Traineeship Opportunities

National Youth Council - Youth Tech Programme 

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Looking to get ahead of the tech curve? As you begin the next chapter of your lives, check out the YouthTech Programme! 
This programme, launched by the National Youth Council, is specially for graduates who are keen to sharpen their digital skills. You'll also get the opportunity to spur digital transformations with organisations in diverse sectors. 
Kickstart your digital journey with YouthTech now!


Closing date for applications: 30 June 2021

For who? 

All youths who are interested in digitalisation efforts across various sectors including the Arts and Heritage, Community, and Religion, Sports, Youth and Charity 

Eligibility Criteria

  • You must be a Singapore citizen or Permanent Resident

  • Open to all youth who are:

  • Recent graduates from ITE, polytechnics and universities

  • Young working adults up to 35 years old (as of 2021) who are seeking learning & development opportunities

  • Available for full-time placement opportunities (ranging from 6 to 12 months) at NYC-partnered host organisations


  • ​Digital Designer 

  • Digital Marketer 

  • Technical Specialist 

Wantedly, Inc. (Singapore)


Founded in 2010, Wantedly is a Tokyo-based technology company helping you discover jobs that ignite your passion. We've built a social recruitment platform, where people and companies meet based on passion and values, rather than salary and benefits.

We are one of Japan's leading business networking platforms with over 2.4-million monthly active users and brands like UBER, Airbnb and Buzzfeed are acquiring talent via Wantedly. Serving more than 30,000 companies in Japan, we provide recruitment marketing and employer branding expertise, not to mention, a platform to scout and meet talents that identify with your company. 

Wantedly has expanded internationally, including in Singapore and Hong Kong, and through the power of social media networking, talents like yourself can make your dream job a reality. Visit for more information. 


  • Business Development & Operations Associate (SGUnited Mid-Career Programme) 

Learn what it takes to excel in business development & operations, and experience working in a startup environment. We are looking for a Business Development Trainee to play a critical role in Wantedly's business expansion in Singapore.


The successful candidate will report to, and work closely with the Business Development team to implement the following:

  • Learn the importance and the role of business operations

  • Learn the ropes of approaching customers by cold calling, and achieve sales objectives as a team

  • Assist clients in troubleshooting, creating company profiles and job posts

  • Maintain relationships with clients by providing support, information, and guidance​


The successful candidate we are looking for would likely demonstrate the following:

  • Inbound marketing, inside sales, inbound sales knowledge

  • HR Tech and B2B SaaS landscape understanding

  • Sales funnel and Customer Success experience

  • Track record of "Hunting" or "Farming"

  • Efficient in building sales decks and proposals

  • Digital savviness including expertise in CRM and Google Workspace

  • Professionalism and effective positive communication

  • Existing developed professional network

This is a 9-month attachment under the SGUnited Mid-Career Pathways Programme and is open to all Singaporeans and Permanent Residents, with the exception of recent graduates (graduated between 2019-2021 or graduated before and completed National Service between 2019-2021). We will review applications outside of the above criteria on a case-by-case basis, and the same applies to conversion to full-time after the attachment.

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