While many of his peers remained in Singapore for their internships, Mr Tan Rui Feng, 24, packed his bags and left for Uganda.
The third-year business and social science student from Singapore Management University (SMU) had spotted a sales and marketing internship opening there on his school's career portal, and decided to give it a shot. He spent 10 weeks from May last year at a consumer goods firm, where he learnt its manufacturing processes and how to tackle issues faced by its retailers and sales partners.
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