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38BEFORE YOU STARTTravel Insurance for Overseas Internships Applicable to all students embarking on overseas internships.Travel Insurance must cover the entire dura-tion of your stay in the foreign country/countries.Also applicable to international students returning to their home countries for internships. Compulsory Important! -Almost all travel insurance policies available in Singapore do not cover international students returning to their respective home countries.-International students returning home for internships should consult the Overseas Desk for advice on alternative insurance.-Not all insurance policies in Singapore cover internships. They are only good for overseas study, leisure and holidays. -Insurance policies have varying plans/conditions for single and multiple trips.-Students should not opt for “annual plans” if their travel exceeds 90 days, and most overseas trips for internships are longer than 90 days, as these annual plan policies usually do not cover such trips.-Students are encouraged to purchase insurance policies that have a minimum coverage of SGD $150,000 and unlimited medical evacuation.DKHMCC organises Info Sessions about overseas internships regularly. Keep a lookout for it on OnTRAC II on when it is held and attend it to find out more infor-mation about overseas internships.
39BEFORE YOU START
40BEFORE YOU STARTOVERSEAS INTERNSHIPSThe organisation concerned could provide stipends for your internships in their overseas operations. Stipends may help defray some expenses. For many overseas markets such as China, India, Middle East, Mexico and Latin America, ASEAN countries, the Young Talent Programme (YTP) grant sponsored jointly by IE Singapore and SMU is available, through DKHMCC, for Singaporeans and Permanent Residents, subject to approval of both IE Singapore and SMU.This YTP grant is paid out after successful completion of the overseas internship. Financial Support
41BEFORE YOU STARTGETTING YOUR INTERNSHIP APPROVED BY DKHMCCBefore you start your internships, please attempt the e-Internship Briefing, pass the e-Quiz and follow the steps below for your internship to be approved and counted to-wards your graduation requirement. Overseas Internships We strongly advise you to contact us at [email protected] if you are planning to embark on an internship as it involves detailed planning in advance.!“Work and Travel USA” does not qualify as an internshipDKHMCC does not backdate internships. Ensure approval is obtained prior to starting your internship.BEFORE YOU STARTBEFORE YOU STARTConfirmation/ Approval Notification and Internship GradingHost Organisations will be issued a Internship Approval Confirmation Notification which will ex-empt the employer of CPF contributions.

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