Graduate Development Programme

IMDA’s Associate in Infocomm Media (AIM) Graduate Development Programme is a 2-year structured programme to engage and nurture talents passionate in the Infocomm Media field.

It is designed for you to gain broad-based exposure and deepen your functional expertise, so as to build a strong foundation and prepare you to step up for future roles in shaping the vision of driving a dynamic Digital Economy and a cohesive Digital Society.

What you can look forward to!

As an Associate, you will be immersed in a fast-paced and dynamic environment with opportunities to rotate across IMDA’s different functions to gain the breadth and exposure of driving the Digital Economy and fostering a Digital Society.

You can look forward to build literacy as well as deepen existing capabilities in key biz-tech areas, develop leadership competencies, receive mentorship by senior leaders for career guidance, and obtain opportunities to work in cross-divisions task forces and committees. Upon the completion of your first rotation, you will be given the choice to specialize in tech work/field. In addition, you may have the opportunity to be sent for Company-Led Training in other organisations to deepen your tech expertise. 

Gain broad-based exposure and deepen your functional expertise in Infocomm Media

  • 2 x 1-year rotations in core domain and development wing
  • Portfolio consisting of involvement across 2 divisions during each rotation
  • Choice to specialise in tech work/field after first year of rotation

Holistic growth and development through personalised learning ecosystem

  • Explore IMDA through flagship orientation programme with group sharing and site visits
  • Learn and grow under experienced IMDA senior officers
  • Build literacy and deepen existing capabilities in key biz-tech areas as well as develop leadership competencies through IMDA Academy 

What do we look for?

A discipline in the following:

  • ICT / STEM-related
  • Business Administration / Analytics
  • Communications and Media
  • Economics

A strong passion for a career in the Infocomm Media space and the Public Service, with a strong drive to excel and make a difference

Excellent track records in:

  • Leadership Positions
  • Competition Achievements
  • Co-curricular Activities
  • Internships
  • Community Involvement
  • Undergraduates in their final year of study, or Fresh Graduates with less than 2 years of work experience
  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Team player with strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Able to adapt in a fast-moving and dynamic environment

What is the selection process?

1. Application

2. Video Interview

3. IM-pression DA-y

4. Engagement with Senior Leaders

IM-mersion DA-y!

On IM-mersion DA-y, you will be invited to IMDA’s office for a series of group activities for us to assess how you work in teams and whether you display IMDA’s core competencies. We will also take the chance to give a macro overview of IMDA’s purpose, roles and key initiatives. Look forward to opportunities to network with our colleagues and find out more about IMDA’s culture!

How can I apply!

Application for AIM 2022 is closed. The next application window will open in June 2022.

Last updated on: 15 Dec 2021