More than half of JC students expect to earn $3,000 monthly for their first job
Posted by temasektimes on June 15, 2012
In a survey conducted by BrightSparks, a scholarship, higher education and career portal 55.4 per cent of ‘A’ level and IB graduates said they expect to earn more than S$3,000 per month while 10 percent expects to make more than S$4,000 per month after they graduate.
Four in 10 students voted Business Administration as the most popular course of study, followed by Accounting (28.8%) and Engineering (28.6%) based on findings of the same survey which covered some 2,700 students.
The top five most popular industries to work in are banking and financial services, airline/travel, public service, healthcare and auditing/accounting.
The survey also found that students prefer scholarships issued by local universities to those awarded by government agencies or companies.
The National University of Singapore retained the top spot as the most popular scholarship provider followed by NTU.