Your Career Journey



The competitive nature of today's job market means that qualified applicants like yourself are pitted against many others in the search for employment. Education qualifications alone can no longer guarantee career success.

Standing out from the crowd will help you enter a career that fits your personality. A mix of hard and soft skills ensures the ability to survive and thrive in your chosen field.

NBS Undergraduate career services is here to translate your NBS experience into the right job fit amidst a constantly changing and evolving corporate landscape. We will ensure you get the best start in your career journey.

Our mission is to see our students fully engaged with their career exploration in a manner that enhances their undergraduate experience. For us, a combination of a quality education and positive career development will help you fulfil your aspirations and contribute to society.

We offer a wide variety of services to help you navigate your way through your career. Thoughtfully created, these offerings will benefit you from the moment you enrol in NBS, right through your final year.

This roadmap represents a general guide for students during their academic journey in Nanyang Business School.

You may register for the various career services, resources, and support activities at any time, depending on your personal needs and wants.

NBS Undergraduate Career Guide 2020

Every year we compile a career guide for our students. It is a comprehensive booklet containing everything you need to know from the moment you step foot into NBS to the time when you prepare for your journey ahead.

Here are the chapters and topics covered, with relevant page numbers. Download the guide today.


NBS Undergraduate Career Services

1 A Message for Our Students

2 Our Students

6 NBS – Our Port of Call

8 Planning Ahead: A Year-By-Year Guide

10 Why Career Planning Should Start as Early as Year One

12 Making Career Services Work for You

13 Getting to Know NBS Career Services

18 10 Common Questions Students Ask Us

19 Specialisations and Your Career

24 Moral High Ground

A Taste of the Working World

25 Exploring Internships

29 Global Internships

33 Supporting Overseas Internships

34 Student Sharing

37 Excelling Through Mentorship

44 Three Enterprising Ways Millennials Can Zigzag to Success

46 A Word of Advice for Graduating Accountants

48 Attain Professional Achievements with ISCA

Your Action Plan

50 Emerging Skills for the Future World of Work

52 The Importance of Networking

55 Personal Branding

57 Resume Writing

62 Elements of a Cover Letter

64 Email Etiquette

66 Having a Great Interview

69 Asking the Right Questions

70 Acing the Interview

72 Dealing with Live Video Interviews

74 What You Must Know to Ace the Assessment Centre

76 Dress Your Way to Success

79 Create Your Confidence

NBS Alumni

82 Alumni Affairs Office

82 Presenting Our Distinguished Alumni


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