Latest WFH internships posted from 9 to 11 July 2024

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Welcome to another WFH internships episode.

We won’t beat around the bush—this week we have opportunities in branding, marketing, social media, and more.

Scroll down for the details.

#1: JCube Institute – Curriculum Support And Automation Internship

jcube-institute.com

Website: jcube-institute.com

Allowance / Remuneration: $900 – 1,200 monthly

Job Qualifications
  • Currently pursuing a diploma or degree in Business, Information Technology, Computer Science, Business Process Management, or a related field.
  • Basic understanding of automation platforms such as Zapier and Pabbly.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Ability to learn new tools and technologies quickly.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Attention to detail and ability to work independently.
  • Must be residing in Singapore.
Key Responsibilities
  • Curriculum support via the creation of training decks and other curriculum activities
  • Assisting in the automation of various tasks and processes using platforms like Zapier and Pabbly.
  • Identifying opportunities for automation within existing workflows.
  • Creating and managing automated workflows to improve efficiency.
  • Testing and troubleshooting automated processes to ensure they function correctly.
  • Documenting automated processes and providing training to team members as needed.
How to apply?

View the job post in full here and apply for this position by submitting your resume and a short bio of yourself to [email protected]

#2: Ailytics Pte Ltd – Data Annotation Specialist Intern

ailytics.ai

Website: ailytics.ai

Allowance / Remuneration: $800 – 1,500 monthly

Job Qualifications
  • Not specified.
Key Responsibilities

Data Collection:

  • Collect data from new and existing deployments.
  • Ensure data quality in terms of variety, lighting, and angles.
  • Be proficient in using Video Management software.

Data Labelling:

  • Label objects based on specific guidelines.
  • Review labeled data and identify the model’s deficiencies.

Documentation:

  • Upkeep of guidelines and procedures for data collection and labeling.

Model Testing:

  • Collect test videos from various deployments to evaluate the model’s performance.
  • Suggest areas of improvement for data collection and labeling.

Script Writing:

  • On an ad-hoc basis, assist in the writing of scripts to improve processes and increase efficiency in the manipulation of data.

On-site deployment:

  • Provide data collection and labeling services at the physical deployment.

Managing internal and external stakeholders:

  • Communicate updates to internal stakeholders on progress, priorities, and problems.
  • Assist in communication with external stakeholders on an ad-hoc basis, for example, demos.
How to apply?

View the job post in full here and write to Royston via this link.

#3: Mondays Made – Social Media & Marketing Intern

mondaysmade.com

Website: mondaysmade.com

Allowance / Remuneration: $800 – 1,000 monthly

Job Qualifications
  • Passionate and interested in the jewelry industry
  • Good command of written English
  • Independent and resourceful in leading, conceptualizing, and executing campaigns
  • Good eye for detail and creative flair
  • A 6-month full-time commitment is preferred
  • Only Singapore-based applicants should apply.
Key Responsibilities
  • Explore your creativity and grow your skill sets in content creation
  • Work with the team to plan and execute marketing campaigns
  • Develop styling, photography, and videography skills via shoots and reel creation
  • Assist and coordinate influencer outreach campaigns
  • Coordinating and posting of collaterals for social media platforms
How to apply?

View the job post in full here and write to Sheaufen via this link.

#4: Reamnext SG Pte Ltd – Content And Social Media Intern

onesports.sg

Website: onesports.sg

Allowance / Remuneration: $800 – 1,200 monthly

Job Qualifications
  • Open to Short-Term/Part-Time: Welcome fresh graduates and internship requests.
  • Copywriting and Editing Skills: Proficient in Canva, CapCut, or similar tools for creating eye-catching content.
  • Organizational Skills: Strong attention to detail for administrative tasks and meeting deadlines.
  • Social Media Savvy: Familiar with all social media platforms, their content formats, and best practices.
  • Creative Mindset: Passion for storytelling and the ability to conceptualize and execute engaging content ideas.
  • Communication Skills: Strong written and verbal communication skills for effective collaboration with the team.
  • Time Management: Ability to work independently and manage time effectively.
  • Experience is a Plus: Previous experience in social media creation and management is a bonus!
  • Web Development using WordPress will be an added advantage
Key Responsibilities
  • Manage Social Media Channels: Take charge of our Facebook, Instagram, and TikTok accounts, creating a vibrant online presence for ONE Sports.
  • Brainstorm Content Ideas: Collaborate with our creative strategy team to generate exciting and engaging content concepts.
  • Create Compelling TikTok Content: Produce, edit, and curate captivating video content for TikTok, incorporating the latest trends and best practices.
  • Influencer Engagement: Identify and connect with influencers and partners for potential collaborations and promotions.
  • Performance Monitoring: Keep a close eye on social media platform performance, providing insights and identifying areas for improvement.
How to apply?

View the job post in full here and send your resume to [email protected]

#5: Hunter & Match – Branding & Marketing Intern

hunterandmatch.co

Website: hunterandmatch.co

Allowance / Remuneration: $700 – 1,000 monthly

Job Qualifications
  • Interested in branding, marketing, and business development.
  • Self-motivated, disciplined, organized, and fun to work with.
  • Experience in content creation, basic image/video editing, social media, or marketing will be a plus.
Key Responsibilities
  • Content Creation
  • Video/Image editing
  • Social Media Management
  • Events (ad-hoc basis) 
  • Project Management (managing schedules and timelines)
How to apply?

View the job post in full here and write to Cheryl via this link.

Editor’s note: These positions are selected based on the “remote” tag, but some are hybrid ones and you may need to report physically to the office. For more deets, do contact the employer directly.

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Failing to declare large amounts of cash at Singapore checkpoints could lead to fines and/or jail time

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Have you read the news about how a couple of individuals were apprehended at Changi Airport for failing to declare that they were bringing in more than S$20,000 in cash into Singapore?

If you don’t already know, know this:

You must declare such amounts online within 72 hours of arriving at or departing from Singapore’s checkpoints.

For more information on this and how to make your declaration, head to ICA’s official website.

Why declare?

Simply because the anonymity that cash provides makes it appealing for illegal activities.

Let’s also not forget that large sums of cash can be suspicious since there are now more efficient ways to keep and transfer money.

In addition, declarations help authorities track suspicious money flows and ensure that funds are not used for unlawful purposes or illegal activities that may lead to charges and imprisonment.

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Why the S$20,000 limit?

The S$20,000 limit aims to balance effectiveness and intrusiveness.

If the limit were to be too high, illicit activities might go undetected and conversely, if it were to be too low, the requirement to declare would become overwhelming and unnecessary for small, everyday transactions.

In some borderline cases, authorities may issue a warning if you can provide a valid explanation for carrying large sums of cash.

Perhaps it’s for medical expenses, family emergencies, gifts, business transactions, education costs, or large purchases…

But you don’t want to play by ear when it comes to such things.

Consequences of non-declaration

Since the online declaration process within a 72-hour window leaves little room for excuses, failing to fully and accurately declare amounts over S$20,000 in cash or bearable negotiable instruments can result in up to three years of jail time, fines up to S$50,000, or both.

Moreover, some individuals explicitly try to evade detection by hiding cash in vehicles or on their bodies, further complicating matters.

Is this declaration only a Singapore thing?

No. Similar declaration requirements exist in other countries.

For instance:

In Australia, you must declare amounts over A$10,000.

In the United States, you need to declare amounts over US$10,000.

European Union countries like Germany, Spain, Italy, and France require declarations for amounts over 10,000 euros.

The United Kingdom has a limit of £10,000.

In the UAE, including Dubai and Abu Dhabi, the limit is 60,000 dirhams, etc.

By understanding and adhering to these requirements specific to the country you’re entering/leaving, you can help ensure the security and integrity of financial systems globally and most importantly, don’t get yourself into unnecessary trouble with the law.

Travel with the right knowledge in your mind, yeah? 😉

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These are the new mooncakes from $68.60 to try for Mid-Autumn Festival 2024

Mooncakes 2024

Mid-Autumn Festival is just around the corner?

Well, it’s coming to us on 17 September 2024 but it’s never too early to indulge in mooncakes, right?

This year, the market is brimming with new offerings from $68.60, and here are some of our must-try picks.

The Westin Singapore—Assorted Mooncakes

Assorted Mooncakes

Price: $68.60 (Super Early Bird Specials: now to 21 July 2024)

First up, we have The Westin Singapore’s assortment of baked delicacies encased in a lacquered bamboo box, wrapped in a beautiful turquoise satin cloth, making it THE gift for your loved ones (or for yourself!) this Mid-Autumn Festival.

Savor classic low-sugar white lotus paste with a single yolk, or choose local-inspired flavors like sweet potato with taro coconut and matcha red bean with rose.

For a VERY local treat, the mixed nuts with nasi lemak sambal mooncake option offers quite a twist for the usual.

Hurry though, because the super early bird special at just $68.60/box is only available until 21 July!

Crowne Plaza Changi Airport—Assorted Snow Skin Mooncakes

Assorted Snow Skin Mooncakes

Price: $83

Or take your tastebuds on an international adventure with Crowne Plaza Changi Airport’s assorted snow-skin mooncakes.

Let their quartet of flavors transport you around the world—from the nutty richness of pistachio and hazelnut truffle to the comforting cinnamon and apple strudel with a creamy twist.

For a taste of France, the crème brûlée truffle offers a rich vanilla and chocolate pairing, while the matcha and sakura truffle blends earthy Japanese flavors.

Packaged in a sky-inspired box, these mooncakes are a feast for the senses.

Use code <EARLYMOON> to enjoy 35%+5% off (for a limited time only).

Raffles Singapore—Guojiao 1573 Baijiu Black Sesame Truffle Snow-Skin Mooncake

Guojiao 1573 Baijiu Black Sesame Truffle Snow-Skin Mooncake

Price: $108

Tradition meets innovation in this limited-edition mooncake from Raffles Singapore, a creation made with bold Guojiao 1573 Classic Baijiu and rich chocolate, all wrapped in a snow skin infused with nutty black sesame.

Experience a harmony of flavors that marries heritage with creativity, a box filled with equal parts of indulgent and unexpectedness.

Makes a wonderful gift for a seasoned baijiu connoisseur or a mooncake lover seeking a fresh take on a Mid-Autumn Festival treat.

Fairmont At Home (Fairmont Singapore)—Assorted Mini Snowskin Mooncakes – Alcoholic Flavours

Assorted Mini Snowskin Mooncakes - Alcoholic Flavours

Price: $122

Last but not least, this constellation of spirited delicacies from Fairmont At Home allows you to revel in the temptation of the Whiskey Orange flavor (NEW!) that’s sure to wow your tastebuds.

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This assortment of 8 mini snow skin mooncakes brings together a mix of alcoholic flavors that won’t get you drunk 😉

It’s pretty pricey but worth every dollar.

These mooncakes, starting at $68.60, are all you need to celebrate under the full moon (or before it turns full :x), so don’t miss the chance to savor these new and classic creations as you get together with tea. Happy early Mid-Autumn Festival! 🥮

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Sneaky Tricks Restaurants Use to Increase Your Bill

Dining out in Singapore is an experience that blends a diverse culinary scene with sophisticated ambiance. However, have you ever wondered why you sometimes end up spending more than you planned? Well, restaurants are masters of subtle psychological and environmental techniques designed to encourage you to indulge.

Here are some clever tricks they use to make you open your wallet wider.

MENU MANIPULATION

Menus in Singaporean restaurants are often carefully crafted to guide your choices and increase spending. High-margin items are highlighted with pictures, bold fonts, or boxes around them to grab your attention. Expensive items are strategically placed next to moderately priced ones to make the latter seem more reasonable.

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Fewer choices can actually increase your likelihood of ordering high-profit items. When overwhelmed with too many options, diners tend to choose the familiar or highlighted options.

ENVIRONMENTAL INFLUENCE

The environment in which you dine significantly impacts how much you spend. Soft lighting and mellow music create a relaxing atmosphere, making diners more likely to order additional courses or drinks. Larger tables and comfortable seating can encourage longer stays and more orders. Conversely, smaller tables can make you feel cramped, potentially leading you to leave sooner and spend less.

PORTION CONTROL TACTICS

Restaurants often employ portion control tricks to maximize profit. Waitstaff are trained to suggest larger portions or additional sides, often making these suggestions sound like deals you can’t refuse. Smaller portions on larger plates can make the dish seem more luxurious and justify a higher price.

PRICING STRATEGIES

Prices are rarely rounded off, and there’s a reason for that! A dish priced at S$9.99 instead of S$10.00 makes it appear cheaper, even though the difference is negligible. This tactic, known as charm pricing, is widely used because it effectively tricks your brain into perceiving a better deal.

STRATEGIC SEATING ARRANGEMENTS

Where you sit can also influence your spending. Window seats and central locations are prime spots often reserved for larger groups or those ordering more, subtly encouraging you to spend more to “earn” the better view. Positioning the bar where it’s highly visible and accessible encourages diners to start with drinks, increasing the overall bill.

PROMOTIONAL PRESSURE

Creating a sense of urgency can drive spending. Limited-time offers and seasonal dishes create a FOMO, prompting you to order these items before they disappear. Moreover, bundling items together at a slight discount encourages you to spend more than you might have planned. Not to mention, happy hour specials and exclusive deals also contribute significantly to this effect.

SOCIAL INFLUENCE

The power of suggestion is another subtle but effective strategy. Highlighting “chef’s specials” or “most popular” dishes can guide your choices, leading you to order higher-margin items. Personal recommendations from friendly waitstaff can be hard to resist, especially if they are trained to suggest higher-profit items.

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Understanding how restaurants influence your spending can help you make more mindful choices while still enjoying the rich culinary experiences the country has to offer. Remember, being aware of these tricks doesn’t mean you can’t indulge; it just means you’re doing so on your own terms!

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