A. A good way to get information on job vacancies in Singapore is to contact the companies directly. A directory of companies in the city-state can be ordered from the webpage www.kompass.com.sg
You might also want to have a look at our members listing on our website: http://www.sgc.org.sg/members/members-directory/ after which you may then contact the companies directly for further information on job vacancies.
We also advice you to upload your CV on our website under the JobXchange page: http://www.sgc.org.sg/jobxchange/professionals/. We will keep it in our database and will forward it to interested companies searching for employees with your profile. Before doing so we will contact you. If you want your short profile to be posted online, please fill in the form on this page.
A. Yes, you need a working visa to work in Singapore. All non-Singaporeans and non-PR in Singapore need a working visa in Singapore. It is illegal to work in Singapore without a working visa. Please find out more on the pages of the Ministry of Manpower (MoM): www.mom.gov.sg
A. It depends what kind of working relationship you have with your company. The main categories are related to your formal education, experience on the job and salary. For the different types of working visa please visit www.mom.gov.sg
A. The company that hires you will be the one to apply for your working visa. You have to submit all necessary documents to your future employer for processing.
A. Under certain conditions you may be able work without working visa in Singapore for maximum 60 days. In any case you should inform MoM about it. Failure to inform MoM is against the law in Singapore. Please check the MOM webpage under: ”work pass exempt” for further details. Please always inform yourself on the website of the MoM for any changes: www.mom.gov.sg
A. Then a working visa is compulsory. In this case, the local hiring company or the sponsoring company will have to apply for your working visa.
A. Companies can approach and instruct us to search new staff for them. We have several options for companies:
Contact candidates whose short CVs are on our webpage (please contact us via form below).
Or, if you would like to check more than 10 CVs, two types of recruitment services are available. Full package and the CV search.
For further details, please contact Mr Valdemar Llenos: valdemar.llenos(at)sgc.org.sg
A. Yes, it is free of charge. Please go to: http://www.sgc.org.sg/business-services/recruitment/
A. The best way to get in touch with companies in Singapore is to approach them in person. A directory of companies in the city-state can be ordered from the webpage
Besides, you might want to have a look at our members listing on the website
A. You can send your full applications to Ms Margit Kunz at margit.kunz(at)sgc.org.sg The SGC regularly hires around three interns for a period of 6 months. The terms start usually in spring and autumn. Should your profile be of interest to us, we will contact you on short notice.
A. There are several categories which are in high demand. Please have a look at http://www.mom.gov.sg/skills-training-and-development/skills-in-demand/Pages/skills-in-demand.aspx
A. Unfortunately, we do not offer internships to law students. The SGC does not have its own legal department and the SGC does not have the possibility to supervise law students due to our regulations.
Please visit our website www.sgc.org.sg and search for our list of German-speaking lawyers in Singapore that might be of interest to you. Other helpful sources might be the webpage’s:
Please also check the webpage of the Ministry of Manpower: www.mom.gov.sg for the current situation on Work Passes. It is worthwhile checking these pages since there have been numerous changes in recent months.
A. Yes. Depending on your profession or the place you trained/ studied, you might face restrictions in practicing your job here in Singapore. Examples are the medical profession and law related jobs.