26 May 2022 | Thursday | News
Under the agreement, GenScript will provide internship, full-time employment, industry networking and field service project opportunities for SIT students across several disciplines. As a global biotechnology company, GenScript will leverage its extensive network and deep expertise to provide SIT students with opportunities to gain solid real-world experience. Through the collaboration, SIT students will gain opportunities to work in GenScript China or Singapore, allowing them to gain a greater understanding of the global biotechnology industry, and develop effective interpersonal skills and behaviours to work in a cross-cultural setting. SIT students will also have opportunities to network and establish professional contacts within the sector, and emerge industry-ready when they graduate.
The MoU signing ceremony took place at GenScript Biotech's Singapore office and was attended by key representatives from both GenScript and SIT.
The MOU signing ceremony was represented by (from left): Dr Yanfeng Li, Head of Singapore Production Operation Department, GenScript; Ms Hui Wang, COE Head of Human Resource Department, GenScript; and Mr Bernard Nee, Vice President (Industry & Community), SIT.
Mr. Bernard Nee, Vice President (Industry & Community), SIT said, "As Singapore's University of Applied Learning, our applied learning pedagogy embraces experiential and authentic learning. We are appreciative of the partnership with GenScript that will support SIT to produce talents who are equipped with the necessary knowledge and skill sets to deliver positive impact and value within the biotechnology innovation ecosystem. Our students will benefit from the work attachments, employment, industry networking, and field service project opportunities that GenScript provides."
Ms. Hui Wang, COE Head of Human Resources Department, GenScript, said, "As a global biotechnology company, GenScript puts significant importance to the acquisition and development of talents by encouraging and implementing academy-industry cooperation. With the dual system, we aim to develop talents with highly skilled technology to improve the company's core competence and meet future needs."