Soft skills, internship helped them get jobs in MNCs

Both Mr Alvis Cheong and Ms Farah Nadhirah Ja'afar Abdul Razak landed jobs with MNCs in 2019; Mr Cheong with GlobalFoundries and Ms Farah with Micron. PHOTOS: GLOBALFOUNDRIES, MICRON
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Landing a job in a multinational is often seen as a daunting, hotly competitive task, but some undergraduate work experience and soft skills can go a long way.

Chemical and biomolecular engineering graduate Alvis Cheong did an internship and participated in case challenges set by multinationals, where he learnt how to create solutions to improve production processes.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 10, 2020, with the headline Soft skills, internship helped them get jobs in MNCs. Subscribe