Internships

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We offer exciting internship opportunities for students, that will hone your skill sets for the future. You will get insights into IRAS's work, discover tax administration in a variety of functions (provided below) and uncover career possibilities.

Contact us directly via the links below, or via your university/polytechnic careers office or portals.

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Keen to experience providing quality taxpayer service and assistance to taxpayers in areas such as tax practices, application of tax laws and assessments? Does the opportunity to develop proposals to improve customer-facing work processes and service also appeal to you?

If you are considering a career in service leadership or communications and/or would like to gain insights on Singapore's tax system as well as experience using digital tools in customer service operations, this stint is for you!

We welcome undergraduates across all disciplines and will provide ~1 week training on basic income tax and/or property tax, operational procedures and call handling techniques. You will help to directly liaise with taxpayers, benefitting from guided on-the-job training.

We can customize the internship duration based on your availability. A commitment period of 10-24 weeks would be ideal. Register your interest here.

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Interested in hands-on valuation work? Would you like to assist with property tax assessment including data preparations, market rental analysis, site inspection(s) as necessary and propose annual values? There are also opportunities to do projects including studies to develop valuation models or stamp-duty related areas such as improving user experience on IT system interfaces and assisting with enhancing strategic processes to support policy implementation.

If you would like to experience valuation work as a potential career or have an ongoing interest in valuation cases and modelling, or more generally in property market developments, apply for this stint!

We welcome real estate undergraduates to apply, as well as those who have a general interest in how IRAS administers property tax or stamp duty. There will be on-the-job guidance and you can harness various opportunities, depending on your interest.

We can customize the internship duration based on your availability. A commitment period of 10-24 weeks would be ideal. Register your interest here.

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Ever wondered about IRAS' key transformation programmes and initiatives? Interested in the application of digital tools or technologies to enhance workplace productivity and processes to contribute in areas such as strategic planning, organizational excellence and communications, HR and capability development? Depending on the event calendar, there are also opportunities to design and execute corporate events such as IRAS' Learning & Innovation Festival encouraging organization-wide innovation and involvement.

If you would like to experience strategic planning in a dynamic work environment, get insights on how key initiatives or programmes are formulated, gestated and implemented and enjoy collaborative work, join us! This will equip you for a future career in policy-related work.

We welcome undergraduates across all disciplines who have an interest in corporate strategic planning, organizing projects or events or a future career in policy-related work.

Internship opportunities, ranging from 10-24 weeks, are available from May each year. Register your interest here.

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Looking for an opportunity to experience InfoComm work in IRAS or assess new technologies for deployment in tax administration? We have several project opportunities including

1) Country by Country Reporting (CbCR) Project

To support Singapore's commitment to implement certain measures under the Base Profit Shifting (BEPS) project, this project automates the collection of CbC reports from multinational enterprise (MNE) and the exchange of CbC reports and Spontaneous Exchange of Information (SEOI) for tax rulings with other tax jurisdictions. CbC reports and SEOI received by IRAS will be used by Corporate Tax (CT) officers for risk assessment analysis. You will work alongside our CbCR project software developers to deliver phase 3 of the CbCR project, participating in all aspects of Agile development methodology from planning, Agile ceremonies, code development, UAT and ORT support and delivering it from staging into production.

2) Assessing automated tools using new technologies (e.g. API) and developing automated testing and scripts

We welcome all computer science/infocomm undergraduates to apply.

Internship opportunities, ranging from 12-22 weeks, are available from Apr-Aug each year. Register your interest here.

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Do you enjoy working with data? Thinking of a career involving advanced analytics? This stint involves the end-to-end process - gathering requirements, designing modeling approach(es), preparing data, modeling and model result presentation. There are currently 2 projects

1) Tax Compliance Risks

You will conduct research into emerging tax compliance risks (including data analysis, developing proposals etc.) which will support ongoing reviews or studies

2) Review of Compliance Policy

You will help to propose initiatives and design outreach collaterals with the objective to build a socially responsible taxpaying community.

We welcome undergraduates across various disciplines, including but not limited to business analytics, statistics or information systems. Depending on the project you are interested in, you may also read up/be prepared to use analytics tools, programming language and analytics techniques, such as

Tools/programme language (depending on project scope)

-SAS/SQL Programming

-SAS Enterprise Guide, Enterprise Miner

-Spotfire

-R, Python, Excel VBA

Analytics Techniques (depending on project scope)

-Segmentation, Predictive Analytics

-Text mining, visual analytics, forecasting etc.

Internship opportunities, ranging from 12-22 weeks, are available from Apr-Aug each year. Register your interest here.

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If you have an interest in design thinking, this is a chance to apply your skills and insights to tax administration! We will arrange for you to help review research and lead 1-2 design thinking projects/design sprints to improve the effectiveness of IRAS' programmes. This could entail conducting workshops and preparing engagement and training materials to promote human-centered mindsets and corporate culture. There are also ongoing behavioural economic studies projects that you could contribute to!

We can customize the internship duration based on your availability. A committed period of 10-24 weeks would be ideal. Register your interest here.

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