Halogen Internship Programme

Halogen Foundation Singapore

Internship
Singapore
Posted 5 months ago

 

Are you looking for a fulfilling internship that provides opportunities for real contribution, promotes a culture of growth and development, and makes a difference to the community and youth through meaningful work? We are looking for Interns for a minimum of 3 months!

Halogen Foundation aims to inspire and influence a generation of young people to lead themselves and others well, and we take that mission seriously with our interns as well. Being young leaders themselves, our interns actively co-create and deliver the impactful work that reaches our stakeholders, under supervision by and collaborating with staff members who make it their personal goal to invest time and effort to mentor them.

 

Academy
Special Projects
Communications
Corporate Office
Management
Academy

As an intern in the Academy department, you will get the opportunity to conduct Leadership and Entrepreneurship training workshops, be exposed to end-to-end programme management, and work on projects to enhance the various training programmes, operations, and evaluation. In addition to being a trained facilitator delivering first-hand impact to today’s youth, you may expect to be handling multiple projects, shadowing the team in business development, and contextualising new curriculum.

 

Positions are open for immediate start.

 


 

Responsibilities

  • Being involved in the development and curation of leadership and entrepreneurship programmes for youths
  • Ensuring the smooth delivery of  workshops through meticulous and timely preparation of training materials and logistics
  • Running training workshops on our leadership and entrepreneurship programmes for primary and secondary school students
  • Being involved in the post-training operations and impact measurement of leadership programmes to track and monitor the quality of trainers and programme delivery
  • Managing multiple projects and schedules to enhance the programmes and operations of the team
  • Taking ownership of both your professional and personal growth to increase the effectiveness and impact of your back-end and front-facing functions

 

A typical week at work involves

  • Being on-the-ground in different schools conducting leadership and entrepreneurship programmes
  • Preparing the materials and logistics required for the aforementioned programmes
  • Improving programme delivery with staff, fellow interns, and associate trainers
  • Conducting post-workshop reporting and assessment
  • Having a 1-on-1 coaching conversation with your supervisor to check-in on your development
  • Attending department meetings that update the week’s happenings for each person
  • Attending external meetings with teachers, corporate partners, or business associates
  • Attending formal facilitator training and modular workshop training that enables you to be a better facilitator

 

What You’ll Get

  • This is a paid internship, and you will be compensated according to the acceptable market rate
  • Formal training and certification in workshop facilitation
  • Regular 1:1 sessions with your supervisor to gain feedback on your work, discuss your future options, and open up new opportunities for your career and development
  • Opportunities to interact and engage with youth to learn about their needs and challenges
  • Transferrable skills such as project management and how to manage a room of participants
  • Growth in communication and personal effectiveness
  • Opportunities to expand your job scope and shadow staff at meetings with educators and corporate partners

 

Requirements

  • Able to commit a minimum of 3 months, on a full-time 5-day work week basis (This internship also accepts 6-month engagements)
  • A current student or fresh graduate (There is no preferred course of study)
  • Facilitation experience or experience working with youths preferred
  • Good command of the English language, both written and spoken
  • Passionate in youth development and our agency as people who can build the future of Singapore, putting people above all else
  • Responsible in all things - to work, to people, to youth, and to yourself
  • Integrity above personal gain and maintains a level of uncompromising honesty in all engagements
  • Generous in thought and deed, willing to give more than you receive
  • Willing to take reasonable risks, make healthy mistakes and learn from them
  • Meticulous and detail-oriented with a composure that can handle stressful situations

 

How To Apply

  • Submit your resume and cover letter in the form below
  • Your cover letter should not be more than 500 words long and should include the following:
    • Why you are interested in interning at Halogen Foundation
    • Why you are a good fit for this role
    • What excites you about youth development
  • If you were referred by a staff of Halogen Foundation, please leave their name in your application
Special Projects

As an intern in the Special Projects office, you will be an integral part of the impact measurement and business incubation team from day one, contributing to a wide array of challenging work that supports the exploratory function of the organisation. You will be assisting the Special Projects team to work on incubating new business initiatives, managing a large-scale youth community, measuring impact through data collection and analysis, and expanding our reach beyond Singapore. At any moment you may be involved in 3 to 5 projects, each requiring a different skill set and mindset to tackle.

 

Positions are open from August 2020 onward.

 


 

Responsibilities

  • Managing multiple projects and schedules that serve the mission and strategy of the organisation
  • Ensuring the smooth running of the National Young Leader Award and its adherence to a rigourous process
  • Running training workshops on our leadership and entrepreneurship programmes for primary and secondary school students
  • Measuring impact for our Academy businesses and maintaining the database for character education impact
  • Incubate new business initiatives and perform basic market research and business intelligence activities
  • Attend events and network with established leaders in the public and private sector

 

A typical week at work involves

  • Coordinating efforts for the National Young Leader Award and its corresponding phase in the year
  • Working on impact measurement with the Academy teams for data collection and reporting
  • Incubating new programmes and curriculum that will form the future of Halogen Foundation’s offerings
  • Meetings and stand-ups with your department, getting updates and setting strategic courses
  • Engaging with external partners such as the National Youth Council for collaboration and co-created projects

 

What You’ll Get

  • This is a paid internship, and you will be compensated according to the acceptable market rate
  • You will work on a variety of exciting and challenging projects that showcase what the future of non-profit engagement can look like
  • Regular 1:1 sessions with your supervisor to gain feedback on your work, discuss your future options, and open up new opportunities for your career and development
  • Opportunities to interact and engage with youth to learn about their needs and challenges
  • Transferrable skills such as project management, community management, business incubation, data analytics, etc.
  • Growth in communication and personal effectiveness
  • Opportunities to expand your job scope and shadow staff at meetings with educators and corporate partners

 

Requirements

  • Able to commit a minimum of 3 months, on a full-time 5-day work week basis (This internship also accepts 6-month engagements)
  • A current student or fresh graduate - Data analysis will be looked upon very favourably
  • Good command of the English language, both written and spoken
  • Passionate in youth development and our agency as people who can build the future of Singapore, putting people above all else
  • Responsible in all things - to work, to people, to youth, and to yourself
  • Integrity above personal gain and maintains a level of uncompromising honesty in all engagements
  • Generous in thought and deed, willing to give more than you receive
  • Willing to take reasonable risks, make healthy mistakes and learn from them
  • Meticulous and detail-oriented with a composure that can handle stressful situations

 

How To Apply

  • Submit your resume and cover letter in the form below
  • Your cover letter should not be more than 500 words long and should include the following:
    • Why you are interested in interning at Halogen Foundation
    • Why you are a good fit for this role
    • What excites you about youth development
  • If you were referred by a staff of Halogen Foundation, please leave their name in your application
Communications

As an intern in the Communications Department, you will make an immediate impact from day one and support a wide array of challenging work that supports the cause, project, and public communications function of the organisation. You will be assisting the Communications Team, working on marketing efforts and projects that traverse across our organisation. At any moment you may be involved in 2 to 3 projects, each requiring a different skillset and mindset to tackle.

 

Positions are open from August 2020 onward.

 


 

Responsibilities

  • Executing multiple projects that serve the mission and strategy of the organisation
  • Tracking milestones and deliverables for the different projects that we run
  • Running training workshops on our leadership and entrepreneurship programmes for primary and secondary school students
  • Developing marketing strategies with the team and executing it to stakeholders
  • Optimising Social Media channels and tools for access to the key stakeholders
  • Championing storytelling and cause-building initiatives within the organisation

 

A typical week at work involves

  • Working directly on the projects that the Communications Team is overseeing
  • Meetings and stand-ups with the different departments, getting updates, and setting strategic courses
  • Creating engaging and immersive content for marketing and storytelling purposes
  • Tracking traffic, impressions, and engagements on digital platforms (Website, Social Media, and EDMs)
  • Producing digital and physical communications collateral

 

What You’ll Get

  • This is a paid internship, and you will be compensated according to the acceptable market rate
  • As you will be working directly with either of the Communications Executives, you will have the opportunity to shadow them at most engagements and meetings
  • There will be regular 1:1 sessions that explore your work, discuss your future options, and open up new opportunities for your career and development
  • You will learn about project management, strategy development, and leadership on a practical level
  • You will get hands-on experience on work that contributes directly to the metrics of the organisation
  • You will have a chance to explore other competencies such as training & development, event management, and impact measurement.

 

Requirements

  • Able to commit a minimum of 3 months, on a full-time 5-day work week basis (The internship also accepts 6-month engagements)
  • A current student or fresh graduate, preferably with a Communications/Design/Marketing Background
  • Good command of the English language
  • Passionate in youth development and our agency as people who can build the future of Singapore, putting people above all else
  • Responsible in all things - to work, to people, to youth, and to yourself
  • Integrity above personal gain, and maintains a level of uncompromising honesty in all engagements
  • Generous in thought and deed, willing to give more than you receive
  • Willing to take reasonable risks, make healthy mistakes, and learn from them
  • Meticulous and detail-oriented, with a composure that can handle stressful situations

 

How To Apply

  • Submit your resume and cover letter in the form below
  • Your cover letter should not be more than 500 words long and should include the following:
    • Why you are interested in interning at Halogen Foundation
    • Why you are a good fit for this role
    • What excites you about youth development
  • If you were referred by a staff of Halogen Foundation, please leave their name in your application
Corporate Office

As an intern in the Corporate Office, you will work on key functions such as finance, administration, and/or human resources. You will have an inside look into the gears of what makes a non-profit organisation tick, gaining invaluable insight into social service management and contributing to the important work that has to be done backstage for the impact to be made on the ground. In addition, you may be given opportunities to be a trained facilitator conducting workshops in schools.

 

Positions are open from July 2020 onward.

 


 

Responsibilities

  • Executing on necessary back-end operations for the governance and compliance of a non-profit organisation
  • (For finance functions) Engaging in financial analysis of each department in the organisation to ensure fiscal responsibility
  • (For human resource functions) Organise creative programming that increases employee and intern engagement and development
  • Managing multiple projects and schedules to enhance the ease of work and operations of the team
  • Taking ownership of both your professional and personal growth to increase the effectiveness and impact of your work functions

 

A typical week at work involves

  • Analysing the utilisation of key programmes and initiatives headed by the department
  • Having a 1-on-1 coaching conversation with your supervisor to check-in on your development
  • Attending department meetings that update the week’s happenings for each person
  • (For human resource functions) Ideating and testing ideas for employee engagement activities
  • (For human resource functions) Measuring the effectiveness of HR policies and digital initiatives
  • (For human resource functions) Meeting with external consultants and social service bodies for organisation development programmes
  • (For finance functions) Filing and documenting administrative matters for compliance and review
  • (For finance functions) Reconciling financial movements and donation figures with the governing body
  • (For finance functions) Updating asset lists and inventory as expended with the Academy and Special Project teams

 

What You’ll Get

  • This is a paid internship, and you will be compensated according to the acceptable market rate
  • Insight into the back-end workings of an Institution of a Public Character (IPC) charity
  • Regular 1:1 sessions with your supervisor to gain feedback on your work, discuss your future options, and open up new opportunities for your career and development
  • Opportunities to interact and engage with youth to learn about their needs and challenges
  • Transferrable skills such as accounting, budgeting, and HR practice methods
  • Growth in communication and personal effectiveness
  • Opportunities to expand your job scope and shadow staff at meetings with educators and corporate partners

 

Requirements

  • Able to commit a minimum of 3 months, on a full-time 5-day work week basis (This internship also accepts 6-month engagements)
  • A current student or fresh graduate (There is no preferred course of study)
  • Facilitation experience or experience working with youths preferred
  • Good command of the English language, both written and spoken
  • Passionate in youth development and our agency as people who can build the future of Singapore, putting people above all else
  • Responsible in all things - to work, to people, to youth, and to yourself
  • Integrity above personal gain and maintains a level of uncompromising honesty in all engagements
  • Generous in thought and deed, willing to give more than you receive
  • Willing to take reasonable risks, make healthy mistakes and learn from them
  • Meticulous and detail-oriented with a composure that can handle stressful situations

 

How To Apply

  • Submit your resume and cover letter in the form below
  • Your cover letter should not be more than 500 words long and should include the following:
    • Why you are interested in interning at Halogen Foundation
    • Why you are a good fit for this role
    • What excites you about youth development
  • If you were referred by a staff of Halogen Foundation, please leave their name in your application
Management

As an intern in the Management office, you will be an integral part of the team from day one and have a wide array of challenging work that supports the executive function of the organisation. You will be assisting the CEO, COO, or CTO to work on projects that traverse across the key functions of our Academy, Communications, Fundraising, and Special Project teams. At any moment you may be involved in 3 to 5 projects, each requiring a different skill set and mindset to tackle. In addition to that, you would also be involved in the external engagements, business development, and new business initiatives that occur outside of the office, shadowing and learning directly from the executive level.

 

Positions are open from August 2020 onward.

 


 

Responsibilities

  • Managing multiple projects and schedules that serve the mission and strategy of the organisation
  • Tracking milestones and deliverables across each department, particularly on their operational outcomes
  • Running training workshops on our leadership and entrepreneurship programmes for primary and secondary school students
  • Conducting due diligence on business development meetings and networking contacts
  • Incubate new business initiatives and perform basic market research and business intelligence activities
  • Manage the scheduling and time allocation given by the Management to other departments and external engagements
  • Attend events and network with established leaders in the public and private sector

 

A typical week at work involves

  • Working directly on the projects for all departments that the Management oversees
  • Meetings and stand-ups with each department, getting updates and setting strategic courses
  • Engaging with school principals and leaders on strategic partnerships and programme sales
  • Setting and maintaining the standards for operational effectiveness and efficiency
  • Developing near-term and mid-term strategies for our Academy and non-Academy functions
  • Ensuring the seamless clockwork of operations between the Management and the rest of the organisation
  • Networking with leaders and partners from other sectors at events

 

What You’ll Get

  • This is a paid internship, and you will be compensated according to the acceptable market rate
  • As you will be working directly with the Management, you will have the opportunity to shadow them at most engagements and meetings
  • You will interface regularly with the CEO, COO, CTO, and other managers as you work with each department on their day-to-day
  • There will be regular 1:1 sessions that explore your work, discuss your future options, and open up new opportunities for your career and development
  • You will learn about project management, business strategy, digital infrastructure transformation, and leadership on a practical level
  • You will get hands-on experience on work that contributes directly to the metrics of the organisation
  • You will have a chance to explore other competencies such as training & development, event management, and impact measurement.

 

Requirements

  • Able to commit a minimum of 3 months, on a full-time 5-day work week basis (This internship also accepts 6-month engagements)
  • A current student or fresh graduate (There is no preferred course of study)
  • Proactive with a strong sense of ownership
  • Good command of the English language, both written and spoken
  • Passionate in youth development and our agency as people who can build the future of Singapore, putting people above all else
  • Responsible in all things - to work, to people, to youth, and to yourself
  • Integrity above personal gain and maintains a level of uncompromising honesty in all engagements
  • Generous in thought and deed, willing to give more than you receive
  • Willing to take reasonable risks, make healthy mistakes and learn from them
  • Meticulous and detail-oriented with a composure that can handle stressful situations

 

How To Apply

  • Submit your resume and cover letter in the form below
  • Your cover letter should not be more than 500 words long and should include the following:
    • Why you are interested in interning at Halogen Foundation
    • Why you are a good fit for this role
    • What excites you about youth development
  • If you were referred by a staff of Halogen Foundation, please leave their name in your application

 

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