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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UPCOMING PROGRAMS 

MARCH 2020

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:
September 18 - November 25, 2019

Interviews and Assessment:
December 9 - December 13

Notification of Results: December 20

Offer Deadline: January 3, 2020

Pre-Program Briefing: January 15

Program in New York: March 1 - March 30

Post-Program Presentation: 18 April

Post-Program Support:
April 1, 2020 - March 30, 2022


JULY 2020

The July edition of the program is open to promising youth who are currently enrolled at or recently graduated from a university in Singapore and other countries. Candidates should be nominated by an invited institution or submit a strong application.

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Nomination and Application Window:
September 28, 2019 - January 8, 2020

Interviews and Assessment:
January 20 - January 21

Notification of Results: February 7

Offer Deadline:
February 28

Pre-Program Briefing: May 23

Program in New York: July 1 - July 30

Post-Program Presentation: August 15

Post-Program Support:
August 16, 2020 - August 15, 2022


NOVEMBER 2020

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 should submit a strong application and two referral letters.

TIMELINE

Nomination and Application Window:
June 8 - July 31, 2020

Interviews and Assessment:
August 11 - August 12

Notification of Results: August 19 

Offer Deadline: September 4

Pre-Program Briefing: September 12

Program in New York: November 1 - November 30

Post-Program Presentation: 12 December

Post-Program Support:
December 1, 2020 - November 30, 2023


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

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