Singapore Prison Service Internship Program (May ’17-Aug ’17 period

The application window for the Singapore Prison Service Internship Programme (SPS-IP) is now open! Please refer to the message from SPS below for more information:

We’re looking for bright and aspiring youths, who are keen to learn more about our correctional landscape. If you enjoy challenging but meaningful work, please join Singapore Prison Service as an intern! Internship period is from May 2017 to August 2017, and the deadline for application is on 31 Mar 2017.


Specialisation: Social Sciences (Psychology/ Social Work); Mass Communications/ Media; Environmental Engineering
Commitment Period: Expected to commit at least 2 months to the programme.

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(Note: We have brought forward the application period to Feb & Mar)

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Psychology, Society & Heart disease by Professor George Bishop.

Professor Bishop will be sharing about the contribution of psychology to understanding ethnic differences in heart disease rates in Singapore. What are the psychosocial risk factors and what can be done to counteract them?

Date: 15 March 2017
Time: 6pm – 7.30pm
Venue: AS1/02-05
Sign up at: by 13 March 2017


Professor Bishop grew up in Michigan, USA and received his undergraduate degree at Hope College in Holland, Michigan. He received his PhD in Psychology at Yale University in 1976. Formerly a research psychologist at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Professor Bishop has taught at the American University in Cairo, Egypt and the University of Texas at San Antonio for two years and 10 years respectively. In 1991, Professor Bishop came to Singapore for a one-year visiting appointment in Psychology and stayed on. Professor Bishop has been with Yale-NUS since 2012 and is currently Head of Studies for Psychology. He has special research interest in Psychological factors in coronary heart disease and AIDs.