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Student Work Experience Program (SWE)

Overview

Singpet is the most exciting pet supply company based in Singapore. The company offers quality pet products through its 5,000 SF lifestyle retail super store in Dempsey Hill and online shopping from www.singpet.com

The Company wish to offer opportunities to students in Singapore to gain work experience as well as fulfilling school program requirements in a fun and exciting environment.

  The  Singapore Student Work Experience program offers the following benefits:

  1. Gain work experience in a technology driven company
  2. Learn about ecommerce and multi channel E Business
  3. Apply knowledge learned in real-life scenarios
  4. Use creativity and imagination to solve problems
  5. Receive accommodation letter and certificate of accomplishments
  6. Compensation for approved students*

 

The program roles and responsibilities includes:

  • Social Media Marketing
  • Retail Sales
  • Ecommerce content management
  • Digital Photography
  • Graphic Design
  • Performing artists & Modeling
  • Visual Arts and Merchandising
  • Retail Operations
  • Events coordinator
  • Product knowledge presenter
  • Entrepreneurship

Goals 

  1. Give students live work experience matching their skill sets and interest while learning insights on how modern business operates
  2. Provide the Company value to its business  from the student’s activities in the program 

Who can qualify?

  1. Minimum age is 16 Years old
  2. Must be physically fit as some work may require physical activities
  3. Singapore citizen/ Permanent Residence / Dependent Pass / Student Visa**
  4.     * Pls note we are only hiring PR holders during the entire Circuit Breaker Period ( Phase 1, 2 , 3 ).
  5. Must love pets (mostly dogs and cats)

What is the job description?

Mandatory Job Description

  1. Come to work as scheduled
  2. Greet customers using Singpet standard greeting
  3. Explain about our club membership, how it works and the benefits
  4. Assist customers with registration, products information as well as online or POS checkout
  5. Assist customers bringing their purchases to their car / taxi when required
  6. Assist the restocking of products at the retail shop including price tagging

Elective Job Description

To be determined based on the student’s profile and goals

What benefits can students expect?

Depending on the skill sets and goals a student can expect benefits from the program including: certificate of accomplishment, employment reference letter, CAS hours report, reward points redeemable for items and/or cash payment**.

How to Apply

  • Online Application form
    https://www.singpet.com/studentsignup
  • Email your application form to tina@singpet.com
  • Make a $100.00 deposit* via Paynow to EUN: 200912838D
  • Email your application form to tina@singpet.com
  • You will receive a letter of acknowledgement and soon after, will be contacted if there is an opening. We will notify you if we are full to capacity and put your application down on waitlist.
  • Make an appointment for a trial Day of 4 hours paid work.
  • Will assess performance and will make a decision within a week.
  • Once accepted, a $100.00 deposit* via Paynow to EUN: 200912838D will be required and will be refunded when the work period expires or decides to pull out.
  • A minimum of ??? Number of hours must be served if recommendation letter is the objective.

* Why a Deposit? 

We encourage a student to be committed to the work schedules booked .  The work slots allocated to him / her will be assigned in the company’s program calendar to ensure there are sufficient students working at any given time to maximize the work experience and to meet the Company’s objectives.

 

The refundable deposit is required as a commitment fee to join the program, and it will be fully refunded upon completion of the scheduled work.

 

Any request for changes to the work schedule must be made in writing to the Program Coordinator and is subject to approval.

 

** Cash payment can only be provided if you meet MOM requirements.

https://www.mom.gov.sg/employment-practices/young-persons-and-children

 

Important Notice

The Company holds strict rules for loss prevention from internal theft.  All offenders will be reported to the Police.