.
Ministry of Manpower (MOM) provides Work Holiday Program Singapore that allows eligible students and young graduates to work and holiday in Singapore for up to 6 months.
To be eligible, you need to meet the age and educational background requirements. To apply, you only need to email true copies of required documents to MOM and the processing time would be approximately 4 weeks. Thereafter, you need to travel to Singapore and get the Work Holiday Pass (WHP) issued inside of Singapore.
To find out more about the Work Holiday Programme, click here http://www.mom.gov.sg/passes-and-permits/work-holiday-programme