Older interns: Taking a leap of faith to embrace fresh challenge elsewhere

Mr Richard Chai, 50, had some concerns when he took up an internship position at the Central Provident Fund Board. But he says the experience turned out to be much better than he had expected.
Mr Richard Chai, 50, had some concerns when he took up an internship position at the Central Provident Fund Board. But he says the experience turned out to be much better than he had expected. ST PHOTO: GIN TAY

Mr Richard Chai, 50, is no stranger to technology, having programmed surveillance and inspection robots in a previous job.

But he still had some concerns in September last year, when he was about to start a six-month internship to build a chatbot at the Central Provident Fund (CPF) Board.

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