NEWYORK.SG
NEWYORK.SG
BREAK BARRIERS IN THE BIG APPLE

A SINGAPOREAN
INITIATIVE IN NEW YORK

NewYork.SG is a social enterprise that runs a career development program in New York City for promising youth who live in Singapore. Participants learn from and engage with some of the top and most innovative professionals and companies in the world. They also build a wide professional network, enhance their portfolios and receive personal mentorship during the program.

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The initiative was inspired by New York-based Singaporeans who hope to empower determined young people. Each program runs for one month in the Big Apple for selected individuals from the creative and technology fields. Participants will also receive two years of continuous career support after the program.

THE inaugural PROGRAM WAS POWERED BY: 

 
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The National Youth Council played an important role by partially funding the first-ever program in March 2018 for outstanding polytechnic graduates.

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 SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR FRIENDS FROM:

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THE 3 PILLARS OF THE PROGRAM

Each day consists of one or more of these activities.

PROFESSIONAL
ENGAGEMENTS

Participants will connect with and learn important insights from multiple professionals and entrepreneurs from some of the most innovative companies and startups in the world.

PERSONAL MENTORSHIP

Each participant will receive guidance from a dedicated New York-based advisor through regular one-on-one sessions that are set up for personal reflection and profesional growth.

Portfolio DEVELOPMENT

They will develop an individual project and collaborate on team challenges that are designed to enhance their resumes and give each one of them a chance to showcase their best strengths.

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UPCOMING PROGRAMS 

NOVEMBER 2019

A testimonial video from the November edition.

The November edition of the program is open to young professionals, entrepreneurs and freelancers in Singapore who are currently working and seeking a new growth opportunity. Candidates must be nominated by an invited institution or submit a strong application.


timeline

Nomination or Application Window: July 8 - August 7, 2019
Interviews and Assessment: August 12 - August 16, 2019
Notification of Results: August 21, 2019
Offer Deadline:
September 2, 2019
Pre-Program Briefing: September 14, 2019
Program in New York: November 1 - November 30, 2019
Post-Program Support: December 1, 2019 - November 30, 2021

MARCH 2020

A testimonial video from the March edition.

The March edition of the program is open to outstanding polytechnic graduating students and recent alumni who are not studying or working abroad. Individuals who are keen to be considered for the program must be nominated by a selected school.


TIMELINE

Nomination Window: October 28 - November 25, 2019
Interviews and Assessment: December 9 - December 13, 2019
Notification of Results: December 20, 2019
Offer Deadline: January 3, 2020
Pre-Program Briefing: January 15, 2020
Program in New York: March 1 - March 30, 2020
Post-Program Support: April 1, 2020 - March 30, 2022


If you would like a member of the NewYork.SG team to contact you with more information about the program and selection process, please submit the following details:

Name *
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E.g. Ngee Ann Polytechnic (Mass Communications), graduated in 2018