Internship Opportunity at Singapore International Arbitration Centre (Apply by October 31)


Since commencing operations in 1991 as an independent, not-for-profit organisation, SIAC has established a track record for providing best in class arbitration services to the global business community. SIAC arbitration awards have been enforced in many jurisdictions including Australia, China, Hong Kong SAR, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Thailand, UK, USA and Vietnam, amongst other New York Convention signatories. SIAC is a global arbitral institution providing cost-competitive and efficient case management services to parties from all over the world.

SIAC’s Board of Directors and its Court of Arbitration consists of eminent lawyers and professionals from all over the world. The Board is responsible for overseeing SIAC’s operations, business strategy and development, as well as corporate governance matters. The Court’s main functions include the appointment of arbitrators, as well as overall supervision of case administration at SIAC. SIAC has an experienced international panel of over 500 expert arbitrators from over 40 jurisdictions. Appointments are made on the basis of our specialist knowledge of an arbitrator’s expertise, experience, and track record. SIAC’s panel has over 100 experienced arbitrators in the areas of Energy, Engineering, Procurement and Construction from more than 25 jurisdictions.


The Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) is pleased to announce that it is now accepting applications for the SIAC Virtual Internship Programme. The programme will provide valuable insight into working at a leading global arbitral institution, albeit virtually, and will help you gain a better understanding of the role and function of the Secretariat.



Roles and Responsibilities

During your time with SIAC, you will have an opportunity to contribute to SIAC’s work, including assisting the Secretariat with research projects on various topics and writing arbitration related articles. You will also work on mock cases inspired by real-life SIAC cases, and receive feedback from the Secretariat. The internship programme is open to both local and overseas candidates.


This programme is being offered in a virtual format from Singapore. You are required to ensure that you have complied with your university’s / college’s policies and/or the relevant government regulations, if any, to undertake this virtual internship from your current country of residence and/or other relevant jurisdictions.

Duration of Internship

The internship will be for a fixed period of two months, on a part-time basis. You will contribute 10 hours of work each week unless otherwise agreed. Please indicate (as specifically as possible) your (i) period of availability; and (ii) preferred dates.

Term 1: 3 January 2022 – 30 June 2022

Term 2: 1 July 2022 – 31 December 2022



curriculum vitae;


copies of your college/university and/or postgraduate transcripts;


statement of interest describing your objectives and motivation in applying for the programme;


a letter issued by your college/university confirming you are accepted to or enrolled with the college/university, and your participation in SIAC’s virtual internship programme does not violate the university’s policies and the relevant government regulations, if any, of your current country of residence and/or other relevant jurisdictions; and


letter(s) of reference and writing sample(s) (optional).

Please email your application to: with the reference [Virtual Internship Programme] in the e-mail subject heading of your application. Only successful candidates will be notified.