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SAP Student Training and Rotation (STAR) Program

South East Asia (SEA)

Dream. Develop. Deliver.

SAP’s Student Training and Rotation (STAR) Program in Singapore provides a unique opportunity for students studying Business, Human Resources, Accounting and Finance, Information Technology, Computer Science or Software Engineering to develop technical, business, and personal skills, and gain real-life experience while completing tertiary studies.

Launch your career while studying.

Working at SAP opens doors to an international career, where you will solve some of the world’s most complex business problems using leading edge technologies and business software.

The SAP STAR Program in Singapore is a perfect way for you to gain real-world experience that is relevant to your studies before you graduate.

Our globally supported work integrated learning program provides students real-world experience at SAP, complementing tertiary studies by both guiding and preparing them for a future career. As a STAR Program participant, you will have the opportunity to rotate across several SAP business functions while receiving on-the-job and structured development and coaching from leaders cross SAP's customer success organization teams.

The program is suited to students studying in Singapore, who are able to work full-time during study breaks and two-days per week during the academic year to gain hands-on practical experience in today’s fast-paced technology industry.

At the end of the program and your studies, you will have the opportunity to be considered for permanent job opportunities within the business.

The program can contribute to credit-based internship or attachment programs required as part of a students’ course.

What's in it for you?

  • Work in a paid position while completing your tertiary studies.
  • Apply your theoretical learning in real-world situations.
  • Receive world-class structured learning, coaching and mentoring.
  • Get exposure to cutting-edge technologies and business software.
  • Opportunity to work collaboratively to solve business challenges.
  • Opportunity to be considered for permanent positions after the completion of your studies, including in the globally recognized SAP Academy Program.

What do we look for in a SAP STAR Program candidate?

Puzzle pictogram to represent what skills we are looking for in a candidate: passion, ambition, innovation, adaptability, experiences, leadership
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Learn about the STAR program experience

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The SAP STAR Program in Singapore is structured to fit with most academic schedules, allowing students to study, complete paid work and gain credit towards a degree.

SAP STAR Program participants will:

  • Undertake paid work while completing remaining undergraduate studies
  • Undertake orientation, structured and unstructured learning, mentoring and networking across the duration of the program
  • Participate in at least three rotations within our Customer First business
  • Have an opportunity to be involved in innovative, client-focused projects. Program participants will have the opportunity to be exposed to three areas of our business:

Sales and Industry Customer Advisor

Our Account Managers, Presales, Industry, or Value Advisors focus on positioning value for our customers and selling business outcomes.

Service and Consulting

Our consultants and project managers focus on provisioning and implementing our solutions, get customer’s systems to go live on time and on budget.

Customer Engagement & Experience

Our Customer Engagement Executives and Customer Success Business Partners focus on helping our customers realize the value and use what they have paid for maximum impact.

Hear from the SAP STAR program students

Tan Jun Rong
Software Solution Partner Success SEA

Through the STAR program, I have been able to benefit from SAP’s nurturing mentoring culture. The talented employees I have worked with have not only supported me at work, but also given me career advice and guidance to maximize my growth. This has truly been the best internship experience I’ve ever had.

Degree: BSc Information and Communication Technology, Information Technology
School: SUSS

Lisa Low
Services Academy Associate APJ

Having had many invaluable opportunities across different business areas, the STAR Program presented me with a unique privilege that has given me an edge even before entering the working world full force. SAP’s culture is amazing – it is open and supportive, while still allowing much autonomy to own your work – something I believe has pushed us STARs to excellence.

Degree: Bachelor of Business with Specialization in Marketing
School: NTU

Tan Zi Ying
Current STAR participant

People and Passion matter. The STAR Program allows me to impact the world while working with the best professionals in the industry. I have received many opportunities to contribute to meaningful projects such as Climate21 in the Value Advisory Team, as well as co-leading our SEA Customer Success Summit in the SEA President's Office.

School: SMU School of Computing & Information Systems (Smart City Management and Technology)

Through my rotations in the STAR program, I’ve been able to draw meaningful synergies between Tech and business outcomes, helping organisations transform for the better. The culture in SAP has been immensely helpful to my development, allowing me to work flexibly while driving a strong impact in my projects - all under the mentorship of some of the best in the industry.

Adrien Wang
Current STAR participant

School: · NTU Nanyang Business School (Accountancy and Business)

Bruce Liu
Current STAR participant

There is nothing permanent except change. Joining the STAR program has provided me with an avenue to learn, develop and grow in a collaborative and safe space with tons of opportunities.

School: · NUS Economics and Business (Finance and Business Analytics)

Tess Ang
Current STAR participant

My STAR Program journey has allowed me to gain knowledge about the dynamic Tech industry, drive meaningful projects, and gain a headstart in my career.

School: SMU Sociology and Marketing

Are you ready for the next step?

Who is eligible to apply?

Students should be:

  • Studying in Singapore
  • Studying Business, Human Resources, Accounting and Finance, Analytics, Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Science or Software Engineering
  • Have 24+ months remaining of studies from the following year
  • Able to work minimum two-days per week during semester, work full-time in study breaks and willing to undertake a 6-month full-time placement (can be academically credited)
  • Ambitious, passionate about people, technology, innovation and finding solutions

We will begin hiring our 2023 STARs from July 2022. In the mean time, please register your interest now and you will be notified when we are open for applications

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