The HTX Internship Programme is designed for college, polytechnic and university students, and graduates to experience how we apply Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) to create solutions that keep Singapore safe and secure.

With the “X” symbolising our ambition to be a force-multiplier for the Home Team through science and technology (S&T), HTX develops and delivers cutting-edge technologies to empower the Home Team. Our science, engineering, and digital technologies are used to solve crimes, save lives, secure our borders, safeguard our data and systems, and enhance public safety and security.

You may consider applying for internships in the following areas, subject to suitability and availability:

  1. Centres of Expertise, conduct research and development to build deep capabilities and work closely with Programme Management Centres to provide technical expertise on the domains.
    1. Biometrics & Profiling
    2. Chemicals, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear & Explosives (CBRNE)
    3. Cloud
    4. Cybersecurity
    5. Data Science and AI
    6. Digital & Information Forensics
    7. Disruptive Technologies Office
    8. Forensics
    9. Human Factors & Simulation
    10. Marine Systems
    11. Protective Security & Safety
    12. Q Team
    13. Robotics, Automation & Unmanned Systems
    14. Sense-making & Surveillance
    15. Vehicle & Weapon Systems


  2. Programme Management Group (PMG), is responsible for the delivery of S&T projects to the Home Team Departments.
    1. Civil Defence
    2. Corrections & Narcotics
    3. Immigration & Checkpoints
    4. Policing
  3. Hatch, HTX’s innovation hub for public safety and security. Experience first-hand how to deliver collaborative opportunities between technology partners such as startups, operational end-users, homeland security engineers, and scientists.


  4. Capability Sustainment Centres, oversee the sustainment of systems and platforms and provide specialised inputs.
    1. Building & Infrastructure
    2. Platform Systems
  5. Capability Planning units, provide HTX-wide support in corporate functions (such as the delivery of core plans and resources).
  1. Audit
  2. Corporate & Finance
  3. Central Procurement Office
  4. Human Resource
  5. Partnerships
  6. Plans & Strategy
  7. Strategic Communications

Interns will also gain personal development and growth through direct exposure to senior technical leaders and mentors, tackle challenging projects, and gain valuable insights on how our technology is applied in real-world situations, during their stint.

What are we looking for?

The ideal HTX intern would possess the following characteristics:

  • From STEM disciplines/background (Engineering, Computer Science, Sciences, or relevant specialisations). Skills relevant to the science and technology domains and are tech savvy and collaborative.
  • Candidates from non-STEM disciplines/backgrounds can consider interning with HTX's Capability Planning units.
  • Curious, creative, driven, and mission oriented.
  • Able to commit at least 2 months for the internship period. (Note: Those who wish to intern with CBRNE are required to commit for at least 4 months for the internship period.)

How can you apply?

HTX internship application is now open from 1 to 31 July 2024. This application cycle is for internship periods starting from November 2024 onwards. To apply, please click on this FormSG.

Please provide your resume and academic transcripts together with your application. Besides your academic background, do also share with us your experiences with science and technology in school, such as in co-curricular activities, where applicable.

Please ensure that you have provided the correct information, and attached your resume, certificates and transcripts in the form before submitting your application. Applications with missing information and/or documents will be deemed as incomplete and will not be considered.

You will be notified of the application outcome within 6 to 8 weeks after the closing date of this application cycle. As part of the selection process for internship, you may be required to complete a medical declaration and/or undergo further assessment.

Meanwhile, hear from our interns about their enriching experiences!

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