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.
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
82 Alumni Affairs Office
82 Presenting Our Distinguished Alumni