Working in Singapore

Working in Singapore

With a population of 5.6 million people based on the Population in Brief 2016 Report, Singapore is home to a multicultural local workforce of Chinese, Malay, Indian and other races. Sound workplace integration policies and a common working language have made unity and diversity prominent features of its workforce. Many corporate organisations in Singapore ensure fair working environments that reward individuals based on merit.

Companies prize the Singapore workforce for its high literacy rate, competency levels, and its ability to bridge Asian and Western cultures. With over 110,000 expatriates and 7,000 multinational companies operating here, global citizens will also feel right at home forging a career in Singapore.

Please read below for detailed information on working in Singapore after graduation from the Singapore campus of James Cook University.

In accordance with Singapore Immigration & Checkpoints Authority regulations, international students on a Student Pass in Singapore are not permitted to work. For more information please visit

JCU CareerHub

JCU CareerHub is an exclusive one-stop-shop for job vacancies, careers and employment related information for JCU graduates only. By registering with JCU CareerHub you can search for the full-time/graduate, post-graduate, course-relevant, part-time/casual, vacation and volunteer job vacancies anytime day or night. You can also choose to receive an automatically generated newsletter once a week notifying you of the latest additions to JCU CareerHub.

Login and update your CareerHub Account here

External Job Search Portals Sign up with the following job search websites and receive regular updates on available job opportunities in Singapore.

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Research Internship

The Home Team Behavioural Sciences Centre (HTBSC) is a research and training centre under the Ministry of Home Affairs, Singapore.

Staffed predominantly by a team of psychologists, the main work of the centre involves conducting applied psychological research to support the operations of Home Team departments.

Download more information here.