Intern - Materials Science & Engineering (at least 6 months)

The Innovation Management Team in IPI is seeking candidates who are interested in pursuing in a career in Innovation & Enterprise to join us as an intern. This is an opportunity for students with keen interest to be exposed to technology management, intellectual property commercialisation & management and industry development, to gain practical and meaningful on-the-job work experience.

The Intern will acquire skills and talents in the following:

  • Identifying market/industry trends
  • Conduct technology landscaping and assessment
  • IP fundamentals
  • Project management
  • Preparation and organisation technologies for marketing and outreach.

Interns will get first-hand experience in working an organisation that supports the Singapore open innovation ecosystem. He/she will get to develop a good understanding of the innovation landscape, be exposed to companies and technologies on a global scale, and gain useful skills that can be applied in the future.


Job Responsibilities:

The Intern will support IPI Innovation Manager in performing the following:

  • Studying, identifying and monitoring market/industry trends and individual company profiles
  • Identifying gaps and opportunities for companies
  • Technology landscaping & assessment


  • Second or third year Students from a recognised university and pursuing a degree in Science or Engineering, preferably in Materials Science and Engineering , with a good grasp of scientific fundamentals.
  • Passionate and inquisitive about science and technology, and open to look at other related technologies, for industry applications.
  • Familiar with online search engines and tools & proficient in MS Office
  • Must be resourceful, self-driven and able to work independently or in a team, with good organisational and communication skills
  • Must be able to working independently on assigned tasks